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Entries from July 2006

Pancho Villa and the Pennington Boys

July 19th, 2006 · No Comments

Vintage postcards can be used as a means to document family history and historic events. This post is prompted by the purchase a few weeks ago of a small collection of c. 1916 real-photo postcards (RPPC) of what at first appeared to be unknown doughboys from World War I. Closer inspection revealed the first RPPC to be a 1916 image of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa, never shy of cameras, on a white horse.

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