Photo #: NH 85292
"A Sailor's Sewing Day Reminds Him Keenly of Home and Mother -- Life on Board a Battleship"
Photograph probably taken on board USS Minnesota (Battleship # 22), circa 1910, and published on a stereograph card by the Keystone View Company during the World War I period.
Note other men relaxing and reading. Note "Nick Carter" magazine in center, and men at right holding a USS Minnesota cap ribbon. .
See Photo # NH 85292 (extended caption) for the text printed on the original stereograph card's reverse side, concerning the sailors' "comfort bags" and other items provided by American women through the Red Cross and Navy League during World War I.
Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(MSC), 1975
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 95KB; 630 x 675 pixels
A stereo pair version of this image is available as Photo # NH 85292-A
Online Image of stereo pair: 74KB; 675 x 355 pixels
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23 April 2001