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[Peace Commission]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people at an undisclosed location in the desert. Information on the back of the photo states that this photograph is of a peace commission and to note the American flags displayed on two of the automobiles present in the photograph. A few horses are present in the photo as well. One lone man stares at the camera. He resembles one of the newspapermen photographed in other photos within the collection.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Revolutionaries in Chihuahua City]

Description: Photograph of armed revolutionaries walking by the post office building in Mexico's Chihuahua City. The people riding past the rebels in horse-drawn carriages peer over at the group. Individuals inside the post office can be seen looking down at the scene from the windows. Young boys run alongside the carriages to keep up with the revolutionaries.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Large Plume of Smoke]

Description: Photo of a very large plume of smoke extended high into the sky. On the bottom left hand corner, the smoke rises from the rooftop of a brick building in Juarez, Mexico. Although the external facade of the building is intact, it appears that the entire interior of the building is engulfed in flames. A few people observe the fire.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Red Cross Railroad Shack]

Description: Photograph of a group of revolutionaries resting in front of the railroad shack used by the Red Cross to treat those injured in the Mexican Revolution. Weapons, personal belongings, and supplies are seen on the ground and a dog is sniffing at the ground.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Firing Line]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary soldier on one knee, ready to fire. His hat lies on the ground directly behind him. Two other soldiers, on the left side of the photo, lie on the ground. One appears to be reloading his rifle, while the other is holding a pair of binoculars in his hands.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Rebels Marching]

Description: Photograph of rebels marching through brush along a dirt path. The photo was taken in Juarez Mexico.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Ketelsen & Degetau Store in Flames]

Description: Photograph of the Ketelsen & Degetau Hardware store in Ciudad Juarez engulfed in flames. The store is said to have been destroyed by Pancho Villa's troops on the second day of the Battle of Juarez, May 9, 1911.
Date: May 9, 1911
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[On the Firing Line]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary soldier crouched down with his rifle drawn in the midst of fighting. His hat is a few feet behind him on the ground. On the left side of the photo, two other individuals are on their stomachs, on the ground. One man is prepared to fire his weapon, while the other appears to be looking through a pair of binoculars. The skirmish took place out in the desert.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Una Revolucionaria]

Description: Photograph of a revolucionaria. The unidentified woman is sitting on a horse by train tracks. She is wearing a black coat and hat.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

[The Dead]

Description: Photograph of unidentified dead bodies were found lying throughout the desert during the Mexican Revolution.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Mexican Revolution Refugees]

Description: Photograph of refugees walking across the Rio Grande. There is a refugee pulling her donkey across the river. Her donkey is loaded with personal items. There are many refugees walking across the river as well in the background.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Wounded]

Description: Photograph of two Red Cross men carrying a wounded soldier down a side walk. All three men are wearing hats, but one man is wearing a red cross symbol on his left arm.
Date: 191?
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[General Huerta]

Description: Photograph of VIctoriano Huerta in a suit and hat. He is wearing glasses and has his eyes closed.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[Trenches]

Description: Photograph of U.S. military soldiers waiting in the trenches in Douglas, Arizona. Soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. The landscape is a dry desolate desert.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[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~
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

[U.S. Army Motorized Unit]

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Army motorized unit driving on a dirt road. The vehicle they used was the Ford Model T. There are four vehicles carrying cargo. The troops in the cars are wearing military uniforms and hats.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Firing Squad]

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing next to human remains. All of the men are wearing hats and holding rifles.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph

[U.S. Army Troops]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Troops on guard duty at the Santa Fe Bridge in EL Paso, Texas. Troops from the 24th Infantry were stationed at the bridge during the attacks on Juarez.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Punitive Expedition]

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Cavalry crossing the Rio Grande. The troops are in pursuit of Mexican Bandits that have attacked cities in Texas. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph

[Father and Son with Rifles]

Description: Copy negative of a father and his son holding rifles. Both of the men are wearing hats, holding rifles, and have ammunition tied around their waists.
Date: unknown
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