Camp Shelby (Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center (CSJFTC))

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Illustrated Postal Card and Nov. Co.

Description

This black and white picture postcard features trainees in uniform standing at attention in a field. The title along the top reads "'West Virginia' Machine Gun Company, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides artist information as well as indication for address and correspondence placement. A red two cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi June 15, 1918. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. I. C. Goine [?] in Utica, Mississippi.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Transcription

6/13/18 Hello, J. C.: How are you getting along with your truck guess you are glad you were turned down we are going some now and its so Hot we get crazy as a Bat. Write to me and tell me some news. love to all from Buford. [sic]

Publication Date

6-15-1918

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_"╜West-Virginia"╜-Machine-Gun-Company-Camp-Shelby-Hattiesburg-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

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