"Thomas Lindsey Blayney holding a rifle." (1916) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/81384.
Thomas Lindsey Blayney, shown shooting at a rifle range. Blayney was a founding faculty member at the William M. Rice Institute, where he taught German. He served in World War I, and was a recipient of the French Croix de Guerre. In the photograph he is wearing a US Army uniform, with braided cap, leg puttees, with a cartridge belt and canteen. He is in a prone firing position, with the lifted sights clearly visible on his rifle, and is positioned in lane 24, shooting at a distance of 500 yards. Written on the back of the photograph, is ‘Camp Funston, Leon Springs, Texas’. Original resource is a sepia photograph.
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|dc.subject.lcsh||William M. Rice Institute--Faculty
Blayney, Thomas Lindsey, 1874-1971
Blayney, Thomas Lindsey, 1874-1971--Faculty
World War, 1914-1918
Rifle practice--Texas--Leon Springs
United States. Army--Target practice
Leon Springs (Tex.)
William M. Rice Institute--History
Rifles, Bolt action--Texas--Leon Springs
Croix de guerre (France)
Thomas Lindsey Blayney holding a rifle
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Thomas Lindsey Blayney Papers, MS 64, box 8 folder 10, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University