Shared Photo: Commissioning of Joseph P. Farmer

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I wanted to share this family photo of Joseph Farmer with the community. Location: Washington, DC. Date: 1 June 1918. The original was obviously printed on very acidic paper and is in a terrible state of deterioration. I thought this would be a good place to store it as well as in my computer. Benedict Crowell (1917-1920) signed as the Assistant Secretary of War. Can't tell the other signature, John B. ______, Adjutant General. (Wikipedia no help here.) I just put Joseph's profile up, more sources to come. Joseph was my grandfather-in-law.
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WikiTree profile: Joseph Farmer
in Photos by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)

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Wow this is a lovely document, a true treasure to be had. They sure knew ho to make documents attractive back in the day. Thank you for sharing this with us Pip.
by Shaun Doust G2G6 Pilot (345k points)
selected by Pip Sheppard
Thank you for selecting best answer Pip, much appreciated.

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