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Cadets, high collars and a camera

RPPC. Private Collection.

cadets and suited men on porch. RPPC. Private Collection.

These American military school cadets are sitting on the steps of a (fraternity house?) front porch with other men, young and older, in civilian suits. I wonder who they were and what they were to each other.  The man to the far right is holding a box camera with both hands.

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RPPC: AZO 1907-1014

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In depth: 1911 private Stephen Moravyk and the Mexican Border War

Detail of RPPC. 1910 to early 1911. Personal Collection. (Clean up that stain, private!)

Detail of RPPC. 1911. Private Collection.

The pose is great and the young man is the poster boy for a recruitment advert.  So I set to research some more about him. If you want to find out how the process went, keep on reading.

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