[Executed Man]

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Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Creation Information

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921 November 19, 1913.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso and was provided by El Paso Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 157 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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El Paso Public Library

The El Paso Public Library contributes photographs from the Otis Aultman Photograph Collection, which pertain to the Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, and the ensuing Punitive Expedition of 1916-1917.

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Description

Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso and the El Paso Public Library present a collection of primary source items relating to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

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  • November 19, 1913

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  • March 25, 2011, 11:38 a.m.

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  • Oct. 23, 2013, 5 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Executed Man], postcard, November 19, 1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth149838/: accessed August 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.