[Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas Views]

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

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Photographs of different areas of Pharr, Texas. The top left photo is of a house near a dirt road, "Folsom's Home," according to a handwritten note. The top right photo is of a building with signs that say "Pharr Lunch Room" and "The Shamrock Bar," with horses outside. The middle left photo is of the Gawthrop's home, a two-story building with trees in the front yard. The bottom left photo is of a Methodist Church in Pharr. The bottom right photo is of a group of men in military uniforms, with a handwritten note that says "Fatigue Party."

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5 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm., or smaller, on sheet 21 x 30 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 different areas of Pharr, Texas. The top left photo is of a house near a dirt road, "Folsom's Home," according to a handwritten note. The top right photo is of a building with signs that say "Pharr Lunch Room" and "The Shamrock Bar," with horses outside. The middle left photo is of the Gawthrop's home, a two-story building with trees in the front yard. The bottom left photo is of a Methodist Church in Pharr. The bottom right photo is of a group of men in military uniforms, with a handwritten note that says "Fatigue Party."

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5 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm., or smaller, on sheet 21 x 30 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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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp and Town]

Photographs of different views of a military camp and the town nearby. The top photo is of a Mexican saloon with a sign that says "Bull Durham," and several other buildings in a row behind it. The middle left photo is of the brigade headquarters, a row of canvas tents. The middle right photo is of a man in a military uniform standing in front of a large cactus plant with Mexican women standing on either side of him. The bottom photo is of 1st Lieutenant R. Ireland stepping out of his canvas tent.

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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp and Town], MSTH_1983-012-012, ark:/67531/metapth575376

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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, 4:43 p.m.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale. [Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas Views], photograph, 1916/1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575366/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of South Texas History.