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Catalog Number 1985.53.1.300
Object Name Photograph
Accession number 1985.53
Description Black and white image of the interior of the Co-op at Verdun. Shows French soldier along the grocery counter with signs for fine wines, eggs and preserves.

Caption written next to image on album page: Inside the Co-op Verdun, showing the famous "Vins Fins" counter!!

Image is from photo album 1985.53.1.

From the service of Walter Hamilton Lillie. Left Yale for service with American Field Service Sections 10 & 4, was an ambulance driver with the French Army on the Balkan Front (Greece, Albania and Serbia) and on the Western Front at Verdun. January 1918 enlisted in France in U.S. Signal Corps, Aviation Section. Completed anti-aircraft artillery school and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, was at 2nd and 3rd Aviation Instruction schools, stationed at St. Aignan at Armistice.
Date n.d.
Place Verdun, France
Subjects World War I
French
Food
Eating & drinking
Alcohol
Wine
Groceries
Print size 12.8 x 17.8 cm