1,094 Matching Results

Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas

Description: Photograph of Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. A Mexican bandit (Maximo Castillo) is being kept inside a fenced area with tents. The inscription on the back reads "Castillo, the Mexican Bandit, who is supposed to have blown up tunnels, killing several people and wrecking trains. I was not allowed to take this picture: U.S. officers made me put away my Kodak; so I put is on the ground at my feet and stepped on the bulb and got this snapshot. --F.C."
Date: April 5, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Comandante Bravo to Alcalde Ramón, August 25, 1845]

Description: Letter from Comandante Bravo to Alcalde Ramón, informing him that Luis Carvapal, from Texas, stayed at the house of Nepumoceno Sanches. According to Bravo, when orders were sent for him to report to the barracks, Mrs. Sanches said he had gone out; apparently he fled. Mrs. Sanches says that she should be punished for lying and helping him escape.
Date: 1845-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library