[Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas]

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

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Photographs of Pharr, Texas. The first three images at the top of the page are aerial views of the town of Pharr, with houses and barracks visible. The bottom left photo is of a military band marching down a dirt road, with a handwritten note: "Funeral of 3rd Tenn. private drowned in Lake Sardinia. On the bottom right is a cavalry walking on a dirt road into a city, with a drug store behind them and a handwritten note: "2nd F. A. passing thru Pharr."

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5 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm., or smaller, on sheet 19 x 30 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 69 times . 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 Pharr, Texas. The first three images at the top of the page are aerial views of the town of Pharr, with houses and barracks visible. The bottom left photo is of a military band marching down a dirt road, with a handwritten note: "Funeral of 3rd Tenn. private drowned in Lake Sardinia. On the bottom right is a cavalry walking on a dirt road into a city, with a drug store behind them and a handwritten note: "2nd F. A. passing thru Pharr."

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5 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm., or smaller, on sheet 19 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 Scenes] (Photograph)

[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp Scenes]

Photographs of events at a military camp. The top left photo shows a funeral procession with horse-drawn carriages and people walking on a dirt road. The top middle photo is of a baseball field lined with spectators for an Officers' ball game. The top right photo is of a uniform inspection for members of the National Guard. The bottom left photo is of two children sitting on a white horse with military barracks in the background. The bottom middle photo is of a group of men in a large swimming pool. The bottom right photo is of men disassembling a military camp, with the date identified as January 2, 1917.

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[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp Scenes], MSTH_1983-012-006, ark:/67531/metapth575361

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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, 3:18 p.m.

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Cook, Frank Lauderdale. [Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas], photograph, 1916/1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth575378/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of South Texas History.