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World War I Military Unit Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4087

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs of World War I military units in camps in the United States.

Dates

  • 1917-1918

Physical Description

All the photographs are rolled and in fairly bad condition; several cannot be unrolled more than an inch or two.

Biographical / Historical

During the first world war, it was common practice to take panoramic photographs of military units before they left for Europe.

Extent

3.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photographs of military units in camps in the United States

Provenance

unknown

Physical Description

All the photographs are rolled and in fairly bad condition; several cannot be unrolled more than an inch or two.

General

These photographs may be related to Charles Wiggins papers (MSS.)

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2015
Title
Guide to the World War I Military Unit Photographs
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500