[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]

Description:

Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.

Creator(s): Tarjeta Postal
Location(s): Mexico
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 16
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Tarjeta Postal
Place of Publication: [Mexico]
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Coverage:
Place
Mexico
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.

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MSS0282.050 Luz Vara Collection

Note:

Caption: (image on left): "Agustin Melgar Alumno del Colegio Militar Murio por la Patria a los 13 anos de edad en la Defensa de Chapultepec contra los America."
(image on right): " Francisco Ezcutla Alumno del colegio militar murio por la petria alosiz anos 17 de edad en la defensa de chapultepec contra los americanos el 18 de septiembre de 1847(photo 2)"

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

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Keyword(s): students
Partner:
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: HPLM_MSS282-b3-f08-23
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth222361
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image