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Fort Bliss, 7th Cavalry Mess Hall & Kitchen, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center & Fort Blis, El Paso, El Paso County, TX



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Item Title


Location
U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center & Fort Blis, El Paso, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3339-B
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1966 subsequent work
Significance: This former 7th Calvary Mess Hall was part of a large enlisted men's cantonment, most of which were demolished in 1934-1935. It was directly associated with the adjacent barrack (Building No. 452). It was designed by War Department Construction Division architects during World War I.

Related Names
Blauvelt, Maj. L. D.
Field, Capt. Harvey R.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF NORTHEAST FRONT, BUILDING 445
2. NORTH VIEW OF FRONT AND RIGHT SIDE, BUILDING 445
3. NORTHWEST LEFT SIDE AND REAR, BUILDING 445
4. DISTANT VIEW OF SOUTH REAR AND LEFT SIDE, BUILDING 445


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