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[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

[Man and Woman on Horseback]

Description: Photograph of Frederico Vidaurri and Herminia Lafon riding horseback around 1910. They are on a street in front of an unknown building; several people are visible in the background.
Date: 1910~

[Sociedad Concordia Theater Building]

Description: Building of the Sociedad Concordia in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Has the inscription "Teatro de la Sociedad Concordia, 1885-1906." This building occupied the present site of the Palacio Federal in front of Plaza Hidalgo.
Date: unknown

[Street scene, Laredo, Texas, c. 1910]

Description: Photograph of the market building on the left looking down Hidalgo Street, Laredo, Texas about 1910. A man in the foreground is smoking a cigar and looking at the camera.
Date: unknown

[Nuevo Laredo - Laredo Flood]

Description: Destruction of flood on the Rio Grande in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Laredo, Texas is visible on the opposite side of the Rio Grande River. There is a damaged bridge spanning the river and people standing on the bank in the foreground, looking across the water.
Date: 1932

[St. Peter's Church, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a church on the corner of a street in Loredo, Texas. There is a note from "Nettie" written under the picture. Postmarked June 27, 1907. The church was mislabeled as a cathedral.
Date: 1907

[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~

[Mission Dolores about 1833]

Description: Photograph of Mission Dolores, the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco, in about 1833. It is also known as Mission San Francisco de Asís.
Date: unknown

[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

[Water Cart]

Description: Postmarked August 3, 1916 at Laredo, Texas, this card was sent to Concord, N.H.
Date: 1900

[Water Vendors]

Description: Three water vendor carts in front of what appears to be a water tank. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores. Correspondence reads, "At Laredo, Going over into Mexico this afternoon, so if I fail to send you a card, the Insurrectos have got me." This card was written and mailed to Miss Mollie Chaney in Longview, Texas on February 13, 1913 in Laredo, Texas.
Date: February 13, 1912

[Water Vender]

Description: A water vendor on the riverbank. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores.
Date: 1900~

[Mexican Water Cart]

Description: A water cart drawn by two burros. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores.
Date: 1900~

[Horses and Buggies]

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

[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