Issuing Initial Outfit - Recruit Reception Center, Camp Grant, Ill.

97.16.20 100 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Issuing Initial Outfit - Recruit Reception Center, Camp Grant, Ill.

Description

Personnel helping soldiers with their new uniforms. On back: "Welcome to Camp Grant, Soldier! You're in the Army, now! Thousands of new recruits are measured for shirts, caps, trousers and shoes each month at Camp Grant's recruit reception center. Uncle Sam makes sure that his new soldiers will have the best fitting uniforms in the world. There's none of the hit-or-miss about the supply department in the new army. Each man is assured of the comfort he has been accustomed to in civilian life. From Camp Grant's recruit reception center go the rookies to their new assignments in all parts of the United States."

Date

1941

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

97.16.20

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 5.5"

Citation

“Issuing Initial Outfit - Recruit Reception Center, Camp Grant, Ill.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed June 29, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/934.

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