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Flying School

Date: August 1917
Description: A visiting French officer instructs novice American pilots at Camp Mineola on the conditions that they can expect to find at the front.
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Observation Balloon

Date: August 1917
Description: A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on...
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World War I Training

Date: August 1917
Description: World War I recruits scramble over an obstacle during their training, while others watch in the background.
Postcard

A Rural Scene near Cambridge

Date: August 1917
Description: Colorized postcard of a rural scene. A dirt path winds through the forest, and a pond or stream can be seen in the lower right corner. Text above reads: "A...
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Garage

Date: August 1917
Description: Vines grow on the walls of a small wood frame building with double doors on the gable end. A sloped concrete slab leads to the doors. A handwritten caption...
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Dane County Council of Defense Food Board Curb Market

Date: August 1917
Description: People stand near several carts, which are hitched to horses. In some carts boxes of vegetables are visible. Caption reads: "Madison, Wis. August, 1917. Cu...
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Swimmers on the Pier

Date: August 1917
Description: Sitting in front of the bath house, bathers are dangling their feet in Archibald Lake. A young man is sunbathing on the roof. A woman is standing in the ba...

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