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

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C. T. Art Colortone

Description

This color postcard features an entrance to rows of tents with a white fenced in area to the left and a uniformed guard standing to the right of the entrance in front of a "Headquarters" sign. The title in the upper right reads "Army Life in Tents, Camp Shelby, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides creator and publisher information as well as indication for stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "Camp Shelby, Mississippi is named for a famed leader of men of Colonial Days, Colonel Isaac Shelby. Created during the World War Days, the camp was named in honor of a fighter who earned a niche in history's hall by performing valiantly in the Revolutionary War. Camp Shelby is the second largest training camp. Built to accommodate 55, 000 men."

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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_Army-Life-in-Tents-Camp-Shelby-Mississippi_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.

Army Life in Tents, Camp Shelby, Mississippi as Seen at the Entrance to Rows of Tents

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