[Wallace] WWI-era photographs
2009.002

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title
[Wallace] WWI-era photographs
ID
2009.002
Date [inclusive]
1918-1919
Extent
0.1 Linear feet 61 photos, 1 notebook used as a photo album.
General Physical Description note
B&W photographic prints, Silver halide on paper.
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

[Wallace] WWI era photographs, 1918-1919. Coll No. 2009.002. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

Collection consists of photos taken by an American WWI solder in France and Germany.

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Arrangement note

These photos have been arranged in the same order they were placed into the album.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2010 June

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from Tavistock Books, 2009.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Tavistock Books.
  • United States. Army. Supply Company, 312th.

Subject(s)

  • World War I Collection.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- United States.

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General note

All titles are derived from notes on the photographs.

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General note

Photographer is presumed to be by Wallace (surname unknown). These appear to have been shot on 127 film.

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Collection Inventory

 2009-002-001 "German gondola, Gierres. 3/30" 1919 March 30   1.0 Photograph German Gondola 4x6 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"German gondola, Gierres, 3/30 WAS" A view of railroad car loaded with lumber, and a man sitting on top.

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 2009-002-002 "Water carts..." 1919 April   1.0 Photograph Water carts in A.D.T. Park

Other Finding Aids note

4x6 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Water carts in A.D.T. park. Gierres. 3/30. WAS" written on back. This is a wide angle view showing unidentified objects.

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 2009-002-003 [Soldier] Undated   1.0 Photograph Soldier 8.5 x 5 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

Photograph with no accompanying description, showing a full length image of fully dressed and outfitted soldier, standing in front of a barrack.

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 2009-002-004 "Animal Trans. Platform, Gierres" 1919 March 30   1.0 Photograph  4x6 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Animal Trans. Platform, Escort Wagons, Gierres, 3/30. This is a view of three wagons sitting atop a railroad car.

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 2009-002-005 "Ice plant, Gierres"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Ice plant, Gierres, WAS 3/30" This is a wide angle view of a single story building.

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 2009-002-006 "Warehouses, Gierres"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Scene of a few warehouses. Gierres, WAS 3/30" This image is a wide angle view across a railroad showing four single story buildings.

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 2009-002-007 "Chateau near Selles" 3/1919   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"A chateau near Selles sur Cher, WAS 3/30" This is a wide angle view of a two story building and it's reflection in a body of water.

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 2009-002-008 "3/20/19 Ice Plant" 3/1919   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm.B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Ice Plant, Gierres 3/20/19. WAS" A wide angle image of a very large building.

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 2009-002-009 "3/20 Ice Plant, Gierres" 3/1919   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm. B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Ice Plant, Gierrees, 3/20 WAS" This is a wide anlgle view across railroad tracks in foreground showing large building in backgound with rail road cars parked in front of it.

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 2009-002-010 "3/30 Where I fought the War..." 3/1919   1.0 Photograph

Scope and Contents note

"Side View of Deport Quartermaster office. Where I fought the war. WAS 3/30" This is a wide angle view of a single story, barrack type building.

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 2009-002-011 "3/30 Coal pile, Ice plant in backgound..."   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm. B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"A scene of the COAL PILE from the railroad track. Ice plant is in the rear. Gierres, 3/30" A wide angle view taken while standing on the railroad track.

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 2009-002-012 "3/30 Animal D.T.Park, loose wheel..."   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Animal D.T. Park, a few loose wheels, Gierres, 3/30, WAS" A wide angle image showing a sea of wagon wheels with buildings in the background.

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 2009-002-013 "Animal drawn carts.."   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm. B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Animal Drawn Trans-Park.., water carts, Gierres, 3/30 , WAS" This image shows dozens of water wagons, a road and field.

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 2009-002-014 "3/30 Scene on road in front of barracks..."   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Scene taken on the road in front of the Barracks. Gierres, France, 3/30 , WAS" This is an image of a man driving a single horse drawn wagon.

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 2009-002-015 "3/30 Warehouses"   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"A few Warehouses, Gierres, 3/30, WAS" This image shows several single story buildings, and an open field.

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 2009-002-016 "3/30 French Gondola"   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"French Gondola, Gierres, 3/30" This image shows a hooded wagon fitted with railraod wheels on a railroad track.

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 2009-002-017 "Animal transportation..mudhole"   1.0 Photograph

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

6x4 cm B&W photo,horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Animal Transportation' mud hole. "Gierres" . 3/31/19 WAS. Out under escort wagons."This is an image of a transportation wagonwith it's front wheels half buried in the mud.

