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Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture

Description: Drawing of muleteers in camp during a trip to deliver military cargo to places inaccessible by wagon. Figure on the left may represent W. D. Smithers, who was a packer for the Army.
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Army cooks on U. S. & Mexico border from 1916 to the twenties. Picture

Description: Illustrated descriptions of the Army field kitchens on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1920, from cooking equipment loaded on mule-drawn wagons to rolling kitchens pulled by trucks. Includes recipe for El Rancho Stew and a diagram of Army Field Range #1 (cook stove).
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

U. S. Cavalry Medical Corps 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Illustrations and captions depicting activities of the Medical Corps of the Cavalry serving on the U. S. - Mexico border between 1916 and 1921. Includes prescription for treatment of colic in horses.
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Field Artillery on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Brief description of the personnel and operations of a battery unit of the U. S. Army on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921, including a note on the march of Battery B, 6th Field Artillery, into Mexico with the Punitive Expedition. Illustrations based on photographs taken between 1916 and 1922.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Texas National Guard units on duty on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1917. Picture

Description: Illustrated descriptions of the National Guardsmen in tent camps on the U.S. - Mexico border, 1916-1917 and in service in France in 1918. Theses troops are variously identified by W. D. Smithers as the Fourth Texas Infantry, Militia (National Guard) of Texas, and the 36th Division (U.S.).
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Railroad map of Mexico.

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroad lines, state boundaries, major cities and station stops; electric [power?] lines on inset. Inset: "Enlarged map, state of Mexico and surrounding country." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,800,000].
Date: 1916
Creator: United States. War Department. General Staff War College Division.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soldiers with Artillery

Description: Copy negative of Mexican soldiers with artillery. There are at least twelve men in uniforms, surrounding two cannons and a wagon. Written across the bottom of the image is, "145 Federal Artillery".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing in front of a brick building; one man is identified as Pancho Villa. There are three men standing in a group facing each other to the left of the photograph, four men standing and facing each other in the center, and one man standing by himself looking away to the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men in Street

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing in a street; one man is identified as Pancho Villa. In the center of the photograph, there are men standing in a row beside a line on the ground. To the left and right, the men are standing in no order. In the background, buildings are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of unidentified men outside of a brick building with a ladder leaning against it. On man is leaning against the building; four men are sitting against it, and three of those men are posing with their guns aimed. Another man is sitting on the ladder.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Throwing Bodies into Common Grave

Description: Copy negative of four men throwing bodies into a mass grave. Several men in suits and sombreros stand on the sides observing. Written in the bottom left-hand side of the image is, "Throwing Bodies into a Grave in Mexico." Beneath that is, "805, W.M. Horne, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library