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Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Postcard

Camp Scene

Date: 1925-07-19 

Description: Colorized postcard of a camp scene on a lawn. In the background is a bluff. Several people can be seen standing near the tents among the trees.

Postcard

Camp Scene

Date: 1925-07-01 

Description: Black and white postcard of Camp Douglas with the Y.M.C.A. Camp in the background. Many tents are pitched and soldiers are lined up on the left. An automob...

Photograph

Class at Camp Perry

Date: 1942 

Description: A group of uniformed military men sit in wooden chairs inside a building at Camp Perry as they are instructed on various kinds of machinery. Two chalkboard...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Two male soldiers wearing fatigues cut barbed wire during a training exercise at Rio Hato Infantry Artillery School in Panama. The men are on their backs o...

Date: 1941 

Description: Large group of marines are outdoors firing from a sitting position at a firing range, possibly at a Marine Corps firing range at La Jolla, California.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of soldiers digging trenches, some holding shovels or pickaxes, at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

Photograph

Observation Balloon

Date: 1917-08 

Description: A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on...

Photograph

National Guard Band

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard band pose with their instruments at Camp Douglas.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A recruit receives inoculations from two men on the left at Camp Travis, named in 1917 after William B. Travis.

Photograph

Camp Meade

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of seven soldiers practicing with long distance firing equipment in a field at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Camp buildings are visible in the b...

Date: 1943-01-22 

Description: View of pumping units in the hospital heating building at Truax Army Air Field.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Two men from the 14th Infantry run over logs on an obstacle course at Fort Davis, in Panama. One man is wearing a jumpsuit and the other man is wearing a s...

Date: 1941 

Description: Two Marine captains talking at a Marine Corps rifle range. In the background, Marines are shooting at targets on a far hill.

Photograph

Washington Barracks

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a line of soldiers in the drill field, holding firearms. One officer stands in front of them, and another behind. Two large buildings in the ba...

Photograph

Camp Upton

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Rows of soldiers march down a dirt road at Camp Upton, on which construction began in 1917.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The 316th Regimental Band marching down a dirt path at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Telephone poles are visible in the background.

Photograph

Camp Meade

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers practicing with bayonets at Camp Meade, established in 1917. The view includes military buildings behind the soldiers.

Date: 1941 

Description: U.S. Marines training at a rifle range, possibly at a Marine Corps firing range. A row of targets is on a hill in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colorized postcard of soldiers in uniform arriving at camp, marching in a column. They have bedrolls and weapons over their shoulders. Trees and tents ar...

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