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Birdseye view of 1st N.D. Inf. camp, Mercedes, Tex.
Birdseye view of 1st N.D. Inf. camp, Mercedes, Tex.
TitleBirdseye view of 1st N.D. Inf. camp, Mercedes, Tex.
Date of Original1916-09-25
DescriptionIn distance is large area of tents extending back to wooded area with buildings on left side. Penciled in back is the "school' with line to building in horizon. Partial view of road on extreme right side and fence. Two buildings on left marked with 'a' and 'b' in pencil.
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General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Military camps
Tents
Fences
Organization NameNorth Dakota. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 1st
LocationMercedes (Tex.)
Hidalgo County (Tex.)
Texas
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number414.1.14
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"(a)-Hosp. & ambulance in front. It comes over every day for sick and takes them to Llano Grande. (b)-Just completing our mess hall. We have removed the small sgt. tents here, back of the Hosp. across the street to where the x is. I sleep in the 1st large tent at right of x. In the corner is a part of a young orange grove"--Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
One of a series of photographic postcards related, all or in part, to the First North Dakota Regiment when stationed along the Rio Grande River in Texas during the Punative Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFirst North Dakota Infantry Photograph Collection 414-415
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU (414.1.14)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000770
Original SourcePhotographic postcard
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