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Title
American General John Pershing standing near Lafayette's tomb during World War I, Paris, ca.1915
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1915
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of American General John Pershing standing near Lafayette's tomb during World War I, Paris, ca.1915. The tomb is at right and is decorated by two American flags. It is surrounded by a metal fence. Pershing is standing at left and looking at the tomb. He is in uniform and holding his hat in his hand. Several other officers are standing nearby. There is a large stone structure with a wooden door directly behind the general.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
11 x 17 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m12806
USC-1-1-1-12958 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-11632
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m12806
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-11632.jpg
Subject
Pershing, General
Lafayette
U.S. History--World War I--American Expeditionary Force
War
Military
World War, 1914-1918
Soldiers
Cemeteries
Time Period
circa 1915
Place
France
Paris
Source
1-233- [Microfiche number]
11632 [Accession number]
CHS-11632 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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