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Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture

Description: Drawing of muleteers in camp during a trip to deliver military cargo to places inaccessible by wagon. Figure on the left may represent W. D. Smithers, who was a packer for the Army.
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Railroad map of Mexico.

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroad lines, state boundaries, major cities and station stops; electric [power?] lines on inset. Inset: "Enlarged map, state of Mexico and surrounding country." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,800,000].
Date: 1916
Creator: United States. War Department. General Staff War College Division.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Field Artillery on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Brief description of the personnel and operations of a battery unit of the U. S. Army on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921, including a note on the march of Battery B, 6th Field Artillery, into Mexico with the Punitive Expedition. Illustrations based on photographs taken between 1916 and 1922.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

U. S. Cavalry Medical Corps 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Illustrations and captions depicting activities of the Medical Corps of the Cavalry serving on the U. S. - Mexico border between 1916 and 1921. Includes prescription for treatment of colic in horses.
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Army cooks on U. S. & Mexico border from 1916 to the twenties. Picture

Description: Illustrated descriptions of the Army field kitchens on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1920, from cooking equipment loaded on mule-drawn wagons to rolling kitchens pulled by trucks. Includes recipe for El Rancho Stew and a diagram of Army Field Range #1 (cook stove).
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Texas National Guard units on duty on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1917. Picture

Description: Illustrated descriptions of the National Guardsmen in tent camps on the U.S. - Mexico border, 1916-1917 and in service in France in 1918. Theses troops are variously identified by W. D. Smithers as the Fourth Texas Infantry, Militia (National Guard) of Texas, and the 36th Division (U.S.).
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Danish Folk School

Description: Copy negative of groups of people in front of Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. The men and women pictured are all wearing traditional Danish folk costumes. The men are kneeling down, and the women are standing up. The men are holding the women's hands. There is one man, identified as Holger Koch, sitting with his legs crossed in front of the costumed group, holding a violin. Other unidentified people standing in the background.
Date: 1916
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Our Hospital ABC]

Description: Photographs of "Our Hospital Anzac British Canadian" also known as "Our Hospital ABC" by Hampden Gordon and M.G. Tindall, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image the brown cover of the book with a blue spine. The title is at the top in red letters framed by white, an illustration of a nurse in a white dress outfit with two white tents by her. At the bottom are the acknowledgments for the creators. The second image is of two grey pages, the page on the right the title page with an illustration of a woman in white and black holding a frying pan. Image 3, pages 5 and 6 with the page on the left titled with a big red C and a description of what it stands for, the page on the right containing an illustration of an injured soldier with two children standing around him. Image 4, the spine of the book with the title spread throughout it. Image 5, back cover of the book with an illustration of a nurse in the white and black nurse dress, holding a bottle in her hand. Our Hospital ABC with pictures by Joyce Dennys and verses by Hampden Gordon & M. G. Tindall is a children’s picture book about an army hospital run by ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps), Britain & Canada. Each page, end leaf, end page, and the outside book covers were printed as full-page lithographs using large blocks of color. The white block text is printed in the same style as the pictures in red, blue, brown and occasionally green throughout the book; the end pages are plain gray with white silhouettes of people. The text of the verses are simple and in all capitals, but the content suggests this is not a children’s …
Date: October 14, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Rhymes of a Red Cross Man, cover]

Description: Photograph of the cover of "Rhymes of a Red Cross Man" by Robert W. Service, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover is olive green the title and author within a decorative frame, all in gold lettering and lines.
Date: September 23, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Soldier Songs from Anzac, cover]

Description: Photograph of the cover of "Soldier Songs from Anzac" by Tom Skeyhill, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover is worn lavender in color, with a double border in black ink. The title is at the top, and the publishing information at the bottom also in black ink.
Date: October 23, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Making of Micky Mcghee]

Description: Photographs of "The Making of Micky Mcghee" by R.W. Campbell, held by UNT Special Collections. The third image shows the book opened up to pages 64-5. On the left page are the words "Carry On" next to a drawing of a soldier kneeling with a long rifle, followed by a bit of text. On the right page are the words "Miners and Miners" next to a drawing of a man holding a shovel followed by a few paragraphs of text. Image 1, pale brown book cover with the title at the top in an illustration of a man standing in front of a sign, and buildings behind it, the author in the bottom right corner. Image 2, inscription written on the inside of the cover in pencil. Robert Walter Campbell, born 1876, served with the Royal Scots Fusiliers in the Boer War (1899 to 1902), and then again with the 5th battalion in Gallipoli (1914) in the Great War. This second tour gave him the material for his poems in support of the war effort. Campbell wrote 25 lively poems and songs in Standard English for The Making of Micky McGhee. Some 20th century Scottish slang is sprinkled throughout.
Date: November 3, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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