YMCA World War I postcard

Description:
The YMCA made these postcards available to American troops returning from World War I. The back provided room to put the soldier's name, date of arrival, unit, troopship, camp to which he was headed and mailing address of a family member. This was a way to let loved ones know that the soldier had returned safely to the United States and would soon be writing them a letter.

Well Done Men
America Greets
YOU
YMCA

(beneath statue)
STATUE OF LIBERTY, NEW YORK CITY

Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island in New York Bay 1 1/4 miles from the Battery, a colossal figure of Liberty enlightening the World. It lights the harbor with an electric torch held 306 feet above the water, the highest beacon in the world. Was presented to America by the French nation.
Date & Place: Unknown
People:
Mar 21, 1896 - Sep 5, 1933
May 1, 1894 - May 8, 1976
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Updated Oct 14, 2019

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