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[4.7 Inch Gun M1906]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187724/
[82 Field Artillery]
Photograph of the 82nd field artillery marching by the Masonic Hospital. In the photograph are soldiers dressed in uniform; they are riding horses and walking with heavy weaponry. The Masonic Hospital stands in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63503/
[5th Cavalry M Company]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187729/
[8th Cavalry]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187706/
[Abraham González Casavantes with Madero]
Photograph of Abraham González Casavantes with Francisco Madero. Abraham González was one of the main leaders of the Maderista Junta Revolucionaria Mexicana, which was a movement opposing the re-election of then-dictator Porfirio Diaz in 1910. Abraham González was murdered on March 7, 1913 in Bachimba Canyon on the orders from Victoriano Huerta. The first and second gentlemen in the photograph are not identified. The remaining men are Abraham González, Francisco Madero, and Pascual Orozco. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63213/
[Acequia Madre In Juarez]
Photograph of Acequia Madre river in Juarez, Chihuahua. There are men on both sides of the river with their horses. The men sit under trees in the shade. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63538/
[Ambulance Corps]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187732/
[Ambush in the Desert]
Photograph of United States soldiers ambushing an enemy. The group of soldiers are aiming their rifles at their targets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63191/
[Ambushing the Mexican Army]
Photograph of Mexican Insurrectos taking aim at the Mexican Army in the desert. Eight Insurrectos can be seen in the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63228/
[American Army Officers and War Correspondents]
Photograph of four men standing in field. Two of the men are war correspondents, and the other two are officers in the U. S. military. There is a building in the right side of the image with a man walking in front of it holding a rifle. Text underneath the photograph reads: "American Army & A War Correspondent, south of Columbus, N. M. 1916. 1. Charles S. Hamilton, 1st Lieut. 6th Infant. 2. Richmond Smith, Capt., 6" Inf. (Civ. clothes). 3. Louis J. Van Schaick, Capt., 6" Inf. 4. Jas. N. Peale, 2nd Lieut., 6th Infantry." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63473/
[American Journalist]
Photograph of two American Journalist covering the Mexican Revolution. The newsmen are identified as the two men in the center of the photograph. Two men in sombreros stand on either side. Each individual holds a rifle. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico - Revolution - Newsmen.” texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63290/
[American Newsman]
Photograph of four men. Two of them are standing on a train, while two of the man stand beside the train. There appears to be a video camera and tripod on the train. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63637/
[American Soldiers]
Photograph of a group of U.S. Army troops posing for a camera. All of the men are wearing military uniforms and hats. The men appear to be in a desert location. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63514/
[Ammunitions Wagon]
Photograph of an Ammunition Wagon. A young boy sits at the very end of the wagon. The group of men, who look to be fatigued, are all wearing uniforms. A pair of mules are hauling the wagon. Just beyond the wagon, on the other side of the road, is an empty farmer’s field. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico-Revolution. Rebel Cannon enroute to Juarez-1911-under Command of Col. Benjamin Aranda, a mechanist who made it." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63277/
[Anglo Men]
Photograph of two Anglo men in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. The man on the left has two bandoleers crisscrossed across his chest and a cartridge belt around his waist. The men lean against a stone wall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63376/
[Anglo Rebels]
Photograph of foreign soldiers posing for a photograph amid a group of rebels. Several men hold their rifles up in display. On the left hand side of the photo, a man crouches down next to a Colt Automatic Machine Gun. Two individuals on the left hand side of the photo are Captain James Charles Bulger, who has a pipe in his mouth, and Captain Alfred W. Lewis, head of artillery at Ojinaga. Lewis stands next to Bulger. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63346/
[Anglo Revolutionaries]
Photograph of a group of Anglo revolutionaries and a few Mexican revolutionaries. The man kneeling down on the right side of the photo appears to be cooking. The Mexican Revolution prompted foreign volunteers to participate in the revolution for a variety of reasons. Many volunteers were called to action in the name of adventure, while others reported to duty as mercenaries. The tall man with a beard, standing directly behind the man hunched over, is said to have been known as American Slim. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63397/
[Armed Men]
Photograph of eleven Mexican men. There are rifles leaning against each other in front of the group of military personnel posing. The men are also holding rifles and belts lined with bullets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63541/
[Armored Car]
Photograph of a modified rail car reinforced with steel armor to protect the train from attacks. There are nine men dressed in military uniforms standing around the train car. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63684/
[Army Airplane]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187728/
[Army Ambulances]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187739/
[Army Artillery Piece]
Photograph of four U.S. soldiers posing for a photograph next to a piece of field artillery in an army camp. There are several tents visible in the background. The soldiers smile into the camera as they display their weaponry. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63428/
[Army Cannon]
Photograph of a group of U.S. Army soldiers attempting to move a large cannon. The wheels used to transport the cannon are nearly the height of the soldiers. There are two other cannons in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63451/
[Army Caterpillar Tractor]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187722/
[Army Chow Time]
Photograph of soldiers waiting in line outside of a mess tent. The soldiers are wearing hats and military uniforms. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63154/
[Army Convoy]
Photograph of an Army convoy heading north on an unidentified street. Some soldiers are on horseback, or are riding on trucks, while others are walking as they lead horses. Two soldiers on the left side of the photo are speaking to civilians. Spectators crowd the sidewalks to catch a glimpse of the convoy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63359/
[Army Field Ambulance]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187743/
[Army Field Communications Equipment]
Photograph of field wireless used by U.S. Troops. Two soldiers are turning a portable, hand cranked power generator. A wire goes from the generator to a device located on the ground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187721/
[Army Supply Wagons]
Photograph of army supply wagons. The soldiers, who are traveling west, are approximately on the 1600 block of Rio Grande Avenue. In the center of the photograph, atop a mesa, is the A.B. Fall Home. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63197/
[Army Truck Train Transporting Troops]
Photograph of an army truck train transporting troops. The caravan is traveling through city neighborhoods. Army mule supply wagons can also be seen traveling along the same street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187712/
[Army Wagon Train]
Photograph of an army wagon train crossing the Mexican desert. There are three United States Army supply wagons visible. The supply wagons are being pulled by teams of mules and are guarded by U.S. Soldiers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187701/
[Army Wagon Train]
Copy negative of a U.S. Army wagon train. The wagon train is shown crossing an unknown body of water. Their mission was to find the Mexican bandits that raided Glen Springs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63492/
[Army Wagon Train]
Photograph of an army wagon train at a stop during the Punitive Expedition. U.S. soldiers appear to be unloading the wagons. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63379/
[Artillery on the March]
Photograph of U.S. Army Troops riding horses through a very shallow river. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187710/
[Artillery Unit Crossing a River]
Postcard of an army artillery unit crossing a river. It is unclear if these troops are American or Mexican Federal troops. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187709/
[Avenida 16 de Septiembre, Ciudad Juarez]
Photograph of downtown Ciudad Juarez. This is a view of the street Avenida 16 de Septiembre looking west. Immediately on the left hand side of the photograph is the Customs House. Mission Guadalupe is also visible on the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63225/
[Battle of Juarez]
Photograph of a building in Ciudad Juarez. Bullet holes are visible on the face of the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63296/
[Bayonet Drill]
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 left, bayonet practice dummies wait to test the soldier’s marksmanship. The rifles in this image are M1903 Springfield rifles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187737/
[Bodies In Gutter]
Photograph of ashes of human remains left in a street gutter in Juarez. The brick building behind the ashes is a jail. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63574/
[Bodies on Battlefield]
Copy negative of dead revolutionists about to be buried in a Juarez cemetery. There are many graves and crosses in the middle ground. The city behind the graves is EL Paso, Texas. The Franklin Mountains are in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63527/
[Bodies on Display]
Photograph of two deceased men whose bodies are being held for display on stretchers. A large crowd is gathered behind the bodies. The body facing the camera has been covered by some kind of material and is tied to the stretcher. A man holds the stretcher up for display. The second body has not been tied down. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63443/
[Body of Rodolfo Fierro]
Photograph of Rodolpho Fierro's body after he drowned near Chihuahua. He is covered in a white sheet and wearing a hat. A group of men are standing or kneeling around the body. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Rodolfo Fierro, number one killer and body guard of Pancho Villa. Fierro was the 'real bad man' of the Revolution. He was known as El Carnicero or The Butcher. After being thrown off his horse, he [drowned in] quicksand near Casas Grandes, Chihuahua on 13 October 1915. At the time of his death, Fierro was marching towards Sonora." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63657/
[Border Citizens on the Banks of the Rio Grande]
Photograph of large crowds of American and Mexican citizens on the banks of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. The people on the left bank of the Rio Grande are on the American (El Paso) side and the people on the right bank are on the Mexican (Juarez) side. A group of rebels can be seen sitting down on the bank of the river. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Hanging bridge across from Smelter - nearly collapsed from rush of people escaping battle." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63412/
[Border Mayors]
Photograph of the mayors of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico with city officials outside of a building. Identified from left to right are unidentified, Park W. Pitman (El Paso County Clerk), C.E. Kelly (El Paso Mayor), Charles Mathews, Juan N. Medina, Peyton J. Edwards (Sheriff of El Paso), and E. Kelly. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63436/
[Braulio Hernandez]
Photograph of Braulio Hernandez visiting a grave. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Braulio Hernandez visiting grave of friend killed in battle May 1911." The grave marker to the right reads: "MARIANO RIOS, FALLECIO A LOS 27 ANOS DE EDAD, MAYO 11 DE 1911, El Paso, Texas." The small headstone in the center reads: "Capitan D. Madrid." A car is visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63256/
[Break in the Battle]
Copy negative of a large group of Mexican Revolutionists standing in the desert. Some of them men are mounted on horses. One of the men, near the center of the group, is playing a guitar. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63532/
[Break Time for Army Soldiers]
Photograph of U.S. soldiers taking a water break out in the field. Several soldiers in the foreground are walking/standing by with their canteens in their hands. Behind the tree are two horse-drawn wagons. Several soldiers are seen crouching down by the tankers; it appears that they are filling up their canteens. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63365/
[Breaking Outlaws on the Border #1]
Photograph of soldiers breaking a horse on the border. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187716/
[Breaking Outlaws on the Border #2]
Photograph of soldiers breaking a horse on the border. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187745/
[Brigada Sanitaria]
Photograph of the Brigada Sanitaria. Translated into English, the Brigada Sanitaria means Health Brigade. The Brigada Sanitaria was a volunteer organization. One of the primary roles of the Brigada Sanitaria was to provide first aid medical care to those wounded during the fighting of the Mexican Revolution. In this photo a group of individuals wait for medical care. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63174/
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