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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.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Casas Grandes Jar

Description: Casas Grandes jar in the Ramos Polychrome style which balances red and black solid parts and liner elements. A few pieces of the rim and below the shoulder are cracked and/or missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

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
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a crowd near a train in Juarez, Mexico. People to the left are seen dancing to the music of a band of string instruments, pictured at center, while people in the train and lined up at the right watch.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library


Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1884
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Santa Barbara bridge in Mexico]

Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's route across North Central Mexico from Ojinaga on the Rio Grande, opposite Presidio, Texas to Topolobampo on the Gulf of California constitutes a tortuous and fantastic stretch of rails. This photograph is a birds eye view of the famous horse shoe curve of the Santa Barbara bridge in the mountains.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Jacal Va in Val Verde]

Description: Photograph of jacal va in Val Verde, Municipio de Ojinaga, Chihuahua. This particular jacal was used for storage. The walls between the horcones (corner and center posts) are made of adobe brick.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Generals' Meeting]

Description: Photograph of generals at a horse track in Juarez, Mexico. U.S. General Scott is shown speaking with Francisco Villa. Colonel Matt Winn, Major Mickie and General Fierro are also present.
Date: 1913~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Photograph of Men Making Sotol]

Description: Photograph taken in Coyame, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1920. Mr. Nestor Baeza is on horseback and the other men are making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla. This was smuggled into the US during prohibition. Mountains are in the background.
Date: 1920
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Description: Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad


Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There is a man on a horse in an arena stabbing a bull and another man behind him. There are people sitting in the stands and advertisements on the arena fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library