Stone monument of a riderless horse at Chickamauga Battlefield Park near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Carving on monument reads, "First Wisconsin Cavalry, 2nd Brig. 1st Div. Cavalry Corps."; Descriptive text on the reverse side of postcard.
Cartoon from the Camp Wiley Post Wilderness Messenger, Volume 1, Number 3, featuring a GI explaining to a woman that he will be in a camp play called "Tom Mix and His Horse," to which she responds, "That's Great! Who's going to be Tom Mix?"
State parks & reserves; Aerial views; Work camps; Administrative agencies; Public service employment; Forests
Aerial view of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Shelby City Negro State Park, renamed the T. O. Fuller State Park. The camp with its long barracks and the roads leading through the heavily forested park are easily visible.
Large Butterfly quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has alternating blocks of light and dark green set on point, so they appear as diamonds. A butterfly with brown-and-tan-checked wings is appliqued within each light green square.
Post-war cabinet card of Lt. Rufus B. Parkes, Co. E, 9th KY, Inf. Regt., CSA. Parkes was from Lincoln County (Tenn.), now Moore County (Tenn.). Parkes lost his diary at Shiloh and it was returned to his family in 1925. Company E was apparently...
A young man posing in front of merchandise in the PX of the 496th Civilian Conservation Corps Company. Various items are for sale in the stand, including tobacciana, pencils, key cases, candy, and chewing gum. Note: PX is an abbreviation for...
A small ensemble of musicians from Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 1466, Camp Sam Houston. The instruments featured include a trombone, snare drum, guitar, saxophone, tuba, upright piano, and a washboard.