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[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
Location Info:

[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
Location Info:

[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

[Buffalo Bill]

Description: Photograph of Buffalo Bill and Colonel Charles Taylor of the 8th Cavalry with two other officers. The photograph was taken at the fair grounds in EL Paso, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Buffalo Bill]

Description: Copy negative of four men and a horse. Two of the men are W. F. Cody ("Buffalo Bill") and Charles Taylor. Three of the men are in uniform, standing under a tent awning. Cody is standing to the left of the tent and holding the reins of the horse.
Date: unknown
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

[Buildings on the Side of an Embankment]

Description: Photo negative of a group of three structures on top of a brick and earth embankment. Five young girls stand in front of the two story building on the left. The center building is a church with a statue of Jesus Christ extending his arms towards the camera. The structure to the right has a triangular metal frame and stairs. Two children sit on a stairway that winds down the embankment from the right. A young boy runs down a dirt track on the bottom half of the embankment.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Burying The Dead]

Description: Photograph of a man using a shovel to bury a dead body in the desert. In the background a man is walking by.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Business Buildings on a Street Corner]

Description: Photograph of brick business buildings at the corner of San Francisco Avenue and Santa Fe Street. The nearest building advertises curios and printing, while the building behind it belongs to the H. Lesinsky Company. A man is walking outside of the curio shop near a line of parked cars.
Date: unknown
Creator: Escontrías
Item Type: Photograph
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[Businesses on the Side of a Street]

Description: Photograph of several businesses on the side of a street. Hotel de Luxe stands to the left, with a cafe, barber shop, and news stand to the right. Several cars are parked in front of the businesses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Cannon]

Description: Photograph of ten men surrounding a cannon on wheels. The men are wearing hats. Two men appear to be working on the cannon.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Caples Building in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Caples Building in El Paso, Texas. The building has six floors and is divided into two separate sections. People can be seen around parked cars at the base of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Captain Lewis T. Morey and Friend #2]

Description: Photograph of Lewis T. Morey of the 10th Cavalry with an unidentified woman. The woman is wearing a light-colored dress and holding an umbrella in front of her; the Captain is wearing an Army-issued uniform. According to accompanying information, the Captain was wounded at the battle of Carrizal.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Car Jumping Across Two Embankments]

Description: Photograph of a man in an automobile in the air between two embankments. Three people on the road below point upward at the car. The city of El Paso is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Car Parked in Hotel Paso Del Norte]

Description: Photograph of a car parked in the Hotel Paso Del Norte in El Paso, Texas. Arches behind the car show ornate pillars and a stairway. A painting to the left of the car depicts ships at sea.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ponsford
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Cathedral]

Description: Copy negative of a cathedral used in the Mexican Revolution for protection. There are men standing on the roof of the building and congregating around the outside with horses.
Date: 191u
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

[Cavalry Parade]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Army Cavalry parading downtown EL Paso, Texas. There are hundreds of soldiers on horseback riding down San Francisco ST. Soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. A large crowd has gathered on the sidewalk to watch the soldiers. Telephone and light poles line the streets along with many American flags.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph