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[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

[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

[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

[Federal Building in El Paso]

Description: This postcard focuses on the El Paso Federal Courthouse in downtown El Paso, Texas. The view of the courthouse is from the perspective of standing in San Jacinto Plaza. The building is done in a general romanesque style by the supervising architect James H. Windrim. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
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