Large Group of Men in Mexico

Description

Photograph of thirty-one men seated and standing together for a group portrait. Most of the men are wearing button-up shirts and pants. About nine of the men are wearing neckties, three are wearing hats and several men are wearing eyeglasses. One man in the group is holding a camera and has two more hanging from his neck. In the background are two pillars and iron gates.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Lauro Leal Salinas Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Cattle Raisers Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 67 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cattle Raisers Museum

This is the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the U.S. It first opened in 1980 to build public awareness and appreciation for ranching heritage. They relocated in 2009 to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and maintain a vast exhibition dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the cattle industry.

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Description

Photograph of thirty-one men seated and standing together for a group portrait. Most of the men are wearing button-up shirts and pants. About nine of the men are wearing neckties, three are wearing hats and several men are wearing eyeglasses. One man in the group is holding a camera and has two more hanging from his neck. In the background are two pillars and iron gates.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

An attached typed note reads, "Description of and/or topics in file: Cattle and Mexican cowhands scenes, group portraits (probably a meeting or convention), Mexican children, Mexican women washing in river, landscapes, cattle swimming river, Mexican huts, parades, packing house, pasture scenes. Most group portraits unidentified. Range of Dates: ca 1950's".

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This photograph is part of the following collection of related materials.

Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:27 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 7:20 p.m.

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Lauro Leal Salinas. Large Group of Men in Mexico, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43707/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.