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[Jefes]

Description: Photograph of the three Jefes (the bosses). The men are wearing suits, hats, and warm coats. The man in the center is Gringo Graves which who my have headed one of the many American mining companies in Mexico. Behind them, a large group of men is waiting to board an open train car.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Men Standing in Front of Train]

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing in front of a train. According to accompanying information, the train is identified as a Mexican train by the name of "Nor-Oeste de Mexico." The locomotive is identified as the Ferrocarril del Noroeste which primarily ran between the Mexican states Sonora and Sinaloa. A uniformed soldier stands at the front of the engine.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Preparing Food]

Description: Photograph of a woman preparing food amidst a group of men and women in a rebel camp. Women would often follow their husbands and other family members during the Mexican Revolution as they marched to various locations, to care for them.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rebel Cannon]

Description: Photograph of a group of rebel soldiers observing a cannon in front of a heavily damaged building in Mexico. The sign across the end of the building reads "Cubillas y Garcia, Agentes de Aduanas," which translates to "Cubillas and Garcia, Customs Agents."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library