National Geographic : 1917 Nov
00 Photograph from Young Men's Christian Association AN AVERAGE CROWD IN AN ARMY Y. M. C . A . BUILDING From eight to twelve Y. M. C. A. buildings similar to this are required at each cantonmentand National Guard camp. These buildings could not be started until the government's needs were served and the barracks, hospitals, stables, etc., were completed, but theAssociation was on the ground with the first of the drafted army, and the tents, abandoned houses, school buildings, and makeshifts where itbegan work were crowded from the first.