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Fort Sheridan (Ill.). : Fort Sheridan Postcard Collection, approximately 1914-1945

This collection contains over 500 postcards acquired from the former museum at the Fort Sheridan U.S. Army Post (1887-1993). These materials relate primarily to World Wars I and II. There are many Chicago Daily News Postals printed of European locations during World War I, as well as views of military life in several American installations, such as Camp Custer, Michigan. A small number of views related to topics such as medicine and the Red Cross are also part of this collection. Oversize box includes a box of photos and photo postcards, a photograph album, approximately 1918-1925, and a postcard album from around 1945 containing images of New Guinea, The Philippines, Australia, Baquio, and New Caledonia.
Extent: 1.9 linear feet - (500 postcards in 1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Ephemera, Postcards
Call Number: Midwest MS Fort Sheridan
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