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130th Field Artillery, 35th Division regimental officers at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma

130th Field Artillery, 35th Division regimental officers at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma
Creator: Willard
Date: October 15, 1917
This is a panoramic photograph showing the 130th Field Artillery, 35th Division regimental officers at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma. Captain James Clark Hughes is ninth from the left in the front row.


130th Gun Pits

130th Gun Pits
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: November 8, 1917
About three dozen soldiers of the 130th Field Artillery digging gun pits at Fort Sill. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


13th FA Storer, Debeidleloen, Sheahan, McCleary, Terrill

13th FA Storer, Debeidleloen, Sheahan, McCleary, Terrill
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Undated
Captain Hughes photographed these officers outside the 13th Field Artillery officers quarters. The officers are Storer, Debeidleloen, Sheahan, McCleary, and Terrill. Hughes did not mention the date of the photo. Captain Hughes left Camp Holabird, Maryland, February 14, 1920, after six months training in the Motor Transport School. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


13th Officers Bridge Club, Hawaii

13th Officers Bridge Club, Hawaii
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 6, 1922
Captain Hughes' photos from the time he was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii provides a lens into the life of an officer. This photo taken June 6, 1922, is of the 13th Field Artillery Officers' Bridge Club. Notice the formality of both the men's uniforms and women's dresses. After Captain Hughes' assignment at Motor Transport School, Camp Holabird, Maryland, he had applied for a position in the Regular Army. He was accepted in September 1920 and assigned to a post at Ft. Lewis, Washington as a Battery Commander of the 13th Field Artillery. In October he was transferred to the Battery Commander Headquarters for the 13th Field Artillery at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hughes and wife, Mabel, along with the children moved to Hawaii and remained there until September of 1923. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


196th Field Artillery Battalion's helicoper pad in South Korea

196th Field Artillery Battalion's helicoper pad in South Korea
Creator: Timken, Frank Darrell
Date: Between 1953 and 1954
Here are two photographs showing the 196th Field Artillery Battalion's helicopter pad. The ridge in the background contained the Kansas Line, a secondary defense line in case the North Koreans and Chinese broke through the front line. Minefields covered the hills leading to the ridge. These photographs were taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas after the armistice was signed.


196th Field Artillery Battalion airstrip and observation plane in South Korea

196th Field Artillery Battalion airstrip and observation plane in South Korea
Creator: Timken, Frank Darrell
Date: Between 1953 and 1954
This is a photograph showing the 196th Field Artillery Battalion's airstrip and observation plane in South Korea after the armistice was signed. The photograph was taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas.


344th FA - Capt. Stanley

344th FA - Capt. Stanley
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 20, 1928
Captain James C. Hughes photographed these men of the 344th Field Artillery Regiment, March 20, 1928. He mentioned Captain Stanley in his caption to the photo, perhaps he is the officer seated in front of the rest. They were probably taking part in ORC (Officer Reserve Corps) at Waco, Texas, as Captain Hughes had gone from ORC duty in Houston to Waco, Texas and was there from December, 1927 to July, 1929. James Clark Hughes was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1888, and served in the Mexican Border Conflict, World War I, and World War II. He used an autographic camera to take pictures of friends, family, and places in the United States and Europe during and just after World War I. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


35th Division, 130th Field Artillery, Battery C at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma

35th Division, 130th Field Artillery, Battery C at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma
Creator: Willard
Date: October 20, 1917
This is a photograph showing members of the 35th Division, 130th Field Artillery, Battery C at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma. Captain James Clark Hughes is seated on the ground fifth from the right.


60th Field Artillery Brigade, Camp Whitside, Fort Riley, Kansas

60th Field Artillery Brigade, Camp Whitside, Fort Riley, Kansas
Creator: Holt, O. W.
Date: 1931
This is a panoramic photograph of the facilities for the 60th Field Artillery Brigade, Camp Whitside, Fort Riley, Kansas. It shows barracks, tents, and other structures. There are some vehicles in the image and there is a train in the background. The view also has some of the countryside surrounding the camp. Some sources show the name as Camp Whiteside.


"A" Battery McFarland, MacLean and Anderson

"A" Battery McFarland, MacLean and Anderson
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 31, 1917
Three officers of Battery A,130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard standing in front of open tents. The officers from left to right are First Lieutenant Paul T. McFarland, Captain William P. MacClean, and First Lieutenant Nels Anderson. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. This photograph could have been taken at either location since the 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Adrian Hobart Lindsey

Adrian Hobart Lindsey
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
This is a photograph showing Adrian H. Lindsey dressed in his World War I uniform and military papers including his discharge paper and military record. He was a First Lieutenant in Battery B, 342nd Field Artillery.


