[Scrapbook Page: Co. I 23rd Infantry]

One of 34 photographs in the series: Frank Lauderdale Cook Scrapbook available on this site.

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Photographs of Co. I 23rd Infantry and camp. The top left photo is of military men setting up a camp, identified as "Brook Camp." The top right photo is of a large group of men marching in formation with tents in the background. The middle photo is of the Co. I 23rd Infantry, taken in Pharr, Texas on August 21, 1916, with handwritten labels identifying some of the men as missing, wounded, prisoner, or killed. The bottom left photo is of the camp kitchen, a fire pit with a pile of logs and pots next to it. The bottom right ... continued below

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5 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 25 cm., or smaller, on sheet 21 x 25 cm.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale 1916/1917.

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Museum of South Texas History

The Museum of South Texas History was founded in 1967 as the Hidalgo County Historical Museum. Located in the city of Edinburg, the museum features exhibits on the history of the Rio Grande Valley between South Texas and Northeastern Mexico. Its various materials highlight the rich heritage and blended culture of the region.

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Photographs of Co. I 23rd Infantry and camp. The top left photo is of military men setting up a camp, identified as "Brook Camp." The top right photo is of a large group of men marching in formation with tents in the background. The middle photo is of the Co. I 23rd Infantry, taken in Pharr, Texas on August 21, 1916, with handwritten labels identifying some of the men as missing, wounded, prisoner, or killed. The bottom left photo is of the camp kitchen, a fire pit with a pile of logs and pots next to it. The bottom right photo is of men in lines being issued ammunition for their rifles.

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5 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 25 cm., or smaller, on sheet 21 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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  • 1916/1917

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  • 1916 - 1917

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2015, 9:55 p.m.

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  • Feb. 16, 2015, 2:47 p.m.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale. [Scrapbook Page: Co. I 23rd Infantry], photograph, 1916/1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575348/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of South Texas History.