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3rd Camp in Havre, France (1917)

Item Information

Title:
3rd Camp in Havre, France (1917)
Description:
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.”
Date:
1917
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Lantern Slide Collection
Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918
International Young Men's Christian Association
YMCA
Lantern slides
Camps
Gymnasiums
Extent:
3.25x3.25 in
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
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
Identifier:
LS-05-12