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[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

[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

[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

[Austin Junior High School]

Description: Photograph of the front of Austin Junior High School. The building has three stories of windows, an entrance with a long set of stairs that lead up to it from the street, a slanted lawn, and cars parked on the street. The side of the street near the camera has unfinished dirt and rock on both sides of the sidewalk.
Date: 1922~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Back End of St. Joseph's Sanitarium]

Description: Photograph of the back end of St. Joseph's Sanitarium in El Paso, Texas. The building is surrounded by dry dirt land, and multiple room windows are protruding from the roof of the building. There are three independent rooms separate from the main building near the back courtyard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[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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[Barracks at Fort Bliss]

Description: This postcard focuses on military barracks at Fort Bliss, Texas. There are seven smaller buildings visible in the picture and a larger three-story one. Each of the seven smaller buildings are identical with wooden pillars making up the porches. The larger three-story building is done in the Queen Anne architecture style and has two water towers immediately behind it. There is a gazebo and a flagpole in the foreground of the buildings. The picture is taken from the perspective of a nearby road. The back of the postcard is addressed to: J.R. Teague, Framingham, Mass. 114 Hollis St.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Base Hospital at Fort Bliss]

Description: This postcard focuses on the Fort Bliss Post Hospital. The hospital is built in the early 20th century military architecture, and features a smaller wooden building to the left side of the image. In the background and on the right side of the image, another large building with two chimneys is visible, but there are no other identifying marks in regards to that building. Two motorized vehicles are positioned in front of the hospital, one of them being a 1915 GMC Model 15 medical transport truck with passengers inside, and the other being a Ford Model T 1915 with one driver inside.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[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