|Title||Kitchens 1st N.D. Infantry Camp , Mercedes, Tex. |
|Date of Original||1916 |
|Description||A view of the kitchens and tents at the military camp in Mercedes, Texas. The kitchen is a wooden structure with no walls. A row of wooden buildings is visible behind the kitchen. Men are visible standing under the roof and three men appear to be standing on the roof. Rows of tents are visible. Cots and other personal items are inside the tents. One palm tree is also visible. |
|Subject (LCTGM)||Military life|
|Subject (LCSH)||United States. Army - History - Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916|
|Organization Name||North Dakota. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 1st|
|Item Number||BC-137 |
|Format of Original||Photographic postcards|
|Dimensions of Original||14 x 9 cm. |
|Transcription||"Kitchens, 1st N.D. Inf. Camp, Mercedes. Tex."--Handwritten on front of photo. |
|Notes||Title printed on postcard. |
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 Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
|Biography/History||The 1st North Dakota Infantry, including Company G from Valley City, was called to serve along the Mexican-U.S. border to watch Pancho Villa's movement in Mexico. |
|Repository Institution||Barnes County Historical Society|
|Repository Collection||Barnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Barnes County Historical Society (BC-137) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
|Ordering Information||Barnes County Historical Society address: |
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09 |
|Digital ID||dmBC137 |