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Camp Wadsworth (Spartanburg, S.C.)

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

27th Division, 102nd Battalion Army Corps of Engineers photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2014-18
Content Description Large collection of 91 small format photographs depicting activities of the 102nd Battalion of the Army Corps of Engineers while stationed at Camp Wadsworth during World War I. A few of the images may depict activities at Fort McAllen, Texas in 1916. A few of the images include the photographer's stamp for P. E. Witte of Spartanburg, SC.

Map of Camp Wadsworth

 Item
Identifier: SCPL-2016-08
Content Description Blueprint depicting Camp Wadsworth in May 1918, shortly after the addition of land to the south of the camp

"Pickaninny Review" postcard

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2014-43
Content Description One postcard labeled "pickaninny review of army truck train, Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, S. C," depicting four black children watching an army truck pass by. Originally mailed in 1917 to Mrs. Delia Spoor of Mount Vernon, New York. Written content: "Hello! Pretty busy. Have to cut trees and pulls the stumps before we can pitch our tents. Mud is 2 feet deep here. My cold is just the same. Very sore throat and racking cough! Feel pretty good though. Rains. Very busy. Write later. Love, Clyde."

Review of 27th Division, Camp Wadsworth photograph

 Item
Identifier: SCPL-2015-21
Content Description One panoramic photograph by P. E. Witte depicting Camp Wadsworth on November 2, 1917.