[Bird's Eye View of Fort Bliss]

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The picture is taken from an eastern standpoint and faces west towards historic Fort Bliss buildings and Mount Franklin on the horizon. The houses in the background are officers' quarters along Sheridan Road. The large four story building in the foreground and the building across from it have no identifying marks or building numbers. The four-storied building is completed in the Queen Anne style of architecture, with its steeply gabled roof and multiple chimneys. The original parade grounds are also shown in the picture, with a gazebo and flagpole situated between the buildings.

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

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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 is taken from an eastern standpoint and faces west towards historic Fort Bliss buildings and Mount Franklin on the horizon. The houses in the background are officers' quarters along Sheridan Road. The large four story building in the foreground and the building across from it have no identifying marks or building numbers. The four-storied building is completed in the Queen Anne style of architecture, with its steeply gabled roof and multiple chimneys. The original parade grounds are also shown in the picture, with a gazebo and flagpole situated between the buildings.

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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, 12:30 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Bird's Eye View of Fort Bliss], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187862/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.