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[Troop J, 14th Cavalry, Ft. McIntosh]

Description: Group of men on horseback. Soldiers at Ft. McIntosh getting ready for a parade. The soldiers are carrying Colt M1911 pistols which the U.S. Army adopted in 1911.
Date: c. 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Photograph of Tornado Damage in Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of buildings destroyed by a tornado in Laredo, Texas in 1904. In Jerry Thompson's book, Laredo: A Pictorial History, this photo is described as remains of the depot and roundhouse of the Mexican National Railway.
Date: 1904
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Students at Central School, Laredo, Texas, 1919]

Description: Portrait of 34 students of Josephine Roberts Baird class sitting on the South steps of Central School in Laredo, Texas. The man in the back is a monitor named "Juan." The signatures of all the students appear on the back of the portrait.
Date: March 1919
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

[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

[International Bridge Laredo - Mexico in the 1880s]

Description: People waiting on the International Bridge between Laredo Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. At the bottom of the photograph is written "Texas Governor meeting Mexican governor on bridge."
Date: 1900~
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Webb County Courthouse, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Webb County Courthouse at the corner of Matamoros Street and Flores Avenue in Laredo, Texas. In front of the building a man in a suit is walking in the street near a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: c. 1905
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

[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

[Paso del Puente, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[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