A highly appreciated feature of the American Red Cross at a certain “rest camp” in England is the Dental Hut, where the Red Cross dentist handles more than 100 cases weekly. The dentist, Captain Knox, is a typical American from San Francisco, and his work is a great boon to the troops going through England. Many of the men develop little dental troubles on the Atlantic voyage and there is nothing more annoying to the soldier than an aching molar.
When looking at old photographs, it always seems that people of older times used to be so much more solemn and serious. That must come from the poor cameras, that had to have people stand very still, in order to come out just right in the picture. Seeing this strip illuminates how human, fun and not-always solemn were our grandparents