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C. T. Art Colortone
This color postcard features trainees in uniform, some standing with guns facing an open field and others lying on their stomachs on the ground behind the trainees with guns. The title in the upper right reads "'Ready' on the Target Range, Camp Shelby, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides artist and publisher information as well as indication for postage 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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D. E. Levine News Agency
Hattiesburg, MS; Camp Shelby, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University