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 2009-002-018 "Our Wash Bench..."   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Our Wash Bench, Pot (Buck) Alva Stinston, a pal of yours truly from (illegible,...stin), Louisiana, 3/30 WAS" This is an image showing a man leaning over a contraption and apparently washing his face. In the foreground are a bucket and a wooden box, in the background are many barrack like buildings.

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 2009-002-019 [Smiling soldier]   1.0 Photograph 3x5.7 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

This image shows a smiling man (3/4ths body view) standing in front of a barrack.

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 2009-002-020 "Post Headquarters"   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Post Headquarters, Gierres, France, 3/30/19, WAS" This is a wide angle image of an open field in the foreground and many buildings in the background with a stand of trees.

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 2009-02-021 "Do you think I look sick?"   1.0 Photograph 6x3.75 cm B&W photo, horiontal

Scope and Contents note

"Here is your little Boys scout. This is the only one I have. I am having several others printed. Do you think I look sick. I only weigh 135 pounds. Wallace, 2/26/18" This image shows a full length view of a soldier standing in a field of heavy vegetation. On the front of the picture there is written in the borders, "Camp J.E. Johnstown., Jacksonville Fla.,Pvt. [illegible........]clerical#3, [illegible.....]26/18.

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 2009-002-022 "Boys waiting for train..."   1.0 Photograph 5.5x8 cm B%W photo, horizontal

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"The railroad station of Pruniers. Boys waiting for train to [illegible......], 4/12, WAS" This image shows a group, about 30 to 50, of soldiers standing outside of a two story building with a sign on the building that reads "Pruniers"

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 2009-002-023 "French women...washing"   1.0 Photograph 5.5x8 cm B&W photo, horizontal

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"A shed where the French women do their washing. Romorantim, France, 4/12/19, WAS" This image shows an open aired but roofed structure situated on a river's bank. There are numerous white clothing draped over contraptions.

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 2009-002-024 "Laundry woman"   1.0 Photograph 5.5x8 cm B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"Laundry woman with a "load on", Gierres, 4/18, WAS" This image shows a single horse drawn cart, loaded with laundry, and several people nearby. In the backgroud are barrack type buildings.

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 2009-002-025 "Our Laundresses"   1.0 Photograph 5.5x8 cm B&W photo,horifzontal

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"Our Laundresses, Bucky Dee a rookie of 312 supply Co., Gierre. 4/12, WAS" This image shows four women in the foreground with a smiling soldier in the background. He is standing at rest while holding onto a laundry wagon. A barrack like building is behind the wagon.

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 2009-002-026 "The "Y", Romorantin"   1.0 Photograph 5.5x8 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"The "Y" Romorantin, France, April 12th,1919, WAS" This image is a partial street view showing several people and two stories of a building with "DU SQUARE" and "Y. M. C. A." signage on it.

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 2009-002-027 [Soldier by tent]   1.0 Photograph 7.4x10 cm. B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

An American soldier standing in doorway of tent, another soldier is seen, partially, inside of tent.

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 2009-002-028 "...Yard Iron Camp."   1.0 Photograph 13.1x8 cm. B&W photo, horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"A part of the yard [iron] camp. "Gierres", France, WAS, 3/30/19" A wide angle view of railroad yard.

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 2009-002-029 "Roundhouse"   1.0 Photograph 13.7x8 cm. B&W photo, horizontal

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"Roundhouse, Gierres Loir et Cher, France,[illegible..]Second class French passenger cars, also some French oil tankers. WAS 3/30/19" A wide angle view of trains and train yards.

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 22009-002-030 "The Canal Boat and it's Motors"   1.0 Photograph 13.7x8 cm. B&W photo, horizontal

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"The Canal Boat and it's Motors. This boat must have and extra load on as they generally use but two donkeys. The water in the canal is about 6 to 8 feet deep." Scene of four mules and several men towing boat on canal. Stands of trees and buildings in background.

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 2009-002-031 "Vin Blanc and Vin Rouge on Boat"   1.0 Photograph 13.7x8 cm B&W photo, Horizontal

Scope and Contents note

"A canal Boat, undoubtly loaded with Vin Blanc and Vin Rouge(wines). Have enjoyed several long walks along this canal. Gierers 3/30 Wallace" A close-up view of men working on canal boat with buildings and trees in backgroud.

