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[Insurrecto Sharp Shooter]

Description: Photograph of an Insurrecto Sharp Shooter on a mountain. The second rebel’s sombrero is just barely visible beyond the rocks and over the left shoulder of the first rebel. The rebels were certainly not alone on this mountain and were either confronting Federales or Constitutional Soldiers. The rifle that was just fired by the first rebel is a Mauser style bolt action rifle.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Federals Readying Equipment for Travel]

Description: Photograph of Federal soldiers loading equipment and attaching harnesses onto horses for travel. The Federals photographed appear to be an artillery unit. There are a few cannons and other machinery visible in the photograph. A few young boys can be seen looking on.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Musicians and Revolutionaries]

Description: Photograph of revolutionary soldiers, a pair of musicians, and a young boy outside of a building. The soldiers reveal their weapons to the camera. The rebel at the end is holding two weapons, a rifle and a handgun. One musician is playing the violin and the other is strumming a guitar.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rebel Cannon]

Description: Photograph of rebels crouching behind a cannon during battle. Information on the back of the photo states that the cannon photographed was the only rebel cannon used in the May 1911 Battle of Juarez.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Red Cross Staff Member]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified Red Cross staff member sitting in a rocking chair across from a pair of women and some children.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Insurrectos Posing for a Photo]

Description: Photograph of a group of insurrectos posing around a prism of rifles. All the insurrectos, except for two, stand behind the stack of rifles. The other two men kneel on one knee besides the rifles. One wonders if the insurrectos chose to have their photo taken as such or if some direction was given by the photographer.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Revolutionaries on the Bank of a Canal]

Description: Photograph of revolutionaries resting on the bank of a canal. At the feet of the revolutionary leaning up against a beam is a device that appears to be a telegraph machine. In the far distance, the figure of a man is seen with two horses grazing around him.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Peace Commission]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people at an undisclosed location in the desert. Information on the back of the photo states that this photograph is of a peace commission and to note the American flags displayed on two of the automobiles present in the photograph. A few horses are present in the photo as well. One lone man stares at the camera. He resembles one of the newspapermen photographed in other photos within the collection.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Revolutionaries in Chihuahua City]

Description: Photograph of armed revolutionaries walking by the post office building in Mexico's Chihuahua City. The people riding past the rebels in horse-drawn carriages peer over at the group. Individuals inside the post office can be seen looking down at the scene from the windows. Young boys run alongside the carriages to keep up with the revolutionaries.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Large Plume of Smoke]

Description: Photo of a very large plume of smoke extended high into the sky. On the bottom left hand corner, the smoke rises from the rooftop of a brick building in Juarez, Mexico. Although the external facade of the building is intact, it appears that the entire interior of the building is engulfed in flames. A few people observe the fire.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Red Cross Railroad Shack]

Description: Photograph of a group of revolutionaries resting in front of the railroad shack used by the Red Cross to treat those injured in the Mexican Revolution. Weapons, personal belongings, and supplies are seen on the ground and a dog is sniffing at the ground.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Firing Line]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary soldier on one knee, ready to fire. His hat lies on the ground directly behind him. Two other soldiers, on the left side of the photo, lie on the ground. One appears to be reloading his rifle, while the other is holding a pair of binoculars in his hands.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rebels Marching]

Description: Photograph of rebels marching through brush along a dirt path. The photo was taken in Juarez Mexico.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ketelsen & Degetau Store in Flames]

Description: Photograph of the Ketelsen & Degetau Hardware store in Ciudad Juarez engulfed in flames. The store is said to have been destroyed by Pancho Villa's troops on the second day of the Battle of Juarez, May 9, 1911.
Date: May 9, 1911
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[On the Firing Line]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary soldier crouched down with his rifle drawn in the midst of fighting. His hat is a few feet behind him on the ground. On the left side of the photo, two other individuals are on their stomachs, on the ground. One man is prepared to fire his weapon, while the other appears to be looking through a pair of binoculars. The skirmish took place out in the desert.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Una Revolucionaria]

Description: Photograph of a revolucionaria. The unidentified woman is sitting on a horse by train tracks. She is wearing a black coat and hat.
Date: 1916~
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

[The Dead]

Description: Photograph of unidentified dead bodies were found lying throughout the desert during the Mexican Revolution.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mexican Revolution Refugees]

Description: Photograph of refugees walking across the Rio Grande. There is a refugee pulling her donkey across the river. Her donkey is loaded with personal items. There are many refugees walking across the river as well in the background.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Wounded]

Description: Photograph of two Red Cross men carrying a wounded soldier down a side walk. All three men are wearing hats, but one man is wearing a red cross symbol on his left arm.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Break in the Battle]

Description: Copy negative of a large group of Mexican Revolutionists standing in the desert. Some of them men are mounted on horses. One of the men, near the center of the group, is playing a guitar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[General Huerta]

Description: Photograph of VIctoriano Huerta in a suit and hat. He is wearing glasses and has his eyes closed.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Trenches]

Description: Photograph of U.S. military soldiers waiting in the trenches in Douglas, Arizona. Soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. The landscape is a dry desolate desert.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[National Guard Encampment]

Description: Photograph of the National Guard Encampment. There are hundreds of buildings and tents in the image. Fort Bliss is in the background. There are many roads that lead in and out of the tent community. The landscape is a desert full of dirt and dust.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library