Two women standing in front of the Kiosco in Matamoros

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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 ... continued below

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 3.5 x 2.5 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1956.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Rose Marine Theatre to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 146 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 3.5 x 2.5 in.

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Written on back of photo:
Brownsville TX
1956
Marie + Espheranza

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • 1956

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  • Feb. 19, 2008, 1:38 a.m.

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  • Nov. 7, 2008, 11:50 a.m.

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Two women standing in front of the Kiosco in Matamoros, photograph, 1956; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34839/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rose Marine Theatre.