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  Partner: Laredo Public Library
 County: Webb County, TX
[Buildings near Rio Grande River]
Photograph of the International Bridge across the Rio Grande River. View from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. In the background the building with a tower was the old convent building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13252/
[Mission Dolores about 1833]
Photograph of Mission Dolores about 1833. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13233/
[Water Vender]
A water vendor on the riverbank. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13239/
[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/
[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/
[Barracks at Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas]
Barracks at Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas in the early 1900s; soldiers in uniform are standing outside the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13264/
[Troop K, 14th Cavalry, Ft. McIntosh]
Men in uniform on horseback texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13297/
[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/
[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/
[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/
[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/
[Street scene, Laredo, Texas, c. 1910]
Photograph of the market building on the left looking down Hidalgo Street, Laredo, Texas about 1910. A man in the foreground is smoking a cigar and looking at the camera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13211/
[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/
[Troop J, 14th Cavalry, Ft. McIntosh]
Group of men on horseback. Soldiers at Ft. McIntosh getting ready for a parade. The soldiers are carrying Colt M1911 pistols which the U.S. Army adopted in 1911. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13298/
[Ruins of First Webb County Courthouse]
Postcard of ruins of old Webb County Courthouse that burned down in 1906. Postcard dated October 23, 1906 and addressed to Miss Sarah Mowry. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13224/
[Railroad Bridge Destroyed by Flood]
Postcard of the International Railroad Bridge destroyed by flood. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13217/
[Buildings destroyed by tornado 1905]
Buildings destroyed by 1905 tornado. Shows railroad in foreground. Jerry Thompson's book, Laredo: A Pictorial History, describes this photo as damage to buildings of Mexican National Railway, totally destroyed by the tornado. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13290/
[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/
[Hidalgo Street, Laredo, Texas]
Scene of Hidalgo Steet in Laredo, Texas in the early 1900. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13266/
[Immigration officials, Laredo, Texas]
Photograph of five immigration officials in Laredo, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13259/
[View of Laredo, Texas in the early 1900]
View of Laredo, Texas in the early 1900. Looking Northwest from the top of the Federal Building. Postcard sent from Roberto in Laredo to Sra. Laura G. de Arriaga in Plazuela de Tepito, Mexico on January 21, 1909. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13268/
[Mexican Water Cart]
A water cart drawn by two burros. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13240/
[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/
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/
[Survey of Webb County]
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 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13213/
[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/
[City Hall and Washington's Birthday Celebration, Laredo, Texas]
large crowd at the front entrance of City Hall during Washington's birthday celebration texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13287/
[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/
[Students at Central School, Laredo, Texas, 1919]
Portrait of 34 students of Josephine Roberts Baird class sitting on the South steps of Central School in Laredo, Texas. The man in the back is a monitor named "Juan." The signatures of all the students appear on the back of the portrait. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13292/
[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/
[Baptist Church Building]
Postcard dated December 10, 1912 of a Baptist church on a corner in Laredo, Texas. There are several people outside of the church, standing and sitting on the steps, as well as carriages visible on the streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13223/
[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/
[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/
[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/
[Bird's Eye view - Rio Grande Flood]
Bird's eye view of flooding Rio Grande River over the International Bridge. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13299/
[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/
[Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard showing tents of the New Hampshire camp at Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13256/
[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/
[Ross Hotel, Laredo, Texas]
Postcard of Ross Hotel in Laredo, Texas, formerly located at the northwest corner of Flores Avenue and Grant Street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13244/
[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/
[Bender Hotel]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13230/
[Tornado damage, Laredo, Texas, 1905]
Buildings destroyed by a cyclone in Laredo, Texas in 1904. In Jerry Thompson's book, Laredo: A Pictorial History, this photo is described as remains of the depot and roundhouse of the Mexican National Railway. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13293/
[Army trucks at Ft. McIntosh]
Photograph of military trucks parked in long lines at Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas before 1916. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13262/
[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas]
International Bridge over the Rio Grande during the early 1900s in Laredo, Texas texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13279/
[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/
[Cars crossing International Bridge]
Cars returning from bullfight in Nuevo Laredo as part of the Washington's Birthday Celebration in February. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13280/
[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/
[Card dated 1885 acknowledging receipt of an order]
Card dated November 9, 1885 acknowledging receipt of an order. Sent to an address in Laredo, Texas from H. O'Neill & Company in New York City. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13261/
[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/
[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/
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