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[Postcard of Infantry Replacement Band]

Description: Postcard of the Infantry Replacement Band, a large group of soldiers holding instruments, at Camp McArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note in Italian on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Al caro amico E. Marino" in Kansas City, Missouri and says, "Questa è la band dove appartengo. Sí puo trovarmi? C'ha un punto. Su una spalla." In this note the author identifies himself as the band member with a mark on his shoulder. Fifth sitting man from the left.
Date: October 24, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool]

Description: Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool in Waco Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Dear Mother, We are having nice weather. I am feeling all right. Have been in Hamilton since arriving in Texas. Will be traveling around some next week. Sam."
Date: October 19, 1918
Creator: Brown, Sam
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Lovers Leap Near Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of two people standing on a large rock overlooking a ravine filled with trees and water with more trees and hills in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard is the text: "Lovers Leap near Camp Mac Arthur Waco Texas. Mann." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: September 26, 1918
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Mrs. C.W. Bash from her brother, September 8, 1918]

Description: Postcard sent to Mrs. C. W. Bash from her brother picturing a group of covered wagons in Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back saying that he is feeling fine and that he wishes he was back in Kansas City, Kansas.
Date: September 8, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Section G at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a line of automobiles driving on a road at Camp MacArthur with trees and telephone poles on the left side and barracks on the right side; there are people and more trees and telephone poles visible in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Section 'G'. Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: June 14, 1918
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

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

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.
Date: May 15, 1918
Creator: Mole, William
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Mrs. Beth DeBusk, May 13, 1918]

Description: Postcard of Camp MacArthur sent to Mrs. DeBusk, Beth and Boby about his stay in Waco. It shows Section E at the camp.
Date: May 13, 1918
Creator: DeBusk, Beth
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard with an aerial photograph of Camp MacArthur showing neat rows of buildings and tents. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Miss and Master Mundt" in Chicago, Illinois and says, "Dear Kids, Great life down here but it sure is hot and dry. Got here last Thur, May 9, '18. Left Jefferson Barracks last Tues night at 10 o'clock. Your uncle, John.
Date: May 12, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Division Headquarters at Camp MacArthur Postcard]

Description: Postcard of Camp MacArthur with tents on the right side, division headquarters in the back (center), and houses and cars on the left side. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Division Headquarters. Camp Mac Arthur Waco Texas. Mann." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: May 11, 1918
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Cot Inspection]

Description: 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."
Date: May 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Mr. William Mole, April 25, 1918]

Description: Postcard sent from Mr. William Mole to Maurice and Minnie picturing marching soldiers in Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas, handwritten message in the back about the storm in his area and a letter that he had been working on.
Date: April 25, 1918
Creator: Mole, William
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers Marching at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of the soldiers of Section "B" marching on a dirt road at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. William Jennings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and says, "Dear friend, This is [?] life down here and I like it better every day. Am at present (acting) corporal while in the detention camp. Will be assigned to my squad or company when I get out of quarantine. Roland A Bosler. Aviation Camp, Waco, Texas."
Date: March 25, 1918
Creator: Bosler, Roland A.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of rows of tents at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A note on the front of the postcard says "Co. C, 127th Infantry." A handwritten note on the back, which is addressed to Mrs. J. A. Miller in Shulane, Illinois, says "Dear Mother, We are still sailing on. It is about 9:30 and time to go to bed. Am well and alright and hope you the same. Some where in Kansas, Son Clare."
Date: January 25, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Officer and Men at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of eight men, including an officer (far right), sitting on the ground in front of a forest with other men and trees in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Officer Demonstrating Squad Movement by Use of Stones." There is also a handwritten note at the top of the image that reads "903 Speight St. Waco Tex." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: January 23, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers at "The Canteen"]

Description: Postcard of Soldiers standing outside of a building, "The Canteen," eating and drinking. A handwritten note on the border of the picture says "I guess the Mexicans make it but believe me I give them hell when I see them." Another note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, " I see a lot of stuff that is worse then Old Crow. Dear Pa, I hope the old Twisters are doing good. I think I am as hard as a rock now and I could work like a mule when I get back. I feel fine this life is just the thing to make me grow. Your loving son Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers Washing]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing at a long trough washing themselves, with the caption "The Beauty Shop." A handwritten note on the back of the photo is addressed to Mrs. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, "Dear Mother, I am coming back East to see you soon and I hope George will be there when I get back. I may get a week off as I am going to save my passes here so I can have them at home. With loads of love, Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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

[Tents and Barracks at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road at Camp MacArthur with a row of barracks on the right and a grouping of tents on the left and rows of telephone poles on both sides. A man is standing in front of a barrack on the right, another man is riding a tractor down the dirt road, and there is a small group of men on the left side and some trees in the background. Written on the front of the poscard is the text: "125-126. U. S. Inftry Camp Mac Arthur Waco, Texas. F. Mann. © 10-11-17."
Date: December 10, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Camp MacArthur Mess Hall]

Description: Postcard of a mess hall at Camp MacArthur with two long rows of benches and tables set with dishes and napkins; garlands and branches are hanging from the rafters in the ceiling and there are two American flags displayed on the wall on the left side and one hanging from the rafters (center). A handwritten note on the front of the postcard reads "19 XMAS. 17. G: M."
Date: December 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Ms. Charlotte Dunbar, December 1, 1917]

Description: Postcard of Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back explaining more about the photograph.
Date: December 1, 1917
Creator: Dunbar, Charlotte
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of 119th Field Armory Soldiers Shooting Cannon]

Description: Postcard of soldiers shooting cannons in a field, with the caption, "Bat. D. 119th F.A. in action. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. J. Claude Hill in Hartford, Michigan and says, "Dear Folks, Am getting along fine. Can limp around without my crutches. I am listed as a cannoneer and will be one of this bunch on the other side when I get well enough I expect! Will write you a letter soon. Loving son [?]."
Date: November 18, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Company Street at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road lined with tents on both sides and a group of five soldiers in uniform and hats on the right and two soldiers standing on the left; there are other soldiers, houses, and telephone poles in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "No. 1. A Company Street. Camp Mac Arthur, Waco Texas. © F. Mann. 10/20/17."
Date: October 20, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard From Fred to His Sister, October 20, 1917]

Description: Postcard from Fred to Ms. Eva Safowin telling her about life in Waco. The postcard shows three soldiers beside a tent, an American flag, and three rifles.
Date: October 20, 1917
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