'Marthas Vineyard Claims Most Youthful Active War Worker'

Caption: "Marthas Vineyard Claims Most Youthful Active War Worker / Following in the Footsteps of President Wilson. / This is Elmer Athearn of West Tisbury....*"

* ... "Although Elmer is but 2 1-2 years old, he's no slacker. He's engaged in war work. With Elmer in this photograph is one of two sheep that the youngster is now raising himself to purchase War Savings Stamps. The sheep's name is Woodrow."

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Date: 1940s
Location: West Tisbury - -

People: Athearn, Elmer
Keywords: wars; World War I; children; livestock