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Trading posts on the Texas side of the Big Bend in 1916-1930. Map

Trading posts on the Texas side of the Big Bend in 1916-1930. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Shows trading posts on the Rio Grande from El Paso to Eagle Pass, Texas; companion U. S. and Mexican settlements along the river; and settlements in the trading area of the posts 80 miles into the states of Chihuahua and Coahuila in Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Charts routes of the units of the U. S. Army that entered Mexico in 1916 and gives details about the units and miles traveled.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
[A cavalry roundup. Picture]

[A cavalry roundup. Picture]

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawing depicting sergeant of a cavalry troop recovering stolen cattle on the Texas-Mexico border, c.1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

Date: 1918/1919
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Identifies towns where Cavalry units were stationed on the border from El Paso to Del Rio in 1918 and 1919. An inset shows locations of the three U. S. Military District headquarters (Rockwell Field, CA; Fort Bliss, TX; and Kelly Field, TX) for the pilots patrolling the border from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture

Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawing of muleteers in camp during a trip to deliver military cargo to places inaccessible by wagon. Figure on the left may represent W. D. Smithers, who was a packer for the Army.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
U. S. - Mexico boundary from El Paso to Van Horn, Texas. Map

U. S. - Mexico boundary from El Paso to Van Horn, Texas. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Cavalry officers of the 1916-1921 period. Picture

Cavalry officers of the 1916-1921 period. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawings of officers in charge of activities on the U.S.-Mexico border between 1916 and 1921, indicating ranks and commands.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Start of the Pershing Expedition March 15, 1916. Map

Start of the Pershing Expedition March 15, 1916. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Shows routes the U. S. troops took into Mexico on the expedition of 1916 led by General John J. Pershing. Notes the pack train and wagon train routes as well as infantry routes, and the Expedition headquarters at Dublan Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Lower part of Brewster County, the Big Bend District, 1916-1930. Map

Lower part of Brewster County, the Big Bend District, 1916-1930. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Identifies families and ranches in lower Brewster County Texas between 1916 and 1930, WWI quicksilver mines, and provides information on the Glenn Springs Raid of 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Army cooks on U. S. & Mexico border from 1916 to the twenties. Picture

Army cooks on U. S. & Mexico border from 1916 to the twenties. Picture

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated descriptions of the Army field kitchens on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1920, from cooking equipment loaded on mule-drawn wagons to rolling kitchens pulled by trucks. Includes recipe for El Rancho Stew and a diagram of Army Field Range #1 (cook stove).
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)