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 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
[Cavalry Drilling Exercise #1]

[Cavalry Drilling Exercise #1]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of the drilling cavalry on the Mexican Border. The second cavalryman from the right has his service revolver pointed in the air.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Camp Scene During a Desert Wind and Sand Storm]

[Camp Scene During a Desert Wind and Sand Storm]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of a camp during a desert wind and sand storm.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Infantry in Action #2]

[Infantry in Action #2]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Army Field Ambulance]

[Army Field Ambulance]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of an ambulance transporting wounded soldiers from a Mexican battlefield. The field ambulance is carrying four men. Two of the soldiers are laying down on gurneys, while the other two soldiers are sitting upright. One of the soldiers is wearing an arm sling. The words "Maximum 8 Patients" are displayed on the side of the vehicle.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
Causas de la revolución en México : y como efectuar la paz

Causas de la revolución en México : y como efectuar la paz

Date: 1915
Creator: Martínez, Paulino
Description: This short treatise, written in Havana in 1913, espouses the land reform goals and ideals of Emiliano Zapata and the Zapatistas while condemning the regimes of Carranza and Huerta,. It proposes an idealized agrarian society with land held in common and a system of "Escuelas Granjas" or rural schools. He deplores the evils of clericalism, plutocracy, and militarism. The three headings in the document are "Manifiesto al Pueblo Mexicano," "Bases Generales," and "Pensamiento de la Revolución: Como educar al Pueblo para la Nueva Reforma."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
First Aereo Squadron, Signal Corps, war diary : period from March 12 to April 23, 1916.

First Aereo Squadron, Signal Corps, war diary : period from March 12 to April 23, 1916.

Date: 1916
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps. Aereo Squadron, 1st.
Description: Photocopy of typescript describing activities and participants in the 1st Aereo Squadron of the Signal Corps during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa from March 12 to April 23, 1916.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[YMCA Camp]

[YMCA Camp]

Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard depicting YMCA members from a camp situated in El Paso, Texas. The individuals wear uniforms and uniform hats. The postcard captions reads Ohio Camp, Y.M.C.A, El Paso, Texas.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[A Mid Winter Scene in Camp]

[A Mid Winter Scene in Camp]

Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard depicting three soldiers walking through a camp. Snow covers the ground and the tops of structures. The men face the camera. Long icicles have formed at the end of the eves of the wood structure on the right hand side of the image. The postcard was addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham, Massachusetts, of Hollis Avenue. The back of the postcard reads: “Taken at Fort Yellowstone, Yellowstone, Wyoming”, however the postcard is postmarked: “El Paso, Texas, March 16, 1918, 4:3? PM”.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Wounded Soldier]

[Wounded Soldier]

Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: The postcard caption partially reads: Survivor of the Battle of Carrizal. It seems that the African American sergeant is the recent survivor of the Battle of Carrizal (Metz, Leon, Fort Bliss, page 83). The African American sergeant has three chevrons on his right uniform sleeve and appears to be one of the highest ranking men among this group of men. He is also wearing driver's goggles on his hat. There is no accompanying information given about his identity. The postcard was post marked out of El Paso, Texas, February circa 1915 – 1920 and is addressed to: Mrs. C H Breslin, Union Hotel, Altoona, Pennsylvania.
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
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