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[Rio Grande River Crossing at Candelaria, Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Rio Grande. There is an arrow with the word "Crossing" pointing to a point in the river. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rio Grande River crossing at Candelaria, Texas where Captain Leonard F. Matlack, troop "K" - 8th Cavalry crossed to ransom Lieutenants H. G. Peterson and Paul H. Davis, August 20, 1919 (1 A.M.)."
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Sketch Showing Patrol of Troop A, 5th Cavalry]

Description: Photograph of a hand-drawn map. A note written on the map says, "Sketch showing approximate relative positions of points covered by Patrol of 10 men of Troop A, 5th Cavalry, August 20-22, 1919." The map shows the Texas border with Mexico. On the Texas side is Presidio County, including border towns Candelaria, Ruidosa and San Jose.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Texas Heritage, Volume 18, Number 3, Summer 2000

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas. The theme for this issue is "The Upper Rio Grande."
Date: Summer 2000
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation