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[Souvenir Booklet from Marine Bootcamp (Parris
        Island, S. C.)], 1944, by Ruth E. Parker
  
    A gift to SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2008

| Manuscripts Gifts 2008 | Front Page 2008 | Previous Issues | Friends of the Library |

Illustrated souvenir book from the Marine Corps Recruit Training Station at Parris Island, S.C., published 1944, compiled by Ruth E. Parker, of Beaufort, South Carolina, and printed by Jacobs Press (Clinton, S.C.)

This volume features captioned cartoons describing aspects of Marine Corps boot camp on Parris Island. Included in the back of the volume are pages headed “Glossary - If you fill it in - You can’t mail it - If you don’t you’ll remember anyhow!” and “This Page - For the names of the guys I knew in boot.” The latter contains signatures of Marines from Ohio, Maryland, Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Florida, Maine, and Connecticut.

[Cover missing from SCL copy so exact title is unclear.]

| Manuscripts Gifts 2008 | Previous Issues | Endowments | Friends of the Library |

 

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