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In Folder: Hulen, General John A.

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Official U.S. military personnel portraits include Major General Walter Smith, Lieutenant Colonel Dallas J. Matthews, Lieutenant Colonel Horace Carmichael, Brigadier General Ninnon, General Will Jackson, and Brigadier General Henry Hutchings. Additional military portraits are located in the subgroup Later military years, but the majority of portraits are in this group.

Oversize panoramas include an encampment of the Texas National Guard in Fort Crockett; the 142nd Infantry at Camp Bowie; the 142nd Infantry at Camp Palacios; the 36th Division at Camp Palacios; a large group of officers posed at Fort Sam Houston; the 36th Division train at Camp Palacios; the 71st Infantry Brigade at Camp Palacios; the 36th Division commanding general and staff; overviews of Camp Mabry, Camp Palacios, and Camp Hulen; and Governor Pat Neff reviewing troops at Camp Mabry. Additional oversize materials include a group portrait of Hulen's class at Staunton Military Academy, various group portraits of military units prior to World War I, the Sixth Army News Pictorial from World War II; color lithographs of World War II scenes by James M. Sessions; 36th Division reunions; and military portraits.

These images are of American and British troops on the front lines in France during World War I including 141st, 142nd, 143rd and 144th Infantry, 71st and 72nd Brigades, 36th Division. Also included are a few images of German prisoners held by troops and female members of the American Red Cross assisting troops and prisoners. Images capture the towns of Ville-sur-Tierre; Boureuilles, Meuse; St. Vaubourg; La Cheppe, Marne; Tanlay, Flogue and Lignieres in Yonne; Melissey Younne; Coetquidan, Ille et Vilaine; Tonnerre; Dricourt in the Ardennes department; and Bligny in the Aube department in France and Costnieuwkerke, Belgium. Hulen's military identification card is among these images. Many of the images were created by Signal Corp photographers and include the original American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) captions.

These photographs are of training and camp life for Texas troops during the early years of World War I, before deployment to the front lines in Europe. Scenes include parade drills and review of troops, artillery training, views of camp buildings, and aerial views. Hulen is often shown in uniform speaking with other military personnel. Locations include Camp Scurry, Corpus Christi; Camp Bowie, Fort Worth; and Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio; along with troop parades in San Antonio. The majority of the images are by commercial photographer J.O. Sanders and Swafford, The Photo Man, and include identifying image numbers and captions.

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