Basic training (Military education)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Personal letters addressed to John M. "Jack" Potter, a Private and later Private First Class in the United States Marines, during his duration on Parris Island, North Carolina.
File — Box 4251.001: , Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Letter and an ink drawing from Sam Groff to his parents in Ridgefield, Washington. In 1917, Groff was in Vallejo, California, probably in naval basic training since he mentions standing in line for hours waiting to "draw clothes" and the sailors having to wait to eat until the electricians were finished in the mess hall. He includes a blue ink sketch of a sailor holding a bottle of rum with the caption "Old Masterpiece by Rum Brandy, A Full Sailor."
Dates: 1917 June 14
Overview This collection contains twenty-eight scrapbooks created by The University of Alabama Army ROTC program from 1953-1982. The number of photographs in each scrapbook ranges from three to 610. In addition to holding photographs of cadets, sponsors, and professors, the scrapbooks document activities such as commissioning ceremonies, training excursions, and balls.
Overview The Wade Hall Collection of Military Materials contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to American soldiers stationed on military bases and ships in the United States and around the world.