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El ataque a Ciudad Juárez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de junio. English.

Description: This piece was written to provide a firsthand account regarding the attack on Ciudad Juárez by Villistas and related events. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted. The translation was probably done in the 1970s.
Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Construction of Pontoon Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge being constructed across the Rio Grande near present day Ascarate Park (lower valley of El Paso) in June 1919. This photo was taken around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919). Soldiers can be seen maneuvering pontoons in the Rio Grande toward the bridge site. On the left side of the photo, soldiers are laying planks across the pontoons.
Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Construction of a Plank Bridge]

Description: Photograph of engineers in the U.S. Army building a plank bridge along the Rio Grande. According to information on the back of the photo, the photo was taken in June 1919, around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919).
Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Individual Pay Record Book of James Darley, Company A 141st Infantry]

Description: Pay record book belonging to James Darley, the first page on the inside contains information about his birth date, the date of enlistment, and the date he opened the book. His net monthly pay is $2630; he has four entries of payments written in the table on page 4, all having date paid and the names of the "quartermaster making payment." Pages 9 through 11 include instructions for the soldier about how to handle such an account and that they are to wear them at all times.
Date: [1919-02-28..1919-06-16]
Item Type: Book
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Andrew J. Jensen's Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States]

Description: Discharge paper given to Andrew J. Jensen from the Army of the United States. The document states that Andrew was honorably discharged from his position of mechanic by reason of demobilization. Andrew's physical description follows, along with signatures from a commanding officer. Further biographical information is given on the back. Additionally, a piece of paper has been stapled on the back that was signed by the clerk of the county court in Wharton authenticating the document.
Date: 1919-06-26/1940-06-24
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Phoenix Number Two Co. Stock Certificate]

Description: Certificate for a Phoenix Number Two Co. shareholder. The certificate certifies that D.C. Wylie is the owner of five shares of the Phoenix Number Two Co. at ten dollars each.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Funeral Program for John Chretian, February 26, 1994]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. John Henry Chretien, born June 12, 1919 and died February 22, 1994. The funeral was held February 26, 1994 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, officiated by Father Thomas Fitzgerald S. S. S. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc. and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 26, 1994
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Camilla A. Taylor, August 10, 1999]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Camilla A. Taylor, born June 26, 1919 and died August 3, 1999. The funeral was held August 10, 1999 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Robert L. Jemerson. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc., and she was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 10, 1999
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Allene Jarmon, April 4, 2007]

Description: Funeral program for Allene Jarmon, born June 19, 1919. The funeral was held Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at Lewis Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Howard Mims. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: April 4, 2007
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

El ataque a Ciudad Juarez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de Junio

Description: This piece provides a firsthand account of the attack on Ciudad Juarez by Villistas and related events, including the American incursion. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted.
Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Soldiers Pay Record Book]

Description: Soldiers pay record book from World War I belonging to Andrew Jensen. Information recorded includes total monthly pay, deductions, net monthly pay, date paid, and the name of the quartermaster making the payment. According to the title page, this book was carried by the soldier for his own records. The book indicates that Jensen's total monthly wages were $33.00, and his net monthly pay, after $7.00 deducted for insurance, was $26.00. His monthly pat later went up to $40.20 total and $33.20 net. Jensen was drafted into the National Army on September 19, 1917 and reported to Bay City, Texas. The pay book was opened on January 1, 1919, and he returned to the U.S. from foreign service on June 15,1919. He applied for War Risk Insurance in the amount of $10,000.
Date: January 1, 1919
Item Type: Book
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Funeral Program for Laurene Dennis, January 22, 1981]

Description: Funeral program for Sister Laurene Dennis, born June 9, 1919 and died January 19, 1981. The funeral was held January 22, 1981 at Mount Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton & Sutton Mortuary and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 22, 1981
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

Scouting, Volume 7, Number 23, June 5, 1919

Description: Weekly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.
Date: June 5, 1919
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

Scouting, Volume 7, Number 25, June 19, 1919

Description: Weekly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.
Date: June 19, 1919
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum