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USN 1124994 Living Flag 1917

Living Flag 1917
Title: Living Flag 1917
Caption: It was a crisp, clear, wintry November morning in 1917. A commercial photographer, Arthur S. Mole, then a Zion, Illinois resident, was perched atop the Administration Building of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station. As he peered through his 11 x 14 inch viewfinder camera, almost 10,000 sailors stood below him on the station's parade ground in the formation of the American flag. He snapped six pictures.
Description: Courtesy of Mr. Arthur S. Mole.
Catalog #: USN 1124994
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Photograph by Mr. Arthur S. Mole.
After this Year: 1910
Before this Year: 1919
Original Medium: BW Photo
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