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Photo of Army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston
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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher (1882-1964). Photo of Army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston. May 31, 1917. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/457.

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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher (1882-1964). (May 31, 1917). Photo of Army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston. Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/457

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Title Photo of Army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher (1882-1964)
Date May 31, 1917
Description Army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston for housing 185 interned women from the district whom city physician Dr. W. A. King and his city and county physicians assistants had inspected and refused health certificates, now taking free treatment by the county. Photographed at the county Poor Farm, May 31, 1917. The city pays 66%, the county pays 34%. Future generations will pay 100%. There are 5,000 such women in San Antonio and Bexar county under protection of the mayor and the sheriff. These tents are in 300 yards of 46 boys of the Bexar county house of correction.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964.
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association.
  • Suffragists -- Texas.
  • Women -- Political activity -- Texas.
  • Women -- Suffrage -- Texas.
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Prostitution
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
Original Item Location http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=235
Original Collection Women's Archives Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers, 1914-1944 02/2006-010 http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=235
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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