3rd Camp in Havre, France (1917)
- 3rd Camp in Havre, France (1917)
This lantern slide, “3rd Camp in Havre, France (1917),” shows a series of buildings surrounding tents at an allied camp in Have, France. The image is cropped into an oval and the slide’s caption reads: “Havre 3rd Camp. Showing Aust. YMCA gym.”
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
- Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Lantern Slide Collection
World War, 1914-1918
International Young Men's Christian Association
- 3.25x3.25 in
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During World War I, the Australian Y.M.C.A. ran soldiers’ clubs in Cairo, Alexandria, and elsewhere. They also pooled their resources with the United States, Canada, England, and New Zealand to form the International Hospitality League, which provided social services to all Allied troops. This slide is part of Springfield College’s collection of lantern slides depicting Australian Y.M.C.A. war work during World War I.
This image shows some deterioration due to foxing; Writing on Frame of Slide says: Havre 3rd Camp. Showing Aust. YMCA gym;
Part of the Australian Y.M.C.A. WWI Lantern Slide Series