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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
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: 1900~
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
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
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
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Artillery Salute for General Pershing]

Description: Photograph of soldiers firing wheeled artillery on an earthen field. Plumes of smoke rise behind the guns and partially obscure distant mountains. A caption on the reverse side of the photo indicates that the firing was a salute to visiting General John J. Pershing.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Pershing and Staff]

Description: Photograph of General John J. Pershing sitting atop a white horse and looking toward his five mounted staff members. Soldiers are visible in the background. The reverse side of the photograph states that Pershing was reviewing troops in El Paso, Texas.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Insurrectos]

Description: Photograph of insurrectos with their newly acquired field artillery. In this image there are five men standing by a cannon, and wearing civilian clothing with hats. There is a man near the cannon ammunition.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Armored Car]

Description: Photograph of a modified rail car reinforced with steel armor to protect the train from attacks. There are nine men dressed in military uniforms standing around the train car.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[News Script: Cannons]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Jim Erwin, a Dallas man who builds cannons.
Date: February 21, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of 119th Field Armory Soldiers Shooting Cannon]

Description: Postcard of soldiers shooting cannons in a field, with the caption, "Bat. D. 119th F.A. in action. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. J. Claude Hill in Hartford, Michigan and says, "Dear Folks, Am getting along fine. Can limp around without my crutches. I am listed as a cannoneer and will be one of this bunch on the other side when I get well enough I expect! Will write you a letter soon. Loving son [?]."
Date: November 18, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[News Script: Anti aircraft unit on location]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a U.S. Army anti-aircraft battalion setting up defensive positions around Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, in preparation for the possibility of aerial attacks.
Date: August 27, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Legion recovers stolen cannon]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a stolen cannon being recovered and returned to the John Law and Joe Smart American Legion Post in Dallas.
Date: May 25, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections