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As Captain James Hughes' transport ship, the USS Zeelandia came into New York Harbor, July 31,1919, he photographed this sailing vessel, the Pehr Ugland, Denmark. Hughes and the rest of the soldiers on the Zeelandia were returning from the Army of Occupation duty in Europe at the end of World War I. 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.

Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 31, 1919

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Item Number: 314891
Call Number: James C. Hughes Collection, negative 327
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 314891

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