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[Army Wagon Train]

Description: Copy negative of a U.S. Army wagon train. The wagon train is shown crossing an unknown body of water. Their mission was to find the Mexican bandits that raided Glen Springs.
Date: 1916~
Item Type: Photograph

[Army Wagon Train]

Description: Photograph of an army wagon train at a stop during the Punitive Expedition. U.S. soldiers appear to be unloading the wagons.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Army Wagon Train]

Description: Photograph of an army wagon train crossing the Mexican desert. There are three United States Army supply wagons visible. The supply wagons are being pulled by teams of mules and are guarded by U.S. Soldiers.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Artillery on the March]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Army Troops riding horses through a very shallow river.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Item Type: Postcard

[Artillery Salute for General Pershing]

Description: Photograph of soldiers firing wheeled artillery on an earthen field. Plumes of smoke rise behind the guns and partially obscure distant mountains. A caption on the reverse side of the photo indicates that the firing was a salute to visiting General John J. Pershing.
Date: February 2, 1920
Creator: Rhineheimer, Oscar
Item Type: Photograph

[Artillery Unit Crossing a River]

Description: Postcard of an army artillery unit crossing a river. It is unclear if these troops are American or Mexican Federal troops.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Avenida 16 de Septiembre, Ciudad Juarez]

Description: Photograph of downtown Ciudad Juarez. This is a view of the street Avenida 16 de Septiembre looking west. Immediately on the left hand side of the photograph is the Customs House. Mission Guadalupe is also visible on the left.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Aztec Caves]

Description: Positive transparency of Aztec Cave in the Franklin Mountains near El Paso, Texas. "Class of 69" and "Jesuit Sacto" are written in the back of the shallow cave.
Date: 1969
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

[Battle of Juarez]

Description: Photograph of a building in Ciudad Juarez. Bullet holes are visible on the face of the building.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayonet Drill]

Description: Photograph of a bayonet drill. The army soldiers are practicing close quarters combat or hand to hand combat in preparation for their bayonet drilling exercises. To the right, bayonet practice dummies wait to test the soldier’s marksmanship. The rifles in this image are M1903 Springfield rifles.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Item Type: Postcard

[Bayonet Drill with Dummy Straw Filled Bags]

Description: Postcard depicts soldiers performing a bayonet drill. In the photograph, dummy bundles of straw hang from a wooden structure. The soldiers attack the bundles with bayonets. Postcard is addressed to J. R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis St. Postcard is postmarked from San Antonio, Texas July 6, 1918 at 5:30 P.M.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Item Type: Postcard

[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

[Bodies on Display]

Description: Photograph of two deceased men whose bodies are being held for display on stretchers. A large crowd is gathered behind the bodies. The body facing the camera has been covered by some kind of material and is tied to the stretcher. A man holds the stretcher up for display. The second body has not been tied down.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Body of Rodolfo Fierro]

Description: Photograph of Rodolpho Fierro's body after he drowned near Chihuahua. He is covered in a white sheet and wearing a hat. A group of men are standing or kneeling around the body. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Rodolfo Fierro, number one killer and body guard of Pancho Villa. Fierro was the 'real bad man' of the Revolution. He was known as El Carnicero or The Butcher. After being thrown off his horse, he [drowned in] quicksand near Casas Grandes, Chihuahua on 13 October 1915. At the time of his death, Fierro was marching towards Sonora."
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Border Citizens on the Banks of the Rio Grande]

Description: Photograph of large crowds of American and Mexican citizens on the banks of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. The people on the left bank of the Rio Grande are on the American (El Paso) side and the people on the right bank are on the Mexican (Juarez) side. A group of rebels can be seen sitting down on the bank of the river. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Hanging bridge across from Smelter - nearly collapsed from rush of people escaping battle."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph

[Border Mayors]

Description: Photograph of the mayors of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico with city officials outside of a building. Identified from left to right are unidentified, Park W. Pitman (El Paso County Clerk), C.E. Kelly (El Paso Mayor), Charles Mathews, Juan N. Medina, Peyton J. Edwards (Sheriff of El Paso), and E. Kelly.
Date: [1910..1915]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph