The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso - 113 Matching Results

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[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Identifying Dead Federals]

Description: The pictures shows men and women standing on the side of a street looking over the bodies of three men. One woman lifts off the hat of a dead man on the ground. A wagon with two men driving is carrying bodies away. The line of men and women stand against an adobe building. One man with a bicycle stands near the bodies on the ground. Text on the image says: "Identifying Dead Federals and Collecting them for Burial." [Text on the back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Identifying the Dead]

Description: The picture shows a crowd of people gathered around bodies on the ground. The crowd consists of seven men, two women, and one young boy. They are standing in front of an adobe building. The bodies are lying next to each other in a row. One of the men in the crowd has a bicycle. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Impressive Military Funeral at Columbus, NM]

Description: This photo depicts a military funeral taking place in Columbus, New Mexico. A group of soldiers in uniform, but without hats, stand near coffins and face one direction. In front of this group, a man in uniform stands with a book open and faces outward. Surrounding the group are numerous soldiers in full uniform holding rifles. In the background, cloth tents and structures are visible.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[In the Trenches]

Description: Photograph of trenches. Soldiers are wearing gloves and a lone standing soldier, with the clipboard, is wearing an Army issued trench coat. A solider with binoculars is judging the accuracy of the group’s aim.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Infantry in Action #1]

Description: Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Infantry in Action #2]

Description: Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Infantry in Action #3]

Description: Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[International Bridge]

Description: Postcard depicting the international bridge between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Ciudad Juarez is visible in the distance. This image is looking south towards Ciudad Juarez. The bridge spans the Rio Grande River. In the middle of the image is a trolley car. The background of the image shows the Sierra De Juarez mountain range. Agriculture fields are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Jumping Contest]

Description: Postcard of several U.S. Army cavalry members riding dark-colored horses next to a low, wooden fence; several of the horses are jumping over the fence. The caption in the lower-left corner says "Jumping Contest." The postcard was sent from El Paso, Texas and is addressed to "Miss G. M. Horne" in Portland, Maine. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Gertrude:- Big military tournament here next week - 5000 soldiers; and commencing Oct. 15, a full month of maneuvers by the Division of the Army on the border. All[...] here, Walter."
Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mexican Bull Fight]

Description: The image depicts a Mexican bull fight. Three matadors stand near one deceased bull. Two matadors, on the left side of the image, are fighting a second bull. People are visible in the stands.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Mid Winter Scene in Camp]

Description: Postcard depicting three soldiers walking through a camp. Snow covers the ground and the tops of structures. The men face the camera. Long icicles have formed at the end of the eves of the wood structure on the right hand side of the image. The postcard was addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham, Massachusetts, of Hollis Avenue. The back of the postcard reads: “Taken at Fort Yellowstone, Yellowstone, Wyoming”, however the postcard is postmarked: “El Paso, Texas, March 16, 1918, 4:3? PM”.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Military Observation Balloon]

Description: Postcard of a military observation balloon. A group of soldiers and some children surround the balloon and look on as a few individuals secure the balloon to the ground.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mountain Howitzer in Action]

Description: Postcard of a Mountain Howitzer in action. This unidentified artillery team is preparing to fire the Howitzer. The man standing closest to the Howitzer is a non-commissioned officer. The soldiers ranking of Sergeant is noted by the three chevrons on the right upper arm sleeve of his uniform.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mountain Scenery on the Border]

Description: Postcard of mountain scenery on the border. Postcard of an unidentified group of cavalry soldiers at the base of the Franklin Mountains. Some of the horses appear to be malnourished because their ribs are showing. Perhaps the horses were left to graze in this field. On the right hand side of this postcard three soldiers are looking down towards the ground and appear to be searching for something.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Muster Call]

Description: Postcard of U.S. Soldiers at drill. The Franklin Mountains are in the background. The post card is addressed to J.R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts and postmarked out of San Antonio, Texas, 22 June 1918.
Date: June 22, 1918
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[National Guard Camp]

Description: The postcard shows two soldiers in uniform overlooking a National Guard Camp in Columbus, New Mexico. One of the men looks through binoculars, and the other holds a rifle over his shoulder. There are some small structures dispersed throughout the camp. There are many large fabric tents and vehicles in the camp. The camp is surrounded by desert with some mountains in the distance.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Orozco's Sharp Shooters, Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a group of insurrecto soldiers in the desert outskirts of Juarez, Mexico, posing for a photograph with their rifles. The caption on the postcard identifies the men as sharp shooters in Orozco's ranks, referring to the revolutionary leader Pascual Orozco. The three men in the first row are not armed.
Date: [1910..1915]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Placing Banderillas]

Description: This postcard depicts a bullfighting scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A bull charges towards one of the matadors who is trying to place two colorful sticks, or "banderillas" into the bull. Two other matadors stand on either side of the bull, holding capes. Spectators are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library