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This color postcard features two rows of uniformed trainees kneeling on the ground, some in blue uniformes and some in green uniforms. The title along the top of the card reads "Hand Grenade Practice at Camp Shelby, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and creator information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. 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 accomodate 55,000 men.
D. E. Levine News Agency
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