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[View of El Paso from Mount Cristo Rey]

Description: Positive transparency of an eastern view from Mount Cristo Rey. Buildings and a Asarco smoke stack of Sunset Heights is visible near the center of the photo. The sun is rising in the background.
Date: 1973-11~
Item Type: Photograph

[Wrecked Car at the Bottom of a Cliff]

Description: Positive transparency of an overturned and wrecked car lying at the base of a cliff at San Felipe Arroyo. Three tires are partially visible in the foreground by the car.
Date: January 14, 1972
Item Type: Photograph

[Socorro Mission]

Description: Positive transparency of Socorro Mission from the side. The adobe mission has ladders that lead from the ground to the second story and then onto an area with a bell-gable.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
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[South Franklin Peak]

Description: Positive transparency of South Franklin Peak as seen from the east. The rocky mountainside is largely barren with only a few small patches of vegetation along its slope. A small drag mark extends up the peak near the center of the image.
Date: December 21, 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Acequia Madre In Juarez]

Description: Photograph of Acequia Madre river in Juarez, Chihuahua. There are men on both sides of the river with their horses. The men sit under trees in the shade.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe Brick Building]

Description: Photo negative of an adobe building in El Paso, Texas. The single-story building is "L" shaped and has a covered area in its corner. Someone can be seen sitting in a doorway near chickens to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Alhambra Theatre in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Alhambra Theater in El Paso, Texas. The three-story building has an ornately carved facade, eight arched windows, and a ticket booth.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph

[American Bank and Trust Company in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the American Bank and Trust Company in El Paso, Texas. It is a seven-story concrete classical revival building. The front of the building is three times as wide as the side. People are walking along the sidewalk around the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
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[American Newsman]

Description: Photograph of four men. Two of them are standing on a train, while two of the man stand beside the train. There appears to be a video camera and tripod on the train.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Andreas Service Station & Garage]

Description: Photograph of Andreas Service Station & Garage in El Paso, Texas. Cars are parked roadside in front of the two white buildings that comprise the business. The building on the left has multiple vehicle entrances. The building on the right has fuel pumps under an awning.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Item Type: Photograph

[Area Around San Jacinto Plaza in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a panoramic view of the area around San Jacinto Plaza in El Paso, Texas. Several large buildings surround the plaza, many of which are labeled on the photo. The plaza features a central enclosed lamppost surrounded by a radial walkway. People can be seen in and around the plaza, and several 1920s-era automobiles are parked nearby.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Armed Men]

Description: Photograph of eleven Mexican men. There are rifles leaning against each other in front of the group of military personnel posing. The men are also holding rifles and belts lined with bullets.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Armored Car]

Description: Photograph of a modified rail car reinforced with steel armor to protect the train from attacks. There are nine men dressed in military uniforms standing around the train car.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Army Wagon Train]

Description: Negative image of mounted U.S. Army soldiers riding alongside a wagon train traveling through a desert. The wagons are drawn by mules and are laden with supplies.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Asarco Structure]

Description: Photograph of an Asarco structure. The building has multiple stories, with stairways leading upward to the left. Two separate lengths of covered hallways or chutes lead from the main structure on the left to a narrow structure on the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph

[Banana Wagon on El Paso Street]

Description: Photo negative of a man standing beside a wagon full of bananas or plantains. The wagon is being pulled down the street by a horse. Cars, people, and tall business buildings can be seen across the road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Bank Foyer]

Description: Photograph of an empty bank foyer. The long room contains two tables, decorative arched ceilings supported by columns, and gated teller's windows.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph

[Beer Billboard]

Description: Photo negative of a beer advertisement on a billboard. It reads "Less Taxes and More Work, Vote for Beer Aug. 26."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[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

Boy Soldier

Description: Negative image of an adolescent Mexican boy wearing dark clothes, crossed bandoliers of ammunition, and a wide brimmed hat. Buildings, benches, and a group of people can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Brady Residence]

Description: Photograph of the Brady residence in El Paso, Texas. One story building has a Spanish tile roof, a tower, brick quoins, and a series of chimneys.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
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[Brazos Apartments in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Brazos Apartments, a four-story brick and concrete building in El Paso, Texas. The building's facade has an arched entryway, two balconies, and a sign bearing the word "Brazos" under a flagpole. A handwritten note on the reverse side of the photo indicates that this was the first apartment building in El Paso.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
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