1/20 Bliss Museum Nike Ajax

2/20 Air Defenders

3/20 ARMY

4/20 Soldiers on Parade

5/20 Evangelina's Official Military Photograph

6/20 Soldier Visiting Classroom

7/20 "God Bless You Mighty Riflemen"

8/20 German Air Force HAWK Training Area at Fort Bliss

9/20 Back From Desert Storm

10/20 Returning Home From Desert Storm

11/20 Houses on Fort Bliss

12/20 Group of Military Personnel

13/20 Ambulance Car

14/20 Two Soldiers in Car

15/20 Fort Bliss Hospital

16/20 Soldier on top of train

17/20 Soldiers digging on bank

18/20 Camp mascot

19/20 Soldiers in front of Sibley tent

20/20 Engineer wagon

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Bliss Museum 7-1-09 a-i
The Fort Bliss Museum is located on Main Post near the Marshall Gate off Fred Wilson Road. When I was stationed at Bliss in the late 1960s, the missiles on display were scattered around the Reception Area on Main Post. Since these pictures were taken, some have been moved to another post altogether.
Bliss Museum Nike Ajax 7-1-09

Collection:: Snapshots of El Paso (1966-2012)

Accession no:: Disc 3: Fort Bliss

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (2000 - 2009), Military

  • Missiles
  • Ft. Bliss
  • Ft. Bliss

Now it is called the 1st Armored Div museum

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Air Defenders 7-1-09 a & b
This statue, Air Defenders, is by Steve Streadbeck and is located on Main Post just inside the Pershing Gate.

Collection:: Snapshots of El Paso (1966-2012)

Accession no:: Disc 3: Fort Bliss

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (2000 - 2009), Military

  • Statue
  • Ft. Bliss
  • Ft. Bliss

cool

this statue has been removed and a WWll tank is installed

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Rocket Launcher

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Fort Bliss, in 1846, Colonel Alexander Doniphan led 1st Regiment of Missouri mounted volunteers through El Paso del Norte, with victories at the Battle of El Brazito and the Battle of the Sacramento. Then on 7 November 1848, War Department General Order no. 58 ordered the establishment of a post across from El Paso del Norte now Ciudad Juárez. On 8 September 1849, the garrison party of several companies of the 3rd U.S. Infantry ('The Old Guard', currently the oldest active duty regiment in the US Army), commanded by Major Jefferson Van Horne, found only four small and scattered settlements on the north side of the Rio Grande. The Post opposite El Paso del Norte was first established at the site of Coon's Ranch, protected recently won territory from harassing Apaches and Comanches, provided law and order, and escorted the forty-niners. (The post became Fort Bliss on 8 March 1854.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Bliss

Image Description: Black and white photograph of volunteers in horse drawn carriages. The image is taken at a turn where a large line of carriages can be seen in the distance. A couple telegraph lines are in the background alongside a house and mountains in the far distance.

Central / Old Ft. Bliss, (1840 - 1849), Military

  • army
  • animals
  • Military

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Fort Bliss, In 1846, Colonel Alexander Doniphan led 1st Regiment of Missouri mounted volunteers through El Paso del Norte, with victories at the Battle of El Brazito and the Battle of the Sacramento. Then on 7 November 1848, War Department General Order no. 58 ordered the establishment of a post across from El Paso del Norte now Ciudad Juárez. On 8 September 1849, the garrison party of several companies of the 3rd U.S. Infantry ('The Old Guard', currently the oldest active duty regiment in the US Army), commanded by Major Jefferson Van Horne, found only four small and scattered settlements on the north side of the Rio Grande. The Post opposite El Paso del Norte was first established at the site of Coon's Ranch, protected recently won territory from harassing Apaches and Comanches, provided law and order, and escorted the forty-niners.
(The post became Fort Bliss on 8 March 1854.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Bliss

Image Description: Black and white photograph shows a group of several uniformed volunteers neatly marching in the street. They hold rifles in their left hand and rest them on their shoulder as thy march with the American flag among them. Behind the soldiers stand a building and a small corner of another building with people standing to view the volunteers march through. Telegraph lines can barely be seen above the marching volunteers head and at their feet a long shadow can be seen for each of them.

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1840 - 1849), Military

  • Soldiers on Parade
  • Military
  • Doniphan
  • Jefferson Van Horne

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Evangelina was stationed at Fort Bliss. She was 20 years old. She did basic training in Camp Lee, Virginia and signal corp training at Camp Gordon, Georgia

Collection:: Neighborhood photos

Accession no:: 0652

Central / South Central, (1950 - 1959), Military

  • Military
  • women
  • Evangelina Salazar Canchola

March is Women's History Month. We thank all women who have protected our democracy.

