Venango County, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
During World War 1, he worked under base hospital 57, which served in France. The photo is of base Hospital No. 57, which "took over a large school building and functioned...as a part of the Paris district. There the normal bed capacity of the hospital was 1,800, distributed in 75 wards; but during October, 1918, as many as 2,000 sick and wounded were in the hospital." The draft notes that he was drafted in 1917, and starting in 1918, he served in the army at the medical department in an "Evac hospital". Base Hospital 57 "sailed from Brest, France, August 13, 1919, and arrived in the United States August 22, 1919, aboard the KaiserineAugusta Victoria, and was demobilized shortly afterwards."
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|1917 • The U.S. government releases the text of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.|
|1930 • The television station W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts, broadcasts video and audio from the radio orchestra program The Fox Trappers. This broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for the I. J. Fox Furriers company which sponsored the telecast.|
Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
Henry and Helen are living at 124 East Seventh St. in Oil City
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