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137th F.A. Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, 1918

Description: Soldiers are pictured in rows of outdoor tent barracks at Camp Shelby, which was located outside Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Power lines hang above each tent amid scattered trees. Camp Shelby became a training camp in 1917 for World War I troops and was deactivated after the end of the war.
The original nitrate negative was copied with funds provided by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission in 1990. This digital image was created from that copy. The copy prints and negatives are stored in Microfiche Number order. Interpositives are stored in PAN number order.
Origin: 1918
Created By: J. U. Medley
Publisher: Digital image 2015 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Collection: Panoramic Photograph Images
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Geography: Mississippi--Hattiesburg
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918
Military camps
Military officers
Military personnel
Military uniforms

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