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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

[Body of Rodolfo Fierro]

Description: Photograph of Rodolpho Fierro's body after he drowned near Chihuahua. His body, from the shoulders down, is covered in a white sheet and wearing a hat. A group of men are standing or kneeling around the body. Text on the back of the photograph reads: "Rodolfo Fierro, number one killer and body guard of Pancho Villa. Fierro was the 'real bad man' of the Revolution. He was known as El Carnicero or The Butcher. After being thrown off his horse, he [drowned in] quicksand near Casas Grandes, Chihuahua on 13 October 1915. At the time of his death, Fierro was marching towards Sonora."
Date: 1915~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Funeral for Abraham Gonzalez]

Description: Photograph of the funeral for Abraham Gonzalez. The funeral took place in the parlor of the Governors Palace at Chihuahua. The casket is surrounded by officers and military advisers. Text underneath the photograph reads: "Abraham Gonzles [sic] lying in state, governor of the state of Chihuahua."
Date: 1913~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ambushing the Mexican Army]

Description: Photograph taken from behind eight Mexican Insurrectos who are crouched on a hill with their weapons pointed outward at the desert. A ninth man is partially visible in the left side of the image, along with supplies on the ground next to him. The area around the men is extremely rocky, with scrub brush, and the desert visible in the background contains a number of hills and mountain ridges.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Geneva Loan & Jewelry Company Storefront]

Description: Photograph of the Geneva Loan & Jewelry Co. building at the corner of Overland Avenue and El Paso Street in El Paso, Texas, with various items visible in the storefronts on the west and south sides of the building. Several unidentified people are walking or standing near the building, including two women and a child standing on the corner and a man crossing the street on the right side of the image. On the left side of the image, part of Happy's Photo-Studio is visible next door to the store; a number of multi-story buildings are visible in the background. Additional technical information about the photo is printed on the back.
Date: September 18, 1978
Creator: Binion, Charles
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Trost & Trost, Architects

Description: Photocopy of a booklet from 1907 advertising various types of architecture designed by the Trost & Trost firm, with introductory text and advertisements.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trost & Trost (Firm)
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Back of El Paso Post Office]

Description: Photograph of the back of a U.S. Post Office building in El Paso, Texas, taken from the northwest corner. It is a two-story white stone building with many tall windows along the north and west sides of the building, several of which have decorative designs above them. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says, "January 1st 1919, Looking East."
Date: January 1919
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Images of El Paso Carnegie Library]

Description: Series of three photographs of the Carnegie Library in El Paso, Texas, which opened in 1904. The first image is of the front entrance, viewed from behind several shrubs; it is a two-story stone-and-brick building with stairs leading up to the entrance and classical-style architecture including Ionic columns. The text "Free Public Library" is in the stone above the entrance. In the middle image, labeled "circulation desk", a woman behind a long wooden desk is assisting a young woman; stairways and stacks are visible in the background, through tall arches. The bottom photo, labeled "second floor" shows a portion of the upper floor, including wooden railings around the walkway, doorways, and a light fixture on the ceiling; portions of the first floor arches and furniture are visible below.
Date: 1920~/1940~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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

[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

[Soldiers on Horses]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of soldiers riding horses in the desert. Two soldiers are riding separate from the group. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bull Killing a Matador]

Description: Postcard depicts three matadors dressed in uniform running towards a bull. The bull has a fourth matador impaled on its horns and is running towards another one of the matadors in front of it. A large audience looks on in the stands, with some people standing and leaning on the fence barricade. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Mexico]

Description: A postcard depicting two matadors fighting a bull in Mexico. The two matadors face the bull, with one matador raising sticks in the air, and one matador holding a cape. A third matador stands off to the side with a cape. One bull is lying on the ground. People are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico 2]

Description: Postcard depicting a bullfight in a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico arena. In the photograph, two men in costume wait to bullfight, and one man is directly engaging the bull. People are visible in the stands. Advertisements are visible in both English and Spanish. Postcard was stamped and mailed from El Paso, Texas on April 27, 1915. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Plaza de Toros, Juarez Mexico]

Description: A postcard depicting a bullfight in Plaza de Toros, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. One matador engages the bull directly. Three other matadors stand away from the bull. A crowd is visible in the stands, with one onlooker reaching out towards the bull. There is advertising in Spanish on the wall surrounding the arena. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Placing Banderillas]

Description: This postcard depicts a bullfighting scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A bull charges towards one of the matadors who is trying to place two colorful sticks, or "banderillas" into the bull. Two other matadors stand on either side of the bull, holding capes. Spectators are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Mexico 2]

Description: A postcard depicting two matadors fighting a bull in Mexico. The two matadors face the bull, with one matador raising sticks in the air, and one matador holding a cape. A third matador stands off to the side with a cape. One bull is lying on the ground. People are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Mexico 3]

Description: A postcard depicting two matadors fighting a bull in Mexico. The two matadors face the bull, with one matador raising sticks in the air, and one matador holding a cape. A third matador stands off to the side with a cape. One bull is lying on the ground. People are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library