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Fort Thomas Arizona

Description: Copy negative of Fort Thomas in Arizona. There are several long buildings surrounded by a perimeter of trees. In the background, there is open land. Text written on the photograph says "SCS Camp 10A Ft. Thomas, Ariz."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ft. Phantom Hill Ruins

Description: Copy photograph of two images of ruins at Fort Phantom Hill. The left image shows two stone structures that resemble smoke stacks. The structures face each other and there are trees in between. The right image shows a close up of one of the structures.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior Building

Description: Copy photograph of a two-storey stone ranch house. Posts for a fence surround the house, but there are no slats between the posts. Text at bottom reads, "The old Ward Ranch house near Fort Griffin."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Site of Fort Stockton Monument, Pecos County

Description: "Site of Fort Stockton Monument. Established on the Comanche Trail, March 2, 1859. As a protection to the San Antonio - San Diego mail route - named in honor of Commodore Robert Field Stockton, 1795-1866, who captured California for the United States. A state stand on the San Diego line, 1858-1861. Evacuated by federal troops during the Civil War. Reoccupied July 1867, permanently abandoned June 30, 1886."
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Exterior Building

Description: Copy negative of Phantom Hill in present day Jones County. Today it is part of the Texas Forts Trail in West Central Texas. The fort was occupied by the U.S. Army from 1851 until 1854.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Archivos de Laredo: Documents for the History of Laredo

Description: Translation and summaries of materials from the Laredo Archives, held by St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas; the documents contain information related to the history of Laredo, including religion, political life, ordinances and laws, education, military life, and land questions.
Date: October 1999
Creator: Wood, Robert D.
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Postcard of Fort Phantom Hill]

Description: Postcard of Fort Phantom Hill in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen and all- Was on a picnic today and climbed Castle Peak and have a little sun burn as a [?] of the very nice day. We have had several hard showers including a little hail. Things have turned green again. Doesn't take long for them to turn brown. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: May 21, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[National Guard Encampment]

Description: Photograph of the National Guard Encampment. There are hundreds of buildings and tents in the image. Fort Bliss is in the background. There are many roads that lead in and out of the tent community. The landscape is a desert full of dirt and dust.
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Officers Row]

Description: Photograph of Officer's Row in Fort Bliss, Texas, and the Franklin Mountains behind the buildings. The foreground is a field with dry grass and a barbed wire fence.
Date: 1905~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Joseph T. Dickman]

Description: Photograph of General Joseph T. Dickman at Fort Bliss, Texas. Dickman is shown with other officers riding on horse back. The officers are wearing military uniforms and hats. Fort Bliss is in the background along with automobiles to the left of the image. There are also two children watching the officers riding down the dirt road.
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Captain Going and Unidentified Men]

Description: Photograph of five men standing outside a military building. In the front, three unidentified Hispanic men are standing with their hats in their hands; a man in uniform is standing to the right and a second uniformed soldier is only partially visible behind the other men.
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library