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[Back of El Paso Post Office]

Description: Photograph of the back of a U.S. Post Office building in El Paso, Texas, taken from the northwest corner. It is a two-story white stone building with many tall windows along the north and west sides of the building, several of which have decorative designs above them. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "January 1st 1919, Looking East."
Date: January 1919
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[Battlefield Scene in Mexico]

Description: Postcard shows four men on horses facing a body on the ground. A fifth man on a horse is situated farther away from the group. The men are all wearing uniforms and uniform hats. The man on the ground is missing a shoe, and lies in front of a bush. The group is surrounded by desert. There are mountains visible in the distance. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[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

[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

[Bodies in a Cemetery]

Description: Postcard shows rows of bodies situated near two caskets in a large cemetery. In the foreground, bodies lie next to each other with personal items such as hats. Beyond the caskets and bodies, are several crosses. A mountain is also visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bodies in a Field]

Description: Postcard shows bodies lying in a field near four fence posts. The men lie on top of each other and next to each other. Personal items such as hats and shirts are near the bodies. They are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[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.

[Body of Dead Bandit]

Description: Postcard shows a dead bandit lying on the ground. A man on a horse looks down at him. Text on the image says: "The Bodies of Dead Bandits found all along the Trail of Pancho Villa." Mountains are visible in the background. The two men are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Body of Pablo Lopez]

Description: Postcard shows two men propping up the body of a dead man. There are other men in uniform standing around them. In the left foreground, a man lies on a stretcher. A cloth tent is set up near in the men in the background. The text on the postcard says: "The Body of Pablo Lopez." The text on the back of the postcard says: "He is not Pablo Lopez."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[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~

[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.

[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.

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