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Military Funeral

Description: Copy negative of a military funeral in Columbus, New Mexico. Several soldiers are lined up on either side of at least six coffins. Surrounding the group are many soldiers in uniforms and hats. Written across the bottom of the image is, "Impressive Military Funeral, Columbus, N.M." In the bottom left hand corner are the words, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Military Funeral

Description: Copy negative of a military funeral in Columbus, New Mexico. Several soldiers are lined up on either side of at least six coffins. Surrounding the group are many soldiers in uniforms and hats. Written across the bottom of the image is, "Impressive Military Funeral, Columbus, N.M." In the bottom left hand corner are the words, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Coffins]

Description: Copy negative of coffins of deceased American soldiers about to be shipped to hometowns. The coffins are sitting on top of crates. There is a wooden building behind the coffins.
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Letter from Elizabeth Franklin to the Moore family, January 10, 1901]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Elizabeth "Bettie" Franklin and is addressed to the Moore family. In the letter, Franklin informs the Moore family that Matilda Dodd has passed way from pneumonia. She discusses the time period right before Dodd passed and describes how the family worked very hard to keep her well with visits from the Doctor and with medicine. The family realized she would not get well and all they could do was keep her comfortable tile she passed. Franklin details how the family and how friends have all helped out during this trying time. This is a fragment of the letter.
Date: January 10, 1901
Creator: Franklin, Elizabeth
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Attachment for Coffins

Description: Patent for a coffin attachment which supports the head and shoulders of the body and allows them to be adjusted vertically. Illustrations included.
Date: January 17, 1910
Creator: Deering, Uriah H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Burial-Vault

Description: Patent for an air and moisture proof burial vault which can also expel gases. Illustrations included.
Date: December 26, 1909
Creator: Pepple, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department