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Oliver Hansen World War I Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 00429

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Content Description

Photograph album consisting of pictures of Oliver Hansen and his friends and family dated around 1919. The book features many pictures of the U.S.S. Julia Luckenbach, ported in New York City, NY. The ship is shown in dry dock, in port, at sea, and in Bordeaux, France. There are also pictures of sailors, a boxing match on board the Julia Luckenbach, snapshots of sailors boarding the ship, and the Hansen's family in New York City. There is one African American sailor featured among the photographs, though without identification. Additionally, there are a couple of photographs of a wrecked fire engine in New York City.


  • Creation: 1919


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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


.2 Linear Feet



Condition Description

Poor, album acidic, pictures falling out.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository