[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp Life]

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

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Photographs of the life of military camps. The top left photo is of military men in a camp with buildings and tents around them. The top right photo is of two men in a small tent laying on the ground, with the handwritten note "Lou and I." The middle photo is of men cooking over a fire with cooking utensils on the ground around them. The bottom left photo is of men sitting down beside a dirt road, with a handwritten note that says "Rest en route, 110 mile hike, Aug - 1916." The bottom right photo is of men ... continued below

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5 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 8 cm., or smaller, on sheet 20 x 26 cm.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale 1916/1917.

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Photographs of the life of military camps. The top left photo is of military men in a camp with buildings and tents around them. The top right photo is of two men in a small tent laying on the ground, with the handwritten note "Lou and I." The middle photo is of men cooking over a fire with cooking utensils on the ground around them. The bottom left photo is of men sitting down beside a dirt road, with a handwritten note that says "Rest en route, 110 mile hike, Aug - 1916." The bottom right photo is of men working with rifles in front of a row of tents.

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5 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 8 cm., or smaller, on sheet 20 x 26 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp] (Photograph)

[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp]

Photographs of a military camp. The top left photo is of a cot inspection at the camp, with rows of cots between rows of tents and men walking among the rows. The top right photo is of a wooden screened building with a row of tents behind it, and a handwritten note: "I Co. Street." The bottom left photo is of a group of men in military uniforms standing in front of the wooden building of the guard house. The bottom right photo is of a group of men standing in lines at a distance with an American flag in the foreground, and a handwritten note that says "Guard Mount."

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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp], MSTH_1983-012-094, ark:/67531/metapth575351

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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, 3:24 p.m.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale. [Scrapbook Page: Military Camp Life], photograph, 1916/1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575355/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of South Texas History.