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Bullfighting

Description: Copy negative of two women bullfighters. They are both wearing bullfighting attire, including a hat, tights and both are holding bullfighting capes. Also there is hand writing on the picture that reads "Female Bull Fighters"
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bullfighting

Description: Copy negative of two women bullfighters. They are both wearing bullfighting attire, including a hat, tights and both are holding bullfighting capes. Also there is hand writing on the picture that reads "Female Bull Fighters"
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Climbing Wall

Description: Copy negative of twelve young American men atop a clay wall in Juarez, Mexico. The men are wearing cowboy hats, bandannas and ammunition belts and all are pointing guns or shotguns. Written on the bottom of the photograph is, "American Insurrectos, taking first Federal stronghold. Juarez, Mex. 1131." Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "W. M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Climbing Wall

Description: Copy negative of twelve young American men atop a clay wall in Juarez, Mexico. The men are wearing cowboy hats, bandannas and ammunition belts and all are pointing guns or shotguns. Written on the bottom of the photograph is, "American Insurrectos, taking first Federal stronghold. Juarez, Mex. 1131." Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "W. M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Marching

Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Marching

Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Orozco's Sharp Shooters, Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a group of insurrecto soldiers in the desert outskirts of Juarez, Mexico, posing for a photograph with their rifles. The caption on the postcard identifies the men as sharp shooters in Orozco's ranks, referring to the revolutionary leader Pascual Orozco. The three men in the first row are not armed.
Date: [1910..1915]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Scene After 3 Executions]

Description: Postcard depicts an execution scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico where three men lie on the ground near a building, and a Mexican soldier stands facing the camera. The three men have been shot and a rope lies on ground near them. In the background, a group of men stand near a building.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Juarez, Mexico - Street Scene]

Description: Postcard image of Ciudad Juarez - downtown street scene. Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Written on the postcard in ink is the following: Galleria en la manifed tacion which translates into "Gallery [View] at rally". No further information is provided about the "rally" however there are a large number of people visible in this postcard - mostly men. This postcard is not post mark so we have no date for the "rally" event. Center top of this postcard image is the Catedral de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe before the addition of the new church. The Cathedral which still stands today is located at Calle Venustiano Carranza y Vicente Guerrero, Ciudad Juarez. The old Cathedral stood alone until around October 1942 when work on the new Cathedral was begun. This is a westward perspective from around where present day Calle 16 de Septiembre and Avenida Benito Juárez intersect. One of the store signs reads: Central Meat Market.
Date: 1915~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[American Insurrectos, Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard image reads: American Insurrectos [American Insurgents aka American Mercenaries aka American Soldiers of Fortune ], taking first Federal stronghold, Juarez, Mexico 1131. We have no information on what number the 1131 represents. The American Insurrectos seen in this image are standing on an adobe brick wall. There is no information about the names for these men. Adobe homes are in the background. The men are armed with a variety of weapons: bolt action rifles; revolvers; repeating rifles; and one man, far left, is armed with bayonet knife. When the Mexican Revolution began, "Soldiers of Fortune" traveled from around the world and came to El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez to take part in the Mexican Revolution. Many were paid and many more saw no payment at all. Some of the better known organized soldiers of fortune were the Madero's El Falange De Los Estranjeros - also known as the "Gringo Rag-Tag Battalion"; Pancho Villa's American Legion: and Obregon's or Carranza's Armies. The hired soldiers of fortune fought on both sides of the Revolution. Better known individual soldiers of fortune were men like Sam Dreben, the fighting Jew, and Guiseppi Garibaldi.
Date: 1914~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Adobe House]

Description: Postcard image of a typical adobe house in Mexico. This is a picture of a residential adobe house somewhere in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A smiling Mexican woman stands in front of his house - probably her home. Next to the woman stand two young girls - most like the woman's daughters. On the right side of the adobe house is the back end of a horse buggy. The back of the postcard reads: "This is an ordinary adobe house".
Date: 1912~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe]

Description: Postcard image of a side view of the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - a Catholic Church. This is a south - southwest perspective of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The address for the Cathedral is on the corner of Calle Venustiano Carranza and 101 Vicente Guerrero, Ciudad Juarez. The immediate street in front of this image is Calle 16 de Septiembre which borders the Cathedral on the north side. The long square building in the foreground is no longer there and it has since been replaced by the new modern Cathedral which was completed in the early 1960's. On the street there is a shaded sitting area where people are sitting. The church and the square building both have bullet hole damage. This image was taken late in the afternoon because the shadows are long and towards the east. One man sits and one man stands in front of the tin roofed wood structured news stand which is next to the shaded sitting area. Some of the advertisement signage on the news stand reads as follows: Orquesta para baile [Dance orchestra]; En esta Oficina se Venden Las Perdiodicos Mas Baratos [The cheapest newspapers are sold in this office]; and Se Hacen Composturas En Instrumentos de Madera [Repairs are made on wooden instruments].
Date: 1915~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Adobe "Casa" Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard image of an adobe house in Juarez, Mexico. In the bottom adobe house, wood beams support the adobe roof. The woman at the center right side of this image walks with a baby at her chest. Behind the walking woman stands a man behind the corner of the bottom adobe house. Two more woman can be seen on the far left side of the upper adobe house. Bottom adobe house, right side of the open door, there appears to be a large Geode rock split in two. The back of the postcard reads: "Many thanks for nice box of candy and chestnuts that reached me today". Hope you are well. J. M. Miller. 205 Mesa Avenue, El Paso. Texas, 79901. The postcard is addressed to Harriet T. Miller, 311 Adolphus St., Chester, West Virginia, 26034.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Street Scene]

