1917 Article WW1 US Army Cantonment Construction Col I.W. Littell Military YRR1
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"The National Army Cantonments"
This is an original 1917 ten-page black and white print article (six pages, four double-sided) entitled, "The National Army Cantonments" that detailed the building and construction of US Army camps around the United States during World War I. The article features a photo of Colonel I.W. Littell, who was in charge of overseeing the construction projects, and photographs of Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas, a barracks building at Camp Grant in Rockford, Illinois (IL), Camp Dix in Wrightstown, New Jersey (NJ), a map of the United States that shows the distribution of the cantonments, the site of Camp Travis at Ft. Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas (TX), Camp Devens in Ayers, Massachusetts (MA), Camp Upton in Yaphank, New York (NY), Camp Custer in Battle Creek, Michigan (MI), Camp Pike in Little Rock, Arkansas (AK), and Camp Taylor near Louisville, Kentucky (KY).
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This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.
Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches; 16 x 24 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage ads, prints, and articles from The American Review of Reviews during the World War I (WW1) era. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
Photography by Harris & Ewing and International Film Service.
Keywords specific to this image: Soldiers, Infantry, Base