Photograph of a squirrel in a shaded and grassy area, with the mess hall in the background at Fort Hays Kansas State College in Hays, Kansas, around 1943. Photograph taken while Alexander A. Carlyle Jr. of Raleigh, NC, was attending classes at the college as part of his U.S. Army Air Forces aviation cadet program training during World War II. He was serving in 83rd College Training Detachment, Flight 4, Section A, at the college. Caption on the back of photograph: “Wild life on the campus. The mess hall is in the background” (circa 1943).
From Alexander A. Carlyle Jr. Papers, WWII 66, WWII Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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