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[American Army Officers and War Correspondents]

Description: Photograph of four men standing in field. Two of the men are war correspondents, and the other two are officers in the U. S. military. There is a building in the right side of the image with a man walking in front of it holding a rifle. Text underneath the photograph reads: "American Army & A War Correspondent, south of Columbus, N. M. 1916. 1. Charles S. Hamilton, 1st Lieut. 6th Infant. 2. Richmond Smith, Capt., 6" Inf. (Civ. clothes). 3. Louis J. Van Schaick, Capt., 6" Inf. 4. Jas. N. Peale, 2nd Lieut., 6th Infantry."
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Boot

Description: Patent for a boot design that contains a counter-support of coil springs while also being inexpensive, durable, and efficient.
Date: October 2, 1888
Creator: Benson, Henry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Catholic Church]

Description: Postcard of an adobe Mexican Catholic church in Deming, New Mexico. The churchyard is fenced in. There is a bell at the top of the church, and a cross above the bell. There is a windmill in the background. A note on the front of the card says, "Mexican Catholic Church Deming, N. Mex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Los Colorados]

Description: Copy negative of a group of men on horseback riding down a dirt road in several lines. The men are wearing sombreros. One of the men in the front is carrying a dark-colored flag with writing on it. They appear to be in a desert and there are hills rising in the background behind them.
Date: 1912~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Columbus, New Mexico Refugees]

Description: Photograph of Columbus Refugees. The Raid on Columbus, New Mexico was conducted by Pancho Villa and his band of insurrectos in March of 1916. To the east and north of Columbus is the Florida Mountain range; to the west and north is the Tres Hermanas Range; south, into Mexico, is the Sierra de los Palomas, and to the north is Cooke's Range. The accompanying information on the back of this photograph reads as follows: "Refugees from Columbus, New Mexico evacuated following raid?"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Las Cruces

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Las Cruces, New Mexico, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 200 feet with supplementary contours at 100 foot intervals) and spot heights. Location and sectionalized township diagrams are included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1955
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Las Cruces

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:250000
Date: 1974
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Las Cruces

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:250000
Date: 1958
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Las Cruces

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:250000
Date: 1963
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Las Cruces

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:250000
Date: 1974
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Dead Body]

Description: Photograph of a dead body in Columbus, New Mexico. In the image, an unidentified man is lying face down in the grass with his boots missing. Accompanying information states that: "Upon close inspection of the body, the man has suffered a possible cannon blast to the right part of his upper back."
Date: 1916~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Dead Body]

Description: Photograph of a dead man in a New Mexico desert. This unidentified man is laying next to a dead cow on the desert floor. There are two men on horse back looking down on the remains of the man.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Dead Horses After Raid

Description: Copy negative of eight dead horses in a desert field. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Innocent Victims of Villa's Raid on Columbus, N. M." In the bottom left-hand corner is, "3041, W. M. Horne Co., El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Field Artillery]

Description: Photograph of field artillery cannons. These artillery pieces were brought in to protect the town of Columbus, New Mexico after the raids by Mexican rebels. These small but effective cannons were ideal for combat in the desert because of their mobility. In the background a "mule train" carries additional supplies. Beyond the pack animals and on top of the mesa, U.S. Soldiers can be seen using signal flags to contact a distant signaling post.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Guarding the Dead]

Description: Photograph of a soldier guarding burial caskets. There are at least three coffins and three transportation caskets clearly visible in this photograph. The darker coffins are resting on top of their respective unsealed white transportation caskets. In the background a train awaits.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library