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Company K Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0049

Scope and Contents

With Company K on the BORDER 1916-1917 is the title of the scrapbook. It contains typed pages with details about when the company was founded, the locations of their annual encampments, and a roster of the men in the company. The scrapbook contains handwritten labels below the photographs.

Dates

  • 1916 - 1917

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical or Historical Information

Company K, Third Infantry of the National Guard, based in Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina, was stationed in El Paso, Texas from 1916-1917. Company K, Third Infantry, was formed on November 9, 1911. The company's first public appearance was on July 4, 1912. Their first annual encampment was from July 5-15, 1912, in Anniston, Alabama. On June 19th, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson called the company into service and they were stationed at El Paso, Texas from 1916 to 1917.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Company K, Third Infantry of Asheboro, North Carolina, served at El Paso, Texas from 1916-1917.

The scrapbook, annotated in black ink throughout, includes photographs.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred from UNCG Classed Archives in September, 2008.

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Processing Information

Processed by Haley Childers, July, 2009
Title
Company K Scrapbook
Author
Haley Childers
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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