Attendees at the Society's organizational meeting, in Washington, D.C., February 1908. The photograph was given to the Society by Mrs. Annie Keith Frazier Somerville, one of its founders. Her mother had sent a photographer to Washington's Willard Hotel to take this view. The fourteen sponsors present to organize the Society are identified in NH 95456 (complete caption). Collection of the Society of Sponsors of the U.S. Navy. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.