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Post headquarters, the Adjutant Generals School, Fort Washington, Maryland, circa 1939-1944

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Summary:Post headquarters, the Adjutant Generals School, Fort Washington, Maryland, circa 1939-1944. Fort Washington was used as the Adjutant Generals School during World War II. Message reads: "This is such a pretty place, and I am having a very nice time. Wake up to the sound of the bugle in the morning, but I don't get up, which is really wonderful. Weather is very warm. The trip down was nice; pretty scenery, and a comfortable ride. Love, Flora." Postmark date: June 19, 1944; Postcard number 15,774; Message included.
Provider:Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Cambridge
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fort Washington
Topical subjects:Military academies
Cannons
Forts & fortifications
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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