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[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.
Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Coffins]

Description: Copy negative of coffins of deceased American soldiers about to be shipped to hometowns. The coffins are sitting on top of crates. There is a wooden building behind the coffins.
Date: 1916~

[Dead Body]

Description: Photograph of a dead body in Columbus, New Mexico. In the image, an unidentified man is lying face down in the grass with his boots missing. Accompanying information states that: "Upon close inspection of the body, the man has suffered a possible cannon blast to the right part of his upper back."
Date: 1916~

[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.

[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.

[Firing Range]

Description: Photograph of soldiers practicing at the rifle range. There are many men laying down on the ground, holding rifles and pointing down range. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. In the background is a stadium seating area.
Date: 1916~

[General Funston]

Description: Photograph of General Funston. He is wearing his military uniform and hat. He has two stars on his right shoulder to represent his official position. The General is standing in front of a building that has a window. Accompanying information states: "Portrait of General Funston. General Funston has a highly distinguished and decorated career with the United States Army. He was best known for his role in the Spanish - American War and the Philippine - American War. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Philippine - American War."
Date: 1916~

[General Joseph T. Dickman]

Description: Photograph of General Joseph T. Dickman at Fort Bliss, Texas. Dickman is shown with other officers riding on horse back. The officers are wearing military uniforms and hats. Fort Bliss is in the background along with automobiles to the left of the image. There are also two children watching the officers riding down the dirt road.
Date: 1916~

[Herd of Mules]

Description: Photograph of a herd of mules being driven by the U.S. military during the Punitive Expedition. Two soldiers are driving two automobiles alongside the mules, keeping them in line. Four individuals can be seen amongst the herd, keeping order. Each mule is carrying a load upon its back.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Krupp House in El paso]

Description: Photograph of the Krupp house in El Paso, Texas. The building has a roof shaped like a wide caret symbol "^". The visual design includes vertical dark and light stripes on the building sides. The porch on the left has columns and metal grates, and the entrance has an archway shape. The lawn has bare dirt.
Date: 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Massachusetts Infantry Band]

Description: Photograph of the Massachusetts infantry and band from Boston, Massachusetts which was taken at Camp Cotton. In this image large number of men in uniform are standing in rows with instruments, including a bass drum with the title of the band. A crowd of people is watching the band in the background. Accompanying information identifies the group both as the Massachusetts National Guard and the Fifth Massachusetts Infantry.
Date: 1916~

[Motorized Commissary]

Description: Photograph of United States Motorized Commissary delivering food in a Ford Model T. This automobile was used to deliver food to the U.S. troops in remote areas. There are five soldiers wearing military uniforms and hats. The men are standing by the car.
Date: 1916~

[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~

[National Guard Unit]

Description: Photograph of a National Guard Unit riding on horseback. These men are in New Mexico near the city of Columbus. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. One of the soldiers is holding the unit's flag. It has the letters G.T. on it but the other letters are not clear.
Date: 1916~