[Scrapbook Page: Edinburg, Texas]

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

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Photographs of Edinburg, Texas. The top left photo is of Edinburg County Courthouse. The top right photo is of a train in a city with men standing nearby. The middle photo is of Louis Bornscheuer in a military uniform standing next to a river. The bottom left photo is of a powerhouse building with two tall columns protruding from it. The bottom right photo is of Madero City, Mexico, seen from across a large river.

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5 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm., or smaller, on sheet 22 x 27 cm.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale 1916/1917.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2014 and was provided by Museum of South Texas History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 225 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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 Edinburg, Texas. The top left photo is of Edinburg County Courthouse. The top right photo is of a train in a city with men standing nearby. The middle photo is of Louis Bornscheuer in a military uniform standing next to a river. The bottom left photo is of a powerhouse building with two tall columns protruding from it. The bottom right photo is of Madero City, Mexico, seen from across a large river.

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5 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm., or smaller, on sheet 22 x 27 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 Camps] (Photograph)

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Photographs of military camp life. The top left photo is of men in military uniforms standing in front of a wood building, the "23rd Post Exchange," advertising cigarettes, tobacco, candies, cakes, cold drinks, and ice cream. The top right photo is of a dirt road between rows of tents with a wooden screened building and men standing outside. The bottom two pictures are of a guard mount, with men marching in formation and camp buildings in the background.

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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camps], MSTH_1983-012-123, ark:/67531/metapth575364

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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.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 16, 2015, 4:41 p.m.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale. [Scrapbook Page: Edinburg, Texas], photograph, 1916/1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575371/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of South Texas History.