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Camp Grant - Grounds and Barracks - WW1 Cantonment - 1917

Photographs of Camp Dodge before and after construction and photographs of Barrack Buildings and Sleeping Quarters.

The Camp Site, July 1, 1917

Photograph 01: The Camp Site, July 1, 1917

The same view July 25, 1917, with 37 completed buildings

Photograph 02: The same view July 25, 1917, with 37 completed buildings

Flag Raising at Division Headquarters

Photograph 03: Flag Raising at Division Headquarters
(The Flag is raised at sunrise and lowered at sunset each day)

Troops on review ground listening to address by Governor Lowden

Photograph 04: Troops on review ground listening to address by Governor Lowden

Typical Barracks building

Photograph 05: Typical Barracks building. Each contains recreation and dining room, kitchen and sleeping quarters for 200 men.

A partial view of sleeping quarters in barracks building

Photograph 06: A partial view of sleeping quarters in barracks building as shown on opposite page. These barracks are steam heated, electric lighted and have exceptional ventilating facilities.

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Camp Grant : United States Army World War I Cantonment

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