[Soldiers Ready for Action]

Description

Postcard of soldiers ready for action in the desert. A group of eight men in uniform are gathered around a cannon. Three of the men crouch in front of the cannon, which is pointed toward the camera. Cloth tents are visible in the background. Mountains are also visible in the background. To the left, a soldier stands by himself behind the group. Behind the men, the ground has been disturbed and contains debris. Two dark X's are marked at the top of the mountains.

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

Creation Information

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

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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. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

Postcard of soldiers ready for action in the desert. A group of eight men in uniform are gathered around a cannon. Three of the men crouch in front of the cannon, which is pointed toward the camera. Cloth tents are visible in the background. Mountains are also visible in the background. To the left, a soldier stands by himself behind the group. Behind the men, the ground has been disturbed and contains debris. Two dark X's are marked at the top of the mountains.

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

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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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  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

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  • July 26, 2017, 1:20 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Soldiers Ready for Action], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187754/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.