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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


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

[News Clip: Mexico]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: October 8, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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

[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

Pershing expedition into Mexico 1916-1917. Map

Description: Shows area of Mexico covered by the Expedition, lists places used as U. S. headquarters, gives details of battles fought with Villistas and Carrancistas by cavalry units commanded by Colonel Dodd and Major Robert L. Howze, lists bases of the First Aero Squadron commanded by Captain B. D. Foulois.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Mule Team Pulling Wagon]

Description: Photograph of two mule teams pulling wagons. Caption on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico Revolution - Gold shipment which escaped Villa at Ojinaga."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Passenger train crossing the Chinipas Bridge]

Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's transcontinental passenger train crossing one of 28 major bridges on the line between Chihuahua City and San Blas in Mexico. This is the Chinipas bridge, which is the highest, located at Kilometer 748. The height is 334.7 feet and the length is 958 feet. Circa 1965.
Date: 1965~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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

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

[Revolutionaries Resting]

Description: Photograph of revolutionaries taking a break underneath some large trees on a muddy bank. The rebels stretch across the bank. Information on the back of the photo indicates that the location of the photo was the town of Villa Lopez in Mexico. Villa Lopez is a small town in the state of Chihuahua.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Group of Insurrectos]

Description: Photograph of what appears to be hundreds of insurrectos on horseback gathered in front of several adobe structures. In the distance, many more insurrectos are seen making their way down to the group. The shadow of a train is seen on the right side of the photo. Accompanying information identifies the location to be El Sauz, Chihuahua. El Sauz is a small town on the outskirts of Chihuahua City in Mexico. It is further noted that the men are awaiting orders to enter Chihuahua City.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Army Ambulances]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army Ambulance in Mexico. The driver of the first ambulance is looking directly at the photographer while the driver of the second ambulance appears to be taking a nap.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Train Station in Chihuahua]

Description: Photograph of a train station in Chihuahua. Accompanying information on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico - Revolution - Railroads in Chihuahua - awaiting Villa's troops from Juarez." There is a large group of people, mostly men, waiting for the train. The sign above the entrance to the train depot reads: Chihuahua. At the center of the photograph a young boy, standing next to the horse and buggy, is looking at the camera while holding a tray of pastries.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library