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 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
El problema agrario en México : la acción del gobierno y la iniciativa individual

El problema agrario en México : la acción del gobierno y la iniciativa individual

Date: 1912
Creator: Esquivel Obregón, Toribio, 1864-1946.
Description: Esquivel Obregón wrote this pamphlet as a means of critiquing the Diaz regime’s collusion with major landholders. Esquivel Obregón was considered a progressive and modern in his approach to government. He discusses how landholders were always able to co-opt the gains of different revolutions by swinging laws back into their favor after a return to normalcy.
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Mexico. El triunfo de la revolucion o el grito de un pueblo.

Mexico. El triunfo de la revolucion o el grito de un pueblo.

Date: 1911
Creator: Illán, Rafael
Description: This work provides a personal account regarding the author’s struggle against the Diaz regime. It includes as an introduction a letter to Francisco I. Madero, whom the author terms the caudillo of the Mexican Revolution. Includes text of resignations of Porfirio Díaz and Francisco Madero.
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Informe

Informe

Date: 1912
Creator: González, Abraham, 1864-1913.
Description: This governmental report details the state of the union address by Chihuahuan State Governer Abraham González, who held power from 1910-1913. It enumerates the use of taxes, specifically their use in funding schools and telegraph and telephone lines. It also contains a response by the leader of the state legislature.
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The revolution in Mexico.

The revolution in Mexico.

Date: 1911
Creator: Burges, William H. (William Henry), 1867-1946
Description: Printed copy of a speech given by William H. Burges, who was a prominent El Paso lawyer and businessman, in the presence of both Francisco Madero and General Juan Navarro. The speaker urges the audience to support the establishment of Madero’s government in Mexico.
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Madero y sus detractores, por varios maderistas.

Madero y sus detractores, por varios maderistas.

Date: 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Book containing short essays (sometimes anonymous) on the theme of revolutionary politics, many works relating to Francisco Madero, the Mexican president who was assassinated in 1913. Notably, it was published in El Paso, Texas by supporters in exile.
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Causas de la revolución en México : y como efectuar la paz

Causas de la revolución en México : y como efectuar la paz

Date: 1915
Creator: Martínez, Paulino
Description: This short treatise, written in Havana in 1913, espouses the land reform goals and ideals of Emiliano Zapata and the Zapatistas while condemning the regimes of Carranza and Huerta,. It proposes an idealized agrarian society with land held in common and a system of "Escuelas Granjas" or rural schools. He deplores the evils of clericalism, plutocracy, and militarism. The three headings in the document are "Manifiesto al Pueblo Mexicano," "Bases Generales," and "Pensamiento de la Revolución: Como educar al Pueblo para la Nueva Reforma."
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First Aereo Squadron, Signal Corps, war diary : period from March 12 to April 23, 1916.

First Aereo Squadron, Signal Corps, war diary : period from March 12 to April 23, 1916.

Date: 1916
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps. Aereo Squadron, 1st.
Description: Photocopy of typescript describing activities and participants in the 1st Aereo Squadron of the Signal Corps during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa from March 12 to April 23, 1916.
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Battery A on the Mexican Border

Battery A on the Mexican Border

Date: 1916
Creator: Stiness, Henry R.W.
Description: This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.
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