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  • Subject: Prisoners of war
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    • Drawing of a destroyer

    • World War II; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Drawings; Prisoners of war; Ships; Flags; Military life;
    • Drawing of a destroyer done by a prisoner of war interned at Camp Ruston.
    • Letter, Pierre-Joseph Favrot, New Orleans, La., to Marie-Francoise Gerard Favrot, Baton Rouge, La.

    • United States--History--War of 1812; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Favrot, Marie-Francoise Gerard--Correspondence; Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817; Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824; Napoleon I,...
    • Pierre-Joseph recounts his dealings with the British and assures his wife that he is well. He also writes of a celebration in honor of General Jackson and some British prisoners of war.
    • Instructions for the Private Armed Vessels of the United States

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Customs administration--United States; Prisoners of war; Naval operations; Privateering--United States
    • Printed form distributed through U.S. Customs Collectors, containing instructions for private armed vessels (privateers) in the service of the United States. Captain's name, vessel type, and vessel name were to be filled in by hand. The...


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    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs;Prisoners of war--Camp Groce, Tx.--Photographs;McPherson, William D., photographer;McPherson & Oliver (Studio : New Orleans, La.)
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    • Portrait group of men

    • Prisoners of war; Prison laborers; Cotton;
    • The group of men are German prisoners of war working in a cotton field. They were on the U-505 when it was captured by American forces.
    • Portrait U-505 submarine

    • Prisoners of war; Naval warfare; Submarine warfare;
    • Portrait of the U-505 German submarine as it arrives in Chicago on June 26, 1954. The U-505 was boarded and captured at sea, and the first foreign man-o-war so captured by the U.S. Navy since 1815. l
    • Camp Headquarters

    • Prisoners of war; Military headquarters; Group portraits
    • Portrait of four people in from on the Camp Headquarters. Portrait includes Camp Headquarters sign, building in background, John Hoffman, Mike Harris, Mary Shelling and Charles Torrey.
    • Camp Headquarters 1

    • Prisoners of war; Military headquarters;
    • Portrait of Military employees in front of Camp Headquarters; four employess John Hoffman, Mike Harris, Mary Snelling, Charles Torrey posed at Camp Headqurters sign.
    • Corporal Charles Torrey

    • Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Military life; Military personnel;
    • Corporeal Charles Torrey standing a distance from camp buildings in military uniform with garments and shoes in his hands.
    • Portrait of a Bavarian Cottage

    • Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Military life; Buildings; Handicraft; World War II;
    • Miniature Bavarian cottage built from scrap wood and roofing materials by German prisoner. Given to Mr. Claude Beard, Arcadia, Louisiana (civilian worker at Camp Ruston) Donated by the family of Claude Beard in August 1994. Notice the wooden...
    • Civilian life

    • Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Military life;
    • Portrait of Bill Sherer and Nancy Colvin poised on road in front of buildings in casual dress. P.O.W. Camp Ruston, Louisiana
    • Rec Hall

    • Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston
    • Large Building at Camp Ruston known as the recreation hall.
    • Photograph

    • Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston;
    • Seargent William "Bill" Bernstein standing near buildings at P.O.W. camp in military dress. Seargent William "Bill" Bernstein is from Brooklyn, New York.
    • Bill Bernstein

    • Portrait photographs--Men; Prisoners of war;
    • William "Bill" Bernstein waving at photographer from the steps of a P.O.W Camp Ruston building steps.

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