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United States military along the Mexican-American border during the Mexican Revolution photograph album [graphic].
BANC PIC 2001.107--PIC; BANC PIC 2001.107
Collection Overview

Title:

United States military along the Mexican-American border during the Mexican Revolution photograph album

Abstract:

Folders 1-2: snapshot photographs and real photograph postcards of scenes of United States Army camp life in various Texas locations along the Mexican-American border during the Mexican Revolution. Photographs depict soldiers on and off duty. Locations depicted include Corpus Christi, Harlingen and Roma. U.S. Generals John J. Pershing and Frederick Funston are depicted in a few snapshots. Also includes photographs of Mexican soldiers and civilians along the border region. Folder 3: American flag; love letter from soldier; group photograph of unidentified family on ship; original album covers.

Date:

ca. 1915 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-tx -- n-mx---
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) -- 1860-1948 -- Pictorial works
Funston, Frederick -- 1865-1917 -- Pictorial works
United States. -- Army -- Pictorial works
Soldiers -- United States -- Texas -- Photographs
Soldiers -- Mexico -- Photographs
Mexicans -- Photographs
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Photographs
Mexican-American Border Region -- Pictorial works
Corpus Christi (Tex.) -- Pictorial works
Harlingen (Tex.) -- Pictorial works
Roma (Tex.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Compiler unknown.
Various photographers, including J.O. Sanders and Swafford.
Album leaves separated from album spine, as received. Some photographs detached from leaves.
Accompanied by love letter from soldier to unidentified recipient, and a small tattered cloth American flag.
Title and date devised by cataloger.
IN PROCESS COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Postcards.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box (ca. 175 photographic prints) ; various sizes, on albums leaves 18 x 26 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2001.107--PIC
BANC PIC 2001.107

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

IN PROCESS COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.