[Postcard Depicting Madero, Mexico]

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Postcard image looking east on the Avenida Francisco I. Madero at Avenido Meroelos Sur in Madero, Mexico. There is a tiled fountain on the right side of the image, with part of a plaza park to the far right and downtown buildings and storefronts along the streets in the background. A number of people and automobiles are visible in the image. On the back of the postcard is a letter written in Spanish, addressed to Mr. Jose B. Aguilar in San Antonio, Texas, from a Victoria in Madero, Mexico.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and one other and was provided by Witte Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 52 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Postcard image looking east on the Avenida Francisco I. Madero at Avenido Meroelos Sur in Madero, Mexico. There is a tiled fountain on the right side of the image, with part of a plaza park to the far right and downtown buildings and storefronts along the streets in the background. A number of people and automobiles are visible in the image. On the back of the postcard is a letter written in Spanish, addressed to Mr. Jose B. Aguilar in San Antonio, Texas, from a Victoria in Madero, Mexico.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm.

Notes

Text on back of photo: "Viejíto querido. Un recuerdo de Movelia Midio de la vieta que los quiere. Victoria. Feb 13."

Caption on lower-left corner of image: "Av. Feo. I. Madero MF 21. Morelia Mich."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection

Photos documenting Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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  • Oct. 26, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

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[Postcard Depicting Madero, Mexico], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200974/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Witte Museum.