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    • The Fortress of Radicofani

    • Forts & fortifications; Castles & palaces; Mountains
    • William Strickland's watercolor drawing of the fortress of Radicofani, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. A small house and a village are shown in the sketch. Strickland provides a handwritten description of the scene.
    • Foggy day at Vung Chua Mountain base

    • Military facilities; Mountains; Signal stations; Military personnel; Soldiers; Forts & fortifications; Bunkers
    • View of Vung Chua Mountain on a foggy day. The base and array of signals are pictured on the left. Two soldiers can be seen sitting on top of a concrete bunker in the center of the frame.
    • Education Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Events; Fairs; Anniversaries; Commemorations
    • View of the Hygiene and Education Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The top of the Giant See-Saw may be seen in the top left corner of the photograph.
    • USS Vindicator

    • Steamboats; Gunboats; Sailors; Navies; Vessels; Naval warfare; Warships
    • US Navy warship, the USS Vindicator, with soldiers on the top deck in front of the wheel boxes and on the bow. There is a cannon on the stern and three smaller boats tied to the USS Vindicator.
    • Recreation tent for men at Marolles

    • Men; Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Tents; Campaigns & battles; War
    • Three men in military uniform outside of a recreation tent for the 105th Engineers Regiment, 30th Infantry Division. A building in the background of the photograph has "CafĂ© Armes Cycles Machines A Coudre" painted across the top.
    • Quilt

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    • This quilt was made by Katherine Hicks, born in 1847. The design is a 9-patch within a 25-patch block. The top contains approximately 4361 pieces. She made the quilt when she was 13 years old, which was approximately 1860. The reverse portion of...
    • Somewhere There's Freedom

    • Barbed wire; Torches; Sculpture; Heads (Anatomy); Reflections; Crowns; Fantasy
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of the Statue of Liberty. On the top of the page he has written,"Maybe not in reality - but in every dream - "Underneath this heading, he has drawn a picture of a man dreaming...
    • The Washroom

    • Barbed wire; Bathrooms
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three sinks in a bathroom at the POW camp. On the top of the page, he writes, "Pursuit of the daily 'facial'--" Underneath the picture, he has written, "'Thru these pipes pass the coldest water in Germany.'...
    • The Kitchen

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Stoves; Kitchens; Pots & pans
    • This page in Mitchener's diary includes a drawing of the kitchen, in which a large cooking stove is pictured. On top of this image, he has written a number of commonly used phrases, including,"shut the d - ' door!" and "The skillet's dirty again!"...
    • The Stump Puller

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; Tree stumps; Trees; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of two men trying to remove tree stumps from the ground at the prison camp. He has written, "In order that there be parade grounds" on the top of the page. Underneath the drawing,...
    • Busy Corner

    • Privies; Bathrooms; Barbed wire
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the toilet facilities at the camp. On the top of the page, he has written, "The Germans had a name for it. 'Abort' ---" Underneath the drawing, he has written, "Busy Corner (3...
    • The Shower Room

    • Barbed wire; Bathtubs & showers; Pipes (Conduits)
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the showers at the POW camp. On the top of the image, he has written, "For 'cleanliness is next to godliness.'" Underneath the drawing, he has mentioned that the shower room is...
    • A Corner of the Library

    • Shelving; Books; Libraries
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the library at the POW camp. On the top of the page, he has written,"For a little learning is a dangerous thing." Underneath this, he has drawn a picture of books on shelves and...
    • Food Acco

    • Barbed wire; Food; Food supply; Shelving; Counters
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the food supply area at the camp. On the top, he has written,"And any army travels on its stomach any stomach" On the counter, he has drawn a posted sign listing the specials of...
    • The Cook Shack

    • Barracks; Tree stumps; Barbed wire; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of several POW barracks within the camp. He has written, "An important item on the top of the page. Below is his drawing of the camp, "The Cook Shack." He includes information...
    • Christmas Time

    • Houses; Programs
    • This page has a Christmas program taped to it. The program reads, "Christmas Time Sagan, Germany, 1944." On the top of the page, Mitchener has written, "Our Entertainment - Yuletide --"The remainder of the program is on the following page.

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