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[Cafe Splendid and Brooks Sheet Metal Works]

Description: Photograph of a single building housing both Cafe Splendid and Brooks Sheet Metal Works. Cafe Splendid has a darker paint scheme, a sign with lighting elements, and advertisements for food specials. The Metal Works is a lighter building with painted signs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Item Type: Photograph

[Cattle Yard]

Description: Negative image of a herd of cattle enclosed in wooden fences. A man in a suit and hat can be seen walking on a fence behind the cattle. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Horse and Wagon at a Trough]

Description: Photo negative a horse attached to a small wagon while it drinks from a bowl-shaped water trough. A man sits in the wagon under a canvas roof. A sign behind the water trough points to the left toward Dallas and Pecos. A tourist lodge is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Saint Patrick's Cathedral]

Description: Photograph of Saint Patrick's Cathedral in El Paso, Texas. Three arched entrances stand under a stained glass window depicting a religious scene. Arched windows can be seen along the side of the building to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph
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[Man Pitching Hay]

Description: Photo negative of a man pitching hay into the back of a truck with a pitchfork. He is standing in a field with trees and mountains in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Southwest Portland Cement]

Description: Photograph of Southwest Portland Cement Company's cement factory in El Paso, Texas. The concrete building has a three-story main structure that is topped by three chimneys and two smaller structures.
Date: unknown
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph
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[Santa Elena Canyon]

Description: Positive transparency of Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park. Short grasses cover the plain in the foreground.
Date: March 25, 1968
Item Type: Photograph
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[View of Cedar Street]

Description: Photograph of a view of Cedar Street in El Paso, Texas. A variety of cars and business buildings can be seen along the avenue, with a mountain appearing in the background. Two women are crossing the road together.
Date: 1949
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph

[The Mine & Smelter Supply Company Building]

Description: Photograph of the Mine & Smelter Supply Company building in El Paso, Texas. The three-story brick building has the company's name painted on its upper left side and on a sign out front. Three rows of windows line the side, while large multisectional arched windows cover the front. A list of services is written along the building's left corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Item Type: Photograph

[Buick Motor Company Building]

Description: Photograph of a brick four-story Buick Motor Company building. People can be seen around a covered entrance to the left, while cars are parked to the right. Several signs on the building's lower windows advertise a used car sale.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Item Type: Photograph

[Storefronts in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of storefronts along a roadside in El Paso, Texas. Rails and power lines run between the streets in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Item Type: Photograph

[Horse Fountain in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a horse fountain in El Paso, Texas, at the corner of Alameda Avenue and Piedras Street. The East El Paso Cafe appears behind the fountain.
Date: [1930..1939]
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph
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[El Paso County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of the El Paso County Courthouse, a five-story brick and concrete building with twelve fluted columns on its left side. Streetlights are spread across the surrounding sidewalks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
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[Biplane Painted to Resemble a Dragon]

Description: Photograph of a biplane that has been painted with scales, eyes, and a mouth full of sharp teeth. Buildings can be seen on the desert landscape in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[Small Experimental Aircraft]

Description: Photograph of a man in a jacket standing beside a small experimental jet with a nose propeller. A power cord runs from the rear of the plane's fuselage to a adapter box that is attached to the steel support that holds the jet aloft. Cars are parked in a row in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph

[Cottonwood Spring Canyon]

Description: Positive transparency of a canyon in Cottonwood Spring, Texas. A river-like layer of rocky deposits lies between the two walls of the canyon.
Date: 1969~
Item Type: Photograph

[The Irvin Apartments in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Irvin Brazos Apartments, a two-story brick building in El Paso, Texas. The building's facade has an arched entryway covered in ivy and topped with a plaque bearing its name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
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[El Paso Military Institute]

Description: Photograph of El Paso Military Institute, a two-story concrete building with a classical-style pediment and columns hanging over the entrance. Uniformed cadets pose in front of the building with weapons and a U.S. flag. Mountains are visible in the background.
Date: 1906
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph