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Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Mollie Stephens McGill, American, 1869 - 1936  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 5 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (13.7 × 8.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
photographic postcards
Place depicted:
Shelbyville, Bedford county, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Photographic postcard of an unidentified World War I soldier. The soldier stands holding a rifle, pointing upward, in full uniform. He is looking directly forward and standing facing the camera. He is wearing a brimmed hat and an ammunition belt with multiple pockets and a sheathed bayonet. He is standing in front of a large tree with leaves and branches on the floor. The image is vertical while the postcard is horizontal. The top has the words, [POST CARD] in large outlined letters. Underneath are the words, [CORRESPONDENCE] on the left, and [NAME AND ADDRESS] on the right. Written below in graphite is the inscription, [Mollie Stephens McGill / Shelbyville, Tenn / Bat 395].
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
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Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture