[Postcard from Mr. William Mole, May 15, 1918]

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Postcard sent from Mr. William Mole to Maurice and Minnie picturing soldiers in a mess line at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back saying that his tools will be fine in their cellar.

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

Creation Information

Mole, William May 15, 1918.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 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 35 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • Mann, F. Photographed the image on the postcard in October 20, 1917

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Description

Postcard sent from Mr. William Mole to Maurice and Minnie picturing soldiers in a mess line at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back saying that his tools will be fine in their cellar.

Physical Description

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

Notes

Image bears text saying: " The Mess Line. Camp MacArthur. Waco Texas, © F. Mann 10/20/17 "

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

Rescuing Texas History, 2016

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.

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 15, 1918

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 12, 2017, 7:08 p.m.

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  • Sept. 9, 2018, 12:04 a.m.

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Mole, William. [Postcard from Mr. William Mole, May 15, 1918], postcard, May 15, 1918; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth907801/: accessed December 7, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.