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[Break in the Battle]

Description: Copy negative of a large group of Mexican Revolutionists standing in the desert. Some of them men are mounted on horses. One of the men, near the center of the group, is playing a guitar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[General Huerta]

Description: Photograph of VIctoriano Huerta in a suit and hat. He is wearing glasses and has his eyes closed.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Trenches]

Description: Photograph of U.S. military soldiers waiting in the trenches in Douglas, Arizona. Soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. The landscape is a dry desolate desert.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

[Bodies In Gutter]

Description: Photograph of ashes of human remains left in a street gutter in Juarez. The brick building behind the ashes is a jail.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[U.S. Army Motorized Unit]

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Army motorized unit driving on a dirt road. The vehicle they used was the Ford Model T. There are four vehicles carrying cargo. The troops in the cars are wearing military uniforms and hats.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Firing Squad]

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing next to human remains. All of the men are wearing hats and holding rifles.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[U.S. Army Troops]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Troops on guard duty at the Santa Fe Bridge in EL Paso, Texas. Troops from the 24th Infantry were stationed at the bridge during the attacks on Juarez.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Punitive Expedition]

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Cavalry crossing the Rio Grande. The troops are in pursuit of Mexican Bandits that have attacked cities in Texas. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

[Father and Son with Rifles]

Description: Copy negative of a father and his son holding rifles. Both of the men are wearing hats, holding rifles, and have ammunition tied around their waists.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Bodies on Battlefield]

Description: Copy negative of dead revolutionists about to be buried in a Juarez cemetery. There are many graves and crosses in the middle ground. The city behind the graves is EL Paso, Texas. The Franklin Mountains are in the background.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Captain Lewis S. Morey and Friend #1]

Description: Photograph of Captain Lewis S. Morey and a woman. The woman wears a white dress, a straw hat, and carries an umbrella. Morey, right, wears a uniform.
Date: [1915..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Obregon, Funston, and Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Alvaro Obregon (2nd from the left with a large light colored hat), Major General Frederick Funston (3rd from the left in uniform), Major General Hugh L. Scott (4th from the left with glasses), and an unidentified individual (1st from the left in a dark suit and hat) at the El Paso International Bridge on April 28, 1916.
Date: April 28, 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Taking a Shot]

Description: Photograph of a group of revolutionaries behind a building taking cover while one of their comrades shoots at the enemy. The man in the center of the photo is shooting while the man behind him is loading his rifle. The four men on the right hand side of the photo await their turn.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Punitive Expedition Troops]

Description: Photograph of U.S. soldiers posing for a photograph in or next to two automobiles in front of a large tree. Behind the group is a long adobe building. To the left of the group is a tent. On the doors of the automobiles are the seals that reference the Dort Automobile Company.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Moving a Rebel Cannon]

Description: Photograph of a small group of rebels transporting a cannon. The cannon is hitched to a small horse-drawn buggy, handled by two rebels. A few rebels follow the cannon from behind, as they walk toward a new position. The photo was taken in Juarez, Mexico.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Captain Going and Unidentified Men]

Description: Photograph of five men standing outside a military building. In the front, three unidentified Hispanic men are standing with their hats in their hands; a man in uniform is standing to the right and a second uniformed soldier is only partially visible behind the other men.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Federal Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a large group of Federal soldiers in formation. The soldiers are dressed in dark uniforms and caps. They have bandoleers of ammunition strapped across their chests and rifles at their sides. The photo was taken in the courtyard of a large building. There are two dogs lying on the ground near the soldiers furthest from the camera.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Generals' Meeting]

Description: Photograph of generals at a horse track in Juarez, Mexico. U.S. General Scott is shown speaking with Francisco Villa. Colonel Matt Winn, Major Mickie and General Fierro are also present.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Unidentified Men]

Description: Photograph of a large group of unidentified men in an unknown location. The men are all dressed in fine suits, and most sport a fedora style hat. The men are crowded around a pile of sticks and sacks. The large sack on the ground has some words imprinted on it, though most are illegible, "Sin Mexico" (Without Mexico) is seen right in the center. One man is holding the tips of two rifles while he converses with the group.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[General John J. Pershing]

Description: Photograph of General John J. Pershing at Fort Bliss. The General is wearing a military uniform and hat. Pershing is standing outside under a tree.
Date: 1914~
Item Type: Photograph