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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
Item Type: Book
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
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Central Argentine Railway Map of the Argentine railways, 1911.

Description: Map shows railroads, provincial boundaries, cities and towns, lakes and rivers. Includes references. Insets: "Santa Fé," "Rosario," "Buenos Aires," "Cordoba," "San Francisco," and "Tucuman." Scale [ca. 1:3,270,000].
Date: 1911
Creator: Central Argentine Railway Co.
Item Type: Map
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
Item Type: Map
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

People by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing outside a brick building. Most of them are men, but there are two women by the door of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University 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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing outside a small brick building in a desert area in Smelter, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men and Horses

Description: Copy negative of Pancho Villa, Orozco, and other men with horses in a desert area in Smelter, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Insurrecto Group Portrait]

Description: Copy negative of a group of Insurrectos on horseback, posed in a single line. Accompanying information notes that the men were most likely officers. There are trees and brush in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[War By Phone]

Description: Photograph of a group of men surrounding a telephone with General Emilio Campa. The General is reading a newspaper with his men.
Date: 1911~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library