[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

Description:

Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.

Creator(s): Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Location(s): United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
Creation Date: [1910..1920]  
Partner(s):
El Paso Public Library
Collection(s):
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,421
Past 30 days: 65
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Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1910..1920]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1910~ to 1920~
Description:

Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U. S. soldiers | rifles | custom houses
Partner:
El Paso Public Library
Collection:
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WH_PC_182-001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth149836
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image