Informe

Informe

Date: 1912
Creator: González, Abraham, 1864-1913.
Description: This governmental report details the state of the union address by Chihuahuan State Governer Abraham González, who held power from 1910-1913. It enumerates the use of taxes, specifically their use in funding schools and telegraph and telephone lines. It also contains a response by the leader of the state legislature.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[Santa Barbara bridge in Mexico]

[Santa Barbara bridge in Mexico]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's route across North Central Mexico from Ojinaga on the Rio Grande, opposite Presidio, Texas to Topolobampo on the Gulf of California constitutes a tortuous and fantastic stretch of rails. This photograph is a birds eye view of the famous horse shoe curve of the Santa Barbara bridge in the mountains.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chihuahua - Pacific Railway train on Santa Barbara Bridge]

[Chihuahua - Pacific Railway train on Santa Barbara Bridge]

Date: c. 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's passenger train on the horse shoe curve of the Santa Barbara bridge in a region of mountain vastness in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico around 1963.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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
Chihuahua.

Chihuahua.

Date: 1884
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[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
[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Description: Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[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
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