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  Partner: El Paso Public Library
 Language: English
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
[Fly-By]

[Fly-By]

Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of seven DH-4 (De Havilland) airplanes flying over Fort Bliss, Texas. Below the planes, soldiers can be seen walking, riding, and standing as they watch the planes fly by. Military buildings and vehicles are seen scattered below on the ground. The Franklin Mountains are in the background. Information on the back of the photo states that the "Fly-By" over Fort Bliss was done in honor of General John J. Pershing's return to Fort Bliss after his service in World War I. The photo was taken from below the Officer's Club on February 2, 1920.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Cafe and Gambling Hall]

[Cafe and Gambling Hall]

Date: 1920~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a street corner. An arched entrance on the corner is labeled 'Tivoli Bar and Cafe.' A building visible to the right of the entrance is labeled 'Tivoli Hotel.' A man is walking across the street to meet another man sitting on the sidewalk next to a partially visible automobile.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[General Pershing in Formation]

[General Pershing in Formation]

Date: 1920~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of General John J. Pershing and fellow army servicemen on horseback in formation. The group appears to be part of a presentation of some sort. In the background, automobiles are lined up from side to side, indicating Pershing and staff has an audience. In the far distance, the outline of the Franklin Mountains is visible. A note on the back of the photo states that this photo of Pershing was taken on his first visit to El Paso after WWI in 1920.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[U.S. Cavalry Crossing Pontoon Bridge]

[U.S. Cavalry Crossing Pontoon Bridge]

Date: June 16, 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of U.S. Cavalry Brigade troops returning to the U.S. via a pontoon bridge from Juarez, Mexico on June 16, 1919. In each pontoon boat is a soldier looking on as the line of cavalry troops and horses passes by. Information on the back of the photo reveals that this bridge was located near present day Ascarate Park (in the lower valley of El Paso).
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Construction of a Plank Bridge]

[Construction of a Plank Bridge]

Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of engineers in the U.S. Army building a plank bridge along the Rio Grande. According to information on the back of the photo, the photo was taken in June 1919, around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919).
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Construction of Pontoon Bridge]

[Construction of Pontoon Bridge]

Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge being constructed across the Rio Grande near present day Ascarate Park (lower valley of El Paso) in June 1919. This photo was taken around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919). Soldiers can be seen maneuvering pontoons in the Rio Grande toward the bridge site. On the left side of the photo, soldiers are laying planks across the pontoons.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[82 Field Artillery]

[82 Field Artillery]

Date: 1919~
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Rio Grande River]

[Rio Grande River]

Date: 1919~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of American troops crossing the Rio Grande. There are dozens of men walking in a line, holding rifles and wearing military uniforms. The soldiers are walking through the water which is knee deep.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[MB-1 Bomber]

[MB-1 Bomber]

Date: [1918..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of a Martin MB-1 Bomber being looked over by army personnel, civilians, and children. A service truck is parked against the bomber. The MB-1 Bomber was designed and built by the Glen L. Martin Company for the United States Army Air Service towards the end of WWI, making its debut in late 1918.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Major Generals]

[Major Generals]

Date: April 28, 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of Major Generals Hugh L. Scott and Frederick Funston accompanied by Andres Garcia, the Consul General of Mexico in El Paso, as they walk towards the camera. Major General Scott is the third individual from the left, Major General Funston is the fifth individual from the left, and Andres Garcia is the sixth individual, walking next to Major General Funston.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
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