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Description: Photograph of several people standing near a vintage car at the International Bridge that connected Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
Date: c. 1910
Description: Army tents of the cavalry stationed at Fort McIntosh, 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.
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
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.
Description: large crowd at the front entrance of City Hall during Washington's birthday celebration
Date: c. 1905
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: c. 1900
Description: Photograph of the railroad bridge over the Rio Grande River, Laredo, Texas. In the foreground, there are women washing clothes on the river bank.
Date: c. 1900
Description: Large birthday cake in front of City Hall during Washington's birthday celebration.
Description: Mexican Federal soldiers lined up on the International Bridge after being surrendered by United States troops to the Constitutionalistas in Nuevo Laredo.
Date: c. 1916
Description: View of International Bridge, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. There is a note written on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Fred C. Barron.
Date: June 27, 1936
Description: Postcard of Guerrero Avenue in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Storefronts line either side of the street and there are automobiles parked outside. Several pedestrians are visible on the sidewalks. This street leads to the International Bridge to Laredo, Texas.
Description: Postcard of flood water completely covering the International Bridge between Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and Laredo, Texas. At the skyline is the Mexican Customs and Immigration building. The explanation on the back of the postcard states: "A new four-lane bride is replacing the completely inundated and partially destroyed bridge at Laredo, Texas, by the Rio Grande Flood of 1954. The Mexican Immigration and Customs building is shown in the background."
Date: July 1954
Creator: Yates, Frank