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C. T. Art Colortone
This color postcard features a group of uniformed men standing in a semi-circle, guns in hand, while another uniformed man stands in the center. The title in the upper right of the card reads "Receiving Orders, Camp Shelby, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp information. The description in the upper left corner 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.
D. E. Levine News Agency
Postcards; Picture postcards; Hattiesburg, MS; Military Training Camps--United States; Camp Shelby (MS)
Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Camp Shelby
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University