|Title:||Fort Benning Mother's Day Activities scrapbook|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
|Abstract:||The collection contains a scrapbook consisting of photographs, programs, and clippings of Mother's Day celebration activities at Fort Benning, Georgia.|
Fort Benning, located near Columbus, GA, was established in October 1918.
Mothers of both white and colored troops were invited to visit their sons at Fort Benning May 8-10, 1942. During this time, the mothers were interviewed by radio station WRBL, treated to meals in their honor, and observed tank and parachutist demonstrations.
The scrapbook remains in its original arrangement.
Fort Benning Mother's Day Activites scrapbook, MS 3659. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.