[Shooting Game]

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The picture shows an indoor shooting game. The game is set up in a brick room that has a wood ceiling and wood covers over windows. Various shapes such as spades, hearts, and diamonds are on the bottom row; ducks and rabbits take up the middle rows, and stars and flags are also seen on the outside rows. One circular target is situated on the wall in the middle of all of the rows. Text on the back of the image says: "Dear Ed. This is a photo of our backstop on 209 Broadway - 16 ft. wide 10 ft. ... continued below

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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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The picture shows an indoor shooting game. The game is set up in a brick room that has a wood ceiling and wood covers over windows. Various shapes such as spades, hearts, and diamonds are on the bottom row; ducks and rabbits take up the middle rows, and stars and flags are also seen on the outside rows. One circular target is situated on the wall in the middle of all of the rows. Text on the back of the image says: "Dear Ed. This is a photo of our backstop on 209 Broadway - 16 ft. wide 10 ft. high - duck pond is in front 16ft. x 6 ft. Crosses indicate moving rows of targets - operated by 1 HP motor- fully equipped with 9 uno TC. Cost $1437.12. Walter"

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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

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  • [1910..1920]

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  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

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  • Dec. 4, 2017, 12:49 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Shooting Game], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187835/: accessed February 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.