The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Bluejackets resting on sidewalks

Rifle-toting American sailors, some with fixed bayonets, rest against sit against building façade on a Vera Cruz street during the 1914 U.S. intervention. In the background, a formation of sailors escorts cannon down the street. The sailors wear coffee-dyed uniforms; their “dixie cup” fatigue caps are turned down.



24.8 x 41 cm

Tribune Company

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Daily Tribune (April 30, 1914), p. 15

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