Photographs by Harry A Franklin in Cuba─1915


Cumberland Girls at Guantanamo City, Cuba

Ice Cream Man, Cuba, 1915

USS Cumberland Baseball Team, Guantanamo, 1915

"The Cumberland Girls at
Guantanamo City, Cuba"
"The Ice Cream Man" "U.S.S. Cumberland's Baseball
Team, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba"

USS Florida, Caimanera, Cuba, 1915

Mess Gear, Caimanera, 1915

A Cold One in Cuba, 1915

"U.S.S. Florida Black Gang Out for a
Big Day, Caimanera, Cuba, 1915"
"Mess Gear in 15.M,
Caimanera, Cuba, 1915"
"A Cold One in Cuba"
USS Cumberland Coaling Ship Shipboard, USS Cumberland, Cuba Railroad Car, Construccion y Reparacion, Cuba, 1915
"Coaling Ship―U.S.S. Cumberland" Shipboard Railroad car reads:
"Construccion y Reparacion"
Tower, Car, and Canon, Cuba, 1915 Sailors, Caimanera, Cuba, 1915
Tower, Car, and Cannon "Caimanera, Cuba" Sailors
Birds' Eye View (Hill), Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1915
Caimanera, Cuba Beer, Man in Tree "Birds Eye View, Naval Station,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba"
Entrance, Guantanamo Bay, 1915 Fisherman's Point, Guantanamo, Cuba, 1915
"Entrance, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba" "Naval Station,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba"
"Fisherman's Point,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba"
USS Cumberland, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1915 Guantanamo City Park, 1915
"U.S.S. Cumberland,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba"
"Park, Guantanamo City, Cuba" Bent Cannon
4th Steamer Underway, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1915  
"4th Steamer Under Way"   Another Steamer
Police Gazette, Cuba, 1915 Harry A Franklin, USS Cumberland, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1915
Police Gazette Harry A Franklin Sailor More Beer
(Japanese sailor?)
Sailor with Binoculars
(Gao, Yao, Lao?)
Bugler, USS Cumberland, Guantanamo, 1915 Buster, USS Cumberland Mascot, Dog, Guantanamo, Cuba, 1915 Monument to 1st US Armed Force, June 10, 1898, Guantanamo, Cuba, 1915
Another Sailor Bugler Officers "Posing for the Camera.
Mascot ‘Buster’ "
"Monument to 1st US
Armed Force,
June 10, 1898"
  Target Elevator, Target Range, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1915   USS Cumberland, Dry Dock, Drydock, October 10, 1914  
  "Target Elevator,
Target Range,
Guantanamo, Cuba"
  "U.S.S. Cumberland
in Dry Dock,
October 10, 1914"


My uncle Harry A Franklin served on the USS Cumberland at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba during World War I. The photographs are courtesy of my cousin Robert Franklin, Harry's son.


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