Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
ROBERTA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (138 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Monroe Navigation Co., ROBERTA operated on the lower Mississippi River, hauling cotton from the Ouachita River to New Orleans. She hit...
Ferries; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
THREE STATES (Way #5384), a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (150 ft. x 32 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. THREE STATES (Way #5384) operated in the Cairo, Illinois area. THREE STATES (Way #5384) burned at Cairo, Illinois on May 30,...
World War, 1914-1918--France; Military camps; Military cookery; Soldiers; Pots & pans
French soldier ladles liquid into a steaming cook pot, which is one of four sitting next to a brick building, in a military camp during World War I. Other soldiers, most likely from the 139e Régiment d'Infanterie, stand and sit nearby.
World War, 1914-1918--France; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Agricultural machinery & implements; Carts & wagons
Godet, André Jeunet's close friend and fellow soldier, reclines on the grass next to an idle wooden plow or wagon. He is wearing the uniform of France's 139e Régiment d'Infanterie and has his hand on a journal or writing pad.
Three children stand and stoop near a creek in the Balkans during World War I. Two boys are on a flat stone, or piece of wood, spanning the small stream. One is wearing a fez and the other is pulling something out of the water. A girl, wearing a...
World War, 1914-1918--France; Soldiers; Military training; Barbed wire; Wire obstacles; Fences
French soldier, leaning on his rifle, appears to be using his foot to test tension on a barbed-wire fence as other soldiers look on. Believed to have been taken during the photographer's field training at Autun, France in 1915.
World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Military life; Military uniforms; Bathing; Hygiene
André Jeunet, center, and fellow French soldiers appear to be clowning around as they take a break to wash up outdoors. Jeunet is wearing the jacket of a higher-ranking soldier and the other two have towels.
World War, 1914-1918--France; Military vehicles; Soldiers; Military life; Eating & drinking
Godet, center, a close friend of photographer André Jeunet, and two other French soldiers relax on and near the running board of an army vehicle. At least one appears to be eating. Insignia on their collars indicate they are part of the 139e...
Shepherd with sheep in a large field near a river in the Balkans during World War I. Other men, perhaps soldiers, are in the background and a village, or military camp, appears to be just across the river.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern Front; Men; Soldiers; Turbans; Canteens (Wartime, emergency, etc.); Signs (Notices)
Young man, believed to be a French colonial soldier, in a military camp in the Balkans during World War I. He is wearing a turban and standing in front of a directional sign that points to the "cantine" where there is drinkable water...
Woman, wearing a hijab or Islamic veil, stands on a wooden box to hang laundry on a line outside a brick house. Another woman, also wearing a hijab, looks out from the doorway. Picture was taken in the Balkans during World War I.
Two women, wearing scarves or hijabs, sit on the ground in front of a wooden structure full of harvested plants. The women appear to be removing produce or grain, perhaps corn, from stalks. Picture was taken in the Balkans during World War I.