Destroyed farm machinery in Villeselve (Oise), 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.
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, Blue set, image number 5.
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