Browse Items (112 total)

  • Collection: Melinda Cox Collection

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Germans painting stacks on ship to resemble a Cunarder, a type of steamship.

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A photograph of a road to Bras, Verdun in France

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21st Division French Infantry on the March

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A photograph of the USS Agammenon taken from the USS Mt. Vernon

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An order from DE Dismukes, the Captain of the USS Mount Vernon, commending his crew for their dedication to duty.

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Torpedo War Head that struck the USS Mount Vernon

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Warhead of German Torpedo Which Struck the USS Mount Vernon on September 5th 1918. Found in wreckage of Fire room.

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USS Mt. Vernon After Being Torpedoed

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Propeller Actuatine Device from Nose of German Torpedo Found in the Fireroom Bilge after USS Mount Vernon placed in drydock .

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Crew Inspecting Hole in the Side of the USS Mt. Vernon when it was sitting in a dry dock in France

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Crew Inspecting the Hole on the Side of the USS Mt. Vernon

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The propeller actuating device from the nose of the German torpedo found in the No. 7 Fire room on the USS Mt. Vernon.

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A commendatory dispatch from the Commander Cruiser and Transport Force to the Captain and crew of the USS Mount Vernon for the leadership and conduct of the Captain and crew after being struck by a torpedo.

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A photograph of the USS Mount Vernon being installed with reinforced concrete after being struck by a torpedo. Taken in a drydock in Brest, France.

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Men Standing Next to the Finished Patch on the USS Mt. Vernon

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Men Standing Next to the Finished Patch on the USS Mt. Vernon

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Taken in one of the eight firerooms. Four rooms will later flood due to the USS Mt. Vernon being hit by a torpedo

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A cigar mess bill to Mr. Baker for $1.39

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Field Day Obstacle Course on the USS Mt. Vernon

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A photograph of the Knights of the "Interior" on the USS Mount Vernon

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Picture taken aboard the USS Agamemnon.

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A photograph of the British ship named Queen Elizabeth.

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Four men standing and shaking hands in front of the USS Mt. Vernon Bell.

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A newspaper article about the use of homing pigeons by the Allies in World War II.

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A newspaper article about Sgt. Lucas, A US Army Pigeonier.

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Informal Invitation from the Argentine Naval Officer's Farewell Party

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A starboard bow view of the Destroyer USS Ward.

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A port bow view of the Destroyer USS O'Brien.

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A starboard beam view of the Destroyer USS Fanning.

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A port bow view of the Battleship USS Utah.

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A photograph of the refrigerator ship Oskawa.

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School of aerial photography developing room at Kodak Park.

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Class of army school of aerial photography at Kodak Park.

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"Flusser", "Preston", "Lamson", "Reid", "Smith", and "Prometheus" moored at Brest

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Interior View from American Army Hospital Train Showing Comfort and Cleanliness Given to the American Wounded in Transit

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Crew Portrait on the USS Mt. Vernon

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Man Standing Inside of the Hole in the USS Mt. Vernon

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Men Standing in the Electrical Room of the USS Mt. Vernon

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A portrait of D. E. Dismukes, Captain of the USS Mount Vernon

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A portrait of two women standing next to each other wearing matching outfits.

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French Sailors Sent to Pay Respects to those who died when the torpedo struck the USS Mount Vernon

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Soldiers resting on cots

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A photograph of artillery being transported

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The Mount Vernon as she was as a passenger ship

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A photograph of a soldier manning a cannon.

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A portrait of an unidentified ship

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A marble frieze of eight children in the stages of various activities

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A photograph of the 10th Division on the USS Mt. Vernon

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A photograph of the bow of the USS Mount Vernon at sea.

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A photograph of a docked unidentified ship

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A photograph of the deck of an unidentified ship

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A portrait of navy men and an officer titled "Sparks"

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A photograph of returning troops on a ship.

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The Destroyed Streets of Verdun in France

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A photograph of artillery lined up in a field

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A portrait of Taisey and Joe Porteous aboard a ship.

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A portrait of Taisey standing in front of a stack of hay.

