Photo Record

Object Name Image, Digital
Catalog Number 2014.035.009
Collection Picnooga Collection
Description Digitized photograph of a large group of men seated in a room surrounded by American flags. The photograph is labeled, "1st Troop R.O.T.C. Mopping up Party, Hotel Patten." A "Mopping Up Party" was a group of men who would clear the trenches of wounded, the dead and enemy prisoners after a battle in World War I. There are also roman numerals on the front of the photograph indicating the date of June 23, 1917.
Date 1917
Accession number 2014.035