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The revolution in Mexico.

Description: Printed copy of a speech given by William H. Burges, who was a prominent El Paso lawyer and businessman, in the presence of both Francisco Madero and General Juan Navarro. The speaker urges the audience to support the establishment of Madero’s government in Mexico.
Date: 1911
Creator: Burges, William H. (William Henry), 1867-1946
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

United States and Canada.

Description: Map shows railroads, shipping routes, state boundaries, cities and towns. Insets: [Map of eastern Pennsylvania] and [Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:5,960,000].
Date: 1911
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas.

Description: Map shows counties, major cities, and railroad lines in early twentieth century Texas. Includes text advertising Frisco Lines and Texas statistics. Insets: "Map of Frisco Lines and connections," "Take the steel way to Texas [with illustration]," "The mean annual rainfall," and "Big facts about Texas." Scale not given.
Date: 1911
Creator: St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Red Cross Railroad Shack]

Description: Photograph of a group of revolutionaries resting in front of the railroad shack used by the Red Cross to treat those injured in the Mexican Revolution. Weapons, personal belongings, and supplies are seen on the ground and a dog is sniffing at the ground.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Firing Line]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary soldier on one knee, ready to fire. His hat lies on the ground directly behind him. Two other soldiers, on the left side of the photo, lie on the ground. One appears to be reloading his rifle, while the other is holding a pair of binoculars in his hands.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Group of Insurrectos]

Description: Photograph of a group of insurrectos resting. These insurrectos were photographed taking a coffee and cigarette break (in the bottom center of the photo, mugs and pitchers are visible). Most of the group is sitting down, while a few insurrectos are standing. Most of the insurrectos have their rifles in their hands. The vast majority of the insurrectos in the group are men of middle age, or older, the two insurrectos at the far left of the photo appear to be mere boys, perhaps teenagers.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Press Boys at the Front]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified American journalists covering the Mexican Revolution for their respective newspapers and audiences. The man on the left stares directly into the camera, as the man on the right looks off into the distance through a pair of binoculars.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Red Cross Railroad Shack]

Description: Photograph of a railroad shack used by the Red Cross to treat the wounded during the Mexican Revolution. A large group of insurrectos on horseback crowd around the shack. A lone insurrecto is facing away from the crowd on the right hand side of the photo. To the left of the shack, the Red Cross flag is visible and a railroad cart of some sort is on the tracks.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Insurrecto Shooting Scene]

Description: Photograph of a group of insurrectos in the middle of battle out in the desert. The men are kneeling down, trying to take cover, as they aim and fire. There are three dead insurrectos lying on the ground in between the others. The third insurrecto from the left is busy reloading his rifle. An individual's shadow is visible on the ground in the bottom half of the photo.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

People by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing outside the Madero Headquarters building in Smelter, Mexico. Some appear to be police. Two men have rifles. There are two women present.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing outside a building in Smelter, Mexico. Francisco Madero is present. Four men are talking by the doorway, a few are sitting in front of the building, and another group is standing in the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Peace Grove]

Description: Photograph of Peace Commission Delegates. From left to right are Norman Walker, not identified, José María Pino Suárez, Francisco S. Carvajal, and Francisco Vázquez Gómez.
Date: 1911~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Peace Grove]

Description: Copy negative of peace talks at the peace grove. There are four men in suits standing in a semi-circle including Oscar Braniff, Francisco Carbajal, and Esquivel Obregon. A fifth man is partially visible atop a horse in the left part of the photograph and an automobile is partially visible on the right side.
Date: 1911~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Derailed Train]

Description: Copy negative of a train derailment during the Mexican Revolution around 1911. There are several men surrounding the wreckage. According to accompanying information, the derailment was a result of an ambush by Francisco Villa's men.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mexican Federal Officers]

Description: Photograph of eight men wearing suits and uniforms. Allie Martin and Jim Turner are war correspondents interviewing Mexican federals. The men are photographed outside a building. They are posing with sabers.
Date: 1911~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Madero's Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of four men, including a newsman interviewing Emilio Vasaquez. They are standing in front of a building talking. There are two men that stand behind them holding guns. Directly above the reporter's head is a partially visible sign of an unknown telephone company.
Date: 1911~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Key Officials]

Description: Photograph of four men posing for the camera. Pascual Orosco, and Emilio Vasques Gomez are in the image. The men are wearing suits and ties; they are standing in front of bushes.
Date: 1911~
Partner: El Paso Public Library