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[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

Description: Photograph of the CavOILcade queen and princesses at Pleasure Pier Ballroom. The queen is standing in the center, and is wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers. The princesses and escorts are standing in a row on each side of her. In the background, there is a band playing in front of a backdrop with mask shapes and text that says "Mardi Gras."
Date: 1953
Creator: Angelle, John
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

This is Arlington Brochure

Description: Brochure about Arlington, Texas. It includes information about the town's history, lodging and dining options, civic facilities, education, communications, economy, transportation, parks and camping, industry, and entertainment. The front side of the brochure is green and has art work on the front panel. The back side is tan.
Date: 197?
Creator: Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[McLaughlin School]

Description: Photograph of a wooden building identified as McLaughlin School on 700 Procter Street. The building has two windows on each visible side. In the foreground, planks of wood are laying on the ground. Text below the photograph says "The first school, built, painted and furnished in one day." It was constructed on March 1, 1897, and was the first school building in Port Arthur.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artie Herbert Photography
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Plaza Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as the Plaza Hotel on 500 Lakeshore Drive. The building is three stories high and is decorated with arches on the bottom floor. Outside the building, there are cars parked on a driveway and trees in a yard. Text below the photograph says "Plaza," "1909-1934," and "500 Lakeshore." The hotel was constructed in 1909 by Bet-a-Million Gates, and was torn down in 1934.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artie Herbert Photography
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Field Artillery]

Description: Photograph of field artillery cannons. These artillery pieces were brought in to protect the town of Columbus, New Mexico after the raids by Mexican rebels. These small but effective cannons were ideal for combat in the desert because of their mobility. In the background a "mule train" carries additional supplies. Beyond the pack animals and on top of the mesa, U.S. Soldiers can be seen using signal flags to contact a distant signaling post.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Oits A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Abraham González Casavantes with Madero]

Description: Photograph of Abraham González Casavantes with Francisco Madero. Abraham González was one of the main leaders of the Maderista Junta Revolucionaria Mexicana, which was a movement opposing the re-election of then-dictator Porfirio Diaz in 1910. Abraham González was murdered on March 7, 1913 in Bachimba Canyon on the orders from Victoriano Huerta. The first and second gentlemen in the photograph are not identified. The remaining men are Abraham González, Francisco Madero, and Pascual Orozco.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[American Journalist]

Description: Photograph of two American Journalist covering the Mexican Revolution. The two men in the center of the photograph are the two newsmen. Two men in sombreros stand on either side. Each individual holds a rifle. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico - Revolution - Newsmen.”
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ammunitions Wagon]

Description: Photograph of an Ammunition Wagon. A young boy sits at the very end of the wagon. The group of men, who look to be fatigued, are all wearing uniforms. A pair of mules are hauling the wagon. Just beyond the wagon, on the other side of the road, is an empty farmer’s field. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico-Revolution. Rebel Cannon enroute to Juarez-1911-under Command of Col. Benjamin Aranda, a mechanist who made it."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Anglo Men]

Description: Photograph of two Anglo men in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. The man on the left has two bandoleers crisscrossed across his chest and a cartridge belt around his waist. The men lean against a stone wall.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Anglo Rebels]

Description: Photograph of foreign soldiers posing for a photograph amid a group of rebels. Several men hold their rifles up in display. On the left hand side of the photo, a man crouches down next to a Colt Automatic Machine Gun. Two individuals on the left hand side of the photo are Captain James Charles Bulger, who has a pipe in his mouth, and Captain Alfred W. Lewis, head of artillery at Ojinaga. Lewis stands next to Bulger.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Anglo Revolutionaries]

Description: Photograph of a group of Anglo revolutionaries and a few Mexican revolutionaries. The man kneeling down on the right side of the photo appears to be cooking. The Mexican Revolution prompted foreign volunteers to participate in the revolution for a variety of reasons. Many volunteers were called to action in the name of adventure, while others reported to duty as mercenaries. The tall man with a beard, standing directly behind the man hunched over, is said to have been known as American Slim.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Artillery Piece]

Description: Photograph of four U.S. soldiers posing for a photograph next to a piece of field artillery in an army camp. There are several tents visible in the background. The soldiers smile into the camera as they display their weaponry.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Cannon]

Description: Photograph of a group of U.S. Army soldiers attempting to move a large cannon. The wheels used to transport the cannon are nearly the height of the soldiers. There are two other cannons in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Supply Wagons]

Description: Photograph of army supply wagons. The soldiers walking beside and riding in the wagons, 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.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bodies on Display]

Description: Photograph of two deceased men whose bodies are being held for display on stretchers. A large crowd is gathered behind the bodies. The body facing the camera has been covered by some kind of material and is tied to the stretcher. A man holds the stretcher up for display. The second body has not been tied down.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library