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[Army Convoy]

Description: Photograph of an Army convoy heading north on an unidentified street. Some soldiers are on horseback, or are riding on trucks, while others are walking as they lead horses. Two soldiers on the left side of the photo are speaking to civilians. Spectators crowd the sidewalks to catch a glimpse of the convoy.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Supply Wagons]

Description: Photograph of army supply wagons. The soldiers, who are traveling west, are approximately on the 1600 block of Rio Grande Avenue. In the center of the photograph, atop a mesa, is the A.B. Fall Home.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Border Citizens on the Banks of the Rio Grande]

Description: Photograph of large crowds of American and Mexican citizens on the banks of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. The people on the left bank of the Rio Grande are on the American (El Paso) side and the people on the right bank are on the Mexican (Juarez) side. A group of rebels can be seen sitting down on the bank of the river. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Hanging bridge across from Smelter - nearly collapsed from rush of people escaping battle."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Braulio Hernandez]

Description: Photograph of Braulio Hernandez visiting a grave. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Braulio Hernandez visiting grave of friend killed in battle May 1911." The grave marker to the right reads: "MARIANO RIOS, FALLECIO A LOS 27 ANOS DE EDAD, MAYO 11 DE 1911, El Paso, Texas." The small headstone in the center reads: "Capitan D. Madrid." A car is visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Buffalo Bill]

Description: Photograph of Buffalo Bill and Colonel Charles Taylor of the 8th Cavalry with two other officers. The photograph was taken at the fair grounds in EL Paso, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Buffalo Bill]

Description: Photograph of Wild Bill (W. F. Cody) and Colonel Charles Taylor. Wild Bill is standing with his horse next to an awning. Colonel Taylor and a man in uniform are standing under the awning and a woman wearing black is sitting behind them. A white building is visible in the background.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Cavalry Parade]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Army Cavalry parading downtown EL Paso, Texas. There are hundreds of soldiers on horseback riding down San Francisco ST. Soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. A large crowd has gathered on the sidewalk to watch the soldiers. Telephone and light poles line the streets along with many American flags.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Charles Brann for El Paso Herald]

Description: Photograph of three reporters smoking cigars while sitting on a pile of wood. They wear suits and hats. In the photograph, Charles Brann is sitting with two other unidentified news men.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Church Service]

Description: Photograph of soldiers going to church. Several soldiers can be seen walking towards the church to meet a group of men who have congregated just outside if it.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Col. Charles G. Treat]

Description: Photograph of Colonel Charles G. Treat. He is wearing a military uniform. He was commander of field artillery at Front Bliss.
Date: 1914~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Colonel Selah R. H. Tompkins]

Description: Photograph of Colonel Selah R. H. Tomkins. Sitting on his mount and sporting a distinguished mustache, Colonel Tomkins was better known as Colonel Tommy or, privately, Pink Whiskers.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Construction of a Plank Bridge]

Description: Photograph of engineers in the U.S. Army building a plank bridge along the Rio Grande. According to information on the back of the photo, the photo was taken in June 1919, around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919).
Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Construction of Pontoon Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge being constructed across the Rio Grande near present day Ascarate Park (lower valley of El Paso) in June 1919. This photo was taken around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919). Soldiers can be seen maneuvering pontoons in the Rio Grande toward the bridge site. On the left side of the photo, soldiers are laying planks across the pontoons.
Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Firing Range]

Description: Photograph of soldiers practicing at the rifle range. There are many men laying down on the ground, holding rifles and pointing down range. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. In the background is a stadium seating area.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Fly-By]

Description: Photograph of seven DH-4 (De Havilland) airplanes flying over Fort Bliss, Texas. Below the planes, soldiers can be seen walking, riding, and standing as they watch the planes fly by. Military buildings and vehicles are seen scattered below on the ground. The Franklin Mountains are in the background. Information on the back of the photo states that the "Fly-By" over Fort Bliss was done in honor of General John J. Pershing's return to Fort Bliss after his service in World War I. The photo was taken from below the Officer's Club on February 2, 1920.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Hugh L. Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Hugh L. Scott meeting with General Francisco Villa. In the photograph, there are six men walking away from a trolley car. According to accompanying information, Scott was sent to El Paso by President Woodrow Wilson to meet with Villa.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Hugh L. Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Hugh L. Scott and W. F. Cody ("Buffalo Bill"). The men are standing outside of General Scott's house. The General is wearing a uniform and Cody is wearing a suit; both are wearing hats. Behind them, a child is standing on the front porch.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Hugh L. Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Hugh Lenox. Scott. General Hugh L. Scott (September 22, 1853–April 30, 1934) established his headquarters at Fort Bliss, Texas in 1913. Hugh L. Scott was in charge of the of the El Paso Military District until 1914.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General John J. Pershing]

Description: Photograph of General John J. Pershing at Fort Bliss. The General is wearing a military uniform and hat. Pershing is standing outside under a tree.
Date: 1914~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Joseph T. Dickman]

Description: Photograph of General Joseph T. Dickman at Fort Bliss, Texas. Dickman is shown with other officers riding on horse back. The officers are wearing military uniforms and hats. Fort Bliss is in the background along with automobiles to the left of the image. There are also two children watching the officers riding down the dirt road.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Pershing in Formation]

Description: Photograph of General John J. Pershing and fellow army servicemen on horseback in formation. The group appears to be part of a presentation of some sort. In the background, automobiles are lined up from side to side, indicating Pershing and staff has an audience. In the far distance, the outline of the Franklin Mountains is visible. A note on the back of the photo states that this photo of Pershing was taken on his first visit to El Paso after WWI in 1920.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Going South]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Army traveling across the railroad going southwest. The photograph shows the back side of the army. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. There are buildings in the background and telephone poles.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Guard Duty]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. soldier on guard duty in EL Paso, Texas. The building on the left is the U.S. customs building. The soldier is walking across the railroad tracks holding a rifle on his right shoulder and wearing a military issued uniform. In the background is a large group of people standing behind a rope. There are telephone poles lining both sides of the street.
Date: 1911~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library