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Photo of a Unidentified Ship

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Jack Meyers, right background, Scottie, middle, and unnamed man sitting in the hole that the torpedo made in the USS Mount Vernon. Photo Taken in drydock in Brest, France

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A photo of the hull of the USS Mount Vernon where it was struck by a torpedo titled "Hole In Our Side"

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Captain DE Dismukes and Dog "Jerry" on the USS Mount Vernon.

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Possibly at a makeshift Amusement Park of some sort

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Portrait of D. E. Dismukes and "Jimmy" Doyle

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A German steamer built at the shipyard for the German East Africa Line.

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Reiherstieg shipyards and engineering factory, Hamburg, KI. Grasbrook.

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The Underneath of the USS Mt. Vernon

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Distant Portrait of the USS Mt. Vernon

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Portrait of a Captain on the USS Mt. Vernon

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Portrait of Captains and Crew Aboard a Ship

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Electrical Gang Aboard the USS Mt. Vernon

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Distant portrait of the USS Mount Vernon

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USS Mt. Vernon Troops Sitting in a Mess Hall

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A photo of the Kronprinzessin Cecilie in the New York harbor.

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Man Standing Inside of the Hole in the USS Mt. Vernon

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USS Mt. Vernon After Being Torpedoed

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Portrait of the Front of the USS Mt. Vernon in the Water

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Men Inspecting the Hole on the Side of the USS Mt. Vernon

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A photo of the German mail steamer "Kronprinzessin Cecilie" (Crown-princess Cecilie) in the New York Harbor

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Crew Inspecting the Hole on the Side of the USS Mount Vernon after it was struck by a torpedo

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Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels, firing a Boiler on the USS Mt. Vernon.

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The USS Mt. Vernon, the Former German Passenger Liner Kronprinzessin Cecile, in New York Harbor.

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The troops in the mess hall of the USS Mt Vernon.

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USS Mount Vernon in drydock at Brest, France showing torpedo damage.

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Captain DE Dismukes, Commanding Officer of the USS Mt. Vernon, and "Jerry" the ship's mascot.

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A photo of the USS Agamemnon en route to France. Photo taken from the USS Mount Vernon.

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A page from a book about pigeons during World War I.

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Kodak engineers busy designing types of ship camouflage.

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Sighting a camouflaged ship model through a specifically designed periscope to test visibility at various distances.

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At a distance of two miles, this type of camouflage made it almost impossible to determine the kind of ship.

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A portrait of a man. Possibly an engineer at Kodak.

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The USS Finland after being torpedoed; the starboard side is wet from the eruption. A lifeboat is seen at the left and the Alcedo hurling the sub at the right.

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The hole made by the torpedo in the side of the "Finland"

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Rear Admiral H. B. Wilson and Vice Admiral Schwerer, the American and French chiefs of the Brittany Patrol.

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The Transport "Mount Vernon in dry-dock at Brest being repaired.

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Photographs of the sinking of the torpedoed Transport "Convington"

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A photograph of Sergeant Lufbery in one of the new Nieuports in which he convoyed the bombardment fleet which attacked Oberndorf. All the American flyers have an Indian head painted on their machines

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A photograph of Kiffin Rockwell who was killed in an air duel over Verdun

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An officer in a British submarine attaching a message to the leg of a pigeon

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Raising a British submarine alongside a mother ship for examination

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Double Portrait of the American Yacht Crew

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American Naval Yachts in a harbor of France

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German prisoners captured by "The Fanning"

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The surrender of a U-Boat to the American destroyer "Fanning"

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A photograph of the sinking of the United States steamer "Convington"

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A photograph of one of the big liners converted for trooping and escorted by U.S. destroyers.

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A painting by John Olaf Todahl titled "The Submarine Chasers"

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A photograph of a camouflaged Bi-Plane.

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A photograph of a painting of a man on a ship during a storm.

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Professional photograph taken at the Hotel Statler in Washington D.C.

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A portrait of Lieutenant-Commander Max K. Horton

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A man standing on a dock near some ships.

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Portrait of a group of men on the USS Mt. Vernon.
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