[Execution at Saucedo]

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Postcard depicts an execution scene next to a train. Three men point rifles at a man standing near the train with his hat off. Two men stand in the middle of the image and look on, as other men in the background and one man lying under the train also watch the scene. A man sitting in a chair inside a train car looks towards the direction of the camera. The area is all surrounded by desert, with some mountains visible in the background. Text on the postcard says: "probably 'staged'"

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921 [1910..1920].

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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. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

Postcard depicts an execution scene next to a train. Three men point rifles at a man standing near the train with his hat off. Two men stand in the middle of the image and look on, as other men in the background and one man lying under the train also watch the scene. A man sitting in a chair inside a train car looks towards the direction of the camera. The area is all surrounded by desert, with some mountains visible in the background. Text on the postcard says: "probably 'staged'"

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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

These primary source items relate to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

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  • [1910..1920]

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

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  • Nov. 17, 2017, 3:51 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Execution at Saucedo], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187857/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.