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[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

[Photograph of Fulda Mess Hall]

Description: Photograph of the mess hall in the military encampment at Fulda, Germany. Handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "This is our mess hall here in this garage in Fulda. -- May 23, 1946 -- McGee, Gerorge, Kaouteck, Burnett."
Date: May 23, 1946
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Camp MacArthur Mess Hall]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the mess hall at Camp MacArthur, with long tables on either side of the narrow room, and some soldiers at the far end. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Mess Hall, Co. A 1st Wis. Inf., Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: [1917..1918]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Mess Line]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in line outside of the mess hall at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "Dear Sister, An idea of how we look when ready for the big eats. No wonder a fellow gets an appetite trying to get in the front of that line. About all you see is half, the rest are inside. Love to all, Jim."
Date: [1917-10-20, 1918-02-15]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers in Mess Line]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in a long line outside of a long building, with rows of buildings in the background. Text on the photo says "The mess line. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "This is the mess or dinner line and the boys are always hungry. We at the infirmary eat 30 minutes before the others so our grub is always hot. Lovingly, Harry."
Date: [1917-10-20..1918-10-16]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Fort Davis Ruins]

Description: Photograph of the ruins of a mess hall and kitchen at Fort Davis. The ruins are roped off, and there are two signs in the grass. The sign on the left reads "MESS HALL AND KITCHEN," and the sign on the right says, "RUINS FRAGILE KEEP OFF."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Buildings at Camp Holland

Description: Photograph of buildings in the mountains at Camp Holland, Texas. The two long buildings in the front are the barracks and the middle building is the mess hall. The four buildings in the background are officers' quarters. The barracks are built of stone. Cacti grow in the foreground. This photo was included in a research paper by William Kim Thornsburg in an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mess Hall in Hamburg]

Description: Photograph of a mess hall for transient soldiers near Hamburg, Germany. Two soldiers stand in the door of the hall, and there is a table with chairs in front of it. To the left, the front of a Jeep is visible.
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Conad Transient Mess]

Description: Photograph of a line of soldiers outside the Conad Transient Mess Hall in Nancy, France. The sign by the door reads: "Conad American Soldiers Mess & Refreshment Center".
Date: March 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers by Mess Hall]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified soldiers standing by a tree in front of a mess hall building. One soldier leans against the tree, and there are other buildings visible in the background.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Mess Hall Cooks

Description: Photograph of two images showing mess hall cooks. In the top image, a group of fourteen people are posing in three rows, including five young women kneeling in the front. They are all wearing light-colored clothing, standing in front of a paneled building with windows. The lower image shows two young women wearing light-colored dresses, posing in front of what appears to be the same building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library