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The sea, the world ocean, or simply the ocean is the connected body of salty water that covers about 71% of Earth's surface (361,132,000 square kilometres [139,434,000 sq mi]), with a total volume of roughly 1,332,000,000 cubic kilometres [320,000,000 cu mi]. It moderates Earth's climate and has important roles in the water cycle, carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle. It has been travelled and explored since ancient times, while the scientific study of the sea—oceanography—dates broadly from the voyages of Captain James Cook to explore the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. The word sea is also used to denote smaller, partly landlocked sections of the ocean and certain large, entirely landlocked, saltwater lakes, such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea.

The most abundant solid dissolved in seawater is sodium chloride. The water also contains salts of magnesium, calcium, potassium, and mercury , amongst many other elements, some in minute concentrations. Salinity varies widely, being lower near the surface and the mouths of large rivers and higher in the depths of the ocean; however, the relative proportions of dissolved salts varies little across the oceans. Winds blowing over the surface of the sea produce waves, which break when they enter shallow water. Winds also create surface currents through friction, setting up slow but stable circulations of water throughout the oceans. The directions of the circulation are governed by factors including the shapes of the continents and Earth's rotation (the Coriolis effect). Deep-sea currents, known as the global conveyor belt, carry cold water from near the poles to every ocean. Tides, the generally twice-daily rise and fall of sea levels, are caused by Earth's rotation and the gravitational effects of the orbiting Moon and, to a lesser extent, of the Sun. Tides may have a very high range in bays or estuaries. Submarine earthquakes arising from tectonic plate movements under the oceans can lead to destructive tsunamis, as can volcanoes, huge landslides or the impact of large meteorites.

A wide variety of organisms, including bacteria, protists, algae, plants, fungi, and animals, live in the sea, which offers a wide range of marine habitats and ecosystems, ranging vertically from the sunlit surface and shoreline to the great depths and pressures of the cold, dark abyssal zone, and in latitude from the cold waters under polar ice caps to the colourful diversity of coral reefs in tropical regions. Many of the major groups of organisms evolved in the sea and life may have started there.

The sea provides substantial supplies of food for humans, mainly fish, but also shellfish, mammals and seaweed, whether caught by fishermen or farmed underwater. Other human uses of the sea include trade, travel, mineral extraction, power generation, warfare, and leisure activities such as swimming, sailing, and scuba diving. Many of these activities create marine pollution. The sea is important in human culture, with major appearances in literature at least since Homer's Odyssey, in marine art, in cinema, in theatre and in classic music.

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AST-22-1850 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Out of Focus, Black Sea

AST-22-1850 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, O...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Out of Focus,Black Sea. Image taken on Revolution 135. Original Film Magazine: CX-13,Laboratory Roll 22; Camera Data: Hass... more

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Local Accession Number: 2395..Description: U.S.S. George Washington at sea...Photographer: Unknown..Source: Donated by John Zilliox..Size: 3x5..Medium: Photocopy, Black and White..Date: 1918?

Den lille Havfrue

Den lille Havfrue

The littel mermaid..KB id: turck_62137..Photo: Sven Türck (1897-1954)..Department of Maps, Prints and Photographs, The Royal Library, Denmark.

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Local Accession Number: 2395..Description: U.S.S. George Washington at sea...Photographer: Unknown..Source: Donated by John Zilliox..Size: 3x5..Medium: Photocopy, Black and White..Date: 1918?

Land

Land

Beskrivelse: Land sett fra dampskipet Preussen..Fotograf: Thomas Neumann.År: 1937.Kamera: Leica.Film: Agfa color neu.Arkivreferanse: PA1456Ub1_1_3_33..Description: Land, seen from the steamer Preussen.Photograp... more

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Local Accession Number: 2395..Description: U.S.S. George Washington at sea...Photographer: Unknown..Source: Donated by John Zilliox..Size: 3x5..Medium: Photocopy, Black and White..Date: 1918?

[Hurricane Ike] Galveston Island, TX, September 22, 2008 -- A statue in memory of the victims lost at sea during the Galveston hurricane of September 8, 1900,  "Place of Remembrance", the work represents the suffering of the victims and the strength of the survivors who stayed to rebuild the city, Hurricane Ike just passed through the community.  Jocelyn Augusitno/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Galveston Island, TX, September 22, 2008 -- A statue i...

Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Antice, Zee - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Twentieth Infantry, A - B - Louisiana

Antice, Zee - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Twentieth Infantry, A - B -...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

By the Sad Sea Waves

By the Sad Sea Waves

This illustration entitled, "By the Sad Sea Waves", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on August 31, 1905, provides an illustration to accompany a feature article on the wide... more

Monthly Progress Photo, COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking North, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking North, Yard Labor

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking South, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking South, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking North, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking North, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking North, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

COB Dock Sea Wall, Looking North, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Between Little Street Wharf and Yard Wall Looking South, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Between Little Street Wharf and Yard ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Little Street Sea Wall Looking West, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Little Street Sea Wall Looking West, Yard Labo...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Little Street, Sea Wall, Looking West, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

Little Street, Sea Wall, Looking West, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard La...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Little Street Sea Wall, Looking South, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard Labor

Little Street Sea Wall, Looking South, Monthly Progress Photo, Yard La...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Dry Dock Number 4, Monthly Progress Photo, Suction Pipe Trench Near Sea Wall, Holbrook, Cabot, and Rollins Corporation, Contractor

Dry Dock Number 4, Monthly Progress Photo, Suction Pipe Trench Near Se...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Sea Wall East of Dry Dock Number 1 - Wall Extends East and West, Looking Southwest, Yard Labor

Sea Wall East of Dry Dock Number 1 - Wall Extends East and West, Looki...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Sea Lions

Sea Lions

Pribilof Islands Glass Plate Negatives

Monthly Progress Photo, Paving Back of Sea Wall Between Dry Docks 1 and 4, Looking West, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Paving Back of Sea Wall Between Dry Docks 1 an...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

In the trough of the Sea, USS Adams in tow of the USS Yorktown

In the trough of the Sea, USS Adams in tow of the USS Yorktown

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

In the trough of the Sea, USS Adams in tow of the USS Yorktown

In the trough of the Sea, USS Adams in tow of the USS Yorktown

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairing Sea Wall Commandant's Slip and Foot of Gibson Street, Looking Northwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairing Sea Wall Commandant's Slip and Foot ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairing Sea Wall Commandant's Slip and Foot of Gibson Street, Looking Southeast, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairing Sea Wall Commandant's Slip and Foot ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairs to West Sea Wall, Commandant's Slip, Looking Northeast, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairs to West Sea Wall, Commandant's Slip, L...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairs to Sea Wall Between Slip and Little Street, Looking Southeast, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairs to Sea Wall Between Slip and Little St...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairs to Sea Wall East Side Little Street Slip, Looking Southeast, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Repairs to Sea Wall East Side Little Street Sl...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs - Near Little Street, Looking Northwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs - Near Little Street, Looking...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Rebuilt Sea Wall - Little Street Corner, Looking East, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Rebuilt Sea Wall - Little Street Corner, Looki...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Local Accession Number: 184..Description: The U.S.S. Washington at sea, carrying President Wilson et al. to Europe for the Peace Conference. ..Photographer: U.S. Signal Corps..Source: Research Library, 20th Cen... more

Armed trawlers in the North Sea

Armed trawlers in the North Sea

British Photographs of World War I

Stern of U.S. Destroyer in a rough sea

Stern of U.S. Destroyer in a rough sea

British Photographs of World War I

U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Local Accession Number: 184..Description: The U.S.S. Washington at sea, carrying President Wilson et al. to Europe for the Peace Conference. ..Photographer: U.S. Signal Corps..Source: Research Library, 20th Cen... more

U.S. Destroyer in rough sea

U.S. Destroyer in rough sea

British Photographs of World War I

Scene in ward room of a U.S. Destroyer at sea

Scene in ward room of a U.S. Destroyer at sea

British Photographs of World War I

U.S. Destroyers protecting U.S.A. transports at sea

U.S. Destroyers protecting U.S.A. transports at sea

British Photographs of World War I

American destroyer in British waters preparing for the sea
U.S.S. George Washington

U.S.S. George Washington

Local Accession Number: 184..Description: The U.S.S. Washington at sea, carrying President Wilson et al. to Europe for the Peace Conference. ..Photographer: U.S. Signal Corps..Source: Research Library, 20th Cen... more

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs Southwest Side Ordnance Dock, Looking Northwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs Southwest Side Ordnance Dock,...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs, Ordnance Dock & Navy Yard Basin, Looking Northwest, Yard Labor, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs, Ordnance Dock & Navy Yard Ba...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs South Side Navy Yard Basin, Looking Northwest, Yard Labor

Monthly Progress Photo, Sea Wall Repairs South Side Navy Yard Basin, L...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

American Red Cross - Refugees - After their drill "Let Petits Soldats" rush en masse into the sea. Part of the Colony of refugee boys established by the A.R.C. at St. Lunaire, France

American Red Cross - Refugees - After their drill "Let Petits Soldats"...

Photographer: American Red Cross, France American Red Cross - Refugees

Camouflage - Ships - Submarine camouflaged like a sea serpent. Camouflage on a German Submarine lying in Portlant Harbor, England

Camouflage - Ships - Submarine camouflaged like a sea serpent. Camoufl...

