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U.S. 5th Cavalry Unit photographs of Las Cruces and surrounding area

Identifier: RG-2023-010

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Photographs (10) taken by an Army soldier stationed near Las Cruces, NM. The images include military officials in uniform and camp site, cowboys showing off from the Houghton Ranch (they supplied beef for the Army), Dona Ana Old Spanish Mission Church, downtown view of El Paso, Organ mountain range. . The images were taken during the Mexican Revolution, Spanish Flu and after WWI, 1918. Note, images have descriptions on verso.

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  • 1918


10 Photographic Prints


RG2023-010-001 - Verso - Old Spanish Church at Dona Ana, 7 miles north of Las Cruces RG2023-010-002 - Verso - Birds eye view of El Paso from heights near town RG2023-010-003 - Verso - Our new Dodge truck RG2023-010-004 - Verso - Robert in front of officers tent RG2023-010-005 - Verso - Fred Klingebschmitt RG2023-010-006 - Verso - Our camp, Las Cruces, NM RG2023-010-007 - Verso - Our gang grouped around tractor, Las Cruces NM RG2023-010-008 - Verso - Lariat throwing, Houghton's Ranch RG2023-010-009 - Verso - When she stopped ticking RG2023-010-010 - Verso -Another view of the Organ Mts, NM. Note the smooth stone in foregound