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  Partner: Laredo Public Library
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13269/
[Destroyed remains of International Bridge]
Image of bridge destroyed by cyclone of April 28, 1905. Viewed from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13249/
[Espejo Farm, Bermuda Onions, Laredo, Texas]
Photograph of an Bermuda onion harvest at the Espejo farm in Laredo, Texas. A letter on the back is addressed to Mrs. N. L. Green about the author's visit (to place unknown) and plans to leave again. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13236/
[First grade class, Laredo, Texas, 1893]
Portrait of 53 first grade students, Laredo, Texas March 9, 1893. The teacher on the right was Julia Schultz. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13291/
[Flooded International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]
Airplane dropping lifesavers to men marooned on a flooded bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13220/
[Flores Street near City Hall]
Postcard of streetcars and cars on Flores Street in front of City Hall. The Strand Theater building is on the leftmost side. On the back of the postcard, there is a letter addressed to Mrs. F. MacArthur (Blanche) from Annie Lane asking her to send a photograph of the two of them together. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13245/
[Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard showing tents of the New Hampshire camp at Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13256/
[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of Hamilton Hotel in before the top floors were added and before the cyclone of 1906 that destroyed the balconies. On the back of the postcard there is a letter addressed to Mrs. J. J. Duffy (Aunt Katie) from Alex discussing current news and relatives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13267/
[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard with a postmark from June 28, 1911 in Kansas City. The photograph on the front shows the Hamilton Hotel in Laredo, Texas before 1906. There is a letter written on the back of the postcard in pencil. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13241/
[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]
Photograph of Hamilton Hotel in Laredo, Texas before the top floors were added. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13221/
[Hidalgo Street, Laredo, Texas]
Scene of Hidalgo Steet in Laredo, Texas in the early 1900. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13266/
[Horses and Buggies]
Horse and buggies in front of the Market Plaza building in Laredo, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13247/
[Hotel Iturbide, Monterrey]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13235/
[Immigration officials, Laredo, Texas]
Photograph of five immigration officials in Laredo, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13259/
[International and Great Northern Railway Depot]
Photograph of people, cars, and wagons in front of a railroad depot, identified at the bottom as "I. and G. N. Ry. Depot, Laredo, Texas." Postcard is dated 7/15/1920. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Henry" that refers to an attack that day on Nuevo Laredo by revolutionaries. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13225/
[International Bridge across the Rio Grande]
Photograph of the International Bridge across the Rio Grande between Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13253/
[International Bridge between Laredo, Texas and Mexico]
Photograph of several people standing near a vintage car at the International Bridge that connected Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13295/
[International Bridge Laredo - Mexico in the 1880s]
People waiting on the International Bridge between Laredo Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. At the bottom of the photograph is written "Texas Governor meeting Mexican governor on bridge." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13286/
[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]
International Bridge over the Rio Grande during the early 1900s in Laredo, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13279/
[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of the International bridge over the Rio Grande, at Laredo, Texas. There's a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Frank Gallager. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13257/
[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]
Photograph of the Mexican Immigration and Customs officials at the International Bridge. A note on the front of the postcard says, "Puente y personal de la hovana y mieracion. Nuevo Laredo, Tamps." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13277/
[International bridge, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]
Scene of the International Bridge from the Nuevo Laredo side of the Rio Grande river. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Josie from Eugene Kneip discussing his plans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13255/
[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]
Postcard of a bridge across a river, labeled, "International Bridge over the Rio Grande, Laredo, Texas." Several unknown buildings are visible on either end of the bridge. There is a letter on the back written 3/3/1917 that says, "Wanted to get across this bridge but on account of Typhus Epidemic on other side could not do so. Will cross at Brownsville. Wish you were along." (The epidemic mentioned was in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13234/
[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]
Postcard with a southwest view of the International Bridge over the Rio Grande, from Laredo, Texas. There is a short letter on the back of the postcard mentioning a "new baby boy." Notes were added later regarding the identities of the parents, the baby, and the addressee who was a cousin of the writer. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13250/
[International Bridge, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13276/