Date Taken: 3/12/1919 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Camouflage - Ships

Explosion of a mine on the high sea. March 1917

Explosion of a mine on the high sea. March 1917

German Military Activities and Personnel

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior Naval Reserve train hard at New London, Conn. Boys of the Junior Naval Reserves at New London, Conn., marching out to the parade grounds for a review by their officers. Navigation, land and sea figting, and allied branches of seamanship are the courses that the youthful sailors are studying

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior N...

Date Taken: 7/15/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn.

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Boy Scout Activities. A trained product of the Junior Naval Reserve. Texas boys turned out ready for the sea, at Camp John Paul Jones, Corpus Christi, Texas

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Boy Scout Acti...

Date Taken: 3/15/1919 Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Boy Scout Activities. Ready for the Sea. Group of Cadets of the Junior Naval Reserve at Camp John Paul Jones, Corpus Christi, Texas

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Boy Scout Acti...

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Washington girls placing flowers along the banks of the Potomac in memory of soldiers who have lost their lives at sea during the present war. May 30, 1918

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - Washington girls placi...

Date Taken: 5/30/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

California - Salton Sea

California - Salton Sea

California - Salton Sea

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Dirigible out at sea as seen from transport

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Dirigible out at sea as seen f...

Photographer: C.P.I. Balloons - Flights with Ships in View

Armistice - Armistice - French aeroplane carrying Germany Armistice delegate back to sea. This remarkable photograph shows a French plane with two white flags flying from its wings, carrying the German captain Von Geyer back to Spa, the German headquarters, with the text of the Armistice terms

Armistice - Armistice - French aeroplane carrying Germany Armistice de...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Armistice - Armistice

American Red Cross - I thru M - Miss Viola E. Lundholm died November 1918, at sea. Home Oakland, California

American Red Cross - I thru M - Miss Viola E. Lundholm died November 1...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - I thru M

Airplanes - Historical - Aviators rescued from watery grave. The rescue of an Allied pilot and observer after their plane fell into the sea. They are shown standing on a wing of the rapidly sinking plane awaiting the H.M.S. "Seymour" which came to their rescue

Airplanes - Historical - Aviators rescued from watery grave. The rescu...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Historical

Camouflage - Smoke Screens - How the U.S. Navy lays a smoke screen. In North Sea, showing U.S. Naval destroyers laying down effective "smoke screen." The camouflaged vessel is effectively hidden from enemy's view by intense screen of smoke

Camouflage - Smoke Screens - How the U.S. Navy lays a smoke screen. In...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Camouflage - Smoke Screens

American Red Cross - N thru W - Nurse killed by gun accident on Mongolia. Miss Helen B. Wood, the Chicago Red Cross nurse who was instantly killed in a gun accident while the gun crew of the armed American liner Mongolia was at target practice at sea. A brass attachment to the powder charge ricocheted after striking the water and instantly killed Miss Wood and Mrs. Edith Ayres

American Red Cross - N thru W - Nurse killed by gun accident on Mongol...

Photographer: Brown Brothers American Red Cross - N thru W

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cross Auxiliary. Every day at noon n Madison square, over two hundred working women gather to knit socks, scarves and helmets for the boys in the trenches, and on North Sea

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cr...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work

Airplanes - Historical - Flying above the clouds. Taken from an observation balloon showing pilot of the Royal British Air Force, 5,000 feet above sea level

Airplanes - Historical - Flying above the clouds. Taken from an observ...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Historical

Airplanes - Flight - On guard against U-boats from air and sea. Now that there is no need of hushing any longer, we are able to produce vivid proof for the surrender of the German fleet rather than "come out" and face the Allied navies. This remarkable photograph shows a British aeroplane leaving its rendezvous aboard  battleship in search of undersea craft

Airplanes - Flight - On guard against U-boats from air and sea. Now th...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Flight

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - Returning U.S. Victory Fleet acclaimed in Hudson River review. Marines, soldiers of land and sea, marching in the great parade along Fifth Avenue. After the review of the fleet, thousands of men were released from the ships to participate in the parade

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - Returning U.S. Victory Fleet acclaimed i...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Navy & Marines

California - Salton Sea

California - Salton Sea

California - Salton Sea

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior Naval Reserve Training at New London, Conn. A thorough course in land and sea fighting is being given to the boys of the Junior Naval Reserve at New London, Conn. The youthful sailors are marching with the artillery in a sham battle

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior N...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn.

