[Postcard from Mr. Rogers Lester to his brother, September 28, 1917]

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A Camp MacArthur postcard sent from Mr. Rogers Lester to his brother Mr. Henry J. Lester picturing a group of soldiers in a building and informing him that he arrived in Mexico.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Lester, Rogers September 28, 1917.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and was provided by the Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 18 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, photographs of historic buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and additional photograph albums which include those of his family who settled in Texas during the 19th century.

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Description

A Camp MacArthur postcard sent from Mr. Rogers Lester to his brother Mr. Henry J. Lester picturing a group of soldiers in a building and informing him that he arrived in Mexico.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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  • September 28, 1917

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 12, 2017, 7:08 p.m.

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  • Sept. 9, 2018, 12:02 a.m.

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Lester, Rogers. [Postcard from Mr. Rogers Lester to his brother, September 28, 1917], postcard, September 28, 1917; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth907777/: accessed January 18, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.