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[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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~

[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~

[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.