Hunters with Kill Somewhere in West Texas, 1915

Hunters with Kill Somewhere in West Texas, 1915

Date: 1915
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of three men posing with rifles and a dead squirrel on the ground between two of them. Mountains are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Los de Abajo:  Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Los de Abajo: Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Date: 1916
Creator: Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952
Description: First book edition of the most famous novel of the Mexican Revolution. It appeared first a serial within a local newspaper, El Paso del Norte, but later was issued as a single work. It was published in El Paso where the author resided in exile. Subsequent editions are quite different from this first version.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[Dead On The Battlefield]

[Dead On The Battlefield]

Date: 1915~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of dead Villistas at the battle of Celaya. In this image there are bodies piled together on the ground. Accompanying information states: "These dead Villistas are the result of the battle of Celaya in which Obregon defeated Francisco Villa and his Villistas. In this one battle Villa lost approximately 4000 men with another 6000 being taken prisoner. 120 of the imprisoned officers were executed shortly afterwords."
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[C. W. Ehlinger Token]

[C. W. Ehlinger Token]

Date: 1915~
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "In Trade Only, [10]" with a logo and a patent date, "Pat. Apr. 7, 1915; on the other it has the text: "C. W. Ehlinger, 10."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Portrait of Men; Portrait of Man During WWI

Portrait of Men; Portrait of Man During WWI

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1 copy negative of 2 images. The first is a picture of Marion and Price Smith, standing for a picture while wearing suits. The second image is a portrait of Flemon Smith. He is wearing a collared shirt and tie.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Ferry Boat

Ferry Boat

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a ferry in the coastal area of Texas. A few people are visible on the ferries decks.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas.

the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas.

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph mounted on gray cardboard mat of the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas. Four men on porch (one African-American) and a boy in the doorway. Two chickens in foreground. Back of photo identifies man with white shirt near post as W.P. Woolley and man in hat and tall boots as possible Ned Gibson.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
Men by Car with Broken Window

Men by Car with Broken Window

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of three unidentified men in suits standing to the right of a car with a broken front window. In the background, there are buildings, and other people are visible through the broken window.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Men by Cannon

Men by Cannon

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of unidentified men standing beside a cannon. Two of the men are holding guns to their sides, and two others are handling the ammunition for the cannon. In the background, there are hills and grass.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting a small Christmas Elf, dressed in red, standing by a sprig of holly. Printed on the card is, " Christmas Greetings. Your very sweetest Christmas dreams, If they should all come true, Could not bring more happiness, Than I hope for you." Correspondence on the back reads, "Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from Mrs. Monroe." It is addressed to Mrs. Earl Dill, Denison St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked El Paso, Texas in Dec 21, 1915.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
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