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[Airing Tents]

Description: Postcard depicting a tent being aired out. The cloth top of the tent has been pulled away so that the tent can be aired. Soldiers stand around the structure.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Alligator Pool]

Description: The picture shows an alligator with its mouth slightly open and lying in a shallow pool in downtown El Paso, Texas' San Jacinto Plaza. The enclosure holding the alligator is filled with water and rocks, with space underneath the rocks for the alligator to crawl inside. Beyond the alligator pool is a tree and a concrete fence. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ambulance Corps]

Description: Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Airplane]

Description: Postcard of a U.S. Army airplane has the markings 48 written across its fuselage. The airplane is a Spad styled two-seater model type biplane.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Ambulances]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army Ambulance in Mexico. The driver of the first ambulance is looking directly at the photographer while the driver of the second ambulance appears to be taking a nap.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Caterpillar Tractor]

Description: Photograph of an army caterpillar tractor pulling heavy artillery through mud. The flatbed wagon has become stuck in the mud. Marines are attempting to get the wagon out of the mud with the assistance of the tractor.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Field Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of an ambulance transporting wounded soldiers from a Mexican battlefield. The field ambulance is carrying four men. Two of the soldiers are laying down on gurneys, while the other two soldiers are sitting upright. One of the soldiers is wearing an arm sling. The words "Maximum 8 Patients" are displayed on the side of the vehicle.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Wagon Train]

Description: Photograph of an army wagon train crossing the Mexican desert. There are three United States Army supply wagons visible. The supply wagons are being pulled by teams of mules and are guarded by U.S. Soldiers.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Barracks at Fort Bliss]

Description: This postcard focuses on military barracks at Fort Bliss, Texas. There are seven smaller buildings visible in the picture and a larger three-story one. Each of the seven smaller buildings are identical with wooden pillars making up the porches. The larger three-story building is done in the Queen Anne architecture style and has two water towers immediately behind it. There is a gazebo and a flagpole in the foreground of the buildings. The picture is taken from the perspective of a nearby road. The back of the postcard is addressed to: J.R. Teague, Framingham, Mass. 114 Hollis St.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Base Hospital at Fort Bliss]

Description: This postcard focuses on the Fort Bliss Post Hospital. The hospital is built in the early 20th century military architecture, and features a smaller wooden building to the left side of the image. In the background and on the right side of the image, another large building with two chimneys is visible, but there are no other identifying marks in regards to that building. Two motorized vehicles are positioned in front of the hospital, one of them being a 1915 GMC Model 15 medical transport truck with passengers inside, and the other being a Ford Model T 1915 with one driver inside.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Battlefield Scene in Mexico]

Description: Postcard shows four men on horses facing a body on the ground. A fifth man on a horse is situated farther away from the group. The men are all wearing uniforms and uniform hats. The man on the ground is missing a shoe, and lies in front of a bush. The group is surrounded by desert. There are mountains visible in the distance. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bayonet Drill]

Description: Photograph of a bayonet drill. The army soldiers are practicing close quarters combat or hand to hand combat in preparation for their bayonet drilling exercises. To the right, bayonet practice dummies wait to test the soldier’s marksmanship. The rifles in this image are M1903 Springfield rifles.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bayonet Drill with Dummy Straw Filled Bags]

Description: Postcard depicts soldiers performing a bayonet drill. In the photograph, dummy bundles of straw hang from a wooden structure. The soldiers attack the bundles with bayonets. Postcard is addressed to J. R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis St. Postcard is postmarked from San Antonio, Texas July 6, 1918 at 5:30 P.M.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bird's Eye View of Fort Bliss]

Description: The picture is taken from an eastern standpoint and faces west towards historic Fort Bliss buildings and Mount Franklin on the horizon. The houses in the background are officers' quarters along Sheridan Road. The large four story building in the foreground and the building across from it have no identifying marks or building numbers. The four-storied building is completed in the Queen Anne style of architecture, with its steeply gabled roof and multiple chimneys. The original parade grounds are also shown in the picture, with a gazebo and flagpole situated between the buildings.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bodies in a Cemetery]

Description: Postcard shows rows of bodies situated near two caskets in a large cemetery. In the foreground, bodies lie next to each other with personal items such as hats. Beyond the caskets and bodies, are several crosses. A mountain is also visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bodies in a Field]

Description: Postcard shows bodies lying in a field near four fence posts. The men lie on top of each other and next to each other. Personal items such as hats and shirts are near the bodies. They are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Body of Dead Bandit]

Description: Postcard shows a dead bandit lying on the ground. A man on a horse looks down at him. Text on the image says: "The Bodies of Dead Bandits found all along the Trail of Pancho Villa." Mountains are visible in the background. The two men are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Body of Dead Bandit 2]

Description: Postcard shows a dead bandit lying on the ground. A man on a horse looks down at him. Text on the image says: "The Bodies of Dead Bandits found all along the Trail of Pancho Villa." Mountains are visible in the background. The two men are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[The Body of Pablo Lopez]

Description: Postcard shows two men propping up the body of a dead man. There are other men in uniform standing around them. In the left foreground, a man lies on a stretcher. A cloth tent is set up near in the men in the background. The text on the postcard says: "The Body of Pablo Lopez." The text on the back of the postcard says: "He is not Pablo Lopez."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library