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Harry J. Leisentritt Papers

Identifier: TMD131

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs of Camp Swift, Tex.; Gore Range, Colo.; Italy; Camp Hale, Colo.; Leadville, Colo. and 45 candid photographs of men, groups, training at Camp Hale (1943-1945). Additional ephemera includes a watercolor of mules (n.d.), general order, separation papers and travel tickets.


  • 1943-1945


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Harry J. Leisentritt was born in N.J. on August 24, 1912 and enlisted in the Army at Newark, N.J. on April 29, 1943. At the time of enlistment he had completed four years of college and was working as an industrial engineer. Leisentritt served with both the 85th and 86th Infantry Regiments at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex. During combat operations in Italy he received two Bronze Star Medals. Leisentritt died on February 8, 1988.


1 photo boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Harry J. Leisentritt Papers
Keli Schmid
November 8, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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