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
[Man Walking Outside of a Church]

[Man Walking Outside of a Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of a church and a man walking on the sidewalk.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Generals' Meeting]

[Generals' Meeting]

Date: 1913~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of generals at a horse track in Juarez, Mexico. U.S. General Scott is shown speaking with Francisco Villa. Colonel Matt Winn, Major Mickie and General Fierro are also present.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
Soldiers Climbing Wall

Soldiers Climbing Wall

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of twelve young American men atop a clay wall in Juarez, Mexico. The men are wearing cowboy hats, bandannas and ammunition belts and all are pointing guns or shotguns. Written on the bottom of the photograph is, "American Insurrectos, taking first Federal stronghold. Juarez, Mex. 1131". Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Bull Fight #1

Bull Fight #1

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There are three bullfighters in the arena with the bull and people in the stands watching.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Men by Building

Men by Building

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of men posing in front of a brick building; one man is identified as Pancho Villa. There are two rows of men, the first row is sitting and the second row is standing; one man is standing in the doorway of the building.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Ambulance by Building with Armed Men

Ambulance by Building with Armed Men

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an unidentified group of men with guns and ammunition sitting in an ambulance wagon. There is also a group of men standing in front of the ambulance; all of the men are facing the background. The ambulance has a medical cross emblem and text partially visible on the side that says "Servi... Sanitario ...itar." In the background, there is a building identified as "Presidencia Municipal," and has text bearing that name on the front of it.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building Interior with Men #1

Building Interior with Men #1

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of men in Keno Hall in Juárez, Mexico. The room has ceiling fans, decorated walls and windows, and long tables with chair type stools on each side.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Matadors #2

Matadors #2

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a large group of matadors standing in an area near a building.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Soldiers Marching

Soldiers Marching

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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