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

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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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