Camp Upton Photograph Collection

Contained in this collection are photographs and postcards which depict some activities of the soldiers serving at Camp Upton, N.Y. during both World Wars, including pictures of the barracks, soldiers at work and at play, new recruits, various buildings on the site of the Camp, and soldiers making trips to and from the Camp.

The Camp was active from 1917 to 1920 and from 1940 to 1946, during which time it helped train and prepare new soldiers. Later, the Army used the site as a convalescent and rehabilitation hospital for wounded veterans returning from the second World War. The site upon which the Camp was once located is now occupied by Brookhaven National Laboratory.

A Company Street Scene, Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

A Salute To You From Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Barracks, Camp Upton, L.I., N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A color tinted photograph of some soldiers marching in front of some barracks at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

Camp Upton 2514 Pivco 308th Inf.
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of the 308th Infantry at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

Camp Upton, Long Island, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Dance Night At The K. Of C. Building
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph, with airbrushing, of some soldiers involved in Dance Night at the Knights Of Columbus Building at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

General Bell Addressing Recruits, Camp Upton, L.I., N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of some recruits being addressed by General Bell at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

Going To Town From Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of some soldiers taking a bus, presumably to a town or village outside the Camp, from Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Military Police Directing Traffic At Entrance, Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of military police directing traffic at the entrance to Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Modern Mess Hall Reception Center, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the mess hall reception center at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

New Arrivals, Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of some new arrivals at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Officers' Club, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the Officers' Club at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Officers' Mess, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the officers' mess at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Post Exchange Restaurant, Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of some soldiers at the Post Exchange restaurant at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Post Exchange, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the Post Exchange building at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Post Headquarters, Camp Upton, L.I.
Type: Postcard

A black and white photograph of the Post Headquarters at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Post Headquarters, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the Post Headquarters at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Quartermaster Area, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the Quartermaster Area at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Reception Center, "Winterized Tent City", Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of tents in the Reception Center area of Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Reception Center, Camp Upton, N.Y.
Type: Postcard

A sepia tinted photograph of the Reception Center at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

Selectee Barracks - Reception Center
Type: Photograph

A black and white photograph of selectee barracks at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Boys of 60 "6" Camp Upton WWI]
Type: Photograph

The reverse reads: Boys of 60 "6" Camp Upton WWI Back Row left to right ? Doty NY Jack Dimond NY Magavero NY Second Row Sgt. McGinty NY John "Matons" "The Newsboy" 1st Sgt. Greenfield NY Geo Eberhardt Phils Sgt. Brooks Johnstown PA

[Camp Upton Barracks]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of some barracks at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

[Camp Upton World War I Barracks]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

[Camp Upton, N.Y.]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War. A vehicle with 'U.S. Dental Motor Car, N[?]' can be seen behind the soldiers.

[Chapel At Camp Upton, N.Y.]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of a service at the chapel at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Drug Department At Camp Upton]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of a drug storage area at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1914-1918 World War.

[New Mess Hall - Reception Center]
Type: Photograph

A black and white photograph of the new mess hall at the Reception Center at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Officers Club - Camp Upton]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of the Officers Club at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Post Headquarters in earlier days]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of the Post Headquarters at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Probing For Land Mines]
Type: Photograph

A black and white photograph of soldiers probing for land mines at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Snowball Fight]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of a snowball fight between some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

[Snowball Fight]
Type: Photograph

A sepia tinted photograph of a snowball fight between some soldiers at Camp Upton, N.Y. during the 1939-1945 World War.

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