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[National Guard Camp]

Description: The postcard shows two soldiers in uniform overlooking a National Guard Camp in Columbus, New Mexico. One of the men looks through binoculars, and the other holds a rifle over his shoulder. There are some small structures dispersed throughout the camp. There are many large fabric tents and vehicles in the camp. The camp is surrounded by desert with some mountains in the distance.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[National Guard Encampment]

Description: Photograph of the National Guard Encampment. There are hundreds of buildings and tents in the image. Fort Bliss is in the background. There are many roads that lead in and out of the tent community. The landscape is a desert full of dirt and dust.
Date: 1916~

[National Guard Unit]

Description: Photograph of a National Guard Unit riding on horseback. These men are in New Mexico near the city of Columbus. The soldiers are wearing military uniforms and hats. One of the soldiers is holding the unit's flag. It has the letters G.T. on it but the other letters are not clear.
Date: 1916~

[New Recruits]

Description: Photograph rebels in a camp. The men are wearing civilian clothing and hats. Some of the men are standing and talking while others are sitting under the trees. According to accompanying information, these men and boys may have been new recruits - peasant farmers who had not seen any fighting before.
Date: 191u

[Newsmen]

Description: Photograph of five newsmen in suits looking at several casualties. One of the newsmen is holding a medium format camera. They are standing in a field with two soldiers in uniform.
Date: 191y

[Newsmen and Rebels]

Description: Photograph of a trio of journalists sitting behind rebel soldiers on top of a rocky hillside. The rebels are serving as lookouts, searching for any visible sign of the enemy. Journalists would shadow both Federal and rebel forces to gather information first hand on the Mexican Revolution to report back to their respective newspapers.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Newspaper Journalist]

Description: Photograph of newspaper journalist traveling with insurrectos. The exact location is not known. There are at least two journalists and one cameraman, not including the one who took this photograph, present in this picture. The journalists are seen drinking coffee perhaps discussing their journalistic strategy for the day.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Obregon, Funston, and Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Alvaro Obregon (2nd from the left with a large light colored hat), Major General Frederick Funston (3rd from the left in uniform), Major General Hugh L. Scott (4th from the left with glasses), and an unidentified individual (1st from the left in a dark suit and hat) at the El Paso International Bridge on April 28, 1916.
Date: April 28, 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Officers]

Description: Copy negative of two United States Generals talking to one another. The officers are shown in uniform. They are standing in front of a brick wall that appears to be a part of a broken down building.
Date: unknown

[Officers]

Description: Photograph of General George Bell, Jr. with Charles (Chas.) Moore and Conger Pratt. They are standing together looking at papers and other materials. Accompanying information states: "General Bell on the left side of the photograph. On the right side of the photo is Lieutenant Moore, Charles B. The officer in the center is Lieutenant Conger Pratt, of the Infantry, ADC. The men were most likely discussing tactics and strategy after the raids on Columbus, New Mexico."
Date: 1916~

[Officers]

Description: Photograph of Insurrecto officers in dress suits and uniforms. These men are at the Juarez Hipodromo which is the race track. They are standing outside by the track posing for the camera behind the track railing. The stadium seating is visible in the background, mostly empty.
Date: 191u

[Officers At Fort Bliss]

Description: Photograph of eleven officers stationed at Fort Bliss. The six men in the front row are sitting in chairs, and the five men in the back are standing. All the officers are wearing military uniforms and hats. The background appears to be a canvas tent.
Date: 1912~

[Oil Well near El Paso, Tex.]

Description: This postcard focuses on an oil well near El Paso, Texas. The structure is made out of wood and has a wooden fence surrounding its perimeter. A sign on the oil well says: "El Paso Oil & Gas Co's. Well No.1" A desert landscape and mountains are visible in the background of the picture.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Old Juarez Post Office]

Description: Photograph of the Old Juarez Post Office. The old Juarez post office is the building immediately to the left hand side of this photograph. The building had endured severe damage due to the bullets and cannon shells that hit the post office during the Battle of Juarez. At the very end of this unpaved dirt street is the tower of the Customs House in downtown Ciudad Juarez. Between the post office and Customs House there is another building, also on the left hand side, that is clearly identified. The lettering on the side of that building clearly reads as: Farmacia Central (Central Pharmacy), Hernandez y Samaniego – Hernandez y Samaniego were the proprietors of the Farmacia Central.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[On the Firing Line]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary soldier crouched down with his rifle drawn in the midst of fighting. His hat is a few feet behind him on the ground. On the left side of the photo, two other individuals are on their stomachs, on the ground. One man is prepared to fire his weapon, while the other appears to be looking through a pair of binoculars. The skirmish took place out in the desert.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[On the Go]

Description: Photograph of a lone U.S. soldier driving an automobile up the side of hill; a cloud of dust follows as he goes. Though not clearly visible, the automobile appears to be a Dort, as the seals on the side of the doors resemble those of other automobiles taken during the Punitive Expedition.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.