Fort Ord Historical Images

These materials were assembled and digitized as part of the California Local History Digital Resources Project, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.
California State University Monterey Bay
Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Fort Ord next hit historical images
Dates: Circa 1915-2002
Collection number: Consult library
Creator: Anderson, David L., 1946-
Creator: previous hit Fort Ord next hit Museum and Archive
Creator: Levinson, Steven
Creator: Sun, Dennis
Collection Size: 200 items including photographs, postcards, and printed ephemera Online items available
Repository: California State University Monterey Bay Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library
Seaside, CA 93955-8001
Abstract: CSU Monterey Bay's previous hit Fort Ord next hit historical images collection consists of photographs, postcards, and documents on the history of previous hit Fort Ord next hit during the 20th century. A joint project of the CSUMB Library and the previous hit Fort Ord next hit Museum and Archive, the collection focuses on the role of previous hit Fort Ord next hit as a training facility, beginning in World War I and continuing until the 1990s. Digitized images include photographs, postcards and documents of soldiers in training and the base environment. One set of images, by photographer Dennis Sun, depicts the variety of murals that once covered the buildings of previous hit Fort Ord next hit during the period from 1950 to 2000.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Digitized collection materials available online.

Access

Physical collection is currently unavailable for access.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with California State University Monterey Bay, Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library and previous hit Fort Ord next hit Museum and Archive. Copyright over the materials is generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish the materials, please contact the Library.

Preferred Citation

previous hit Fort Ord next hit historical images. California State University Monterey Bay, Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library, Seaside, CA 93955-8001.

Acquisition Information

Materials in the collections were acquired by CSU Monterey Bay faculty and staff, 1995-present.

Biography / Administrative History

California State University Monterey Bay was founded in 1994 on the site of the former previous hit Fort Ord next hit , which served as a training facility for many thousands of U.S. soldiers during the 20th century. The previous hit Fort Ord next hit Museum and Archive (FOMA) is a project organized by CSU Monterey Bay faculty with the intent to document, preserve, and educate others about the history of previous hit Fort Ord next hit . David Anderson, author and military historian, and Steven Levinson, instructor of video and media production, have contributed personal collections to the archival project. Dennis Sun of the CSUMB Library staff, is a photographer who has captured images of the murals painted by soldiers on and inside previous hit Fort Ord next hit buildings, many of which are no longer extant.

Scope and Content of Collection

CSU Monterey Bay's previous hit Fort Ord next hit historical images collection consists of photographs, postcards, and documents on the history of previous hit Fort Ord next hit during the 20th century. A joint project of the CSUMB Library and the previous hit Fort Ord next hit Museum and Archive, the collection focuses on the role of previous hit Fort Ord next hit as a training facility, beginning in World War I and continuing until the 1990s. Digitized images include photographs, postcards and documents of soldiers in training and the base environment. One set of images, by photographer Dennis Sun, depicts the variety of murals that once covered the buildings of previous hit Fort Ord next hit during the period from 1950 to 2000.
Format is primarily black-and-white photographs and postcards from the early 20th century, and color photographs, postcards and brochures from the later 20th century. Many aspects of military training are depicted, from map-reading to weaponry, from foxhole to mess hall. The images of interior and exterior murals include insignia of military units, artistic representation of local scenes and soldiers, and a set of cartoons depicting the lighter side of military life.

Project Information

These materials were assembled and digitized as part of the California Local History Digital Resources Project, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Topics

previous hit Fort Ord next hit (Calif.) -- History.
Soldiers -- Training of -- California -- previous hit Fort Ord next hit
Military bases -- California -- Monterey County -- History
Military training camps -- California -- previous hit Fort Ord