[Photograph of Soldier in Doorway]

Description

Photograph of a soldier standing in a doorway, pointing to numbers carved above it: "1557, M-D-L-VII." A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Date of house - 1557."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1943..1944].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and two others and was provided by The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

This Museum is located in Abilene and serves as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people. It primarily contains 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories, along with selected equipment and material loaned or donated by others.

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Description

Photograph of a soldier standing in a doorway, pointing to numbers carved above it: "1557, M-D-L-VII." A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Date of house - 1557."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm.

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Collections

This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

The 12th Armored Division Photograph Collection

These photos depict the life of the 12th Armored Division during WWII. Funded by grants from the Community Foundation of Abilene and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • [1943..1944]

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1557 - 1944

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 26, 2015, 7:06 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 10, 2015, 1:35 p.m.

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[Photograph of Soldier in Doorway], photograph, [1943..1944]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth618533/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.