[Ambulance Corps]

Description

Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.

Physical Description

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

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 81 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.

Physical Description

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

Notes

The Pennsylvania National Guard troops are documented as being in El Paso, Texas in 1917 (Metz, Leon Fort Bliss 1981). These men were most likely out of the 6th Infantry Regiment. Metz writes that the Pennsylvania Guard troop took up 30 railroad cars upon their departure from El Paso (Metz, Leon Fort Bliss 1981 pg. 84). At the time Fort Bliss, Texas was made up of many camps however this camp was not identified.

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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

  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 23, 2013, 5:06 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Ambulance Corps], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187732/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.