Description: Postcard image of a street scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The street scene here was captured in the southern part of Ciudad Juarez circa 1915~ . The exact location is not known. The perspective in this image is looking west, towards the mountains. The white building on the left has signage that reads: "Oficina de Correos" or Post Office - address unknown. Behind the two girls in white dresses, lower left corner, is a street corner mailbox. There is an advertisement sign in the middle of the white building on the left side. The advertisement sign reads: "Maquinas de Coser de Singer" - translated into English, "Sewing Machines by Singer". Several people sit underneath the shade provided by the building and they are busy selling fresh vegetables. One individual is selling long green scallions. Several small puppies are running around in between the vegetable vendors. A horse and buggy travel away from the photographer. And the man, middle of the street with the sombrero, who walking from left to right is smiling for the camera
Date: 1915~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Juárez Race Track]

Description: Postcard image of the Juárez Race Track. The Juárez Race Track opened up circa 1909 under the original name of Terrazas Park. The track was named Terrazas Park in honor of Alberto Terrazas, the son of Mexican cattle king Don Luis Terrazas. This image captures the end of a horse race and reads as such: 1st Lillian Kripp, 2nd Senorita Dana, 3rd Split Second, Juarez, Mexico. This postcard was mailed to Ed. M. Horne, Hallowell, Maine. The front image of this postcard is a duplicate image of WH-PC-192.013.
Date: 1915
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Juárez Race Track]

Description: Postcard image of the Juárez Race Track. The Juárez Race Track opened up circa 1909 under the original name of Terrazas Park. The track was named Terrazas Park in honor of Alberto Terrazas, the son of Mexican cattle king Don Luis Terrazas. This image captures the end of a horse race and reads as such: 1st Lillian Kripp, 2nd Senorita Dana, 3rd Split Second, Juarez, Mexico. This postcard was mailed to Miss G. W. Horne, Portland, Maine. The front image of this postcard is a duplicate image of WH-PC-192.012.
Date: 1915
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Juarez Race Track]

Description: Postcard image of a group of women who are placing bets at the Juarez Race Track, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Their is no information provided to identify any of the women or men in this postcard image. Behind the cashier, there is a sign that reads: Laredo Club. The Juarez Race Track opened up in 1909 under the original name of Terrazas Park in honor of Alberto Terrazas, son of Mexican cattle king Don Luis Terrazas. Besides horse racing at the track; Pancho Villa once used the race track as his headquarters after he captured the City of Ciudad Juarez in 1915. On the reverse side of the postcard Horne writes, "Dear Mother. It has rained nearly every day for a week here. Not much of an improvement over your climate. Hope you are all well at home. Love. Yours Walter".
Date: 1914~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Clouds of dust at the finish.]

Description: Postcard showing the final moments of a Handicap race at the Juarez racetrack. Clouds of dust wisp up from the stomping of hooves as the racehorses make their final push to the finish line. The resulting race winners are Carrie Orme, Seneca, and Brookfield. The postcard carries a message from December 2, 1915. Walter H. Horne announces his gallery is now open and looks after the well-being of his family up in Maine. The postcard is directed to his mother and his older brother Edward. The postdate is the following day December 3, 1915 at 5 p.m.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A day at the track.]

Description: A crowd bundled in coats and hats milling around on a cold day as they wait for the next race at the racetrack in Juarez. In the distance, a mountainous background peers into visibility from behind the track's clubhouse. The postcard is addressed to a Mrs. Henry Horne in Hallowell, Maine. The inscription further acknowledges the recipients as M & F, presumably, Walter H. Horne's mother and father. The inscription goes on to describe the scene depicted on the postcard followed seemingly by an explanation as to the volume of time he is spending at the racetrack. It is postdated December 10, 1914 at 4 p.m. in El Paso, Texas.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Racehorses on display in the cold desert.]

Description: Postcard with racehorses on display in the cold weather of Juarez, Mexico. Racehorses in the background are covered with blankets while their handlers stand at attention for the camera. Stables lie in the background offering shelter from the unseasonably cold weather. The American Thoroughbred racehorse at the forefront is "Meridian", one of the fastest horses in America and a winner of the 1911 Kentucky Derby at three years old. Walter H. Horne reports favorable conditions other than the weather and inquires about his family's well being. The postcard is postdated December 15, 1912 at noon. The card is addressed to Henry Horne, Esq. in Hallowell, Maine. London Hill
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mexican Family, Ciudad Juarez]

Description: Postcard image of an unknown Mexican Family in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. One Mexican man sits on his donkey as he is facing the Mexican family - perhaps he is a visitor. A Mexican family of six pose in front of their adobe house. Father sits with his hat in his hands. Mother, wearing the dark colored dress and also holding a small child, stands behind her husband. A young boy and a teenage girl flank each side of the woman who is holding the baby. And finally an older woman, someone's abuelita, is standing under the doorway of the adobe house. Both men are wearing traditional Mexican peon garb and hats.
Date: 1915~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library
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