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[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

[Field Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Ambulance picking up wounded soldiers on a battlefield. Three unidentified soldiers are placing a wounded soldier onto the field gurney also known as a stretcher or litter. This particular field ambulance was specially modified with supporting hooks so that it could transport up to four loaded field gurneys. The unidentified man in the dark suit and wearing the derby hat is most likely a newsman.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[First Cavalry Drilling]

Description: Photograph of U.S. cavalry drilling. The group of soldiers is part of the United States First Cavalry Army Division. The 8th man in the formation is holding the Unit’s flag. The flag in this image contains the number 1 on the top part of the flag and the letter E on the lower part of the flag which would make this group of men part of Company E. This postcard is post marked September 11, 1918, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and was mailed to J.R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Avenue.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[First National Bank Building]

Description: Postcard focuses on the First National Bank Building in downtown El Paso, Texas. There is a man walking across the street and others walking in the sidewalk and crosswalk. Personal vehicles are parked along the side of the street. A trolley car makes a turn in the intersection.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[First Regiment of Artillery, Company E]

Description: Aerial photograph of an artillery camp. The two crossed cannons signify that the flags belong to an artillery unit. There is a river in the background with a few people gathered at the river’s edge. There is also an unidentified settlement on the other side of this river.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[General Salazar's Prison Quarters]

Description: Postcard depicting General Salazar's prison camp. Six men in uniform are visible on the outside of the fence. One man stands away from the group and holds a gun against his shoulder. Cloth tents are situated behind wire fencing. Larger structures are situated behind the cloth tents in the distance. Mountains are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Identifying Dead Federals]

Description: The pictures shows men and women standing on the side of a street looking over the bodies of three men. One woman lifts off the hat of a dead man on the ground. A wagon with two men driving is carrying bodies away. The line of men and women stand against an adobe building. One man with a bicycle stands near the bodies on the ground. Text on the image says: "Identifying Dead Federals and Collecting them for Burial." [Text on the back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Identifying the Dead]

Description: The picture shows a crowd of people gathered around bodies on the ground. The crowd consists of seven men, two women, and one young boy. They are standing in front of an adobe building. The bodies are lying next to each other in a row. One of the men in the crowd has a bicycle. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Impressive Military Funeral at Columbus, NM]

Description: This photo depicts a military funeral taking place in Columbus, New Mexico. A group of soldiers in uniform, but without hats, stand near coffins and face one direction. In front of this group, a man in uniform stands with a book open and faces outward. Surrounding the group are numerous soldiers in full uniform holding rifles. In the background, cloth tents and structures are visible.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[In the Trenches]

Description: Photograph of trenches. Soldiers are wearing gloves and a lone standing soldier, with the clipboard, is wearing an Army issued trench coat. A solider with binoculars is judging the accuracy of the group’s aim.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[International Bridge]

Description: Postcard depicting the international bridge between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Ciudad Juarez is visible in the distance. This image is looking south towards Ciudad Juarez. The bridge spans the Rio Grande River. In the middle of the image is a trolley car. The background of the image shows the Sierra De Juarez mountain range. Agriculture fields are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Jumping Contest]

Description: Postcard of several U.S. Army cavalry members riding dark-colored horses next to a low, wooden fence; several of the horses are jumping over the fence. The caption in the lower-left corner says "Jumping Contest." The postcard was sent from El Paso, Texas and is addressed to "Miss G. M. Horne" in Portland, Maine. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Gertrude:- Big military tournament here next week - 5000 soldiers; and commencing Oct. 15, a full month of maneuvers by the Division of the Army on the border. All[...] here, Walter."
Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Mexican Bull Fight]

Description: The image depicts a Mexican bull fight. Three matadors stand near one deceased bull. Two matadors, on the left side of the image, are fighting a second bull. People are visible in the stands.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Mexican Children]

Description: This postcard depicts two Mexican children standing in front of a door to an adobe house in El Paso, Texas. The structure consists of adobe, rock, and wood. To the left of the children, clothes and blankets hang on a line near the house. Near the children, metal basins and barrels sit on the ground. A fence partly stands against the house in the foreground of the picture. Behind the house, mountains and desert are visible.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[A Mid Winter Scene in Camp]

Description: Postcard depicting three soldiers walking through a camp. Snow covers the ground and the tops of structures. The men face the camera. Long icicles have formed at the end of the eves of the wood structure on the right hand side of the image. The postcard was addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham, Massachusetts, of Hollis Avenue. The back of the postcard reads: “Taken at Fort Yellowstone, Yellowstone, Wyoming”, however the postcard is postmarked: “El Paso, Texas, March 16, 1918, 4:3? PM”.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921