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[Military Observation Balloon]

Description: Postcard of a military observation balloon. A group of soldiers and some children surround the balloon and look on as a few individuals secure the balloon to the ground.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Camp Scene on the Mexican Border]

Description: Postcard of a U. S. military camp on the U.S. - Mexican border. Two rows of tents are in the forefront; a row of cabins is visible on the right. A variety of miscellaneous items, including wooden boards, fire wood, buckets, barrels and trash cans, are strewn on the ground in between the rows of tents. Soldiers are inside the open-sided tents completing chores.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Cavalry Drill]

Description: Postcard of an unidentified U.S. Army cavalry unit participating in horsemanship exercises. Several lines of cavalry members in uniform are standing atop dark-colored horses and riding over short wooden triangular frames. A caption at the bottom of the image says "U.S. Cavalry Drill."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mountain Howitzer in Action]

Description: Postcard of a Mountain Howitzer in action. This unidentified artillery team is preparing to fire the Howitzer. The man standing closest to the Howitzer is a non-commissioned officer. The soldiers ranking of Sergeant is noted by the three chevrons on the right upper arm sleeve of his uniform.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Wounded Cavalry Horses]

Description: The caption on the postcard reads: Wounded Cavalry Horses. These two unidentified soldiers are tending to the three wounded horses in this postcard image. All three horses have deep tissue lacerations to their front legs and chest areas that were cause by barbed wire fencing. Apparently the horses were caught up in a stampede of horses. As a result of the stampede, several of the stampeding horses were caught up in the barbed wire fencing.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Infantry Unit in Action]

Description: Photograph of an infantry unit in action. Somewhere in the southwestern part of the Franklin Mountains, this infantry unit is making its way through the Chihuahuan desert during the early dusk hours.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Infantry Unit]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Infantry Soldiers. The large company of soldiers is marching in the El Paso desert. In the middle of this photograph a group of four soldiers has stopped to face and pose for the camera.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[MB-1 Bomber]

Description: Photograph of a Martin MB-1 Bomber being looked over by army personnel, civilians, and children. A service truck is parked against the bomber. The MB-1 Bomber was designed and built by the Glen L. Martin Company for the United States Army Air Service towards the end of WWI, making its debut in late 1918.
Date: [1918..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Soldiers on Guard]

Description: Photograph of U.S. soldiers and citizens on a street in El Paso, Texas. The soldiers are standing in front of two billboards, their rifles stacked into two prisms. Behind them, a trolley car is approaching.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Break Time for Army Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of U.S. soldiers taking a water break out in the field. Several soldiers in the foreground are walking and standing by with their canteens in their hands. Behind the tree are two horse-drawn wagons. Several soldiers are seen crouching down by the tankers; it appears that they are filling up their canteens.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Artillery Piece]

Description: Photograph of four U.S. soldiers posing for a photograph next to a piece of field artillery in an army camp. There are several tents visible in the background. The soldiers smile into the camera as they display their weaponry.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Punitive Expedition]

Description: Photograph of soldiers crossing the Rio Grande. This company of soldiers is crossing the Rio Grande and they are marching towards Ciudad Juarez. The soldiers are actually crossing the Rio Grande on a makeshift bridge supported by pontoons. This pontoon bridge crossing into Juarez was located somewhere in the eastern part of El Paso. The Franklin Mountains are in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Punitive Expedition Troops]

Description: Photograph of U.S. soldiers posing for a photograph in or next to two automobiles in front of a large tree. Behind the group is a long adobe building. To the left of the group is a tent. On the doors of the automobiles are the seals that reference the Dort Automobile Company.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Digging for Cover]

Description: Photograph of three U.S. soldiers digging trenches or bunkers in the ground (note the shovels), while out in the field during the Punitive Expedition. A fourth soldier looks on as the others work accomplish their task. The exact location of where this photo was taken is unknown. The soldiers appear to be in an area that is heavily covered with brush.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library