[Mexican refugees fleeing from Pancho Villa]

Description:

Photograph of Mexican refugees fleeing during Pancho Villa's attacks. Several groups of Mexican refugees are seated on the ground and mules are wandering around the camp; men in suits are visiting with the refugees. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "At one time ten thousand frightened Mexican refugees flooded into Marfa trying to escape Villa's depredations" (p. 9).

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Presidio County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 268
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: February 20, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Presidio County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1915~  
Description:

Photograph of Mexican refugees fleeing during Pancho Villa's attacks. Several groups of Mexican refugees are seated on the ground and mules are wandering around the camp; men in suits are visiting with the refugees. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "At one time ten thousand frightened Mexican refugees flooded into Marfa trying to escape Villa's depredations" (p. 9).

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 8 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): refugee camps | mules | Pancho Villa
Added Title: My Land, My Heritage, My Hope: Slide 75
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Relation (Is Referenced By): My Land, My Heritage, My Hope, ark:/67531/metapth39396
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.06.60
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth39634
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image