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

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This color picture postcard features uniformed artillerymen standing behind a large military weapon with trees behind them. The title along the bottom of the card reads "A 155 Millimeter Gun and Crew--Camp Shelby Near Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Camp Shelby, Mississippi February 10, 1941. The description in the upper left 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." The card is inscrbed and is ; addressed to Mr. Alva Frontz in Ohio.

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Hi folks just a line to let you know I am down South and may not see you for a year and hope everyone is ok. Pvt Floyd Knight Comp. D. [address]""[sic]

Publication Date

2-10-1941

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_A-155-Millimeter-Gun-and-Crew-Camp-Shelby-near-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)

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

A 155 Millimeter Gun and Uniformed Crew Standing Behind, Camp Shelby near Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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