Throwback Thursday: Guard Tower at Camp Atlanta

Happy #ThrowbackThursday from Nebraska Memories!

This week’s image features a wooden guard tower at Camp Atlanta. Camp Atlanta was a camp for German prisoners of war located near Holdrege, Nebraska.

This photograph is owned by the Phelps County Historical Society and is published by the Holdrege Area Public Library. Together in partnership, the Holdrege Area Public Library and the Phelps County Historical Society digitized a collection of images portraying the history of the Phelps County since the mid 1880’s.

Check out the collection on the Nebraska Memories archive.

Nebraska Memories is a cooperative project to digitize Nebraska-related historical and cultural heritage materials and make them available to researchers of all ages via the Internet. The Nebraska Memories archive is brought to you by the Nebraska Library Commission. If your institution is interested in participating in Nebraska Memories, see for more information.

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