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This black and white photograph features four sailors wearing dirty white uniforms and hats standing on the deck of a ship while eating watermelons. The poles for the masts, a bell, and the funnels/stacks are visible behind them. The back of the photograph has the number "51" written in pencil in the center.
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University