Major James P. Yancy

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Photograph of a portrait of Major James P. Yancy, commander of the 8th and 5th Cavalry. Yancy is standing with his hands behind his back and is in military uniform. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Major James P. Yancy, Commanding 8th & 5th Cavalry, Expedition into Mexico, August 19th - 24th, 1919. From Stacy C. Hinkle Files."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 12.5 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1919.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 54 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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Photograph of a portrait of Major James P. Yancy, commander of the 8th and 5th Cavalry. Yancy is standing with his hands behind his back and is in military uniform. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Major James P. Yancy, Commanding 8th & 5th Cavalry, Expedition into Mexico, August 19th - 24th, 1919. From Stacy C. Hinkle Files."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 12.5 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • 1919

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  • May 10, 2010, 5:02 p.m.

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  • May 31, 2010, 1:15 p.m.

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Major James P. Yancy, photograph, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87957/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.