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Camp Grant - YMCA - WW1 Cantonment - 1917

"The YMCA keeps the home ties from breaking."

Wherever American troops gather the Red Triangle of the YMCA goes to help safeguard the home ideals. Thousands of letters are written home from facilities furnished by them.

Educational classes and amusements are conducted in each of the six buildings. Aside from this is the main auditorium where the men gather from time to time to witness boxing bouts and listen to lecturers of note on various subjects.

Main Auditorium of the YMCA

Photograph 35: Main Auditorium of the YMCA

Typical YMCA "hut."

Photograph 36: Typical YMCA "hut." There are six of these in Camp Grant.

A class in French

Photograph 37: A class in French.

A class in English

Photograph 38: A class in English

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Camp Grant : United States Army World War I Cantonment

Cantonment Life Illustrated - 1918


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