[Tents and Barracks at Camp MacArthur]

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Postcard of a dirt road at Camp MacArthur with a row of barracks on the right and a grouping of tents on the left and rows of telephone poles on both sides. A man is standing in front of a barrack on the right, another man is riding a tractor down the dirt road, and there is a small group of men on the left side and some trees in the background. Written on the front of the poscard is the text: "125-126. U. S. Inftry Camp Mac Arthur Waco, Texas. F. Mann. © 10-11-17."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Mann, F. December 10, 1917.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2017 and two others and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, photographs of historic buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and additional photograph albums which include those of his family who settled in Texas during the 19th century.

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Postcard of a dirt road at Camp MacArthur with a row of barracks on the right and a grouping of tents on the left and rows of telephone poles on both sides. A man is standing in front of a barrack on the right, another man is riding a tractor down the dirt road, and there is a small group of men on the left side and some trees in the background. Written on the front of the poscard is the text: "125-126. U. S. Inftry Camp Mac Arthur Waco, Texas. F. Mann. © 10-11-17."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Handwritten note on back of postcard: "R. C. L. Miss Carrie Harman 1938 S. Burdich St. Kalamazoo Michigan."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2017

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • December 10, 1917

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  • Feb. 23, 2019, 10:24 p.m.

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  • Oct. 6, 2019, 1:18 p.m.

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Mann, F. [Tents and Barracks at Camp MacArthur], postcard, December 10, 1917; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1122263/: accessed February 21, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.