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 Language: English
 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
The revolution in Mexico.

The revolution in Mexico.

Date: 1911
Creator: Burges, William H. (William Henry), 1867-1946
Description: Printed copy of a speech given by William H. Burges, who was a prominent El Paso lawyer and businessman, in the presence of both Francisco Madero and General Juan Navarro. The speaker urges the audience to support the establishment of Madero’s government in Mexico.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
El ataque a Ciudad Juárez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de junio. English.

El ataque a Ciudad Juárez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de junio. English.

Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier.
Description: This piece was written to provide a firsthand account regarding the attack on Ciudad Juárez by Villistas and related events. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted. The translation was probably done in the 1970s.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[Uncle Sam's Guests at Fort Bliss, Texas]

[Uncle Sam's Guests at Fort Bliss, Texas]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H.
Description: Postcard of a family of refugees from the Mexican Revolution held at Fort Bliss, Texas. Two U.S. soldiers and a small group of men and women are behind the children and father. Tents are visible in the upper right hand corner of the postcard. A note on the back of the postcard states that the children strolled into the Perma Division for a visit and food.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
 [4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

[4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: The postcard captions reads: "Firing 4.7” Gun. W. H. Horne Co. El Paso, Tex." The 4.7 inch Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906. There is no accompanying information to positively identify the troops in the postcard or the exact location of this event. The postcard is addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Av. The postcard is postmarked El Paso, Texas, February 13, 1918, 2 PM.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[5th Cavalry M Company]

[5th Cavalry M Company]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of fancy riding by the U.S. Cavalry. One of the men, who has just completed the jump on an obstacle course, is carrying the banner which designates the 5th Cavalry M Company. In the distant background are the Franklin Mountains. Left of center is Sugarloaf Peak. The Cavalry competition is being held in front of the officer’s quarters in the new Fort Bliss on Lanoria Mesa.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[8th Cavalry]

[8th Cavalry]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of the 8th Cavalry playing mounted tug-of-war. Two teams comprised of men and horses have been formed and are set to battle each other in a tug-of-war competition. The postcard was not mailed and has no postmark.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Ambulance Corps]

[Ambulance Corps]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Army Airplane]

[Army Airplane]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a U.S. Army airplane has the markings 48 written across its fuselage. The airplane is a Spad styled two-seater model type biplane.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Army Ambulances]

[Army Ambulances]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army Ambulance in Mexico. The driver of the first ambulance is looking directly at the photographer while the driver of the second ambulance appears to be taking a nap.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Army Caterpillar Tractor]

[Army Caterpillar Tractor]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of an army caterpillar tractor pulling heavy artillery through mud. The flatbed wagon has become stuck in the mud. Marines are attempting to get the wagon out of the mud with the assistance of the tractor.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
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