[Postcard of Camp Zachary Taylor in Kentucky]

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Postcard of a campus of two story buildings built in close proximity, described as "Birds-eye of section of the camp in which 40,000 men are in training for overseas warfare. The camp covers several square miles and has fully 1,000 buildings." The message on the front and back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm

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Creator: Unknown. January 31, 1918.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by McFaddin-Ward House Museum 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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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House, built around 1905-1906 in the Beaux-Arts Colonial style, housed a prominent family in Beaumont for 75 years. The museum of the same name preserves the building and the artifacts, providing visitors with a firsthand glimpse of Southeast Texas History.

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Description

Postcard of a campus of two story buildings built in close proximity, described as "Birds-eye of section of the camp in which 40,000 men are in training for overseas warfare. The camp covers several square miles and has fully 1,000 buildings." The message on the front and back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • January 31, 1918

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 19, 2015, 10:48 a.m.

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[Postcard of Camp Zachary Taylor in Kentucky], postcard, January 31, 1918; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562722/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.