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[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.
Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Col. H.J. Slocum]

Description: This picture shows Colonel H.J. Slocum, the commanding officer of the 13th Calvary Regiment in Columbus, New Mexico. Col. Slocum is the focus of the image. He is dressed in uniform and hat and holds a cigar. To his right, the rear of a motorcycle is shown. In the background there are various wood buildings. There are also two people standing in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Cow in Hueco Tanks]

Description: Postcard depicts a cow trailing through a tank at Hueco Tanks near El Paso, Texas. The tank is surrounded by rock formations and trees in a desert landscape. In the distant background, mountains are visible. In the background near the edge of the tank, two people stand dressed in dark coats and hats.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[A Crowd Watches the Executions]

Description: Postcard depicts a large group of civilians and Mexican soldiers looking towards the left side of the image. In the background of the image, there is a large wooden structure with four poles visible and a man standing near one of the poles. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Executions"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Damaged Building in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a destroyed building in Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Bullet holes cover the exterior of the building. All of the windows have been destroyed, the roof no longer exists, and heavy smoke damage from a fire is evident.
Date: January 18, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Dead]

Description: The picture shows a field full of dead men. The men in the foreground are lying next to each other in a row, with some of the men stacked on top of each other. Various personal possessions such as hats are on or around the men. On the left bottom side of the picture, a piece of film is torn off.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Dead 2]

Description: The picture shows a field full of dead men. The men in the foreground are lying next to each other in a row, with some of the men stacked on top of each other. Various personal possessions such as hats are on or around the men. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Dead 3]

Description: The picture shows a field full of dead men. The men in the foreground are lying next to each other in a row, with some of the men stacked on top of each other. Various personal possessions such as hats are on or around the men.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Dead 4]

Description: The picture shows a field full of dead men. The men in the foreground are lying next to each other in a row, with some of the men stacked on top of each other. Various personal possessions such as hats are on or around the men.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dead Bandits Body on Battlefield]

Description: The picture shows two men situated near a dead body on the ground. One of the men sits atop his horse and looks down. The other man is off of his horse and stands close to the body. The men are dressed in civilian clothes, and the man atop his horse has a rifle.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dead on the Battlefield]

Description: This picture shows bodies of men lying next to each other in a battlefield. The bodies are arranged in rows, with the personal items of the men nearby such as their hats and coats. The men are surrounded by desert land. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Dead rebels after a battle"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dead on the Battlefield 2]

Description: This picture shows bodies of men lying next to each other in a battlefield. The bodies are arranged in rows, with the personal items of the men nearby such as their hats and coats. The men are surrounded by desert land. The postcard has been altered at the bottom. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Dead rebels after a battle"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dead Rebels on a Street in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard shows three bodies lying next to each other on a street. People stand on a walkway near the bodies. A person with a bicycle stands to the right side of the bodies in the background. The three bodies all have hats covering their faces. Text on the photo says: "Dead Rebels on a Street in Juarez, Mex."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dove Housing]

Description: The postcard depicts 37 doves sitting atop a wooden structure. Wire fencing is situated on a portion of the wooden structure. The structure is propped against a wooden building with a window cutout. Back of postcard has moderate damage across the center. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Don't seem to get around to write you. Things are OK but busy. Partner away for several months, and having lots of trouble with help. Simply can't get anyone thats reliable. W". The post card is post marked El Paso, Texas, July 28 1919. The postcard is addressed to Miss G.M. Horne, Portland, Maine, 108 Sherman St.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Drilling Infantry on the Border]

Description: Postcard depicting a drilling infantry on the border. In the photograph, four men in uniform and on horses face a group of soldiers in formation.The area surrounding the group is desert. There are some wooden structures visible in the distance, on the left side of the image.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dumping Red Hot Slag at the Smelter]

Description: The picture shows a train engine with four cars sitting at the top of a hill. One of the cars is tipped over and spilling red hot slag down the slope of the hill towards the direction of the camera. Four men stand to the left of the train and cars. Two light posts are situated behind the train and working men.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Executed Man]

Description: Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.
Date: November 19, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Executing Squad Victim]

Description: The picture shows a man lying down on a paved roadway/walkway. The man has been shot several times and has one hand laying across his body, with blood on his person and around him. The man is fully dressed but his footwear has been removed. There are various debris surround the man such as papers and leaves. Text on the image says "A Victim of the Executing Squad"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Execution at Saucedo]

Description: Postcard depicts an execution scene next to a train. Three men point rifles at a man standing near the train with his hat off. Two men stand in the middle of the image and look on, as other men in the background and one man lying under the train also watch the scene. A man sitting in a chair inside a train car looks towards the direction of the camera. The area is all surrounded by desert, with some mountains visible in the background. Text on the postcard says: "probably 'staged'"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921