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1917 Prints WW1 Camp Dodge IA Doughboy US Army Military Enlistment Soldiers YRR1
1917 Prints WW1 Camp Dodge IA Doughboy US Army Military Enlistment Soldiers YRR1

1917 Prints WW1 Camp Dodge IA Doughboy US Army Military Enlistment Soldiers YRR1

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"Calling the Drafted Men"

This is an original 1917 two-page black and white halftone print set of photographs of newly-enlisted men leaving St. Paul, Minnesota (MN) for Camp Dodge in Des Moines, Iowa (IA), a group of New England boys arrived at Camp Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts (MA), American soldiers doing calisthenics ("PT") at Camp Dix in Wrightstown, New Jersey (NJ), men getting sized for their uniforms, the Mess or "Chow" Hall at Camp Upton in Yaphank, New York (NY), and soldiers listening to a lecture on how to care for their uniforms and clothing during World War I.

Please see both images.

CONDITION

This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Small chip - left margin. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Prints; 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 Underwood & Underwood and International Film Service.

Keywords specific to this image: Infantry, Troops, Mustering Out, Boot Camp, Basic Training

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