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|Size||1 item (1.5 linear feet)|
|Abstract||Photograph album containing 369 black and white photographic prints depicting white soldiers in training activities, camp life, and equipment at Camp Davis, in Holly Ridge, N.C. Camp Davis was built by the United States Army in 1940 and served as a location for anti-aircraft training until 1944.|
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Camp Davis was built by the United States Army in 1940 in Holy Ridge, N.C. Camp Davis served as a location for anti-aircraft training for the United States Army until 1944.Back to Top
Photograph album containing 369 black-and-white photographic prints depicting white soldiers in training activities, camp life, and equipment at Camp Davis, in Holly Ridge, N.C. Camp Davis was built by the United States Army in 1940 and served as a location for anti-aircraft training until 1944.
The album creator may have been a sergeant first class. The collection includes a postcard addressed to Master Sergeant L.G. McKay Jr. of Wilmington, N.C.Back to Top
Arrangement: Original order.
|Photograph Album PA-P0128/1||
Camp Davis (N.C.) photograph album, 1941 #P0128, Series: "Camp Davis (N.C.) Photograph Album, circa 1941." PA-P0128/1
A majority of the images are captioned. There are some loose images in the album.
Processed by: Patrick Cullom, July 2019
Encoded by: Patrick Cullom, July 2019
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