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cross Auxiliary. Every day in Madison Square at the noon hour over two hundred working women gather to knit socks, scarves and helmets for the boys in the trenches and on the North Sea

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cr...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work

Airplanes - Historical - Flight at sea. Aeroplane leaving a light cruiser. Central News Service

Airplanes - Historical - Flight at sea. Aeroplane leaving a light crui...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Historical

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - First Naval Reserve Unit leaves New York for sea. First Battalionof the Naval Reserve of New York marching down Fifth Avenue, New York, passing down Fifth Avenue, New York, passing in front of the Public Library at 41st Street. April 7, 1917

Ceremonies - Navy & Marines - First Naval Reserve Unit leaves New York...

Date Taken: 4/7/1917. - Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Navy & Marines

Ceremonies and Parades - Throwing flowers in the sea at South Boston by Post 2 G.A.R. in tribute to the sailors of 61 and those who have given their lives I the war, 1918

Ceremonies and Parades - Throwing flowers in the sea at South Boston b...

Photographer: Richard W. Sears, Boston Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - For the first time in history memorial exercises were held on a a foreign warship for American soldiers and sailors. Exercises were held on the British Warship "Warrior" on Potomac, in memory of the victims of the Lusitania and the Tuscania and of the men lost at sea in war. Vice Admiral Sir Grant who is commander of the flagship Warrior is in the center

Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918 - For the first time in ...

Date Taken: 5/30/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - Liberations - Memorial Day, 1918

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Aerial Patrol near Plymouth England, a constant patrol is maintained in the air over the sea near the Coast to keep enemy submarines from mining the entrances to harbor

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Aerial Patrol near Plymouth ...

Photographer: E.L. Fink Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

American Red Cross - Canteens - Preparing sandwiches for the men of an arriving troopship. Every transport is met at the docks by a deputation of Red Cross men and women. The soldiers flock down to the Red Cross Canteen for Coffee and Sandwiches, chocolate, and cigarettes, and it is a big job keeping enough on hand for their needs. Sea air is a great stimulant to the appetite, and the American soldier has a great curiosity to sample the "war bread" of England and see how it tallies up with the war bread of America

American Red Cross - Canteens - Preparing sandwiches for the men of an...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Canteens

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - U.S. Junior Naval Reserves. Setting up exercises at Sea Cliff, N.Y. Training Station

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - U.S. Junior Na...

Photographer: U.S. Jr. Naval Reserves Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - 27th Division back on Leviathan and Mauretania. This proud mother made a big banner with her son's name on it so he could see it when the ship passed the battery Park Sea Wall where his mother is anxiously waiting his return

Demobilization - Arrivals Home - 27th Division back on Leviathan and M...

Date Taken: 3/6/1919 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Demobilization - Arrivals Home

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cross Auxiliary Madison Square. Every day at noon in Madison Square, over two hundred working women gather to knit socks, scarves, and helmets for the boys in the trenches and on the North Sea

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cr...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work

Camouflage - Smoke Screens - Smoke screen made by British Destroyers to protect U.S. Mine-Laying Fleet, North Sea
Two submarines meet on thehigh sea

Two submarines meet on thehigh sea

German Military Activities and Personnel

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Dirigible Balloon above Battleship Pennsylvania lying at anchor in Hudson River. One of the balloons that patrolled the coast over the Flagship Pennsylvania now at anchor in the Hudson River. These balloons at sea to detect submarines and other enemy craft

Balloons - Flights with Ships in View - Dirigible Balloon above Battle...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - Flights with Ships in View

American Red Cross - Groups - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cross Auxiliary. Every day in Madison Square at the noon hour, over two hundred working women gather to knit socks, scarves and helmets for the boys in the trenches and on the North Sea

American Red Cross - Groups - Mrs. Vinston's Red Cross Auxiliary. Ever...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Groups

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior Naval Reserve Training at New London, Conn. The Junior Naval Reserves are training at New London, Conn., to learn the art of seamanship. That they are as skillful on land as well as on sea is depicted in this picture which shows a practice battle

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - Junior N...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn.

Twixt the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Twixt the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Amelia Earhart Deep Sea Diving off Block Island

Amelia Earhart Deep Sea Diving off Block Island

Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - New York (NY) - Nassau County - Sea Cliff - ED 30-619 to 625

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - New York (NY) - Nassau County ...

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - New York - Nassau County

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - California (CA) - Monterey County - Carmel by the Sea - ED 27-64 to 69

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - California (CA) - Monterey Cou...

Enumeration District Maps for Monterey County, California

A Real Sea Serpent

A Real Sea Serpent

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

National Youth Association Builders of Sea Plane with Mayor Spellacy of Hartford

National Youth Association Builders of Sea Plane with Mayor Spellacy o...

This photograph depicts National Youth Association boys who built the sea plane landing as they pose with Mayor Spellacy of Hartford, Connecticut. National Youth Administration (NYA) Photographs showing Project... more

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