Photograph of Cpl. Lawrence Leslie McVey with his son, Lawrence McVey Jr.

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A black and white photograph of Lawrence McVey holding his son Lawrence McVey Jr on his shoulder. McVey Sr stands on a beach in front of a pier wearing a white shirt with a drawn skull and cross bones and dark shorts. An inscription on the top border reads: [10 mo. JR. – Daddy]. On the reverse is adhesive residue and small remnants of black paper. The photograph is torn on the right side, and the bottom right corner is missing. Date: 1920s. Record ID: nmaahc_2011.108.19.

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