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Description: Night scene over West Campus. Julian Abele was the architect for the Georgian buildings on East Campus as well as the Gothic buildings on West Campus. Abele graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1902, as its first African-American student in architecture.

Postmark place and date: Durham Nov 22 1941

Addressee: Mr. And Mrs. L. G. Russell; 557 S. Lincoln St.; Kent, Ohio.

Handwritten text on front of card: none

Handwritten text on back of card: Dear Folks: Our maneuver restriction is up for two days, so I thought it would be good to take a little trip. Love, Lee

Printed text: Duke University, its origin dating back to 1838, ranks among the leading educational institutions in this nation. For years Duke's enrollment has annually exceeded 3500 students, coming from every state in the Union and more than a dozen foreign countries. Outstanding among the scores of native stone buildings on the University Campus is the magnificent Gotic Chapel, with its graceful 210-foot tower, 50-bell carillon and 7,791-pipe organ. Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T. Art-Colortone" Post Card (reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) North Carolina News Company, Durham, N.C.

Filename: JS098 - JS098b


Postmark place and date: Camp Butner Dec 26 1942

Addressee: Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Homan & Family; Spring Mills, Pennsylvania

Handwritten text on front of card: none

Handwritten text on back of card: Pvt. Ben Hugentugler
Co. A 309th Inf.; Camp Butner, N.C.; Hello folks: Arrived 12 noon Thurs. very tired and glad to get here. Is a nice place and wish you could see it. Was glad to get here and having a nice time. Love Ben and Gladys

Printed text: Duke University, its origin dating back to 1838, ranks among the leading educational institutions in this nation. For years Duke's enrollment has annually exceeded 3500 students, coming from every state in the Union and more than a dozen foreign countries. Outstanding among the scores of native stone buildings on the University Campus is the magnificent Gotic Chapel, with its graceful 210-foot tower, 50-bell carillon and 7,791-pipe organ. Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T. Art-Colortone" Post Card (reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) North Carolina News Company, Durham, N.C.

Filename: JS098b2


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