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The U.S. Navy's Second Division was sent to Juneau

The U.S. Navy’s Second Division was sent to Juneau aboard the U.S.S. Vicksburg to aid in the flu epidemic. The crew gathered on deck for a portrait by Juneau photographers Winter & Pond on May 17, 1919. Alaska State Library.

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