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President Franklin Roosevelt pictured with Secretary of State Cordell Hull, Assistant Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson, and an unidentified man.
Reverse reads "Tell them we want to see Mrs. Kitty Lou. I'm just doing as directed. Hoping 41 is your best yet."
A crowd observes as the cornerstone for the new Calhoun County courthouse is lain. The new court house building is located by the Masonic Lodge.
Captain Bennion was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. As  he laid mortally wounded on the West Virginia's command bridge, Bennion refused to be removed from his burning ship. He continued to give orders, directing his crew's actions. Bennion's last order to his men before he died was to leave him and "abandon ship." Captain Bennion was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
American military work with coastal artillery during a defense campaign. Photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
A sailor prepares to dive into the sea off the deck of the U.S.S. West Virginia.
A group of soldiers practice firing. Photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
Soldiers gather around a firing anti-aircraft gun during a defense campaign. The photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
Photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
A fleet of U.S. bomber airplanes fly across the sky. The photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia Scrapbook.
Ralph John lived with his parents just north of the West Virginia and Pennsylvania state line. He spend much of his leisure time visiting Morgantown and hunting in the West Virginia mountains. John joined the Army just before the United States entered the war and was in the second wave of the invasion of France, following D-Day June 6th, 1944.  Ralph John was killed in action near St Lo, France on August 15, 1944. He was 30 years old.
View overlooking the Bluestone River where a dam is to be constructed.