[A Bullfighting Ring in Mexico]

[A Bullfighting Ring in Mexico]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a bullfight in a Mexican bullfight ring. Three individuals, dressed in traditional matador attire, are closing in on a bull. The matador closest to the bull is holding a sheet; the bull's head is in mid-thrust toward the sheet. The other two matadors stand close by. The stadium stands are filled with a crowd of spectators. Several advertisements in Spanish line the wall of the ring. The shadow of the opposite wall is cast on the ground.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Tamaulipas.

Tamaulipas.

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
[Paso del Puente, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

[Paso del Puente, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Transcript of Letter from J. Mo. Guerra to Martín Perfecto de Cos, October 21, 1835]

[Transcript of Letter from J. Mo. Guerra to Martín Perfecto de Cos, October 21, 1835]

Date: October 21, 1835
Creator: Guerra, J. Mo.
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Mo. Guerra to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on October 21, 1835, informing him of a ship which brought equipment for the soldiers, and asking when they should be distributed.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Oil Well

Oil Well

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two images. The image on the right shows an oil spindletop. Printed in the bottom margin is, "Oil Well. Tampico, Mexico." The image on the left shows an oil well erupting. Printed in the bottom margin is, "Naranjas No. 4 Oil Well. Tampico, Mexico."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Engines at Tampico Terminal]

[Engines at Tampico Terminal]

Date: March 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: The Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico engine terminal of the National Railroad of Mexico in March 1920. At this time Mallet (Articulated) type 2-6-6-2 steam locomotives frequently headed passenger trains on the Monterrey - Tampico Line. This was one of the earliest divisions on the National Railways where Mallet (Articulated) type locomotives went into service.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Two women standing in front of the Kiosco in Matamoros

Two women standing in front of the Kiosco in Matamoros

Date: 1956
Creator: unknown
Description: Two women in casual dress are standing in front of a tiled wall with a metal railing on top of it. In between them, on the wall, is a tiled sign that says: "Fue construida siendo gobernador del estado el Gral del Div. Raul Garate L. Presidente de la Junta de la Administracion Civil el Sr. Leonides Guerra Lo proyecto y contruyo el Arcto Enrique Leon de la Evsra 1948" Translation: "Was constructed while being governor. Raul Garate L. President of the Civil Administration, Mr. Leonides Guerra. Projected and built by architect Enrique Leon de Evsra 1948" This is the Kiosco in the main Plaza de Armas in Matamoros.
Contributing Partner: Rose Marine Theatre
[Tampico Mexico]

[Tampico Mexico]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo taken at Tampico Mexico. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
Matamoros Reveille (Matamoros, Mexico), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 24, 1846

Matamoros Reveille (Matamoros, Mexico), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 24, 1846

Date: June 24, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Semi-weekly newspaper from Matamoros, Mexico that includes local, state and national news along with advertising. Includes one-page edition, La Diana de Matamoros in Spanish.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letter from B. M. Cutter to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1828]

[Transcript of Letter from B. M. Cutter to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1828]

Date: May 13, 1828
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. M. Cutter to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cutter inquires about the physical and legal status of a half league of land that he purchased from William S. Brown.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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