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Title [Camp Black]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.14.074
Date 1909
Description Hempstead Plains [handwritten on page]

Two images of Camp Black on the Hempstead Plains. Camp was formed to train soldiers for the Spanish American War in March 1898. Camp closed in September 1898.
Left: Entrance to Camp Black. Appears to be family in horse drawn carriage in foreground on left side of image. People wallking and standing aroung camp.
Right: Image of campsite. Men sitting and standing around white tents.

Scrapbook page from "Views of Nassau County"
Place Names Long Island (N.Y.)
Nassau County (N.Y.)
Hempstead (N.Y.)
Spanish American War
Subject Headings Tents
Militias
Military camps
Copyright Public Domain