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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Alongside the Coffin at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of people standing to the left of Lyndon Johnson's casket. Men in military uniforms salute and two women hold their children close by as they face the military personnel holding a United States flag over the coffin. A young boy salutes.
Date: 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[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~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Uniformed Men Standing at Attention]

Description: Photograph of men in uniform standing at attention in front of a fire engine carrying a coffin draped with an American flag. There are buildings in the background, and bystanders in civilian clothing stand to the far right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas