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[Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911]

Description: Postcard image of a destroyed adobe building in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. This adobe building is riddled with bullet holes and the structure has also sustained severe damage from heavy canon fire. Part of the adobe brick wall has crumbled onto the sidewalk and onto the street. The damage resulted from the Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911. Many tourist, most likely tourist from El Paso, Texas, can be seen assessing and exploring the damage to this building. Most of the women here are wearing decorative fancy hats and the men are wearing jackets and hats as well. A man and a woman are seen walking away from the building - middle - right of the image. The man is wearing a straw boater type hat and the woman is wearing a wide brimmed dark hat. The woman wears a tie and she is also wearing sun glasses. This postcard is related to postcards WH-PC-192-033 and postcard WH-PC-192-030 also part of this collection.
Date: September 28, 1911
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Customs Officers and Guards]

Description: Postcard of Customs Officers and Guards. Juarez, Mexico. This is a photograph of an unidentified brick building in Juarez, Mexico. This is most originally a government building. Flags of Mexico and colorful banners decorate the exterior of the building. There is no information provided with the exact location of the building in this image. Several men, including one man holding a rifle, are seen standing on the wooden porch outside of the building. One woman and one man stand underneath the doorway of the building. Above the woman and the man standing at the doorway; there is a framed picture of picture of President Venustiano Carranza. Venustiano Carranza was the first President of the new Mexican Republic - after Porfirio Diaz was overthrown as President of Mexico. An identical postcard is also available in this collection and that postcard has the original accession number of WH-PC-192-01.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library