[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Cot Inspection]

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Postcard of soldiers standing at attention behind neat cots outside of a long line of tents, with the caption "Inspection." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, which is addressed to Mr. A.F. Frederick, says "Dear Father: This is what we get here and plenty of it. They are very strict with us. Take good care of my wife dad and I'll do my best here. Goodbye and good luck. Your son."

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

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Creator: Unknown. May 1918.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 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. It has been viewed 39 times. 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 soldiers standing at attention behind neat cots outside of a long line of tents, with the caption "Inspection." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, which is addressed to Mr. A.F. Frederick, says "Dear Father: This is what we get here and plenty of it. They are very strict with us. Take good care of my wife dad and I'll do my best here. Goodbye and good luck. Your son."

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

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This postcard is part of the following collections of related materials.

Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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

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.

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.

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  • May 1918

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  • May 8, 2016, 6:12 a.m.

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  • Sept. 9, 2018, 12:29 a.m.

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[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Cot Inspection], postcard, May 1918; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743217/: accessed January 27, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.