[International Foot Bridge, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of the bridge spanning the Rio Grande, labeled, "International Foot Bridge, Laredo, Tex." which was taken sometime before 1905. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13260/
[Lady on Horseback, Laredo, Texas, c. 1910]
Photograph of Frederico Vidaurri and Herminia Lafon riding horseback, near the corner of an unknown building in Laredo, Texas around 1910. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13210/
[Main market building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]
Postcard of the marketplace building in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13271/
[Main street in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]
Postcard of Guerrero Avenue in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Storefronts line either side of the street and there are automobiles parked outside. Several pedestrians are visible on the sidewalks. This street leads to the International Bridge to Laredo, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13275/
[Man and Woman on Horseback]
Photograph of Frederico Vidaurri and Herminia Lafon riding horseback around 1910. They are on a street in front of an unknown building; several people are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13207/
[Map of Coca-Cola Bottling Company Properties]
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 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13214/
[Market House, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of a building (writing at the bottom labels it "Market House, Laredo, Tex."). The building is surrounded by horse-drawn carriages and several pedestrians are visible in the foreground of the image. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13254/
[Market House, San Antonio]
Postcard of the Market House in San Antonio, Texas showing a large building with ornate architecture and a manicured park area with a fountain. There are various people and horse-drawn wagons on the streets and buildings visible in the background. A handwritten note at the top says, "Henry do you remember this place?" A letter on the back is addressed to Henry Kahn from Mary thanking him for a letter and asking about whether or not he plans to go to the Fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13227/
[Matamoros Street in Laredo, Texas]
Photograph of houses on Matamoros Street in Laredo, Texas showing the Bender Hotel and St. Peter's Church in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13258/
[Mercy Hospital and Jarvis Plaza, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of Jarvis Plaza in Laredo Texas. Mercy Hospital is visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13243/
[Mexican Federal soldiers at International Bridge]
Mexican Federal soldiers lined up on the International Bridge after being surrendered by United States troops to the Constitutionalistas in Nuevo Laredo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13281/
[Mexican Water Cart]
A water cart drawn by two burros. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13240/
[Mission Dolores about 1833]
Photograph of Mission Dolores, the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco, in about 1833. It is also known as Mission San Francisco de Asís. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13233/
[Nuevo Laredo - Laredo Flood]
Destruction of flood on the Rio Grande in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Laredo, Texas is visible on the opposite side of the Rio Grande River. There is a damaged bridge spanning the river and people standing on the bank in the foreground, looking across the water. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13218/
[Oxen carts and Pawnshop]
Postcard of oxen carts in front of a pawnshop. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Miss Margaret Murphy from "Will." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13263/
[Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop]
Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop, Laredo, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Wilfred Hellser from "H. W." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13265/
[Oxen carts in front of pawn shop]
Postcard of several men with loaded oxen carts in front of a pawn shop, Laredo, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13246/
[Oxen Carts, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of men with loaded oxen carts in front of a pawn shop in Laredo, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13270/
[Paso del Puente, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]
Juncture of Guerrero Avenue and the International Bridge in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. The street is lined with stores. There are people and cars along the street and sidewalk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13278/
Plano de los Dos Laredos
Plat of the 'two Laredos' (Laredo, Texas and New Laredo, Mexico) from January 1881. The map appears to be a cadastral map with numbered (and lettered) lots in both cities, likely showing ownership. Some streets are labeled as well as Fort McIntosh (noted as a "U.S. Military Reservation") in Laredo and the Campo de Marte in Nuevo Laredo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13215/
[Railroad Bridge Destroyed by Flood]
Postcard of the International Railroad Bridge destroyed by flood. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13217/
[Railroad bridge over the Rio Grande River, Laredo, Texas]
Photograph of the railroad bridge over the Rio Grande River, Laredo, Texas. In the foreground, there are women washing clothes on the river bank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13285/
[Railroad depot at Banquete, Texas]
Mexican National Railway depot at Banquete, Texas, east of Corpus Christi, Texas on Highway 44 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13288/
[Richter Building, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of the Richter Building, location of City Drug Store. Postmarked April 11, 1914 at Laredo, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Miss Bertha Murphy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13219/
[Rio Grande Flood of 1954, Laredo, Texas]
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13273/