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El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
This picture shows bodies of men lying next to each other in a battlefield. The bodies are arranged in rows, with the personal items of the men nearby such as their hats and coats. The men are surrounded by desert land. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Dead rebels after a battle"




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Postcard shows three bodies lying next to each other on a street. People stand on a walkway near the bodies. A person with a bicycle stands to the right side of the bodies in the background. The three bodies all have hats covering their faces. Text on the photo says: "Dead Rebels on a Street in Juarez, Mex."




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
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.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
The picture shows a train engine with four cars sitting at the top of a hill. One of the cars is tipped over and spilling red hot slag down the slope of the hill towards the direction of the camera. Four men stand to the left of the train and cars. Two light posts are situated behind the train and working men.




El Paso Public Library
Date:1910/1920
Photograph of entrenching on the Mexican Border. These infantry soldiers are digging a trench line. The soldiers are taking their turns digging out this trench.




El Paso Public Library
Date:November 19, 1913
Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of U.S. Ambulance picking up wounded soldiers on a battlefield. Three unidentified soldiers are placing a wounded soldier onto the field gurney also known as a stretcher or litter. This particular field ambulance was specially modified with supporting hooks so that it could transport up to four loaded field gurneys. The unidentified man in the dark suit and wearing the derby hat is most likely a newsman.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of U.S. cavalry drilling. The group of soldiers is part of the United States First Cavalry Army Division. The 8th man in the formation is holding the Unit’s flag. The flag in this image contains the number 1 on the top part of the flag and the letter E on the lower part of the flag which would make this group of men part of Company E. This postcard is post marked September 11, 1918, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and was mailed to J.R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Avenue.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Postcard focuses on the First National Bank Building in downtown El Paso, Texas. There is a man walking across the street and others walking in the sidewalk and crosswalk. Personal vehicles are parked along the side of the street. A trolley car makes a turn in the intersection.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Aerial photograph of an artillery camp. The two crossed cannons signify that the flags belong to an artillery unit. There is a river in the background with a few people gathered at the river’s edge. There is also an unidentified settlement on the other side of this river.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Postcard depicting General Salazar's prison camp. Six men in uniform are visible on the outside of the fence. One man stands away from the group and holds a gun against his shoulder. Cloth tents are situated behind wire fencing. Larger structures are situated behind the cloth tents in the distance. Mountains are visible in the background.




El Paso Public Library
Date:March 1916
Postcard of a U.S. soldier guarding the tent where the caskets of fallen soldiers are held in Columbus, New Mexico.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
The pictures shows men and women standing on the side of a street looking over the bodies of three men. One woman lifts off the hat of a dead man on the ground. A wagon with two men driving is carrying bodies away. The line of men and women stand against an adobe building. One man with a bicycle stands near the bodies on the ground. Text on the image says: "Identifying Dead Federals and Collecting them for Burial." [Text on the back of postcard.]




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
The picture shows a crowd of people gathered around bodies on the ground. The crowd consists of seven men, two women, and one young boy. They are standing in front of an adobe building. The bodies are lying next to each other in a row. One of the men in the crowd has a bicycle. [Text on back of postcard.]




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
This photo depicts a military funeral taking place in Columbus, New Mexico. A group of soldiers in uniform, but without hats, stand near coffins and face one direction. In front of this group, a man in uniform stands with a book open and faces outward. Surrounding the group are numerous soldiers in full uniform holding rifles. In the background, cloth tents and structures are visible.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of trenches. Soldiers are wearing gloves and a lone standing soldier, with the clipboard, is wearing an Army issued trench coat. A solider with binoculars is judging the accuracy of the group’s aim.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of an infantry in Action. The soldiers are firing M1903s. The M1903 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle which normally used a 5 shot bullet clip.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photographs of soldiers marching through sand. Two dogs, in flanking positions, are following the troops.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
This postcard shows 11 deceased horses in Columbus, New Mexico. The horses lay close together. The animals are surrounded by vast desert.




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
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.




El Paso Public Library
Date:October 4, 1914
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."




El Paso Public Library
Date:[1910..1920]
Photograph of a military tractor towing at least three supply wagons. Two of the supply wagons are loaded with pontoon boats.




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