Four WWI real photo postcards of Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan, three of which show a military revue

Battle Creek, nd (1918). Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-6107

1 AZO (1918-1930), 1 AZO (1918-1930)/B.C. Photo Company, 1 Kruxo (1907-1920s), 1 Kruxo (1907-1920s)/Funk Brothers, Photographers, Battle Creek, Michigan. All postally unused, light wear, soiling and curling else good to very good condition. The Funk Brothers image doesn't indicate that it is Camp Custer but it also shows soldiers on revue, some on horseback. The AZO cards show soldiers marching on the parade ground, one a close-up shot showing cars and families at the edge, the other shows it at a distance (the lettering stating "Military Revue..." is light so the title was written in ink below image). The last shows two people in a canoe titled "Moonlight Eagle Lake Base Hospital Camp Custer". The influenza pandemic, which started in the spring of 1918, reached Camp Custer on September 29, 1918. The last death at Camp Custer was on October 23, 674 lives had been lost. Group of four real photo postcards, sold as a lot only.

Price: $35.00

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