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[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of the Reagan School located at 400 S. Michaux in Palestine, Texas. The three-story brick building has Tudor Revival-style architectural features and served as a school for various grades between 1916 and 1976, later becoming a museum. A car and a van with the words "Primera Iglesia Bautista, First Hispanic Baptist Church" written on the side are parked in the parking lot on the south side of the building.
Date: 1960~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Warner Building - NE Corner Main Street and Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a two story building on a street corner with a smooth white storefront, blue painted and windowed storefront, and a stone side wall with arched and sealed doorway and windows. The building boasts three signs: hanging wall sign is illegible, banner sign on the stone wall advertises the Mill Outlet, the painted signs over the store entrance advertise the building as a super mercado (supermarket).
Date: 1976
Location Info:
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Train at Concepcion del Oro]

Description: Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's Engine No. 7 has taken a long drink an a summer afternoon at the water tank located in the yards at Concepcion del Oro, preparing to head an ore consist. This was a mining town for many years where ore trains departed on frequent schedules for the Mazapil Smelter at saltillo, Mexico.
Date: February 23, 1960
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Private Rail car at Jalapa, Mexico]

Description: Division Superintendent's private car at Jalapa, Mexico,on the National railways of Mexico's line extending from Veracruz to Mexico City. August 1964. This was formerly the Old Interoceanic Railway, a 3-foot gauge railroad, which was converted to standard gauge in 1948.
Date: August 1964
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Autovias" train in Mexican mountains]

Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's "Autovias" train, consisting of fiat diesel cars coming out of one of the 73 tunnels which are located on the line between La Junta and El Fuerte, Mexico on the 281 mile portion of the route traversing the mountain region over the Continental Divide around 1968.
Date: 1968
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Melchor Ocampo" in Fraile]

Description: A combine second and first class coach, No. 7 named "Melchor Ocampo" is the rear-end car on the Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's passenger train which has made a station stop at the small town of Fraile on February 23, 1960. Along these narrow gauge rails in the early 1920s bandits frequently staged holdups of trains carrying payrolls in gold and silver to the mines at Concepcion del Oro.
Date: February 23, 1960
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Train at Saltillo Depot]

Description: Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's Engine No. 2, a Consolidation type 2-8-0 locomotive, with its slope-back tender, stands on the turntable at Saltillo, Mexico on February 25, 1960. In the yesteryears this was a road engine used in dual service, heading a passenger train or a freight which usually consisted of ore cars.
Date: February 25, 1960
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Interoceanic Railway of Mexico train crossing a gorge]

Description: Passenger train on the Interoceanic Railway of Mexico enroute between Mexico City and Veracruz in September 1920. This narrow gauge train, headed by a Consolidation type 2-8-0 steam locomotive with a diverse consist, carried a Broiler-buffet Sleeping car on the rear-end which provided meal service for Pullman passengers.
Date: September 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Aztec Eagle" departing from Mexico City]

Description: "The Aztec Eagle" train No. 1 northbound, modern streamlined passenger train of the National Railways of Mexico departing from Mexico City on the 802 mile run to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico located on the Rio Grande opposite Laredo, Texas. Circa 1960.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Workers sweeping an arena

Description: Several workers maintain the floor of a large bull fighting arena while hundreds of people are in the audience. In the forefront there are there are two men in bullfighting regalia preparing for the event.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Portrait of actor Angel Infante

Description: Portrait of actor Angel Infante. Autograph on photo: "Para la gran amiga Sra. Maria, le dedico éste recuerdo con todo mi cariño y sinceridad. Angel Infante 10-11-53 "
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Portrait of actress Maria Luisa Zea

Description: Portrait of actress Maria Luisa Zea. Autograph on photo: "Para Marie cariñosamente Maria Luisa Zea"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Portrait of actress Sofia Alvarez

Description: Portrait of actress Sofia Alvarez. Autograph on photo: "Para la ecantandora Sra. Maria con todo mi cariño Sofia Alvarez"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Portrait of singer Lydia Mendoza

Description: Portrait of singer Lydia Mendoza resting her hands on her guitar. Autograph on photo: "Para Marie cariñosamente. Lydia Mendoza 1-19-48"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Autographed portrait of two musician sisters

Description: Two sisters in traditional dresses kneel behind a waist-high wall while holding their guitars in front of them. Autograph on photo: "Sinceramente Hermanas Gongoza"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Three people engaged in conversation

Description: Two men and a woman are engaged in conversation while standing in an unknown room. Behind the woman is a poster that says "Mexico Verac--" "Departamento de Turismo de la Sec--" Translation: "Department of Tourism of the--"
Date: 1949
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Crowd of people in an arena

Description: Hundreds of people in an arena look behind them towards an unknown distraction.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Two women standing in front of the Kiosco in Matamoros

Description: 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.
Date: 1956
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

People in a river boat

Description: A group of people ride in a river boat named "Rosita" by the banks of a forest.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Bull fighter in a ring

Description: A bull fighter stands before a bull ready to charge at him in the middle of an arena among hundreds of spectators.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Three women in front of a stone building

Description: Three women stand in front of a stone building next to a plaque that reads: "Linea de Referencia en Sustitacion de la Tangente Inferior al Calendario Azteca" Translation: "Line of Reference of the Inferior Tangent to the Aztec Calendar"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Portrait of a singing duo

Description: Two men wear tuxedos and white shoes while holding their respective instruments: a guitar and a white cello with the words "Los Codos" [The Chatterboxes] written on the back in black letters. One of the men holds a white hat on his hand while the other wears it on his head. Autograph on photo: "9-9-1951. Con todo respecto de dedicamos este recuerdo a Marie. 'Los Codos' "
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre