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Keystone View Company Looking Over Soldiers' Quarters- General Hospital in Distance, Camp Upton, N.Y

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.184 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Long Island, New York Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: There are trees and buildings in the distance of this photograph. It is of Camp Upton, which, according to the photograph, is where many men trained before leaving to fight in WWI.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IDraftMilitary PersonnelMilitary Mobilizations

Sub Era: World War I

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