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[Artillery Salute for General Pershing]

Description: Photograph of soldiers firing wheeled artillery on an earthen field. Plumes of smoke rise behind the guns and partially obscure distant mountains. A caption on the reverse side of the photo indicates that the firing was a salute to visiting General John J. Pershing.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[Cafe and Gambling Hall]

Description: Photograph of a street corner. An arched entrance on the corner is labeled 'Tivoli Bar and Cafe.' A building visible to the right of the entrance is labeled 'Tivoli Hotel.' A man is walking across the street to meet another man sitting on the sidewalk next to a partially visible automobile.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Downward-Tilted Biplane]

Description: Photograph of a biplane that has been tilted forward onto the ground because of its broken wheels. The image of a sphinx appears on the side of the fuselage.
Date: February 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[General Pershing and Staff]

Description: Photograph of General John J. Pershing sitting atop a white horse and looking toward his five mounted staff members. Soldiers are visible in the background. The reverse side of the photograph states that Pershing was reviewing troops in El Paso, Texas.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Jake Erlich Posing with a Car and Two Women]

Description: Photograph of a pair of young women standing by a 1928 Buick automobile. Jake Erlich has his hand on one woman's shoulder, points at the other, and has one foot up on the car's rear wheel well. A Buick dealership with large windows stands behind them.
Date: 1928~
Item Type: Photograph

[Planes at Air Service Camp]

Description: Photograph of a row of a row of 1st Surveillance Group biplanes at the Air Service Camp in El Paso, Texas. Groups of men in military uniforms are standing around each plane.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[Radiator and Broken Propeller]

Description: Photograph of a close view of a biplane radiator and propeller. The wooden propeller is broken, with its left blade completely missing and its right blade missing the tip.
Date: February 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[Soldiers with Damaged Biplanes]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing among two damaged biplanes. The wing of the left plane is bent, while the right plane is tilted downward on its nose.
Date: February 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[Wrecked Plane in Fabens, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a wrecked aircraft in an earthen field. The wings have been separated from the vehicle and lie on nearby.
Date: February 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph