[A Soldier's Bunk and Equipment]

Description

Photographic postcard of a soldier's bunk bed, equipment and uniform. The bed is sitting on a porch outside a building, and the equipment is displayed on top of the bed. The postcard is addressed to Miss Gladys Crews of Longview, Texas.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1918.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Longview Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 24 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Longview Public Library

The Longview Public Library serves the residents of Longview and Gregg County. The library offers access to books and computers as well as free computer classes. They also host various events for the community, including the popular "Haunted Library" Halloween event.

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Description

Photographic postcard of a soldier's bunk bed, equipment and uniform. The bed is sitting on a porch outside a building, and the equipment is displayed on top of the bed. The postcard is addressed to Miss Gladys Crews of Longview, Texas.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Notes

There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard that reads:

"Hello, How are you this morning? I am just fine and as miserable as possible. Guess I will hear from you tomorrow. About comes in and also one goes out. Will right a letter soon. Yours, Ralph."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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Creation Date

  • 1918

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • April 10, 2014, 1:41 p.m.

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[A Soldier's Bunk and Equipment], postcard, 1918; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403365/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.