Border Patrol - first Border Patrol Academy Class made up of recruits from the entire Mexican Border. Photograph taken in 1937 at Camp Chigas located in the Chamizal area.
Only identified - Front Row - Griffith McBee and H.C. Horsley - Fourth and Fifth from left. Photograph of one woman in the middle - surrounded by men in the photograph.

Uploaded on 10.19.2017 by El Paso Museum of History

Central / Chamizal, (1930 - 1939), Borders

  • border patrol
  • chamizal
  • women
  • patrulla fronteriza
  • mujeres

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

Border Patrol - Camp Chigas- El Paso, Texas 1937

Report this entry

Choose the most important reason for this report

Your name

Your email address

Optional detail

Thank you for your report

More from the same community-collection

Douglass High School - Eugene Ford Jr. - 1940

Eugene Ford graduated from Prairie View A. and M. University majoring in Architectural Engineering. He work­ed in the Port Arthur...

Douglass High School - Annie Eagans Smith - 1940

Married Herbert F. Smith from Tuscon, Arizona. Lived in many parts of the world including Germany and Japan until husband...

Douglass High School - Mary E. Austin Kelley - 1940

Attended Crescent Beauty School in Austin, Texas in 1940-1941. She worked in that field for many years. Later she worked...

Douglass High School - Dupree Austin Jr. - 1940

Dupree Austin worked in various jobs in El Paso until 1942 when he started working at the Post Office as...

Douglass High School - Mayme L. Taylor Witherspoon - 1939

Married Cornell Witherspoon in 1941. After her hus­band's military tour, she moved to Stockton, California. She was employed with Federal...

Douglass High School - Edward W. Wright, M.D. - 1939

Graduated from Samuel Houston College in Austin, Texas magna cum laude in 1943. Graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1948....

Douglass High School - Theresa Ursery Brown - 1939

Attended Lincoln Junior College and Coles Voca­tional School in Kansas City, Missouri. Took various ex­tension courses while in Europe as...

Douglass High School - Roscoe Roberts - 1939

Served in the military from 1942-1945. Moved from El Paso to Denver, Colorado in 1960 to accept a job with...

Douglass High School - M. Maxine Kelly Boles - 1939

B.S. Tillotson College, Austin, Texas, 1944; M.A. New Mexico Highlands University, 1952; M.A., New Mexico Highlands University, 1954; Post Graduate...

Douglass High School - Amos Boyd - 1939

Attended Tillotson College, Austin, Texas, 1940-41. Lived and worked at Duncan Airfield, San Antonio, Texas where fighter planes are assembled....

Douglass High School - Fannie Mae Drisdale Burt - 1938

Taught at Douglass High School 1944-1945 and is a former student of Douglass, having attended from 1938-1939. Received a 8....

Josephine A. Mathis Bowden - 1952

Class of 1952 - Douglass High School - El Paso, Texas.

She married Elbert Bowden and one...

Montie E. Mathis Quinn - 1947 - El Paso, Texas

Class of 1947 from Douglass High School. Attended West Virginia State College, Texas Southern University, New Mexico State University and...

Class of 1938 - Douglass High School

Douglass High School - 1938

Class of 1937 - Douglass High School

Taken from a 1981 booklet from the McCall Center - Class of 1937 - Douglass High School.