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Camp Lee (Va.)--History--20th century

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

George Oscar Ferguson Photographs

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Identifier: Mss. 99 F37
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by George Oscar Ferguson. Subjects include a parade in Williamsburg, Va., African-American schools in Virginia, Camp Lee, Virginia, rural scenes in western Virginia, and Ferguson.

Virginia Howell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.432
Scope and Contents Diaries and photograph album, circa 1940s, of Virginia Howell of Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Howell was married to David Edward Howell, who was in the United States Army during World War II. Includes two volumes which contain diary entries, with photographs and letters from Edward Howell attached. Diary entries include information about Edward Howell's training at Camp Lee, Virginia, as well as information about Virginia Howell's daily activities and whether she received mail from Edward....

Thomas Gibbons Letter

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Identifier: SC 01379
Content Description Letter from Camp Lee, Virginia discussing basic training in the Army in preparation for war. Thomas, who signs his letter, Roy, laments that he is being held back in the United States as surplus troops in support of others heading over seas. Gibbons writes January 20, 1943 on his letter, but the envelope is postmarked 1944. The later year is most likely the accurate dating of this correspondence.

Troops Arriving at Camp Lee, Virginia Postcard

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Identifier: SC 01645
Scope and Contents One postcard depicting men in suits and hats arriving at Camp Lee for intake into the United States Army for military training in preparation for World War I.