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 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
[Infantry in Action #3]

[Infantry in Action #3]

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
[Infantry Troops]

[Infantry Troops]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photographs of soldiers marching through sand. Two dogs, in flanking positions, are following the troops.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
Informe

Informe

Date: 1912
Creator: González, Abraham, 1864-1913.
Description: This governmental report details the state of the union address by Chihuahuan State Governer Abraham González, who held power from 1910-1913. It enumerates the use of taxes, specifically their use in funding schools and telegraph and telephone lines. It also contains a response by the leader of the state legislature.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[Jumping Contest]

[Jumping Contest]

Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of several U.S. Army cavalry members riding dark-colored horses next to a low, wooden fence; several of the horses are jumping over the fence. The caption in the lower-left corner says "Jumping Contest." The postcard was sent from El Paso, Texas and is addressed to "Miss G. M. Horne" in Portland, Maine. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Gertrude:- Big military tournament here next week - 5000 soldiers; and commencing Oct. 15, a full month of maneuvers by the Division of the Army on the border. All[...] here, Walter."
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
Madero y sus detractores, por varios maderistas.

Madero y sus detractores, por varios maderistas.

Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Book containing short essays (sometimes anonymous) on the theme of revolutionary politics, many works relating to Francisco Madero, the Mexican president who was assassinated in 1913. Notably, it was published in El Paso, Texas by supporters in exile.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Manifiesto del C. Gral Francisco Villa a la nación y documentos que justifican el desconocimiento del C. Venustiano Carranza como primer jefe de la revolución.

Manifiesto del C. Gral Francisco Villa a la nación y documentos que justifican el desconocimiento del C. Venustiano Carranza como primer jefe de la revolución.

Date: 1914
Creator: Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923.
Description: Book with copies of communications between generals in the north of Mexico and the Carranza government.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[Mechanized Cavalry]

[Mechanized Cavalry]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of a military tractor towing at least three supply wagons. Two of the supply wagons are loaded with pontoon boats.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
Mexico. El triunfo de la revolucion o el grito de un pueblo.

Mexico. El triunfo de la revolucion o el grito de un pueblo.

Date: 1911
Creator: Illán, Rafael
Description: This work provides a personal account regarding the author’s struggle against the Diaz regime. It includes as an introduction a letter to Francisco I. Madero, whom the author terms the caudillo of the Mexican Revolution. Includes text of resignations of Porfirio Díaz and Francisco Madero.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[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
[Military Camp in Mexico]

[Military Camp in Mexico]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a military camp in Mexico. Several adobe structures, which appear to homes, can be seen in the background.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
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