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[City Hall]

Description: Photograph of a group of Constitutional Soldiers standing in fron tof a building. The words above the entrance, Ayuntamiento De La Ciudad, translate to City Hall. A small group of civilians has gathered at the far left corner of this building.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ciudad Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ciudad Juarez. The men in this photograph appear to be gathered waiting for some kind of news or information about the Revolution.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ciudad Juarez Railroad Station]

Description: Photograph of the Juarez Railroad Station. The two men on horseback leading the group are Mexican Federal soldiers as are two of the last men in the rear end of this group.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ciudad Juarez Train Depot]

Description: Photograph of the Train Station in Ciudad Juarez. This exceptional view of the Juarez Train station is from south looking north. The western slope of the Franklin Mountains can be seen on the right side of this photograph. On the far left side of the photo, behind the white wall, is the backside of the old Juarez Customs House. The street in front of the Customs House is Avenida 16 de Septiembre.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
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

[Columbus, New Mexico Refugees]

Description: Photograph of Columbus Refugees. The Raid on Columbus, New Mexico was conducted by Pancho Villa and his band of insurrectos in March of 1916. To the east and north of Columbus is the Florida Mountain range; to the west and north is the Tres Hermanas Range; south, into Mexico, is the Sierra de los Palomas, and to the north is Cooke's Range. The accompanying information on the back of this photograph reads as follows: "Refugees from Columbus, New Mexico evacuated following raid?"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Constitutional Artillery Team]

Description: Photograph of a Mexican Constitutional Army Artillery Team. The four member team has just fired an artillery shell and is preparing to fire another round. The man in the white shirt is in charge of loading and unloading the canon by opening or closing the breech of the canon. The two men to the left, who are closest to the photographer, are the handling the ammunition. A large projectile, seen on the far left, is being handled by one of the two men.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Constitutional Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Constitutional Soldiers marching through this street in Ciudad Juarez. To the right of the soldiers are many storefronts, including a 'Papeleria' store with the name Roberto Schneider on its wall. At the far left of the photograph and at some distance is a trolley car from El Paso. A small dog leads the way.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Constitutional Soldiers in Juarez]

Description: Photograph of a group a Constitutional Soldiers riding into Ciudad Juarez. A group of four Constitutional Soldiers can be seen riding down this unidentified street in Ciudad Juarez. A large group of men are gathered in front of the building to the left. The two lead soldiers are underneath an electrical street lamp and one of the soldiers has taken out his rifle.
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

[Crossing a River or Canal]

Description: Photograph of four U.S. soldiers in an automobile crossing a body of water. On the doors of the automobile, a seal with the word DORT is visible.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Dead Insurrectos

Description: Photograph of a group of dead insurrectos. There are at least nineteen corpses visible in the photograph. The bodies seen in this photograph have been strategically placed together in preparation to burn the bodies all at once or to bury the bodies in one mass grave.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Dead Mexican Civilians]

Description: Photograph of dead Mexican civilians lying in a street gutter.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Dead Mexican Revolutionaries]

Description: Photograph of dead Mexican Revolutionaries. There are at least seven unidentified dead revolutionaries scattered about the desert floor in this photograph.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Dead Villista]

Description: Photograph of a dead Villista. The Villista is wearing the traditional Mexican peasant garb. The traditional peasant outfit includes the white cotton trousers with the white cotton pullover shirt, usually worn untucked. Accessories for men usually included simple sandals or boots, a tall pointed straw woven sombrero, and a simple cloth belt. The soldier’s sandals have been taken away from dead man.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Derailed N de M Locomotive]

Description: Photograph of a derailed N de M locomotive train. The engine number is 862. Insurrectos have surrounded what is left of this train and appear to be salvaging whatever supplies that they can find useful. The N de M is officially known as Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México. The N de M absorbed the Mexican Central Railroad in 1909.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Derailed Supply Train]

Description: Photograph of a derailed supply train. The accompanying information on the back of this photograph states that this train was a Mexican Federal train loaded with ammunition and dynamite. It was headed toward awaiting Mexican Federal troops. Four insurrectos can also be seen near the car.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Digging for Cover]

Description: Photograph of three U.S. soldiers digging trenches or bunkers in the ground (note the shovels), while out in the field during the Punitive Expedition. A fourth soldier looks on as the others work accomplish their task. The exact location of where this photo was taken is unknown. The soldiers appear to be in an area that is heavily covered with brush.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Drawing a Crowd]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. soldier loading something into an automobile as fellow soldiers sit in the back seat. The soldiers draw a crowd, a group of local young men (perhaps Mexican youth) surround the car. The car is parked in front of a large adobe structure where a man is sitting on the nearest doorstep.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Emilio P. Campa]

Description: Photograph of General Emilio P. Campa. The second man from the left is General José Inés (Ynez) Salazar. Upon reaching its destination, the train would explode inflicting a lethal amount of damage.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Emilio Vasquez Gomez]

Description: Photograph of Emilio Vasquez Gomez. According to the accompanying information from this photograph the men in this photograph are identified from left to right as Pasqual Orozco Sr., Colonel Francisco Pradillo, Licenciado Delio Moreno Cantón, Licenciado Francisco Guzman, Licenciado Gomez Robelo, and Presidente Emilio Vasquez Gomez.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Emilio Vasquez Gomez]

Description: Photograph of Emilio Vasquez Gomez. According to accompanying information from left to right: The first gentleman is identified as Pascual Orozco Sr. The second gentleman is identified as Francisco Pradillo. The third gentleman is Emilio Vasquez Gomez. The fourth gentleman is identified as Delio Moreno Cantón.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library