[Shooting Game2]

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This postcard shows an indoor shooting gallery in El Paso, Texas. The game has various rows of targets set up for shooters to aim at, and includes a duck pond with water on the bottom and gas lit lights at the top left and right corners. A variety of shapes and animals are portrayed in the game such as moose, duck, chicken, and rabbit. The gallery is flanked on both sides by wood walls. There is also a ladder near the left and bottom of the game. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Oler Gallery at 230 S. ... 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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This postcard shows an indoor shooting gallery in El Paso, Texas. The game has various rows of targets set up for shooters to aim at, and includes a duck pond with water on the bottom and gas lit lights at the top left and right corners. A variety of shapes and animals are portrayed in the game such as moose, duck, chicken, and rabbit. The gallery is flanked on both sides by wood walls. There is also a ladder near the left and bottom of the game. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Oler Gallery at 230 S. El Paso St. 12 ft. wide 8 ft. high TC. Duck pond"

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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

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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  • Dec. 4, 2017, 1:52 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Shooting Game2], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187837/: accessed February 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.