[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Description:

Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.

Creator(s): Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Location(s): Mexico - Chihuahua - Colonia Dublan
Creation Date: [1916..1917]  
Partner(s):
El Paso Public Library
Collection(s):
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Usage:
Total Uses: 863
Past 30 days: 29
Yesterday: 1
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Date(s):
  • Creation: [1916..1917]
Coverage:
Place
Mexico - Chihuahua - Colonia Dublan
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1916~ to 1917~
Description:

Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

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Keyword(s): U.S. soldiers | Punitive Expedition | camps | Colonia Dublan
Partner:
El Paso Public Library
Collection:
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WH_PC_196-001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth149842
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image