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[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.