A Guide to the Samuel Lomax Hassell Photograph Albums, 1915-1917
Samuel Lomax Hassell was a Sergeant Major in the 4th Texas Infantry ca. 1915-1917.
The albums and a few loose photographs were taken or collected by Hassell. They portray U. S. Army camps at Marfa, Presidio and Leon Springs. Also included are troop activities at Columbus, New Mexico, Mexico, the Philippines and France. Hassell family members and friends are also portrayed. The albums also include clippings related to military matters and business cards.
Samuel Lomax Hassell Photographs Albums, 1915-1917, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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