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

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This color postcard features the chapel and two white buildings along a paved road at Camp Shelby. Men are seen walking on the road and toward the entrances to the buildings. A circle instert in the upper right corner of the card depicts three uniformed men standing near an unidentified weapon. The title in the upper left corner of the card reads "Chapel, Post Exchange and Recreation Hall Cam Shelby, Miss.--29" The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, August 20, 1943. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Jean Wilkie n Watertown, New York.

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Dear Jean, I'm down here in Mississippi having a fine time. Came down with Mrs. Clark to visit Bill. The trip down was so nice. We're going to New Orleans tomorrow. Good luck next year. Write. Eleanor

Publication Date

1940

Publisher

D. E. Levine News Agency

Time Period

1890-1949

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Chapel-Post-Exchange-and-Recreation-Hall-Camp-Shelby-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.

Chapel, Post Exchange and Recreational Hall Camp Shelby, Mississippi with an Inset

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