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Estudio sobre la cuestión agraria : proyecto de ley

Description: This government-produced work discusses land reform and tenure in Mexico. Completed on December 15th, 1914, the second part of this pamphlet outlines Rouaix and Novelo’s agrarian recommendations to the “First chief of the Constitutional Army, Charged with the Executive of the Nation,” Venustiano Carranza. Most significant is the call for a return to the ejido system for communal use of lands by villages in an effort to raise national productivity through effective land usage. Includes: Prontuario de las materias que comprende el proyecto de la nueva ley agraria (p. [25]-39).
Date: 1914
Creator: Rouaix, Pastor, 1874-1950. & Novelo, José I.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Juarez, Mexico

Description: Photograph of General Carranza in Juarez, Mexico. A note on the back of the photograph reads, "Gen. Carranza is just about to enter the city - showing front of auto in which his brother in law and his wife and others [attending?] 3 daughters of Carranza, Capt. Alberto Sabinas, Col. Solinas."
Date: 1914?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Race Boat Crew of the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of a race boat crew from the U.S.S. Texas in 1914. The group is divided into three rows, only two sailors are sitting and holding the oars with two trophies in front of them, the second row is seated on a bench, and the top row is standing behind them. The back of the photo says this crew was fleet champs as well.
Date: 1914
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[World War One Small Box Gas Mask]

Description: World War One-era "small box respirator" gas mask, consisting of a canvas or cloth face piece, with inset glass or resin eye lenses, and straps that wrap around the back of the head. The front of the mask has a valve located behind a cloth-covered tube that goes over the mouth and attaches to a small yellow metal box containing activated charcoal (made of peach pits or the pits from other stone fruits). The wearer would have breathed only through the mouth, inhaling air scrubbed clean by the charcoal in the box, and had their nose squeezed shut by a clip inside the mask.
Date: [1914..1918]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fredericksen Family

Description: Black and white professional portrait of the Fredericksen family. The mother and father, Herman Fredericksen and Kingerborg Jensen Fredericksen, are sitting in elegant chairs opposite each other. The mother is wearing a dark dress with a high neck and a decorative collar; the father is wearing a three piece suit and has a mustache. Their four children are arranged between them, but one daughter is sitting in the same seat as her mother. They are all wearing dark clothing. The sons are wearing dark shirts with wide tie collars. The daughters are both wearing dresses with collars and buttons down the front. The youngest daughter is holding an open book in her lap. At the bottom right of the image, an embossed stamp reads, "Atelier Fru Jepsen & Søng, Svendborg." A handwritten note on the back lists their names and the location of the portrait session: "Svendborg, Danmark."
Date: 1915
Creator: Atelier Fru Jepsen & Søng
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A portrait of Mark Anizan in uniform]

Description: A formal portrait of Mark Anizan in U.S. Army uniform with an arm resting on the back of a wooden seating unit. At the bottom of the postcard is written: Photographie D'Art et Industrielle, Andre Esquiro, 136 Rue Sainte Catherine Bordeaux". On the back of the postcard is written: "To Tony, Laura, and the family, with love from Mark Anizan". In another handwriting is written: "Mr Tony Anizans brother".
Date: [1914..1917]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore in uniform]

Description: A posed photograph of Col. Hugh B. Moore in Army uniform. This photograph was taken before Col. Moore's service in World War I, as he does not wear his military decorations on his uniform jacket. In the portrait, Col. Moore is seated, holding his military cap in his lap.
Date: [1908..1914]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library