National Geographic : 1918 Mar
O Committee on Public Information A HOSTESS HOUSE FOR BOYS IN TRAINING AT ONE OF OUR SOLDIER CITIES Among the most effective social undertakings of the Young Women's Christian Associa tion has been an arrangement whereby homes in the cities adjacent to the cantonments are thrown open to the men in uniform. Here they may enjoy that social intercourse of which they were suddenly deprived when they responded to the nation's call to arms. Photograph from Burnell Poole THE CHAMPION RACING CREW OF THE ATLANTIC FLEET At the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, near Chicago, the navy is training 25,000 youths, most of them between the ages of 18 and 22. During the past winter they received instruction in two great drill halls, one of which is capable of accommodating 7,000 jackies.