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[Postcard of Tents and Mess Halls at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of rows of wooden buildings and canvas tents. A printed note under the photo describes it: "Tents and rear of mess halls, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Gertrude Odien in Detroit, Michigan and reads: "Dear Gertrude, Thank you so much for the cute [illegible]. I see you remembered my failing [illegible]. George came up to be married Xmas day. We all had a very nice time for 2 days. Nice and warm here now. Am very busy knitting yet."
Date: 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of the Grave Marker of Edgar Leflar]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Edgar Leflar (1893-1918). He died at Camp Travis in Bexar County, Texas. He was buried at White Chapel Cemetery, Coleman County, Texas. His epitaph reads "In grateful remembrance of a brave soldier who gave his life for his country."
Date: [1893-10-22..1918-02-13]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Mess Halls]

Description: Postcard of a row of buildings next to a dirt road, with a single man marching and holding a rifle. A note on the front of the postcard says: "Section F Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Each one of these buildings you see is a mess hall. There is a string of tents in back of each one of these where a hundred and fifty-four men or a full squadron stay. We are in a line like this. There are sixty squadrons in this section I believe. The artillery camp is just to the north."
Date: 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis