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An article published in the Elmira Star-Gazette on May 12, 1942 describing an inspection by Colonel Willis Shippam at the Elmira Jail while it was undergoing renovations to serve as billeting for Soldiers.
Elmira, New York
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Elmira Star-Gazette (Elmira, New York), "Newspaper Article - Army Officers Inspect Old Jail, Say Building Not Ready for Troops" (1942). The 1210th S.T.U. at Fort Ontario, 1943-1944. 78.