El Paso Public Library - 21 Matching Results

Search Results

[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

[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~

[Carnegie Library Christmas Tree Room]

Description: Photograph of a room in the El Paso Carnegie Library decorated for Christmas. The room's walls have wooden support beams and archways that have a dark smooth finish, and the back of the room contains book shelves and a table.
Date: 1926-12~

[Carnegie Library Lobby]

Description: Photo of the front lobby of the El Paso Carnegie Library decorated for Christmas. A dark lacquered desk is on the right side of the photo, with an open door to the left. There are three archways with dark lacquered trim. There is a table with books in front of the archways, with Christmas decorations around it like a wreath and trees. People are sitting in the room beyond the archways reading newspapers.
Date: 1926-12~

[Carnegie Library Lobby Looking Right]

Description: Photo of the front lobby of the El Paso Carnegie Library decorated for Christmas. A dark lacquered desk is on the left side of the photo, and three archways are just beyond the desk. Books are displayed on a table to the right of the desk, and Christmas decorations are around it.
Date: 1926-12~

[Clint Public School - 1925]

Description: Photograph of the front side of Clint Public School. Children are gathered in front of the entrances, and the bottom half of the photo has a patch of grass over dirt ground. The building itself has a lightning rod, and many windows on the front and side.
Date: 1925
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[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

[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.

[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

[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.

[Images of El Paso Carnegie Library]

Description: Series of three photographs of the Carnegie Library in El Paso, Texas, which opened in 1904. The first image is of the front entrance, viewed from behind several shrubs; it is a two-story stone-and-brick building with stairs leading up to the entrance and classical-style architecture including Ionic columns. The text "Free Public Library" is in the stone above the entrance. In the middle image, labeled "circulation desk", a woman behind a long wooden desk is assisting a young woman; stairways and stacks are visible in the background, through tall arches. The bottom photo, labeled "second floor" shows a portion of the upper floor, including wooden railings around the walkway, doorways, and a light fixture on the ceiling; portions of the first floor arches and furniture are visible below.
Date: 1920~/1940~

[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~

Miss Mildred Casad "Miss El Paso" at Atlantic City Bathing Beauty Revue, 1927

Description: Photograph of Mildred Casad wearing a bathing suit with a hear pattern while standing in front of a Chevrolet car. She is holding a metal trophy and is draped with a sash that reads "Miss El Paso." The facade of Casner Chevrolet Co. appears behind her. The photographer and his camera can be seen reflected in a window to the left.
Date: 1927

[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

[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

[San Jacinto Plaza 3]

Description: Photograph of San Jacinto plaza from the street at a slightly elevated position. There are lush trees in the, buildings including "Crawford Theatre" and "Hotel Angelus" located in the background of the photo, and people are walking around the plaza and sitting on park benches.
Date: [1920..1939]

[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

[Vowell Hall, University of Texas at El Paso]

Description: Photograph of the UTEP campus 1920-1921. Front right: Vowell Hall (Kelly Hall); Middle center: Old Main; Back left: Quinn Hall. Cars are parked along the street that passes between the buildings, and the street is near a stretch of dirt with arid shrubs. The bottom left of the photo has another street bending left.
Date: 1920/1921
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Washington Park Pool]

Description: Photograph of an in-ground pool in Washington Park. It is fenced in with trees on the outside of the fence.
Date: 1920~/1929~

[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