Red Cross life saving class, ca. 1926

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Red Cross life saving class, ca. 1926

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The American Red Cross (ARC) Volunteer Life Saving Corp (VLSC) merged with Coast Guard in 1915. Because of the military chevrons on their coats, these were likely Coast Guard service men who were part of the US Life Saving Service.

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  • Title: Red Cross life saving class, ca. 1926
  • Creation Date: circa 1926
  • Subject Date: circa 1926
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.12294
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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