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[Army trucks at Ft. McIntosh]

Description: Photograph of military trucks parked in long lines at Ft. McIntosh, Laredo, Texas before 1916.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Bruni Plaza Fountain]

Description: Photograph of a water fountain in Bruni Plaza near the entrance to the Laredo Public Library, probably taken in the 1970s.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Buildings destroyed by tornado 1905]

Description: Buildings destroyed by 1905 tornado. Shows railroad in foreground. Jerry Thompson's book, Laredo: A Pictorial History, describes this photo as damage to buildings of Mexican National Railway, totally destroyed by the tornado.
Date: 1905
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Buildings near Rio Grande River]

Description: Photograph of the International Bridge across the Rio Grande River. View from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. In the background the building with a tower was the old convent building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Cars crossing International Bridge]

Description: Cars returning from bullfight in Nuevo Laredo as part of the Washington's Birthday Celebration in February.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[City Drug Company building]

Description: Built in 1896 at the corner of Flores and Hidalgo Street in Laredo, Texas, site of the first City Drug Company. Event is the Washington's Birthday Celebration around 1911.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[City Hall and Flores Avenue]

Description: Photograph of City Hall on Flores Avenue. Shows a street car going north-south on Flores Avenue. Has the stamp of the "Consulado de Mexico."
Date: 1920~
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Espejo Farm, Bermuda Onions, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of an Bermuda onion harvest at the Espejo farm in Laredo, Texas. A letter on the back is addressed to Mrs. N. L. Green about the author's visit (to place unknown) and plans to leave again.
Date: 1918
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[First grade class, Laredo, Texas, 1893]

Description: Portrait of 53 first grade students, Laredo, Texas March 9, 1893. The teacher on the right was Julia Schultz.
Date: March 9, 1893
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Horses and Buggies]

Description: Horse and buggies in front of the Market Plaza building in Laredo, Texas
Date: 1910~
Partner: Laredo Public Library