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[Postcard of Paso Del Norte Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a nine story brown building with white accents, described on the back as "Pas Del Norte Hotel In The Heart of the "International City" El Paso, Texas - Juarez, Mexico Downtown 300 Rooms - 3 Restaurants Climatized - Tour Headquarters." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 1968
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Women in Leaf-Covered Car]

Description: Postcard of of five women in white dresses sitting in a white car that is covered in leaves. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Paso del Norte El Paso, Tex."
Date: November 24, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Princess Victoria - Smallest Woman in the World]

Description: Postcard of a small woman standing near a car looking up towards a much taller man wearing a top hat. The picture adds, " "Princess Victoria." Smallest Woman in the World. "In her special Cole 40 Automobile." " The back adds, "World's smallest Little Lady, Born at Melbourne, Australia. Age 23 Years. Weight 19 3/4 Lbs. Height 25 1/2 Inches. The smallest entertainer the world has ever known." "Wish you were here," is written below on the back with several initials. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Mrs. N. M. McFee, El Paso, Texas, Hotel Paso del Norte."
Date: November 17, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Tarrant County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the Tarrant County Courthouse in Fort Worth, Texas. Handwritten note on the front of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells of the author's plans to travel to El Paso.
Date: June 1907
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Jumping Contest]

Description: Postcard of several U.S. Army cavalry members riding dark-colored horses next to a low, wooden fence; several of the horses are jumping over the fence. The caption in the lower-left corner says "Jumping Contest." The postcard was sent from El Paso, Texas and is addressed to "Miss G. M. Horne" in Portland, Maine. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Gertrude:- Big military tournament here next week - 5000 soldiers; and commencing Oct. 15, a full month of maneuvers by the Division of the Army on the border. All[...] here, Walter."
Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Ready for Action]

Description: Postcard of soldiers ready for action in the desert. A group of eight men in uniform are gathered around a cannon. Three of the men crouch in front of the cannon, which is pointed toward the camera. Cloth tents are visible in the background. Mountains are also visible in the background. To the left, a soldier stands by himself behind the group. Behind the men, the ground has been disturbed and contains debris. Two dark X's are marked at the top of the mountains.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Camp Scene in Mexico]

Description: Photograph of 10 visible soldiers in a campsite in Mexico. Some of the men are situated in front of one-person tents. Two of the soldiers are walking around. One soldier is lying down. The soldiers are wearing uniforms. The campsite is surrounded by tall brush and large trees.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Sand Storm in Camp]

Description: Photograph of a sand storm in a camp in El Paso, Texas. Men in uniform hold onto their one-man tents. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "A common happening here at Camp Pershing."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers on the Lookout for Snipers]

Description: Picture shows three men sitting in a campsite. Two of the soldiers hold rifles. There are numerous one-man tents visible, with other men standing in the background near a wooden structure. The camp is surrounded by tall grass and large trees. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Camp Pershing YMCA]

Description: Postcard depicting the Camp Pershing YMCA members in El Paso, Texas. There are 18 individuals standing in a group in front of a wooden structure. The wooden structure has a large sign attached to it that says YMCA. All of the men are wearing uniforms and some are wearing uniform hats.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Temporary Camp]

Description: Postcard depicting a temporary camp in Mexico. Soldiers sit and stand among rows of disassembled, as well as assembled, one-person tents. Adobe-style buildings are situated to the right of the troops.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Camp Scene]

Description: Postcard depicting a soldier standing among five visible tents in an El Paso, Texas army camp. The soldier wears a uniform and hat. He holds a rifle up against his shoulder. Behind the soldier is a large red building with indistinguishable writing on it. There are also several buildings and a mountain in the distance behind the soldier.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Drilling Infantry on the Border]

Description: Postcard depicting a drilling infantry on the border. In the photograph, four men in uniform and on horses face a group of soldiers in formation.The area surrounding the group is desert. There are some wooden structures visible in the distance, on the left side of the image.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Camp Scene in the Desert After a Sand Storm]

Description: Postcard depicting disassembled tents and camp supplies in the desert after a sand storm. In the photograph, some men stand around the campsite and some work to assemble tents. Three covered wagons are visible in the background. The camp is surrounded by flat and treeless land.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[International Bridge]

Description: Postcard depicting the international bridge between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Ciudad Juarez is visible in the distance. This image is looking south towards Ciudad Juarez. The bridge spans the Rio Grande River. In the middle of the image is a trolley car. The background of the image shows the Sierra De Juarez mountain range. Agriculture fields are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Postcard from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1952-08-12]

Description: Postcard from Luciano Santoscoy of El Paso, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated August 12, 1952. After sitting in on a school board meeting in Pecos, Texas, Luciano is encouraging LULAC to take a serious look at the local issues.
Date: August 12, 1952
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Card from the El Paso National Bank]

Description: Card from the El Paso National Bank that reads "Congratulations! from a friendly bank". There is a photo on the left side of the card with two men posing behind decorative S.D. Myres saddles.
Date: unknown
Creator: El Paso National Bank
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Red Mill Courts Postcard]

Description: Postcard showing Red Mill Courts, located at Highway 80 East, El Paso, Texas. The image on the card depict an pueblo revival-style building.
Date: unknown
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard for "Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City"]

Description: Postcard advertising an advanced screening of a PBS documentary: "Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City," in El Paso, Texas. Daniel Burnham designed the Union Depot Passenger Terminal and El Paso and Southwestern Freight Depot in El Paso, Texas.
Date: 2010~
Creator: KCOS-TV
Partner: Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer

[Drawing of First Presbyterian Church in El Paso]

Description: Drawing of First Presbyterian Church in El Paso, Texas. It includes a bell tower, stained glass windows, angular roofs, and a car driving on the street.
Date: 1906/1908
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Mountain Scenery on the Border]

Description: Postcard of mountain scenery on the border. Postcard of an unidentified group of cavalry soldiers at the base of the Franklin Mountains. Some of the horses appear to be malnourished because their ribs are showing. Perhaps the horses were left to graze in this field. On the right hand side of this postcard three soldiers are looking down towards the ground and appear to be searching for something.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rhode Island Artillery]

Description: Photograph of Rhode Island artillery at El Paso, Texas. The author of the postcard identified this group of men and equipment as being part of the Rhode Island Artillery group. The Franklin Mountains are in the background; this is part of Fort Bliss is on the Lanoria Mesa.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Muster Call]

Description: Postcard of U.S. Soldiers at drill. The Franklin Mountains are in the background. The post card is addressed to J.R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts and postmarked out of San Antonio, Texas, 22 June 1918.
Date: June 22, 1918
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Obstacle Course Competition]

Description: Photograph of soldiers going into action.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library