Alvin C. Larson Collection

Title

Alvin C. Larson Collection

Subject

Illinois. National Guard
Soldiers
Larson, Alvin C.
Armed forces

Description

Photographs from Alvin C. Larson's service in the 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard. The images in this collection include photographs of the 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard from approximately 1905-1907.

Subjects featured in the images are soldiers in uniform at their camps in New Orleans and at Camp Lincoln, a military band marching on a baseball field, and military buildings at Santiago de Cuba.

Collection Items

Soldier Posing by a Tent
A soldier, possibly Alvin C. Larson of Company A, 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard, at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, poses for a photo in front of his tent.

Soldiers of the Illinois 1st Infantry
Illinois 1st Infantry soldiers are welcomed in New Orleans. Men are identified as "Larson," "Jacobson," "Crandall," and "Houer."

Major P. S. Garrard
Major P. S. Garrard poses for a portrait in his uniform.

Unknown Soldiers by Tent
Four unidentified soldiers pose for a photo in front of a tent.

Unknown Group of Soldiers
A company of soldiers gather for a photo.

Soldiers Peeling Potatoes
Five unidentified soldiers of the 1st Illinois Regiment make faces at the camera while peeling potatoes.

Company A, 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard
Soldiers of Company A, 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard, stand in the back of transport trucks.

Military Band
A military marching band performs on what looks like a baseball field. The band is parading in front of a formation of soldiers standing before rows of tents set up on the baseball field's outfield.

U.S. Signal Tower, Santiago de Cuba
The interior of a grand patio in Santiago de Cuba as viewed by a member of the U.S. Sanitary Department.
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