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A Manual of Texas Flora

Description: Manuscript for botany students describing 98 families of plants in Texas including 341 genera and 774 species. The book is organized into four parts: 1// Key to the Families, pages 1-100; 2// [Mustard] Family -- Flax Family, pages 101-150 and Flax Family -- Evening Primrose Family (Guara), pages 151-200; 3// Potato Family -- Madder Family (Galium), pages 251-300 and Evening Primrose Family (Guara) -- Solanaceae Pers. Potato Family, pages 201-250; 4// Honey Suckle Family -- Composite XVI. (Leptilon), pages 301-350 (First Part) and Composite XVI. (Leptilon) -- End, pages 351-383 (Second Part) with General Index of Latin Names, pages L1-L7, English Index, Including Popular Plant Names, pages E1-E6, and Glossary, pages G1-G11.
Date: August 28, 1916
Creator: Ruth, Albert
Partner: Botanical Research Institute of Texas Library

[Photograph of Soldier on a Horse]

Description: Photograph of soldier on a horse waiting in a stable position. The soldier is in uniform and the horse has the riding accessories on. Several soldiers and tents are off in a distance. There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "MX. BRDR. 1916/7."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Photograph of People on a Farm]

Description: Photograph of three people, which two are young children, on a farm standing near animals. The animals are getting ready to eat with a barn in the background. A person is holding the unclothed young child. There is a note on the front of the photograph that reads: " No. 4662...Mexican types..."A pair of Jacks and three of a kind..."" "Swafford...photo...copyright..." There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "MX. BRDR. 1916/7."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Photograph of a Military Camp]

Description: Photograph of a military camp with tremendous amounts of rain. There is a soldier heading into a tent. There is a lot of water by the tents and on the ground. There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "Wet camp. nr. Mex brdr. 1916/7."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Photograph of a Deer]

Description: Photograph of a deer close to a building and a dog is laying close to the building. There is an individual piece of wood by the deer and buildings in the background. There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: " MX brdr. 1916/7."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Photograph of People by a House]

Description: Photograph of people by a house, which is made of adobe and straw. There is a person on a wagon with a donkey attached to wagon. There are a two men by the house on opposite directions, laundry by the one man. There are various objects around the house. There is a note on the front of the photograph that reads: "No.4647...Mexican Types... "An old time Adobe house..."" There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "MX. BRDR. 1916/7"
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Boat in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
Date: August 10, 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Drawing a Crowd]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. soldier loading something into an automobile as fellow soldiers sit in the back seat. The soldiers draw a crowd, a group of local young men (perhaps Mexican youth) surround the car. The car is parked in front of a large adobe structure where a man is sitting on the nearest doorstep.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Battery A on the Mexican Border

Description: This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.
Date: 1916
Creator: Stiness, Henry R. W.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Photograph of a Machine and Bread]

Description: Photograph of line of bread placed on a long wooden bench with a machine directly behind. There are only a few loaves of bread that is laying down most loaves upright. There are two long wooden benches the one bench partially shown. A building and men are in the background. There is a note on the front of the photograph that reads: "No.5023... Army Bread" "Swafford photo Copyright..."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Picture of a mother and daughter]

Description: In this photograph, a mother and daughter, both in long white dresses, are standing together in front of a brick wall and flowering plants. The mother has her arm around the daughter's shoulders. In the background, to the right, a partial stairway leading to an open door and the arm of another woman are visible, A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Genevieve Bogle - Mrs. W. W. Bogel daughter - mother about 1916."
Date: 1916~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Soldiers a Meal]

Description: Photograph of soldiers eating dinner at camp. There are several table setting up for the soldiers to have dinner. The military camp is the background. There is a note on the front of the photograph that reads: "No. 4681...Army scenes...Dinner Time in Camp..." "Swafford...photo.Copyright..."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[A. D. Milroy Company]

Description: Photograph taken inside the A. D. Milroy Co. building. There are three men standing toward the back of the building, and the tables around them are covered with cotton. There is a large skylight in the ceiling, and there are light bulbs hanging down. Written at the bottom center of the photograph is "A. D. Milroy Co. 1916."
Date: 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Building Near a Train Yard]

Description: Photograph of a building near a train yard with a tall pointed brick roof and wooden trellises on the doors. There are three men to the right of the building and a bunch of train cars in the yard. Written underneath the image are "(1916 era)" and "Watson & Brown Collection."
Date: 1916~
Creator: Watson & Brown
Partner: The Grace Museum