Photograph shows Norman Rond Hamilton (1877-1964), collector of customs in Virginia. He was involved in the release of the passengers from the British ship, the Appam, which was seized by a German ship off the coast of Africa in January 1916 and later brought to Newport News, Virginia. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)
Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain