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Whiteman, Ira M., 1871-1944



  • Existence: 1871 - 1944

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ira M. Whiteman collection of photographs and military paraphernalia

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Whiteman

Sixteen photographs and fourteen artifacts of military paraphernalia belonging to Ira M. Whiteman, relating to the Spanish-American War. Includes commercial photographs by Waterman of Chicago showing Cuba in 1899 and Camp Cuba Libre in Jacksonville, Fla.; other photos are of Havana Harbor, of Whiteman and other soldiers, and of “Muster-Out Day”. Military artifacts include badges, buttons, an epaulet, medals and a reputed piece of the USS Maine.

Dates: 1898-1899