Air View Looking West, Camp Grant, Ill.

97.16.23 100 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Air View Looking West, Camp Grant, Ill.

Description

Aerial rendering of the crisscross patterns of roads, fields, and buildings that make up Camp Grant. On back: "Lower center is the Recruit Reception Center, where as many as 20,000 new soldiers may be outfitted and processed each month. Top left is the Medical Department Replacement Center, where approximately 6,000 soldiers get 13 weeks of basic military and medical training before they are sent out to their permanent assignments. Top right, at the loop in the road and near the bend in the Rock River, is Camp Grant headquarters. At far right is the extensive station hospital, which has a capacity of about 500 patients."

Date

1941

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

97.16.23

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 5.5"

Citation

“Air View Looking West, Camp Grant, Ill.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 29, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/937.

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