Panorama of Camp Wolters, TX

Description

This picture is a panoramic photograph of Camp Wolters in Mineral Wells, Texas, the largest infantry replacement center in 1941. Labels on photograph identify (left to right) Target Range, Regimental Area No. 4, Dental Clinic,Guest House, Service Club, Theater, Regimental Area No. 3, Infantry Replacement Center/Headquarters Area, Regimental Area No. 6, Warehouse Area, Corps Area Service Command and Hospital Area, Regimental Area No. 2, Regimental Area No. 1, and Machine Gun Range.

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 7 1/2 x 52 1/2 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1941.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Palo Pinto County Album and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 313 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

Located in Mineral Wells, the Library holds over 50,000 materials and is dedicated to providing free access and services for the community in a friendly and professional manner. Because of the work of the Boyce Ditto Public Library, residents of Palo Pinto County have access to books, online resources, events, and much more.

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Description

This picture is a panoramic photograph of Camp Wolters in Mineral Wells, Texas, the largest infantry replacement center in 1941. Labels on photograph identify (left to right) Target Range, Regimental Area No. 4, Dental Clinic,Guest House, Service Club, Theater, Regimental Area No. 3, Infantry Replacement Center/Headquarters Area, Regimental Area No. 6, Warehouse Area, Corps Area Service Command and Hospital Area, Regimental Area No. 2, Regimental Area No. 1, and Machine Gun Range.

Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 7 1/2 x 52 1/2 in.

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Label on frame states,"Presented to Boyce Ditto Public Library, February 25, 1992 by Leonard Paul, Sgt. Major, Ret."

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Palo Pinto County Album

In an effort to document as much of the history held by people with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those who wish to contribute their items of historical value, no matter how small the collection.

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  • 1941

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  • Aug. 8, 2006, 11:22 p.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2012, 10:50 a.m.

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Panorama of Camp Wolters, TX, photograph, 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16323/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.