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Fourt Bliss solder visited a classrom at Roosevelt Elementary school, El Paso, Texas.

Collection:: Neighborhood photos

Accession no:: 0563

Central / South Central, (1960 - 1969), Education

  • School

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Soldier with group of kids holding banners & American flags

Collection:: Neighborhood photos

Accession no:: 0562

Central / South Central, (1990 - 1999), Education

  • School
  • Roosevelt Elementary

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Instructor at demonstration of maintenance HAWK weapon system.

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (2000 - 2009), Military

  • GAF
  • German Air Force
  • Fort Bliss

intresting

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Soldier returning home from Desert Storm.

Northeast / Biggs Field, (1990 - 1999), Conflict

  • Desert Storm
  • army
  • Military
  • returning
  • soldiers
  • women
  • Meet El Pasoan

"Photo taken in El Paso, TX." - Eva Ross

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In 1990–91, Biggs Army Airfield supported the large-scale airlift of forces and equipment deployed for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Biggs Airfield continues to host C-5A Galaxies and other Air Force airlift aircraft which transport personnel and equipment on rotation to Southwest Asia and other theaters of operation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BiggsArmyAirfield

Northeast / Biggs Field, (1990 - 1999), Conflict

  • Desert Storm
  • army
  • Military
  • returning
  • soldiers
  • biggs army airfield
  • women
  • Family

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The image shows two houses on Fort Bliss in 1910. A little girl is playing in the sand.

Collection:: Gertrude Fitzgerald Photographs

Accession no:: PH025-1-1-231

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1910 - 1919), Architecture

  • Ft. Bliss
  • Ft. Bliss

these are actually barracks in which enlisted soldiers lived

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This group of soldiers is posing in front of some tents on Fort Bliss, ca. 1900. Gertrude Fitzgerald, the photographer, focused on capturing military life in the beginning of the century.

Collection:: Gertrude Fitzgerald Photographs

Accession no:: PH025-1-1-213

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1900 - 1909), Military

  • Ft. Bliss

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Soldiers are posing in front of a car. The sign on the side of the car says: "Ambulance Drivers Wanted".

Collection:: Gertrude Fitzgerald Photographs

Accession no:: PH025-1-1-209

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1910 - 1919), Military

  • ambulance
  • soldiers
  • ambulancia
  • soldados

top speed 8mph

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These two soldiers are sitting in a Maxwell car. Maxwell was a automobile brand which manufactured cars in the United States between 1904 and 1925. The present-day successor to the Maxwell company is Chrysler Group.

Collection:: Gertrude Fitzgerald Photographs

Accession no:: PH025-1-1-206

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1910 - 1919), Transportation

  • soldiers
  • car
  • soldados
  • auto
  • Military

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Title: East facade, looking west. Building 5 is shown in foreground - Fort Bliss, Post Hospital, Pershing Road, El Paso, El Paso County, TX
Creator(s): Eisenhour, Thomas P., creator
Date Created/Published: 2008
Medium: 4 x 5 in.
Reproduction Number: HABS TX-3339-R-6
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html)

Call Number: HABS TX-3339-R-6
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Place:
Texas -- El Paso County -- El Paso
Latitude/Longitude: 31.75861, -106.48639
Collections:
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey

Accession no:: Reproduction Number: HABS TX-3339-R-6

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1900 - 1909), Health

  • Ft. Bliss
  • hospital
  • building
  • Health
  • military

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37th Div. Ohio National Guard, 112th Engineers.

Accession no:: H1996-031-008

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1910 - 1919), Borders

  • Punitive Expedition
  • Ft. Bliss
  • expedicion punitiva

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37th Div. Ohio National Guard, 112th Engineers.

Accession no:: H1994-031-014

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1910 - 1919), Borders

  • Punitive Expedition
  • Ft. Bliss
  • expedicion punitiva

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37th Div. Ohio National Guard, 112th Engineers.

Accession no:: H1994-031-007

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1910 - 1919), Borders

  • Punitive Expedition
  • Ft. Bliss
  • expedicion punitiva

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37th Div. Ohio National Guard, 112th Engineers.

Accession no:: H1994-031-013

Northeast / Ft. Bliss, (1910 - 1919), Borders

  • Punitive Expedition
  • Ft. Bliss
  • expedicion punitiva

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Contents of wagon are laid out for inspection.

Accession no:: H1994-031-004

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1910 - 1919), Borders

  • Punitive Expedition
  • expedicion punitiva

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