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Military training camps

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Perkins Abernethy Family Photographic Album

Identifier: WP-018
Overview This collection consists of photographs depicting soldiers at the training field, possibly at Marion Military Institut, and candid shots of Thomas Perkins Abernethy's family.
Dates: 1900 - 1915

Army Specialized Training Program papers

Identifier: MSS-3602
Overview Panoramic photo and files of an Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) group
Dates: Between 1942 and 1944

Camp Forrest photograph

Identifier: MSS-3554
Overview Photograph of Camp Forrest, Tennessee, 1941
Dates: 1941 May 22

Dexter Family Letter to Merrill Taylor, 1918 November 6

 File — Box 4251.002: [1006213008], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Letter from the Dexter family in Warren, Massachesetts, to Merrill Taylor at Fort McKinley, Portland, Maine, where he was attending non-commissioned officer training school, asking how he is enjoying training and giving updates on mutual friends.
Dates: 1918 November 6

Charles M. Dragoo Letters

Identifier: MSS-4115
Overview Letters from Dragoo to his wife Lois and daughter Sandra Sue in Muncie, Indiana, telling of his arrival and attempts to find housing for the three of them at Fort McClellan Infantry Replacement Training Center in Alabama.
Dates: 1944 March 12-26

Louis Giesler letter

Identifier: MSS-2148
Overview Letter to brother Albert, from Army sergeant serving during World War I and training in Camp Sherman, Ohio, discussing camp life, training, rifles, and a fire that killed horses and mules. He mentions the possibility of "going over" soon.
Dates: 1918 August 18

J. Zelinski Camp O'Neal sketchbook

Identifier: W-0038
Overview This sketchbook contains nineteen pen and ink drawings that depict training drills, camp life, and social events held at Camp O'Neal, a training base located in Frascati Park in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1883 June

Oliver Jack Kaneft Letters

Identifier: MSS-0795
Abstract A collection letters from O. Jack Kaneft to his girlfriend, Teddy Love, who later became his wife. Many of the letters were written while Kaneft was a flight instructor for WWII fighter pilots at the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1940 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1943

Robert Smith Papers

Identifier: MSS-4096
Overview The Robert Smith papers contain correspondence between Robert Smith and his family during his military training in 1942 and his deployment to England and France in 1944 during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1956

Thanksgiving Day Menu, United States Naval Training Station, 1926 November 25

 File — Box 4256.001: [1005697219], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This file contains a menu for the Thanksgiving Day meal at the United States Naval Training Station in Hampton Roads, Virginia, in 1926.
Dates: 1926 November 25

"Victory Varieties" concert program

Identifier: MSS-1756
Abstract Program for a variety show directed by Alexander Maissel and presented at Ft. Custer, Michigan, on 20 July 1943.
Dates: 1943 July 20

Wade Hall Collection of Civil War Materials

Identifier: MSS-4273
Overview A variety of materials related to the United States Civil War
Dates: 1861 - 1932

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.014: [1006241511]
Identifier: 2009-056
Abstract This collection consists of thirty-eight photographs representing unidentified people.
Dates: 1910 - 1920

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.030: [1006241527]
Identifier: 2009-134
Overview This collection consists of ten photographs depicting people. One photograph depicts President Calvin Coolidge in Sioux City, Iowa, August 25, 1927.
Dates: 1910 - 1920

William Brown Letter, 1918 April 9

 File — Box 4251.001: [1006213006], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter and the accompanying envelope from William "Bill" Brown of Canton, Ohio, to his brother Ray C. Brown, stationed at Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama, dated April 9, 1918. The letter also contains a portion written by Brown's mother, and both discuss local happenings and the weather.
Dates: 1918 April 9