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Free to Teachers

We have designed a set of six five-minute study guides illustrating World War II Era history.  These guides are free to teachers (including home-schoolers) who request them - as long as our supply lasts.  The guides cover the following topics:

1) Wartime Currency in Hawaii and North Africa
2) The Military's Penicillin
3) Rationing in World War II
4) United States History Depicted in The Good Conduct Medal
5) War Bonds
6) Victory Mail

Request these by calling the museum at 601-645-9000


 Camp Van Dorn WW II Museum Books 

The Museum has collected 100 of the weekly columns published in local newspapers over the past three years. Some of the columns are about the museum, some are stories about Camp Van Dorn veterans, some are about the camp itself, and others are about the war years. Most are illustrated with objects, documents, and photographs taken from museum collections. The books are spiral bound and sell for $15.00 each, plus $2.50 for postage if mailed.  Anyone who appreciates history or who has any interest in Camp Van Dorn or the museum should enjoy these brief stories.



Cookbooks are available

Camp Van Dorn Museum cookbooks are  available.  A picture of the museum is on the cover, and the first few pages are a brief history of Camp Van Dorn written by Mrs. Mildred Field.  Sprinkled throughout the book are quotes gleaned from letters and memoirs of Camp Van Dorn veterans.  Divider pages feature photographs taken at the camp during World War II.  In addition to the history, the photographs and cooking tips and hints, there are 124 pages of recipes in the spiral bound book.  The cookbooks are $12.00 at the museum and $15.00 through the mail.