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[Portrait of John Draper]

Description: Portrait of John Draper with his hat tilted and left hand on his tip. This photograph shows him from the thighs and up. Text on the back reads: "John Draper...died WW1...John Draper from Daniel F. Draper estate."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Herman Stricklin and Friend]

Description: Photograph of Herman Stricklin and a friend during World War I. Stricklin sits on the ground, and his friend sits on his shoulders. Stricklin's hat is placed to the left. Bushes or trees can be seen in the background. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco.
Date: 1918
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

[Postcard of Soldiers Prepared for Inspection]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of soldiers standing outside of their tents at attention awaiting inspection in Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back about the multitude of tents and streets in that camp. It states that there are eight men in a tent. There are cots in front of the tents with folded clothing and boots resting on the cots.
Date: unknown
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 Hiking]

Description: Postcard of soldiers hiking on a trail next to trees. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "This is on the hike, we have some fun while out like this. They give us coffee on the way in the city.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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 "Setting-up Exercise"]

Description: Postcard of a field filled with soldiers doing exercises. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Pa. This is the way we get our muscles hard, just like the old elevator at the mill. You would be surprised how I am hardened up. I feel fine and you bet will be home again soon. Your loving son, Henry."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis