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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Mess Hall in Zell]

Description: Photograph of Razor and Pierce standing in front of the first mess hall in Zell.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Christmas Decorations in the 82d Medical Battalion Mess Hall]

Description: Photograph of the 82d Medical Battalion's mess hall at Camp Barkeley, Texas. Benches and covered tables are arranged in a horseshoe pattern, leaving an open section of floor. The tables are set with plates and cups. Fir branches and tinsel adorn the surrounding windows.
Date: December 25, 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Man and Woman at Table

Description: Copy negative of an elderly man and woman seated writing at a picnic table at the Buffalo Gap Presbyterian Encampment.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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]
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Two Soldiers by Beer Garden]

Description: Photograph of two soldiers, identified as Cook and Louis Lapinski, standing in front of a mess hall beer garden in Germany.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Mess Stop Near Strasbourg]

Description: Photograph of tents at a mess stop outside Strasbourg on the way to Le Havre, France.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Line Outside Mess Hall]

Description: Photograph of a long line of soldiers outside a mess hall at Camp Campbell, Kentucky. Another line is visible outside a building in the background.
Date: November 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of U.S.S. Texas Captain's Farewell Dinner]

Description: Photograph of the captain's farewell dinner on board U.S.S. Texas in the C.P.O mess hall. The men are identified as (left to right) L. Sears (C.M.A.A.), S. Hartman (C.T.C.), H. Meyers (C.F.C.), Captain Roy Faffe, and Commander J. Cabanillas (Executive Officer).
Date: February 20, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Postcard of Mess Halls at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a row of buildings across from a row of tents. A note below the photo says: "Mess Halls, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Item Type: Postcard
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.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Soldiers in Garage]

Description: Photograph of three soldiers standing and sitting near the opening of a garage that served as a mess hall for the 92nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron in Heidenheim, Germany.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Soldier and Dogs Outside C Company Mess Hall]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing on the porch of a building under a small sign that says "C Co Mess Hall," with two dogs sitting on the wooden steps and looking up at him. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Camp Barkeley, Photos by Otis Shull C/56. 1st Sqt Derikovitch, Packo's Squad."
Date: [1943..1944]
Creator: Shull, Otis
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Soldier with Sign]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing on a tree-lined sidewalk with a light dusting of snow, pointing at a sign that says "Love Company, Mess Hall."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis