[4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

Description:

The postcard captions reads: "Firing 4.7” Gun. W. H. Horne Co. El Paso, Tex." The 4.7 inch Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906. There is no accompanying information to positively identify the troops in the postcard or the exact location of this event. The postcard is addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Av. The postcard is postmarked El Paso, Texas, February 13, 1918, 2 PM.

Creator(s): Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Location(s): United States - Texas - El Paso County
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: 190
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1910..1920]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1910~ to 1920~
Description:

The postcard captions reads: "Firing 4.7” Gun. W. H. Horne Co. El Paso, Tex." The 4.7 inch Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906. There is no accompanying information to positively identify the troops in the postcard or the exact location of this event. The postcard is addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Av. The postcard is postmarked El Paso, Texas, February 13, 1918, 2 PM.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U.S. army | U.S. soldiers | 4.7 inch field gun US model 1906 | cannons | artillery
Partner:
El Paso Public Library
Collection:
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WH-PC-180-026
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth187724
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image