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The revolution in Mexico.

Description: Printed copy of a speech given by William H. Burges, who was a prominent El Paso lawyer and businessman, in the presence of both Francisco Madero and General Juan Navarro. The speaker urges the audience to support the establishment of Madero’s government in Mexico.
Date: 1911
Creator: Burges, William H. (William Henry), 1867-1946
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Dinner Table with the Madero Family]

Description: Copy negative of a group of people around a dinner table in an ornately decorated dining room. According to accompanying information, the dinner shown was put on by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wells Brown for the Madero Family. Shown from left to right are an unidentified woman, Francisco I. Madero Jr., an unidentified woman, Francisco Madero Sr., an unidentified man, an unidentified woman, General Guisepe Garibaldi, Mrs. Sara Pérez de Madero (wife of Francisco Madero Jr.), an unidentified man, Gustavo Madero, Raúl Madero (standing), and Roque González Garza.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Madero Headquarters]

Description: Copy negative of the makeshift headquarters of General Francisco I. Madero. There is a large group of men and horses on the grounds. According to accompanying information, the headquarters were located near the Rio Grande in present day Asarco.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Postcard from J. E. Silcrest to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 1, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. E. Silcrest to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front is a picture of a city park. There is grass at the front and pathways going through the park. There is a flag sailing from a post on the right side and is surrounded by colorful flowers. The back of the picture and the left side of it are lined with trees. Shrubs are spaced out in front of the trees and form a border. On the back, Silcrest wrote that he was proud of their park.
Date: May 1, 1911
Creator: Silrest, J. E.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Juarez Political Offices]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd in front of the Juarez City Council office building. "Ayuntamiento de la Ciudad" translates to City Council in English. "Jefatura Politica" translates to Political Leadership. A note on the back of the photograph states that this is a photo of the Juarez Mayor's Office and that the photo was taken in May of 1911, the time frame when the Battle of Juarez occurred and revolutionary forces took over the city. A carriage is stopped in front of the building. Next to the City Council building is El Sauz, a local meat market.
Date: May 1911
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Riding Through a Field]

Description: Photograph of a revolutionary band riding through a field in Juarez, Mexico. Taking the lead is the group's flag bearer. The flag served to distinguish this group of revolutionaries from others.
Date: May 1911
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Postcard of Twelfth and Franklin Streets in Waco]

Description: Postcard showing people and buildings on Twelfth and Franklin Streets in Waco, Texas, with Austin Avenue Methodist Church visible on the left side of Twelfth Street. A handwritten note on the back of the card is addressed to Mrs. W.D. Barton in Ozona, Texas and says, "I guess you think I have forgotten you but I haven't. I am fine. I don't know when I will be thru. I like Waco fine. Go to Sunday School and Church every Sunday. We have about 500 members in Sunday School when I go. A [?] has just close and it sure was fine. Charley Cortes."
Date: May 13, 1911
Creator: Cortes, Charley
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Woman's Wednesday Club Minutes, 1910-1911]

Description: Minutes from weekly meetings of the Woman's Wednesday Club of Fort Worth, Texas, containing club business, motions, and events. Includes a booklet with club information and bylaws, and a typed letter to the club president containing an annual report.
Date: 1910-10-05/1911-05-03
Creator: Woman's Wednesday Club
Partner: Tarrant County Archives

[Funeral Program for A. V. Brown, February 2, 1995]

Description: Funeral program for Rev. A. V. Brown, born May 30, 1911 and died January 28, 1995. The funeral was held Thursday, February 2, 1995 at Friendship Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. R. L. Archield, Sr. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 2, 1995
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Linnet Moore White, May 26, 1911]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Linnet White. She mentions they are all doing well and how busy she has been. She mentions the weather and says she thought something bad had happened since she hadn't heard from them. She wishes she could be helpful to them. She mentions Minnie should be by soon. She went to a college entertainments. She talks about Frank. She asks about Ruth. Mr. Dave Barry got shot along with his cook. Bessie asked about them. She is glad they have good friends and tells Aunt M that she will be well again. She asks that they write to her because she is worried.
Date: May 26, 1911
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Funeral Program for Ellen Jones, February 10, 2007]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Ellen Jones, born May 30, 1911 and died February 7, 2007. The funeral was held Saturday, February 10, 2007 at East St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Maurice Washington. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 10, 2007
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Memorial Day at Fairview Cemetery]

Description: Postcard of the 1911 Memorial Day celebration at Fairview Cemetery. A massive group of people are gathered underneath a tree; everyone is wearing festive clothing for that era. Surrounding the group are numerous covered wagons and horses.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Maurer
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude, Linnet, and Ruth White, May 2, 1911]

Description: Letter from Birdie McKinley to Mary Moore, Claude, Linnet and Ruth White. She hasn't heard from them and hopes that they are doing well. She wants to go see them, but is worried about Frank's health. She now has help, but is afraid to allow her to help with the baby. She talks about farming. She mentions her chickens. A lot of people ask about them. She mentions how Henry is doing and wishes to see Ruth and for them to see Frank. She talks about Alice and Lillian. She went and visited some people. She wishes that they would write more.
Date: May 2, 1911
Creator: McKinley, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections