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[For the Sake of Old Glory]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mr. Edward Lauderdale of the 359th Infantry Co. San Antonio, Texas, Camp Travis. There is a black-and-white photograph of a flag ship with personnel on board on the front, with color illusrations of the U.S. flag on either side of the image. The handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Suppose you will be surprised to get a card from me. Saw a picture of you at Kirk, Sun. so thought I'd write in hopes that you might favor me with one. Send me one any way before you leave for France. Sincerely Lydia Biel."
Date: [1917..1919]
Creator: Biel, Lydia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Calvary Charge United States Army]

Description: A colored postcard addressed to Mr. Ed Lauderdale, Von Ormy, Texas. The postcard has a photograph of the cavalry charging on the front. Handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Received your letter today. We will come then, Nov. 1. when the seasons open. Are there any pecans down there if there are we will come some Sunday and get some. Ain't many around the city. E. B. B."
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[U.S.S. Madawaska, Instructions for Troops Card]

Description: Thick card with strings attached describing protocol for troops aboard a ship. The card lists the rules for non-Naval soldiers onboard the ship, including safety precautions--such as not smoking on deck after dark so that the glowing cigarette won't reveal their position to enemy ships--as well as information about meals and the expected behavior of the soldiers. The lower half of the card has a table with a number of holes punched in it.
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hello, just got back]

Description: Postcard from the Jewish Welfare Board and the United States Army and Navy, with an illustration of a solider coming back on United States soil. The pre-printed text reads, "Hello - Just got back. Am Feeling great, will write soon again" with a blank space labeled "Going to Camp ___."
Date: [1919..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Roll Call at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Tex.]

Description: A colored postcard to Mr. Ed Lauderdale, Von Ormy, Texas, discussing the sender's expectation for Lauderdale's arrival. The handwriting reads, "I will expect your arrival the last of this month." The postcard has a photograph of military personnel standing in Fort Sam Houston for roll call.
Date: [1917..1919]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections