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Apuntes sobre el petroleo mexicano

Description: This work, presented to the 26th Mexican Federal Congress, focuses on the Mexican oil industry. It details its origins, development, and capital investments. It also notes its production and profitability to the nation. It calls for legislation and nationalization.
Date: [1913]
Creator: Flores Fonseca, Manuel
Item Type: Book

El ataque a Ciudad Juarez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de Junio

Description: This piece provides a firsthand account of the attack on Ciudad Juarez by Villistas and related events, including the American incursion. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted.
Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier
Item Type: Book

El ataque a Ciudad Juárez y los acontecimientos del 14 al 18 de junio. English.

Description: This piece was written to provide a firsthand account regarding the attack on Ciudad Juárez by Villistas and related events. It also provides information regarding the effects of the battle on El Paso, Texas and includes named civilian casualties. The official American response is also noted. The translation was probably done in the 1970s.
Date: 1919
Creator: Enciso Durán, Xavier.
Item Type: Book

El Atila del sur

Description: Novel with illustrations consisting of line drawings, photographic reproductions, and cartoons. It provides anecdotal information and interviews as well as a fictionalized account of his life. The work focuses not only on Zapata’s military achievements, but also personal information. Includes text of El Plan de Ayala, Zapata's manifesto on land reform.
Date: 1913
Creator: Ribot, Hector
Item Type: Book

Battery A on the Mexican Border

Description: This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.
Date: 1916
Creator: Stiness, Henry R.W.
Item Type: Book

Buck's Directory of El Paso for 1902

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas includes: address listings for businesses and individuals, advertisements from local businesses, listings of government officials, a postal guide, a business directory, a directory for Chihuahua, Mexico, and a review of El Paso's development.
Date: 1902
Creator: Buck Directory Company
Item Type: Book

Causas de la revolución en México : y como efectuar la paz

Description: This short treatise, written in Havana in 1913, espouses the land reform goals and ideals of Emiliano Zapata and the Zapatistas while condemning the regimes of Carranza and Huerta,. It proposes an idealized agrarian society with land held in common and a system of "Escuelas Granjas" or rural schools. He deplores the evils of clericalism, plutocracy, and militarism. The three headings in the document are "Manifiesto al Pueblo Mexicano," "Bases Generales," and "Pensamiento de la Revolución: Como educar al Pueblo para la Nueva Reforma."
Date: 1915
Creator: Martínez, Paulino
Item Type: Pamphlet

El conflicto personal de la revolución mexicana

Description: Provides an account of the personal conflict felt by the author regarding the Mexican Revolution and the ensuing reign of Venustiano Carranza. The pamphlet calls for an end to caudillos; however, it is sympathetic to Villa. Although written during Chocano’s travels to New Orleans, it was published in El Paso, Texas.
Date: 1914?
Creator: Chocano, José Santos, 1875-1934.
Item Type: Book

Los de Abajo: Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Description: First book edition of the most famous novel of the Mexican Revolution. It appeared first a serial within a local newspaper, El Paso del Norte, but later was issued as a single work. It was published in El Paso where the author resided in exile. Subsequent editions are quite different from this first version.
Date: 1916
Creator: Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952
Item Type: Book

Directory of the City of El Paso 1888

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas; "Embracing a street guide, United States, State, County, and City officials, churches, secret, benevolent and social organizations, the name, occupation, and residence of adult population, and a classified business directory."
Date: 1888
Creator: El Paso Directory Company
Item Type: Book

Directory of the City of El Paso, Texas 1900

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas: includes postal guide, local officials, address listings for businesses and individuals, and advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1900
Creator: John F. Worley & Co.
Item Type: Book

Estudio sobre la cuestión agraria : proyecto de ley

Description: This government-produced work discusses land reform and tenure in Mexico. Completed on December 15th, 1914, the second part of this pamphlet outlines Rouaix and Novelo’s agrarian recommendations to the “First chief of the Constitutional Army, Charged with the Executive of the Nation,” Venustiano Carranza. Most significant is the call for a return to the ejido system for communal use of lands by villages in an effort to raise national productivity through effective land usage. Includes: Prontuario de las materias que comprende el proyecto de la nueva ley agraria (p. [25]-39).
Date: 1914
Creator: Rouaix, Pastor, 1874-1950. & Novelo, José I.
Item Type: Book

General Directory of the City of El Paso for 1886-87.

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas includes a narrative introduction about El Paso, names of government officials, listings of societies and organizations, churches, schools. Contains alphabetical address listings for businesses and individuals as well as many advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1886
Creator: C. A. Gould & Co.
Item Type: Book

Heroica defensa de Ciudad Juárez : la verdad de los hechos, caracter y valor del soldado mexicano; invasión de tropas americanas y su pronta evacuación

Description: This work provides an account of what the author terms the “heroic defense” of Ciudad Juarez against Pancho Villa’s forces. It also includes correspondence by Villa to the military garrison urging their surrender. Notably, it describes American involvement (and brief incursion into Mexico) and the Mexican embassy’s response to it in El Paso, where the work was published.
Date: 1919
Creator: Velasco, Felipe
Item Type: Book

Informe

Description: This governmental report details the state of the union address by Chihuahuan State Governer Abraham González, who held power from 1910-1913. It enumerates the use of taxes, specifically their use in funding schools and telegraph and telephone lines. It also contains a response by the leader of the state legislature.
Date: 1912
Creator: González, Abraham, 1864-1913.
Item Type: Book

John F. Worley & Co.'s El Paso Directory for 1906

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas: includes address listings for businesses and individuals, advertisements from local businesses, lists of government officials, a postal guide, and a street directory.
Date: 1906
Creator: John F. Worley & Co.
Item Type: Book

Madero y sus detractores, por varios maderistas.

Description: Book containing short essays (sometimes anonymous) on the theme of revolutionary politics, many works relating to Francisco Madero, the Mexican president who was assassinated in 1913. Notably, it was published in El Paso, Texas by supporters in exile.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Book

Mexico. El triunfo de la revolucion o el grito de un pueblo.

Description: This work provides a personal account regarding the author’s struggle against the Diaz regime. It includes as an introduction a letter to Francisco I. Madero, whom the author terms the caudillo of the Mexican Revolution. Includes text of resignations of Porfirio Díaz and Francisco Madero.
Date: 1911
Creator: Illán, Rafael
Item Type: Book

El Paso City Directory, 1917

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1917
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Item Type: Book

El Paso City Directory, 1918

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county, and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1918
Creator: Hudspeth Directory Co.
Item Type: Book

El Paso City Directory, 1919

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a general directory of citizens, business and professional firms and corporations; a street directory; a complete record of the state government and its institutions, including members of the legislature and the county officials of the state; a directory of the city and county governments, churches, educational institutions, secret and benevolent societies and other organizations; also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1919
Creator: Hudspeth Directory Co.
Item Type: Book