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[4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

Description: The postcard captions reads: "Firing 4.7” Gun. W. H. Horne Co. El Paso, Tex." The 4.7 inch Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906. There is no accompanying information to positively identify the troops in the postcard or the exact location of this event. The postcard is addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Av. The postcard is postmarked El Paso, Texas, February 13, 1918, 2 PM.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[82 Field Artillery]

Description: Photograph of the 82nd field artillery marching by the Masonic Hospital. In the photograph are soldiers dressed in uniform; they are riding horses and walking with heavy weaponry. The Masonic Hospital stands in the background.
Date: 1919~

[1517 Montana in El Paso]

Description: Photograph of 1517 Montana in El Paso, Texas. There is a long set of steps leading up to the building from the street, past a slanted lawn. The two story building has a main roof, and a porch roof supported by columns. The main roof has chimneys and an arch-shaped extension of the lower window.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[5th Cavalry M Company]

Description: Photograph of fancy riding by the U.S. Cavalry. One of the men, who has just completed the jump on an obstacle course, is carrying the banner which designates the 5th Cavalry M Company. In the distant background are the Franklin Mountains. Left of center is Sugarloaf Peak. The Cavalry competition is being held in front of the officer’s quarters in the new Fort Bliss on Lanoria Mesa.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[8th Cavalry]

Description: Photograph of the 8th Cavalry playing mounted tug-of-war. Two teams comprised of men and horses have been formed and are set to battle each other in a tug-of-war competition. The postcard was not mailed and has no postmark.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[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.

[After a Battle in Mexico]

Description: This postcard depicts rows of bodies encircled by a large group of men. The men surrounding the bodies stand in a open area between adobe buildings in Mexico. Most of the men towards the left side of the group are soldiers and are dressed in uniform. The men towards the right side of the group are mostly dressed in civilian attire. Text on the image says: "After a Battle in Mexico." [Text on the back of the postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Airing Beds at a Military Camp]

Description: Postcard of soldiers airing beds at a military camp on the border after a storm. Text on the reverse of the postcard reads: "We air our tents every other day and it is some sigh to look across the camp and see them all furled."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Airing Tents]

Description: Postcard depicting a tent being aired out. The cloth top of the tent has been pulled away so that the tent can be aired. Soldiers stand around the structure.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Alligator Pool]

Description: The picture shows an alligator with its mouth slightly open and lying in a shallow pool in downtown El Paso, Texas' San Jacinto Plaza. The enclosure holding the alligator is filled with water and rocks, with space underneath the rocks for the alligator to crawl inside. Beyond the alligator pool is a tree and a concrete fence. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Alta Vista School]

Description: Photograph of the Alta Vista School in El Paso, Texas. The perspective view shows many windows along the sides, an area that descends lower than the grass near the lowest windows, a lawn with grass and trees, and a gravel street.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Ambulance Corps]

Description: Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921