Keystone View Company
This stereograph depicts the burial in Arlington Cemetery of the sailors who died on the USS Maine.
The American public
To honor the lives of the sailors who died on the USS Maine and educate the public on the event
This stereograph documents the funeral for the soldiers from the USS Maine. America used the sinking of the USS Maine to justify entering the Spanish American War.
Stereographs were an extremely popular form of entertainment in the late 1800s and early 1900s.