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[Photograph of a Cannon]

Description: Photograph of a burnt out cannon in front of a forest.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Brian Wind in Military Uniform]

Description: Photograph of a young adult, identified as Brian Wind, in a military uniform standing in the snow. His hands are placed firmly on his sides and he smiles at the camera. An extravagant two-story house is behind him. To his right, a pile of cannonballs have been stacked on the snow. Photograph most likely comes from World War I era.
Date: 1910/1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Three Men Standing Near Cannon

Description: Copy negative of three men standing beside a covered cannon at Hardin-Simmons University, looking downward.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horses Pulling Wagon in Convoy; Horses Pulling Cannons in Convoy; Military Unit Marching in Formation; Truck Convoy

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The first is of military men riding horses pulling wagons across a desert with mountains in the distance. The second is of horses pulling cannons and men across the desert with mountains in the distance. The third is of men marching in formation with flags with buildings to the left. The fourth is a truck convoy in the desert with mountains in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Student by Cannon

Description: Copy negative of student Carl Jensen in a military uniform standing beside a cannon at HSU in a field with trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

HSU Group of Pictures

Description: Copy negative of a collage of pictures of the HSU campus. The pictures are of various scene with buildings, the grandstands, and the cannon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fort Babe Shaw Cannon

Description: Copy negative of the Fort Babe Shaw Cannon in a field at Hardin-Simmons University. The cannon is part of a memorial for HSU students who lost their lives during the World War I. The names listed on the plaque below are Chester A. Adams, Jack Blount, Kenneth Burns, Ennis Camp, Robert Embry, Aubrey Fisher, Allister Goodnight, O. A. Keele, Clyde Shaw, Reed Morris, Frank Martin, Dennis Pumphrey, and Stephen D. Rainey. There are cars and a building in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fort Babe Shaw Cannon

Description: Copy negative of the Fort Babe Shaw Cannon in a field at Hardin-Simmons University. The cannon is part of a memorial for HSU students who lost their lives during the World War I. The names listed on the plaque below are Chester A. Adams, Jack Blount, Kenneth Burns, Ennis Camp, Robert Embry, Aubrey Fisher, Allister Goodnight, O. A. Keele, Clyde Shaw, Reed Morris, Frank Martin, Dennis Pumphrey, and Stephen D. Rainey. There are cars and a building in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Armaments

Description: Copy negative of two pictures taken during World War I. The top picture is of a few hours ration of French 75s. The many artillery shells are organized into many piles in a field. The bottom picture is of several cannons lined up near a building and trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers with Artillery

Description: Copy negative of Mexican soldiers with artillery. There are at least twelve men in uniforms, surrounding two cannons and a wagon. Written across the bottom of the image is, "145 Federal Artillery".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Cannon; Postcard of Weapons Magazine

Description: Copy photograph of two images. In the top image, several uniformed soldiers load a cannon. In the top left corner is a poem, which reads, "I'd like to load a gun like this/With a message and perhaps a kiss/To let you know how proud I am/That you have backed up Uncle Sam." The bottom image shows the weapons magazine of Fort Phantom Hill. The magazine is a small stone building. A cow walks in front. The bottom text reads, "Magazine at Fort Phantom Hill, near Abilene, Texas. Commanded by Robert E. Lee, in 1852. Mrs. L.B. Bradfield. Pub."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Campus View

Description: Copy negative of a Simmons College brochure with a view of the campus. There is a cannon in a field with trees and two buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Cannon

Description: Copy negative of a group of unidentified men standing beside a cannon. Two of the men are holding guns to their sides, and two others are handling the ammunition for the cannon. In the background, there are hills and grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

World War I Scenes

Description: Copy negative of two pictures from World War I with notes printed on them in French. The top picture shows several soldiers in the woods with a cannon in 1914. The bottom picture is of the ruins of Neuve Chapelle, showing buildings reduced to rubble taken between 1914 and 1917.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers with Artillery

Description: Copy negative of Mexican soldiers with artillery. There are at least twelve men in uniforms, surrounding two cannons and a wagon. Written across the bottom of the image is, "145 Federal Artillery".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Military Cannon Demonstration

Description: Copy negative of a military demonstration at the West Texas Fair. There are men firing cannons as others watch in a field.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

DD Destroyer]

Description: Photograph of a DD Destroyer. This ship was part of the mothball, or reserve, fleet docked in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Transcript of Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, in which the commissioners discuss a proposal to travel to purchase a steamboat for protection of the coastlines and to ensure safe transportation of troops, immigrants and supplies. Over the course of the correspondence, the commissioners agree on the total amount and terms of the loan that will pay for the vessel.
Date: January 21, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Soldiers With Cannon]

Description: Photograph of two soldiers, Stewart and Lemke, watching another unidentified soldier who sits at the base of a tall 40MM anti-aircraft gun in a field.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Federals Readying Equipment for Travel]

Description: Photograph of Federal soldiers loading equipment and attaching harnesses onto horses for travel. The Federals photographed appear to be an artillery unit. There are a few cannons and other machinery visible in the photograph. A few young boys can be seen looking on.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rebel Cannon]

Description: Photograph of rebels crouching behind a cannon during battle. Information on the back of the photo states that the cannon photographed was the only rebel cannon used in the May 1911 Battle of Juarez.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Moving a Rebel Cannon]

Description: Photograph of a small group of rebels transporting a cannon. The cannon is hitched to a small horse-drawn buggy, handled by two rebels. A few rebels follow the cannon from behind, as they walk toward a new position. The photo was taken in Juarez, Mexico.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library