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Two rows of fenced army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston
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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964. Two rows of fenced army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston. [May 31, 1917]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 30, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/458.

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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964. ([May 31, 1917]). Two rows of fenced 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/458

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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964, Two rows of fenced army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston, [May 31, 1917], Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 30, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/458.

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Title Two rows of fenced army tents loaned by Fort Sam Houston
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
Date [May 31, 1917]
Description Photograph of two rows of fenced 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)
  • Suffragists -- Texas.
  • Women -- Political activity -- Texas.
  • Women -- Suffrage -- Texas.
  • Prostitution
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Prostitution
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
Subject.Name (HOT)
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
Physical Description 1 black-and-white photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • Still Image
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  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 2006-010, Box 6, Folder 26
Original Collection Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=235
Digital Collection Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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