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U.S.S. Boxer under sail, naval training station, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1907-1909

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Alternate title:Newport, R.I., training brig "Boxer" under sail, naval training station
Summary:Training brig U.S.S. Boxer under sail at the naval training station in Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1907-1909. Postmark date: March 31, 1909; Postcard number: 5669; Message included. Message reads: "Dear Mamma, There as many as 150 cases on measles here! There is chicken pox and mumps and whooping cough. Diphtheria is not prevalent, there are only six cases. I haven't heard but one of scarlet fever. I'm not going to catch anything else. I go back to school tomorrow. Shall be on the watch for the [illegible]. Love to all, Mary. P.S. There isn't any small pox!"
Creator:Childs, W. B.
Provider:Hugh C. Leighton Co.
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maine
Place of origin – Settlement:Portland
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Rhode Island
Geographical subject – Settlement:Newport
Topical subjects:Ships
Government vessels
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:War, Military
Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection