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  Partner: Laredo Public Library
 Language: English
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[Survey Map of Webb County]

[Survey Map of Webb County]

Date: August 1954
Creator: Foster, E. J.
Description: Survey map of 19.73 acre tract in the Northwest corner of "porcion" 28, Webb County, Texas. Scale 1:2,400
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Rio Grande Flood of 1954, Laredo, Texas]

[Rio Grande Flood of 1954, Laredo, Texas]

Date: July 1954
Creator: Yates, Frank
Description: Postcard of flood water completely covering the International Bridge between Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and Laredo, Texas. At the skyline is the Mexican Customs and Immigration building. The explanation on the back of the postcard states: "A new four-lane bride is replacing the completely inundated and partially destroyed bridge at Laredo, Texas, by the Rio Grande Flood of 1954. The Mexican Immigration and Customs building is shown in the background."
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Survey of Webb County]

[Survey of Webb County]

Date: March 1953
Creator: Foster, E. J.
Description: Survey of the Southern part of Webb County noting geographic features as well as some man-made constructions (railroads, highways, pipelines, windmills, etc.). Scale 1:48,000
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Map of Coca-Cola Bottling Company Properties]

[Map of Coca-Cola Bottling Company Properties]

Date: November 1951
Creator: Foster, E. J.
Description: Plat showing the 1951 survey of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company properties in Laredo, Texas. In the lower-left corner, there is a legal statement made by the surveyor attesting to the accuracy of the map. Scale 1:240
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Hotel Iturbide, Monterrey]

[Hotel Iturbide, Monterrey]

Date: January 24, 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of Hotel Iturbide in Monterrey, Mexico. Postmarked January 24, 1940 in Rochester, Minnesota. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Matt and mentions two inches of snow in Laredo, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[International Bridge, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico]

[International Bridge, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico]

Date: June 27, 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: View of International Bridge, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. There is a note written on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Fred C. Barron.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Date: 1935-07-28?
Creator: de la Peña, L. R.
Description: Postcard of the Custom House building in Nuevo Laredo. The back of the postcard includes a thank you note addressed to Capt. Elmer C. Croom from L. R. de la Peña.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Flooded International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]

[Flooded International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]

Date: September 3, 1932
Creator: unknown
Description: Airplane dropping lifesavers to men marooned on a flooded bridge.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Railroad Bridge Destroyed by Flood]

[Railroad Bridge Destroyed by Flood]

Date: 1932
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the International Railroad Bridge destroyed by flood.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Bender Hotel]

[Bender Hotel]

Date: 1925 - 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard postmarked January 6, 1926 of the Bender Hotel in Laredo, Texas. Several people are standing outside and there are automobiles parked on the street and on the hotel sidewalk.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
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