[Camp Scene on the Mexican Border]

Description

Postcard of a U. S. military camp on the U.S. - Mexican border. Two rows of tents are in the forefront; a row of cabins is visible on the right. A variety of miscellaneous items, including wooden boards, fire wood, buckets, barrels and trash cans, are strewn on the ground in between the rows of tents. Soldiers are inside the open-sided tents completing chores.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921 [1910..1920].

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso and was provided by El Paso Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 263 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

Postcard of a U. S. military camp on the U.S. - Mexican border. Two rows of tents are in the forefront; a row of cabins is visible on the right. A variety of miscellaneous items, including wooden boards, fire wood, buckets, barrels and trash cans, are strewn on the ground in between the rows of tents. Soldiers are inside the open-sided tents completing chores.

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

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This postcard is part of the following collection of related materials.

The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso

These primary source items relate to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

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  • [1910..1920]

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  • 1910~ - 1920~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 25, 2011, 11:38 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 23, 2013, 4:59 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Camp Scene on the Mexican Border], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth149835/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.