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Los de Abajo: Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Description: First book edition of the most famous novel of the Mexican Revolution. It appeared first a serial within a local newspaper, El Paso del Norte, but later was issued as a single work. It was published in El Paso where the author resided in exile. Subsequent editions are quite different from this first version.
Date: 1916
Creator: Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Dead On The Battlefield]

Description: Photograph of dead Villistas at the battle of Celaya. In this image there are bodies piled together on the ground. Accompanying information states: "These dead Villistas are the result of the battle of Celaya in which Obregon defeated Francisco Villa and his Villistas. In this one battle Villa lost approximately 4000 men with another 6000 being taken prisoner. 120 of the imprisoned officers were executed shortly afterwords."
Date: 1915~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Causas de la revolución en México : y como efectuar la paz

Description: This short treatise, written in Havana in 1913, espouses the land reform goals and ideals of Emiliano Zapata and the Zapatistas while condemning the regimes of Carranza and Huerta,. It proposes an idealized agrarian society with land held in common and a system of "Escuelas Granjas" or rural schools. He deplores the evils of clericalism, plutocracy, and militarism. The three headings in the document are "Manifiesto al Pueblo Mexicano," "Bases Generales," and "Pensamiento de la Revolución: Como educar al Pueblo para la Nueva Reforma."
Date: 1915
Creator: Martínez, Paulino
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Christmas Greetings

Description: Color postcard depicting a small Christmas Elf, dressed in red, standing by a sprig of holly. Printed on the card is, " Christmas Greetings. Your very sweetest Christmas dreams, If they should all come true, Could not bring more happiness, Than I hope for you." Correspondence on the back reads, "Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from Mrs. Monroe." It is addressed to Mrs. Earl Dill, Denison St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked El Paso, Texas in Dec 21, 1915.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Mexican refugees being loaded on trains]

Description: Photograph of Mexican refugees fleeing during Pancho Villa's attacks. A large group of people are being loaded onto a flatbed train car; on the right, one unidentified man is helping a woman onto the train. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The people were loaded onto railroad cars and sent to El Paso to be relocated in Mexico near Juarez. Finally, in 1920, when Carranza was ousted as President of Mexico, Pancho Villa made peace with the government" (p. 9).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Simon Lerma with Daughter Herminia, 1915]

Description: Copy negative of Simon Lerma and his daughter Herminia posing for a portrait out-of-doors, near a house. The little girl is sitting on a chair, and she is wearing a white dress, light-colored shoes, and a white bow in her hair. The man is wearing a light-colored shirt and pants.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family

[Byrd Williams Jr. on the beach with his son John]

Description: Photograph of Byrd Williams Jr. on the beach with his son John. Both of them are wearing white button-up shirts with the sleeves rolled up and light-colored pants. John's pants are rolled up and tied near his calves and Byrd is wearing a cowboy hat. The beach has some rocks and plants scattered around it and the ocean is visible in the background.
Date: [1915..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man and a woman lounging on a picnic blanket]

Description: Photograph of a man and a woman lying on a picnic blanket outdoors in the grass. The man wears a short-sleeved, button-down shirt tucked into white, belted pants. He lies on his back with his hands crossed over his stomach. The woman lounges to his right with her legs crossed and her arms above her head. She wears a corset and suspenders over a short-sleeved dress that buttons down the front. They both smile at the camera.
Date: [1915..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of two women sitting at a table outside]

Description: Photograph of two women sitting outside on a wooden picnic table. The woman on the left sits on the table top, resting her feet on the wooden bench seat below. She sits in the shadow, revealing only her silhouette. Another woman sits on the bench to her right. She wears a short-sleeved dress that buttons down the front with suspenders and a corset. She holds a cup in her lap. A wire and wood post fence cuts through the pasture land behind them.
Date: [1915..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man standing outside]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man posing outdoors. He wears a short-sleeved, button-up shirt tucked into white, belted pants. He holds an object in his hands. A wire fence with wooden posts runs through the pasture behind him. A small building, partially obscured by trees, stands in the background.
Date: [1915..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man and a woman on a picnic blanket]

Description: Photograph of a man and a woman sitting on a picnic blanket outdoors in the grass. The man sits on the left with his legs crossed. He wears a short-sleeved, button-down shirt and white pants. The woman next to him sits with her legs straight out in front of her with her hands resting on her knees. She smiles widely and wears a short-sleeved, button-down dress with patterned suspenders.
Date: [1915..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Brown Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of the Brown Cemetery around 1915. Edith Sutherlin stands on the left, holding her hand out. A second woman stands on the other side of the photo, in front of a monument with the word "Brown" carved into it.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family
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