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 County: El Paso County, TX
 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from 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
[Airing Beds at a Military Camp]

[Airing Beds at a Military Camp]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of soldiers airing beds at a military camp on the border after a storm. Text on the reverse of the postcard reads: "We air our tents every other day and it is some sigh to look across the camp and see them all furled."
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Bayonet Drill with Dummy Straw Filled Bags]

[Bayonet Drill with Dummy Straw Filled Bags]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard depicts soldiers performing a bayonet drill. In the photograph, dummy bundles of straw hang from a wooden structure. The soldiers attack the bundles with bayonets. Postcard is addressed to J. R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis St. Postcard is postmarked from San Antonio, Texas July 6, 1918 at 5:30 P.M.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Bayonet Drill]

[Bayonet Drill]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of a bayonet drill. The army soldiers are practicing close quarters combat or hand to hand combat in preparation for their bayonet drilling exercises. To the right, bayonet practice dummies wait to test the soldier’s marksmanship. The rifles in this image are M1903 Springfield rifles.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Airing Tents]

[Airing Tents]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard depicting a tent being aired out. The cloth top of the tent has been pulled away so that the tent can be aired. Soldiers stand around the structure.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Camp Cotton]

[Camp Cotton]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Aerial view of Camp Cotton, El Paso, Texas. This photograph was taken south to north with the Franklin Mountains in the background. A soldier riding an Indian Motorcycle is visible in the center of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
El ataque a Ciudad Juarez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de Junio

El ataque a Ciudad Juarez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de Junio

Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier
Description: This piece provides a firsthand account of the attack on Ciudad Juarez by Villistas and related events, including the American incursion. 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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
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