[Gaston Howard]

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Photographic postcard of Gaston Howard of Longview, Texas. Howard is pictured wearing his full uniform. The photograph was taken in Paris, France, as noted on the back of the postcard. Howard enlisted as a Private, and came home from the war as a Sergeant.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1917.

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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 21 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 Gaston Howard of Longview, Texas. Howard is pictured wearing his full uniform. The photograph was taken in Paris, France, as noted on the back of the postcard. Howard enlisted as a Private, and came home from the war as a Sergeant.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm.

Notes

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"Gaston Howard, 19 years old, 1917. Pvt. 1st Class, Co. B. 36th Division, 133. Machine...Battalion, promoted to Sgt. Picture made in Paris, France."

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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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  • 1917

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  • April 10, 2014, 1:41 p.m.

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[Gaston Howard], postcard, 1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403386/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.