Camp Upton Postcards

A collection of postcards, dating primarily from 1914 through 1918, which document the daily lives of the soldiers and civilians serving on Camp Upton, New York. They depict a variety of scenes, including camp buildings and barracks, soldier recreation, trenches, and even military vehicles, such as some of the earliest examples of armored tanks. In addition to the pictures, many postcards have messages on the reverse side, shedding additional light into the lives of the soldiers.

Collection owner: Longwood Public Library