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View of El Paso

Description: Photograph of El Paso, Texas from Rim Road in 1936. The road runs along the edge of Mount Franklin overlooking the Valley and toward Downtown El Paso.
Date: 1936
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[El Paso Skyline]

Description: Photograph of the El Paso skyline with several skyscrapers rising above the surrounding buildings. The Bassett Tower and Hotel Cortez can be seen to the left. The El Paso Natural Gas Building was built across from the Bassett Tower on Texas Street in 1954. The vantage point of the picture is from the Old Mesa Gardens which later became a part of the backyard of a house on the 600 block of W. Yandell. Today the house and land are part of the El Paso Historical Society offices and is known as the Burges House
Date: 1960~
Creator: Escontrías
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

General Directory of the City of El Paso for 1886-87.

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas includes a narrative introduction about El Paso, names of government officials, listings of societies and organizations, churches, schools. Contains alphabetical address listings for businesses and individuals as well as many advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1886
Creator: C. A. Gould & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Army Recruits

Description: Copy negative of a group of army recruits sitting in three rows on a curb. They are dressed in World War I-style uniforms. Some are holding hats in their hands. Behind them more soldiers are walking or standing. There is a building sitting on brick stilts in the background that has a porch with a railing. On the building is a sign that might say "E Company." The group pictured is Perishing's Troops from El Paso, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[El Paso border, 2]

Description: Photograph of the El Paso border. Several cars can be seen waiting at the border. Buildings can be seen in the background. An American flag is visible on the right-hand side.
Date: 197X
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[El Paso skyline]

Description: Photograph of the El Paso skyline. A few of the buildings which make up the skyline can be seen. The silhouette of a tree can be seen in the foreground.
Date: 197X
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[El Paso border]

Description: Photograph of the El Paso border. Several cars can be seen waiting at the border. Several people can be seen walking alongside the border. Buildings can be seen in the background as well. An American flag is visible on the right-hand side.
Date: 197X
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Music-Leaf Turner.

Description: Patent for "...an improvement in music-leaf turners...by which the leaves may be readily turned from side to side as desired..." (lines 9-12) including illustrations.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Dascomb, Charles Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Santa Fe Bridge with Mount Franklin]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe bridge in El Paso with small house-like structure on both ends, and part of a mountain range and power lines seen in the background. Handwriting on the back reads, "Santa Fe Bridge 1800's Mt. Franklin in Background". The name "Stuart" can be seen on the bottom right corner of the photograph.
Date: 1800~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Worley's Directory of El Paso, Texas, 1910

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a General Directory of the Citizens and Business Firms Alphabetically Arranged, a Classified Business Directory, a Complete Street Guide and Miscellaneous Information of Value to Citizens and Strangers."
Date: 1910
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Worley's Directory of El Paso, Texas, 1911

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a General Directory of the Citizens and Business Firms Alphabetically Arranged, a Classified Business Directory, a Complete Street Guide and Miscellaneous Information of Value to Citizens and Strangers."
Date: 1911
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Worley's Directory of El Paso, Texas, 1912

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a General Directory of Individuals, Corporations and Firms Alphabetically Arranged, a Classified Business Directory, a Complete Street Guide, and Miscellaneous Information of Value to Citizens and Strangers."
Date: 1912
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Worley's Directory of El Paso, Texas, 1913

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a General Directory of Individuals, Corporations and Firms Alphabetically Arranged, a Classified Business Directory, a Complete Street Guide, and Miscellaneous Information of Value to Citizens and Strangers."
Date: 1913
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso City Directory, 1917

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1917
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso City Directory, 1918

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county, and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1918
Creator: Hudspeth Directory Co.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso City Directory, 1919

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a general directory of citizens, business and professional firms and corporations; a street directory; a complete record of the state government and its institutions, including members of the legislature and the county officials of the state; a directory of the city and county governments, churches, educational institutions, secret and benevolent societies and other organizations; also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1919
Creator: Hudspeth Directory Co.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso City Directory, 1921

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a general directory of citizens, business and professional firms and corporations; a street directory; a complete record of the state government and its institutions, including members of the legislature; a directory of the city and county governments, churches, educational institutions, secret and benevolent societies and other organizations; also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1921
Creator: Hudspeth Directory Co.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
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