[Servicemen with observation balloons at U.S. Army Balloon School]

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[Servicemen with observation balloons at U.S. Army Balloon School]


Panoramic photograph of servicemen with six observation balloons at the U.S. Army Balloon School, Ross Field, California, 1918.

Inscription in corner: "No. 8659. Copyrighted. Huddleston Photo Co. Los Angeles, Cal."

Inscription on verso: "Army Baloon [Balloon] School, Arcadia, California. James George Burton, active duty 3-20-18 to 1-24-19, #1115531 Private 1st Class, 52nd Baloon [Balloon] Co. Air Service."

Stamped on verso: "Huddleston Photo Co. Commercial Photographers, [address in Los Angeles, California]. Price [blank]. No. [blank]. Prompt attention to mail orders. Order by number."

Stamped on verso: "Copyrighted Photo, Dec 18, 1918."

Bibliographic Citation

The James George Burton Photograph Collection/The Museum of Flight




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