Item #17587 Wisconsin Photo album soldier training camp, during WW I with some logging scenes, Photo Album Wisconsin Military Training Camp.
Wisconsin Photo album soldier training camp, during WW I with some logging scenes,
Wisconsin Photo album soldier training camp, during WW I with some logging scenes,

Wisconsin Photo album soldier training camp, during WW I with some logging scenes,

Photo Album

A family photo album that features a soldier training camp, logging scenes, and the typical family portraits and group shots. Likely compiled in the early 20th century. Approximately 310 silver gel and b&w photos; two are captioned. Full leather album covers; photos are tipped onto leaves. Photos measure 2 ½" x 4 ¼" to 3 ¾" x 5" and overall have good contrast. A dozen or so photos are blurry or have poor contrast. There are 27 training camp photos, the remaining family images help to compose a complete image of early 20th century life. ; 10" x 12" .Album, covers have moderate wear and spine has heavy chipping; a few album leaves are detached from the binding and 3 photos are missing. This album depicts one family likely living near Winona, Wisconsin. There are 27 photos depicting soldiers at a training camp, circa WW.I based on the uniforms. This camp could possibly be Camp Emory Upton or Camp Robinson, both in Monroe County, Wisconsin, and now joined into one camp called Fort McCoy. The soldiers stayed in tents, and one image depicts the men filling their camp beds with hay. There are images of the soldiers training on the firing range, jumping over barricades, standing to attention and carrying their infantry equipment, and some images of the soldiers with rifles on the move others of soldiers around their tents, or having fun. The Album also includes many scenes that depict family outings likely along the Mississippi River in Wisconsin and nearby lakes. There are a handful of 1915-1925 logging scenes and even an image of a horse drawn car of the Oshkosh St. Ry. Co. Condition good to very good.

Item #17587

Price: $950.00