Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated description of composition and use of pack trains by the military in the Big Bend area of Texas, c. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture

Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Detailed illustration of the diamond hitch pattern of ropes used to secure a load to an army mule before 1920.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture

Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated explanation of the qualifications and duties of the men, horses, and mules of the Remount Service of the U. S. Cavalry.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Items needed for horse and man while on a march. Picture

Items needed for horse and man while on a march. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated list of 24 items carried by the U. S. Cavalryman while on a march c. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]

[Josephina Colomo in her late teens]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Josephina Colomo, the youngest of the Colomo family, poses for a picture in her late teens. Picture was taken after her marriage to Carlos Spencer. She is wearing a dark dress and is sitting down.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Picture of a mother and daughter]

[Picture of a mother and daughter]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, a mother and daughter, both in long white dresses, are standing together in front of a brick wall and flowering plants. The mother has her arm around the daughter's shoulders. In the background, to the right, a partial stairway leading to an open door and the arm of another woman are visible, A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Genevieve Bogle - Mrs. W. W. Bogel daughter - mother about 1916."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Mexican Federal soldiers at International Bridge]

[Mexican Federal soldiers at International Bridge]

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Mexican Federal soldiers lined up on the International Bridge after being surrendered by United States troops to the Constitutionalistas in Nuevo Laredo.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas

Richardson Telephone Company Supply Room, Richardson, Texas

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: Bill Strait, standing in supply room. Racks of wooden-cased telephones visible. Handwritten on back: "Hello Boys" [signed] Bill Strait Mr. Strait was the lineman, and his wife was the operator, ca. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Irving Cotton Gin

Irving Cotton Gin

Date: c. 1916
Creator: unknown
Description: The cotton gin, located at Irving Boulevard and Britain, was dismantled about 1916.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
1916/17 Man and Woman in Mountains; Four Men; Oscar Temple and Woman; Man and Woman

1916/17 Man and Woman in Mountains; Four Men; Oscar Temple and Woman; Man and Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of four pictures from 1916 and/or 1917. One is of a man and woman standing in front of a snowy wooded mountain with another person in the background. One is of four men in front of some woods. One is of Oscar Temple and a woman sitting in the grass in front of a tree with houses in the background. The other is of Oscar Temple and a woman standing in an open area with buildings in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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