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 2009-002-032 "My home during the Great War"   1.0 Photograph 13.5x8 cm B&W photo, horizontal

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"My home during the Great War. (tall boy) Tom Seby - Montanna, George E. Campbell. Boston, Mass., Caldron Stove for heating water, shovel up against our Hydrant. I will [...] buckets for washing our mess kits and etc. Two Barrels are a grease saving scheme. (Par Bon) , The eigth window is the one opposite my bunk. About 90 of us sleep in this building. Supply Co. #312 Amer E.[...] APO. 713 Gierres, Framce 3/30 Wallace" Scene of man ourtside barracks with several contraptions.

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 2009-002-033 "Two French Dames..."   1.0 Photograph 13.5x8 cm B&W photo, Verticle

Scope and Contents note

"Bridge crossing Cher River at Sells sur Cher. Two French Dames and a Rookie. WAL 3/30/19" Three people walking on bridge with buildings in background.

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 2009-002-034 "Warehouse"   1.0 Photograph 13.7x8 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"One of our many warehouses, Gierres, France" Train cars beside a single story building.

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 2009-002-035 "Drawbridge..."Farmers" "   1.0 Photograph 13.6x8 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"The drawbridge open. It crosses a canal about 20 feet wide near Selles. This is one of the French men. "Farmers", 3/30 Wallace" A man in front of a small drawbridge with buildings in backgroud.

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 2009-002-036 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"Germany" A long distance view of a fenced-in estate.

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 2009-002-037 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 5.3x4 cm. B&W photo, [horizontal]

Scope and Contents note

[blank] Wires with light and dark areas.

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 2009-002-038 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" A partially destroyed edifice.

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 2009-002-039 "Wm P. Allyn"   1.0 Photograph 6x4 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"Wm.P Allyn ( gm Sgt) , Mt. Vernon (Bufkin) Ind." A full length view of soldier wearing 3/4 winter coat and armed.

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 2009-002-040 "Wm. and Harvey Allyn'   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Wm P. Allyn (gm Sar), Harvey Allyn (corp) Mt. Vernon (Bufkin) , Indiana" A 3/4 view of two soldiers.

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 2009-002-041 "Little Girls "   1.0 Photograph 3.7x6 cm B&W photo, horizontal

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"Katherine here is the picture I said I would send you. What do you think of my little girls. They are a little sunburnt and need white washing. 2-15-18" A view of three people standing by a country road with a field and building in background.

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 2009-002-042 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" A man in uniform standing outside building.

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 2009-002-043 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" A man in uniform standing outside building.

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 2009-002-044 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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Germany" A view of partially destroyed building.

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 2009-002-045 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"Germany" A view of a mostly destroyed three story building and two men standing in foeground.

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 2009-002-046 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x5 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" Frontal view of cannon.

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 2009-002-047 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" A man in front of a statue and four storys of a building with a fenced area in foreground.

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 2009-002-048 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" The front of a large Christian church with clock and crucifix in view.

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 2009-002-049 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" View of a river, wooden bridge and town.

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 2009-002-050 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" An upward view of hill side with many buildings and or homes, a small pedestrian bridge is in foreground.

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 2009-002-051 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" A partially destroyed four story building with a church spire in backgroud.

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 2009-002-052 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" An out-of-focus image, an edifice.

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 2009-002-053 "On the Rhine"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm. B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"On the Rhine, Germany" A view up a steep embankment with an edifice on horizon.

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 2009-002-054 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" A view of partially destroyed three and four story buildings with a soldier standing at the base of one.

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 2009-002-055 "In Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"In Germany" A view from pedestrian bridge, soldiers in mid-ground, village in background.

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 2009-002-056 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" Soldier running in foreground, double-decker train cars in background.

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 2009-002-057 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"Germany" Numerous soldiers and civilians inside a glass roofed edifice.

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 2009-002-058 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" Partially destroyed edifices on the side of hill, huge concrete staircase going up beside structures.

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 2009-002-059 [Railroad Track]   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

Scope and Contents note

Non titled photo, looking up railroad tracks.

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 2009-002-060 "Germany"   1.0 Photograph 4x6 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Germany" Much adorned and decorated four story building, with several statues and a large clock.

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 2009-002-061 "Camp J E Johnston"   1.0 Photograph 5.5x7.7 cm B&W photo, verticle

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"Camp Jos E Johnston, Jacksonville Fla., While in Clerical Co. #3, April 1918" Soldier standing at ease in front of barrack.

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 2009-002-062 "The Universe Notebook"   1.0 Item 17.2 x 21 cm notebook, verticle

Scope and Contents note

"The Universe, Open to The World" Notebook with hand-cut slits used as a photo album. Red, green, brown and beige colors adorn front with "Useful Informntion" text on back cover.

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