Amos Clifton Rucker, World War I soldier

Amos Clifton Rucker, World War I soldier
Date: Between 1918 and 1920
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Amos Clifton Rucker, Battery F, 130th Artillery, 35th Division, who fought on the Verdun front, under heavy military fire.


Andrew Gordon Graham, World War I soldier

Andrew Gordon Graham, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Andrew Gordon Graham, Battery A, 342nd Field Artillery, 89th Division.


Archie Roy Scott, World War I soldier

Archie Roy Scott, World War I soldier
Date: 1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Archie Roy Scott, Battery F, 357th Field Artillery, 88th Division. Archie died from pneumonia on October 24, 1918 while serving in France.


Arthur M. Scott, World War I soldier

Arthur M. Scott, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Arthur M. Scott, Battery E, 6th Field Artillery. Arthur died on October 11, 1918 from influenza while at Camp Jackson, South Carolina.


Arthur Webster Huffman, World War I soldier

Arthur Webster Huffman, World War I soldier
Date: Between 1918 and 1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Arthur Webster Huffman, Battery C, 130th Artillery, 35th Division.


Back view of the front line in South Korea after the armistice was signed

Back view of the front line in South Korea after the armistice was signed
Creator: Timken, Frank Darrell
Date: Between 1953 and 1954
This is a photograph showing the back view of the front line in South Korea after the armistice was signed. The photograph was taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas.


Battery Durette

Battery Durette
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1918
Close up of large log and dirt structure which also has sand bags on the sides and roof. It was probably used to hide field artillery from the enemies. James C. Hughes was stationed at Fort Sill from January 18 to May 18, 1918. He was a student and then from March 22 to May 1 he was an instructor at the School of Fire, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Betty Hughes - Fort Sill

Betty Hughes - Fort Sill
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: April 21, 1918
Betty Hughes is shown in this photograph. She is the oldest daughter of James Clark and Mabel Hughes. She was born April 19, 1914, in Potwin (Topeka), Kansas. This photo was taken at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, April 21, 1918. This was just prior to Captain James C. Hughes' departure for Europe, May, 1918. Captain Hughes was a member of 130th Field Artillery and participating in the School of Fire at Fort Sill. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Block House Signal Mt

Block House Signal Mt
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1917
Two soldiers peer over the wall of the ruins of a stone building. Seven soldiers are sitting and standing outside. They are conducting field artillery training at Fort Sill. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Building Officers Row, Ft. Sill

Building Officers Row, Ft. Sill
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: October 12, 1917
Soldiers working in groups to construct frame and tent buildings for the officers. One soldier is folding a mattress. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. Camp Doniphan is adjacent to Fort Sill which is just outside Lawton, Oklahoma. The 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, trained at both in 1917 and 1918 as part of the 35th Division. The 35th Division was constituted in 1917 as one of the 17 National Guard divisions authorized for service in World War I. The division was organized from the National Guard of Kansas and Missouri. The 35th included three machinegun battalions, three field artillery regiments, four infantry regiments, one engineer regiment and one signal battalion with a total strength of 26,373. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Bursting Course

Bursting Course
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1918
A pile of large stones laying in an open field. James C. Hughes labeled the photograph "Bursting Course." Hughes was stationed at Fort Sill from January 18 to May 18, 1918. He was a student and then from March 22 to May 1 he was an instructor at the School of Fire, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


C. W. Service in Flammable Oils

C. W. Service in Flammable Oils
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Undated
Captain Hughes took this photo of C. W. (Chemical Warfare) Service in Flammable Oils. Congress had made the Chemical Warfare Service a permanent part of the Army in 1920, with duties to continue "the investigation, development, manufacture or procurement and supply of all smoke and incendiary materials, all toxic gases, and all gas defense appliances." It can be assumed that this is one of the demonstrations that were being observed by a crowd in the grandstand probably at Camp Holabird or perhaps since Hughes didn't identify the location it was at the first temporary Chemical Warfare School building at Edgewood Arsenal, Md. Another assumption that can be made is that the materials in the Flammable Oils were inert and not of the same type that would have been used in actual Chemical Warfare. The date of this demonstration is not mentioned however, Captain Hughes was stationed at Camp Holabird, Maryland only until February 14,1920. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


"C" 1st Platoon

"C" 1st Platoon
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1917
1st Platoon of Battery C standing at attention at Camp Doniphan. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


"C" 2nd Platoon

"C" 2nd Platoon
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1917
2nd Platoon of Battery C standing at attention at Camp Doniphan. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. He was stationed at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, for field artillery training. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


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