Camp Swift -- Induction Ceremony of the Old 59th

Description:

Photograph of a large military group marching in a field and saluting to the right. During WWII Camp Swift was an infantry and medical training camp. It also served as a POW camp, primarily for Germans soldiers from Rommel's Afrika Korps.

Creator(s): Douglass, Neal
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bastrop County
Creation Date: July 15, 1942
Partner(s):
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Neal Douglass Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 179
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 15, 1942
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bastrop County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
July 15, 1942
Description:

Photograph of a large military group marching in a field and saluting to the right. During WWII Camp Swift was an infantry and medical training camp. It also served as a POW camp, primarily for Germans soldiers from Rommel's Afrika Korps.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Keyword(s): Camp Swift CDP, Texas
Partner:
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Collection:
Neal Douglass Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: nd-42-117-01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth62487
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image