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Camp Custer - Battle Creek, Michigan

Camp Custer was where the 85th Division was trained during WWI. Troops from Michigan and Wisconsin made up this Division.


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Souvenir Folder of the U.S. National Army Cantonment, Camp Custer, Mich.

Published by Harry H. Hamm, Toledo, Ohio.

This fold-out Souvenir Folder consist of front and back covers, as well as 9 images fold-out images on one side and 9 images  fold-out on the opposite site.

Souvenir Folder of the U.S. National Army Cantonment, Camp Custer, Mich. To see a better image, click on this one.

View of soldiers marching at camp on Concordia Street.

This folder was address to a Miss Estella Johnson, 3135 Clifton Ave., Chicago, Ill.

 

Learning the "Salute." This is the backside to the Souvenir Folder. Notice the horizontal slit that the folder's flap tucked into to close folder for mailing. To see a better image, click on this one.

Learning the "Salute."
This is the backside to the Souvenir Folder. Notice the horizontal slit that the folder's flap tucked into to close folder for mailing. To see a better image, click on this one. Made by Curt Teich. & Co., Chicago, Ill.

This is the backside to the Souvenir Folder with the folder's flap tucked into the horizontal slit to close folder for mailing.

From: (Pvt.?) Harry Jarvis, Co. E, 14th (an? 8n?). This is the backside to the Souvenir Folder with the folder's flap tucked into the horizontal slit to close folder for mailing.

 

K. of C. (Knights of Columbus) Building. To see a better image, click on this one.

K. of C. (Knights of Columbus) Building

 

One of the Seven "Y" (Y. M. C. A., Young Men's Christian Association) Buildings. To see a better image, click on this one.

One of the Seven "Y" (Y. M. C. A., Young Men's Christian Association) Buildings.

 

Interior of one of the the Y. M. C. A.' s, Young Men's Christian Associations. To see a better image, click on this one.

Interior of one of the the Y. M. C. A.' s, Young Men's Christian Associations. Note the 48-star U.S. flag on wall.

 

Noon Day Mess. To see a better image, click on this one.

Noon Day Mess.

 

Lake at Base Hospital. To see a better image, click on this one.

Lake at Base Hospital.

 

Gymnastic Drill. To see a better image, click on this one.

Gymnastic Drill.

 

Washing Dishes. To see a better image, click on this one.

Washing Dishes.

 

Drilling. To see a better image, click on this one.

Drilling.

 

Lecturing on Military Tactics. To see a better image, click on this one.

Lecturing on Military Tactics.

 

Morning Exercise. To see a better image, click on this one.

Morning Exercise.

 

Playing Baseball, World Series Score Board in Background. To see a better image, click on this one.

Playing Baseball, World Series Score Board in Background.

 

Drilling Recruits. To see a better image, click on this one.

Drilling Recruits.

 

Receiving Hospital Orders. To see a better image, click on this one.

Receiving Hospital Orders.

 

Gymnastic Drill. To see a better image, click on this one.

Gymnastic Drill.

 

Bird's Eye View. To see a better image, click on this one.

Bird's Eye View.

 

Learning the Alphabet. To see a better image, click on this one.

Learning the Alphabet.

 

Drill Inspection. To see a better image, click on this one.

Drill Inspection.


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