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This color postcard features men in uniform lined up in front of tents. Most of the men are holding plates. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Chow Line at Noon--Camp Shelby Near Hattiesburg, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address and postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left corner reads "Camp Shelby" Near Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was established during the World War. Situated on high rolling pine clad hills this camp will be one of the largest in the country."
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Gulfport Printing Co.
Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Hattiesburg Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University