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THE "WAR COUNCIL" OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT. This photograph of the Navy's War Council includes Secretary Daniels (seated at desk). Left to right: Major Gen. George Barnett, Commandant of United States Marine Corps; Captain W. C. Watts, Judge Advocate General; Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy; Rear Admiral Samuel McGowan, Paymaster General, Chief of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts; Rear Admiral Robert S. Griffin, Engineer in Chief, Chief of the Bureau of Steam Engineering; Rear Admiral David W. Taylor, Chief Constructor, Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair; Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations; Rear Admiral Ralph Earle, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance; Commander Herbert G. Sparrow, former naval aide to the Secretary;

Creator:
United States. Army. Signal Corps (American, 1863-1962) (Publisher (Photographic))
Title:
THE "WAR COUNCIL" OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT. This photograph of the Navy's War Council includes Secretary Daniels (seated at desk). Left to right: Major Gen. George Barnett, Commandant of United States Marine Corps; Captain W. C. Watts, Judge Advocate General; Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy; Rear Admiral Samuel McGowan, Paymaster General, Chief of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts; Rear Admiral Robert S. Griffin, Engineer in Chief, Chief of the Bureau of Steam Engineering; Rear Admiral David W. Taylor, Chief Constructor, Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair; Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations; Rear Admiral Ralph Earle, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance; Commander Herbert G. Sparrow, former naval aide to the Secretary;
Alternate Titles:
Rear Admiral Charles W. Parks, Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks; Rear Admiral Leigh C. Palmer, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation; Rear Admiral William G. Braisted Surgeon General, Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Date:
1916-1918
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Mat / Mount: 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Transferred from the New York Public Library General Research Division.
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
MFY+ 03-4895, vol. 10.108
Description:
Title taken from a catalogue produced by the Committee for Public Information, which distributed these photographs in support of the American war effort. Based on numeric markings in the negative it is assumed to have originated from the United States Army Signal Corps.
Catalogue Raisonne
Catalogue of photographs and stereopticon slides issued by the Division of Pictures, Committee on Public Information. [1918]. MFY+ 03-4895 Catalog vol.