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Camp Penniman Photograph

Identifier: SC 00268

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Scope and Contents

A large photograph of Army soldiers from Camp Penniman, Virginia. The title on the photograph reads, "Enlisted Detachment Ordnance Corps U.S.A. Camp Penniman, Va. Dec. 1918."  Seated in the center of the photograph are the officers of the detachment along with a canine mascot to their right.


  • Creation: 1918


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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

Camp Penniman was located in northwest York County, Virginia, and served as a munitions plant and naval installation during World War I. The land it occupied is now part of the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station.


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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository