Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard Football Team

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Record 102/678
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Collection Otto B. Sells
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Description Gelatin print Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard Football Team.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Candid outdoor image of Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard Football Team. The men are wearing football uniforms and standing in an arc while a photographer at left takes their picture. A barracks building is in the background. Taken when Company B won the Pennant at Camp MacArthur, Texas. They played other teams from neighboring camps and were undefeated. The image the photographer is taking, appears in the booklet: "Company B 127th Infantry In the World War: 1917-1919."
Otto B. Sells was the son of William and Carrie Prine Sells. He was a member of Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division during World War I. He was killed by an artillery shell near the town of Fisme, France on August 4, 1918.
Object ID P1935.12.2
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Sells, Otto Bernard
Place Camp MacArthur, TX
Print size 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Subjects Group Photographs
Football players
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
World War I
Title Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard Football Team
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