Christmas Dinner Program for the 2nd Squadron 10th Cavalry at West Point

Image for Christmas Dinner Program for the 2nd Squadron 10th Cavalry at West Point
Created by
United States Military Academy, American, founded 1802
Subject of
10th Cavalry Regiment, American, founded 1866
Medium
ink on paper with thread
Dimensions
H x W: 7 x 5 1/4 in. (17.8 x 13.3 cm)
Type
programs
Place used
West Point, Orange County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1938
Description
A program from a 1938 Christmas banquet. The program has six pages and a yellow tassel. The front of the program reads [CHRISTMAS 1938] at the top and [Second Squadron - - Tenth Cavalry / West Point, New York] at the bottom. There is a silver embossed circle in the center, an image of a green olive branch, a red, white, and blue vertical triangle pennant with stars and stripes and an eagle on top, and a red, white and blue shield insignia with stars and stripes. There are some stains on the front cover. There is also an image of a buffalo with a banner that reads [READY AND FORWARD]. There is a braided yellow tassel on the proper right side of the program. It is yellow because it is the color of the cavalry.
The inside cover features a black and white photograph of Marion Carson, Major, 19th Cavalry. There is also a brief Christmas message from the major. On page three there is a menu and a line drawing of a bell and leaves.
On pages four and five there is a list of members of the Second Squadron, Tenth Cavalry. There is an image of a buffalo with a banner that reads [READY AND FORWARD]. The list of names continues on to page seven. The back of the program is blank.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Military
United States--History--1933-1945
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.155.21
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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