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Mexican Refugees

Description: Photograph of Mexican refugees fleeing to Marfa to escape Pancho Villa in 1914. Some are on foot, some are on horseback and some ride in wagons.
Date: 1914
Creator: Arnold, Herbert J.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Vicente Suarez and Fernando Montes de Oca]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Vicente Suarez and Fernando Montes de Oca, both military college students who died on September 13, 1847, at 19 and 17 years old, respectfully. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Flyer: Grandeza Mexicana, Siglos XVI - XIX Exhibition]

Description: Flyer that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and Conaculta-Inah entitled "Grandeza Mexicana, Siglos XVI - XIX [The Greatness of Mexico, 16th - 19th Centuries]". The front of the flyer features the Spanish translation of the name of the exhibition across the page, with the English translation smaller below. Part of the Spanish translation is covered by a cropped photograph of a statue that depicts a woman wearing a feather headdress, a ruffled dress, and high sandals. The date of the exhibition is placed next to the woman's feet, followed by a description of the exhibition below. Information about the museum as well as the logo is at the top of the page along the black border. The back of flyer contains four short paragraphs with the headings "Education Mission", "Interdisciplinary Community-Art Based Programs", "Public Programs for Special Exhibitions", and "Special Programming".
Date: 2005
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Pecan shellers of San Antonio: the problem of underpaid and unemployed Mexican labor

Description: A book about the livelihood of migrant Mexican pecan shellers. The book contains information concerning: the pecan-shelling industry in San Antonio, the earnings of the pecan shellers in 1938, the social lives of the pecan shellers, and the potential prospects of the pecan shellers.
Date: 1940
Creator: Menefee, Selden C.; Cossmore, Orin C. & Webb, John N.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. In the photo there are three houses. They are made of stone and wood with straw, slanting roofs. In the front of one of the houses is a pile of logs and clothes hanging up. In the middle of the picture appears to be a knocked off pot. At the bottom, the photo is labeled as "Mexican Home." On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote about bits of local news.
Date: November 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center