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Alligator Pool #1

Description: Copy negative of an alligator in a man made pool with rocks. There is a grassy area with a fence around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Alligator Pool #2

Description: Copy negative of an alligator in a man made pool with rocks. There is a grassy area with a fence around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Army Recruits

Description: Copy negative of a group of army recruits sitting in three rows on a curb. They are dressed in World War I-style uniforms. Some are holding hats in their hands. Behind them more soldiers are walking or standing. There is a building sitting on brick stilts in the background that has a porch with a railing. On the building is a sign that might say "E Company." The group pictured is Perishing's Troops from El Paso, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Campfire; Men Around Campfire; Men Digging Trench; Men Eating Around Campfire

Description: Copy negative of four pictures of Pershing's Troops. One is of a campfire with trees in the background. One is of a soldier by a campfire. One is of several soldiers eating around a campfire with mountains in the background. One is of soldiers digging a trench with mountains in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Captured Bandits #1

Description: Copy negative of a U. S. soldier and two captured Mexican bandits standing in a field during the Pancho Villa Raids. There is a note written at the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Captured Bandits #2

Description: Copy negative of a U. S. soldier and two captured Mexican bandits standing in a field during the Pancho Villa Raids. There is a note written at the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cavalry Training at Fort Bliss

Description: Copy negative of a man riding a horse jumping over an obstacle, training for the cavalry in Fort Bliss, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Dilapidated Cabin; Men around Dilapidated Cabin; Military Unit's Flag and HQ; Man and Woman Outside of Shack

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The first is of a small building at the camp. The second shows about 6 of Pershing's men standing around a small building facing it. The third is of another building at the camp with a flag that says '15.' The fourth is of a uniformed man and woman standing in front of a small building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Four Men in front of Truck; Three Men in Bed of Truck; Truck with Men in it and Unit Flag; Truck Pulling Adobe House

Description: Copy negative of four pictures of Pershing's troops at Fort Bliss. One is of four men standing in front of a truck turned to the side. One is of three men in uniform sitting in the bed of a truck. One is of a truck that appears to be pulling an adobe house with two men in the truck bed. One is of some men in an automobile with a flag and a man holding a horse to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horse; Man with Horse; Man with Horse; Man on Horse

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The first is of a saddled horse standing in an open area. The second is of a man wearing a coat standing with a saddled horse with a wagon in the background. The third is of a man standing near a horse. The fourth is of a person in light clothing riding a horse with mountains in the distance. One of the men is V. C. Perini Jr. They are Pershing's cavalry troops.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horses Pulling Wagon in Convoy; Horses Pulling Cannons in Convoy; Military Unit Marching in Formation; Truck Convoy

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The first is of military men riding horses pulling wagons across a desert with mountains in the distance. The second is of horses pulling cannons and men across the desert with mountains in the distance. The third is of men marching in formation with flags with buildings to the left. The fourth is a truck convoy in the desert with mountains in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Women by Car; Soldier in front of Brick Wall; Soldiers on Military Jeep; Soldier on Motorcycle

Description: Copy negative of four pictures of Pershing's troops at Fort Bliss. One is a side view of a jeep with two uniformed men inside and two sitting outside of it. One is of Oscar Temple and a woman standing behind a partially visible automobile. One is of V. C. Perini in uniform in front of a brick wall. One is of a soldier riding a motorcycle with sidecar in an open area with buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in Uniform; Man in Uniform; Two Men in Uniform; Man in Military Uniform by Barn Door

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. Two are of men standing alone in an open area wearing uniforms. One is of two men standing in an open area in uniform. One is of a man in military uniform standing in front of a barn door opening. They are Pershing's troops and one is V. C. Perini Jr. Other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in Uniform Standing in Doorway; Four Men in Uniform Posing by Tents; Man in Riding Outfit on Stone Steps; Three Men in Cavalry Uniforms

Description: Copy negative of four pictures of men in Pershing's troops. One is of four men outside a row of tents. One is of three men in riding uniforms outside a building. One is of a uniformed man standing outside of a doorway. One is of a man in riding uniform leaning on a brick structure in front of a building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men at Drilling Contest

Description: Copy negative of thirteen men and boys standing on a wooden platform at a drilling contest in El Paso, Texas. The group includes Harvey Hamilton Hughes. Some men are wearing suits and some are wearing button-up shirts. All are wearing hats. In the background are tall buildings, one topped with several people.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men in Cargo Truck; Two Men by Automobile; Man Posing in front of Men Loading Hay on Truck; Men in Uniform Posing in front of Cargo Truck

Description: Copy negative of four pictures at a military camp with Pershing's troops. The first is of a man standing in front of others who are loading hay on a truck. The second is a row of military vehicles. The third is of five men in uniform standing in front of a military vehicle with flag. The fourth is two men in uniform standing to the left of an automobile.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men Marching in Formation; Men Marching in Formation; Unknown Pastor/Priest; Three Dogs Eating Scrap of Meat

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. One is of an unknown priest or pastor in front of a wall. Two are of Pershing's cavalry troops marching in formation in an open area with mountains in the distance. One is of three puppies eating out of the same dish in an open area with buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library