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 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
El ataque a Ciudad Juarez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de Junio

El ataque a Ciudad Juarez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de Junio

Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier
Description: This piece provides a firsthand account of the attack on Ciudad Juarez by Villistas and related events, including the American incursion. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
El ataque a Ciudad Juárez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de junio. English.

El ataque a Ciudad Juárez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de junio. English.

Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier.
Description: This piece was written to provide a firsthand account regarding the attack on Ciudad Juárez by Villistas and related events. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted. The translation was probably done in the 1970s.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Heroica defensa de Ciudad Juárez : la verdad de los hechos, caracter y valor del soldado mexicano; invasión de tropas americanas y su pronta evacuación

Heroica defensa de Ciudad Juárez : la verdad de los hechos, caracter y valor del soldado mexicano; invasión de tropas americanas y su pronta evacuación

Date: 1919
Creator: Velasco, Felipe
Description: This work provides an account of what the author terms the “heroic defense” of Ciudad Juarez against Pancho Villa’s forces. It also includes correspondence by Villa to the military garrison urging their surrender. Notably, it describes American involvement (and brief incursion into Mexico) and the Mexican embassy’s response to it in El Paso, where the work was published.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Los de Abajo:  Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Los de Abajo: Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Date: 1916
Creator: Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952
Description: First book edition of the most famous novel of the Mexican Revolution. It appeared first a serial within a local newspaper, El Paso del Norte, but later was issued as a single work. It was published in El Paso where the author resided in exile. Subsequent editions are quite different from this first version.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
El conflicto personal de la revolución mexicana

El conflicto personal de la revolución mexicana

Date: 1914?
Creator: Chocano, José Santos, 1875-1934.
Description: Provides an account of the personal conflict felt by the author regarding the Mexican Revolution and the ensuing reign of Venustiano Carranza. The pamphlet calls for an end to caudillos; however, it is sympathetic to Villa. Although written during Chocano’s travels to New Orleans, it was published in El Paso, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Estudio sobre la cuestión agraria : proyecto de ley

Estudio sobre la cuestión agraria : proyecto de ley

Date: 1914
Creator: Rouaix, Pastor, 1874-1950. & Novelo, José I.
Description: This government-produced work discusses land reform and tenure in Mexico. Completed on December 15th, 1914, the second part of this pamphlet outlines Rouaix and Novelo’s agrarian recommendations to the “First chief of the Constitutional Army, Charged with the Executive of the Nation,” Venustiano Carranza. Most significant is the call for a return to the ejido system for communal use of lands by villages in an effort to raise national productivity through effective land usage. Includes: Prontuario de las materias que comprende el proyecto de la nueva ley agraria (p. [25]-39).
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Manifiesto del C. Gral Francisco Villa a la nación y documentos que justifican el desconocimiento del C. Venustiano Carranza como primer jefe de la revolución.

Manifiesto del C. Gral Francisco Villa a la nación y documentos que justifican el desconocimiento del C. Venustiano Carranza como primer jefe de la revolución.

Date: 1914
Creator: Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923.
Description: Book with copies of communications between generals in the north of Mexico and the Carranza government.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Apuntes sobre el petroleo mexicano

Apuntes sobre el petroleo mexicano

Date: [1913]
Creator: Flores Fonseca, Manuel
Description: This work, presented to the 26th Mexican Federal Congress, focuses on the Mexican oil industry. It details its origins, development, and capital investments. It also notes its production and profitability to the nation. It calls for legislation and nationalization.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
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