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Created by:
United States Military Academy, American, founded 1802  Search this
Subject of:
10th Cavalry Regiment, American, founded 1866  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 x 5 1/4 in. (17.8 x 13.3 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
West Point, Orange County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Description:
A program from a 1938 Christmas banquet. The program has six pages and a yellow tassel. The front of the program reads [CHRISTMAS 1938] at the top and [Second Squadron - - Tenth Cavalry / West Point, New York] at the bottom. There is a silver embossed circle in the center, an image of a green olive branch, a red, white, and blue vertical triangle pennant with stars and stripes and an eagle on top, and a red, white and blue shield insignia with stars and stripes. There are some stains on the front cover. There is also an image of a buffalo with a banner that reads [READY AND FORWARD]. There is a braided yellow tassel on the proper right side of the program. It is yellow because it is the color of the cavalry.
The inside cover features a black and white photograph of Marion Carson, Major, 19th Cavalry. There is also a brief Christmas message from the major. On page three there is a menu and a line drawing of a bell and leaves.
On pages four and five there is a list of members of the Second Squadron, Tenth Cavalry. There is an image of a buffalo with a banner that reads [READY AND FORWARD]. The list of names continues on to page seven. The back of the program is blank.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by Digital Volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
United States--History--1933-1945  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.155.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.21