Memorial service

Memorial service
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Title: Memorial service

Troop of soldiers, some in attitudes of mourning, on grassy field with military barracks in background; officer in left foreground (back to camera) apparently speaking to troops. Label on verso: "MEMORIAL SERVICE; 42d Division artillerymen gather for a full-dress memorial service for the late Lt. Col. Fred Olson, who commanded the 226th Field Artillery Battalion of Brooklyn until his death during the winter. Service took place during the 42d's National Guard field training Camp Drum, Watertown."

Date: 1954
Location: Fort Drum (N.Y.)
More Details: Title from label on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Aug. 9, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Armories
Subject: New York (State). National Guard.
Memorial rites and ceremonies
Military training camps
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: ARM 0036