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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

University of Texas Arlington

Ruth Dearmin Cooke Photograph Album:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cooke, Ruth Dearmin.
Title: Ruth Dearmin Cooke Photograph Album
Inclusive Dates: 1917-1919
Bulk Dates: 1918-1919
Abstract: The 36th Infantry Division and its regiments were stationed at Camp Bowie, Fort Worth, Texas. The division, known as the "Texas Division" and the "T-Patchers" and comprised of Texas and Oklahoma National Guardsmen, was mobilized July 18, 1917, under the command of General Edwin St. John Greble. The division was sent to France between the end of May and mid-August, 1918; returned to the United States between April and June 1919; and demobilized in June 1919. Barron Field was a World War I pilot training field near Everman, Texas.
Identification: AR484
Extent: 1 manuscript box (0.21 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The 36th Infantry Division and its regiments were stationed at Camp Bowie, Fort Worth, Texas. The division, known as the "Texas Division" and the "T-Patchers" and comprised of Texas and Oklahoma National Guardsmen, was mobilized July 18, 1917, under the command of General Edwin St. John Greble. The division was sent to France between the end of May and mid-August, 1918; returned to the United States between April and June 1919; and demobilized in June 1919. Barron Field was a World War I pilot training field near Everman, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Photograph album, two loose photographs. The bulk of the photographs in the Ruth Dearmin Cooke photograph album portray parade scenes in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, from 1918 to 1919. They include the review of the 36th Division, April 11, 1918; the Red Cross Parade, May 20, 1918; the Armistice Day Parade, November 11, 1918; and the parade celebrating the return of the 133rd Field Artillery, March 13, 1919. Photographs on an album page dated April 7, 1919, depict crowds waiting at Camp Bowie and the arrival of the 132nd Field Artillery troops by train.

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Organization

The original order of the pages of the Ruth Dearmin Cooke photograph album is unknown. Album pages have been arranged in chronological order as best as can be determined. Each page has been numbered to denote the current order. Two loose photographs were added to the first folder in the box.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Cooke, Ruth Dearmin--Photograph collections.
Greble, Edwin St. John--Photographs.
Organizations
United States.--Army.--Field Artillery, 132nd--Photographs.
United States.--Army--Field Artillery, 133rd--Photographs.
United States.--Army.--Infantry Division, 36th--Photographs.
Subjects
Parades--Texas--Fort Worth--Photographs.
World War, 1914-1918--Armistices--Photographs.
World War, 1914-1918--United States--Texas--Photographs.
Places
Barron Field (Tarrant County, Tex.)--Photographs.
Camp Bowie (Fort Worth, Tex.)--Photographs.
Fort Worth (Tex.)--Photographs.
Alternate Titles
Photographs Collection

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2003.

Citation

Ruth Dearmin Cooke Photograph Album, 1917-1919, AR484, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 2003.

Accessioned as number 2003-4.

Processing Information

The Ruth Dearmin Cooke Photograph Album was processed by Emily Galpin in February 2006. The finding aid was updated and encoded by Brenda McClurkin in November 2012.

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