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Men on trucks moving bags during World War II
Men on trucks moving bags during World War II
TitleMen on trucks moving bags during World War II
DescriptionAssociated Press photograph of four men moving bags from one truck to another during World War II. Truck on right is named Plum Bob. Soldiers unload sacks of bread at a supply dump near Cesaro, Sicily. The soldiers are identified on the verso as "Left to Right: PFC. Joseph W. Mercahnt [Merchant], of Burlington, VT; Corp. William I. Godshalk of Bangor, PA; PFC. Charles O. Patterson, of Port Carbon, PA; and Harold B. Logan, of Jamaica, L.I. [Long Island]
Date1943/08/19
TypeImage
Format-Extent17.8 x 23.1 cm.
Color schemeBlack and white
SourceRarebook and Manuscript Library. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Inventory Number014-001-133tt
Photograph Shelf MarkC3-68
SubcollectionAsheville
CollectionCarl Sandburg Collection Photographs
Technical DetailsImages were captured using an Epson 1640 XL flatbed scanner and Photoshop 7.0 and 8.0 imaging software. Master images were captured in TIFF format, 24-bit color or 16-bit black-and-white. Image size was 600 DPI for all master images. Master image size ranged from roughly 2.5 MB to 40.0 MB. Images were optimized using Photoshop 5.0. For this project image modification was kept to a minimum. Images were rotated and some borders were cropped to reflect the look of the original piece. Access images were created as JPEGS with minimum compression and sized to 1024x768 pixels.
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