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Cut trees and a farm in ruins in the Aisne, France

Cut trees and a farm in ruins in the Aisne, France, circa 1917. Image title is based on the handwritten caption in French.

The photograph was taken during the First World War as part of a trip to France by NYS Education Commissioner John H. Finley to research the operations of schools during wartime.
 
Identifier: NYSA_A2042-77_B2_Red_set_14
Date: circa 1917
Language: French
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Commissioner’s Office. Records of the commissioner’s visit to France, 1915-1917. A2042-77. Box 2, Red set, image number 14.
 
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