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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
Item Type: Book
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Soldiers Climbing Wall

Description: Copy negative of twelve young American men atop a clay wall in Juarez, Mexico. The men are wearing cowboy hats, bandannas and ammunition belts and all are pointing guns or shotguns. Written on the bottom of the photograph is, "American Insurrectos, taking first Federal stronghold. Juarez, Mex. 1131". Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bull Fight #1

Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There are three bullfighters in the arena with the bull and people in the stands watching.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Building

Description: Copy negative of a group of men posing in front of a brick building; one man is identified as Pancho Villa. There are two rows of men, the first row is sitting and the second row is standing; one man is standing in the doorway of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ambulance by Building with Armed Men

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified group of men with guns and ammunition sitting in an ambulance wagon. There is also a group of men standing in front of the ambulance; all of the men are facing the background. The ambulance has a medical cross emblem and text partially visible on the side that says "Servi... Sanitario ...itar." In the background, there is a building identified as "Presidencia Municipal," and has text bearing that name on the front of it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Interior with Men #1

Description: Copy negative of a group of men in Keno Hall in Juárez, Mexico. The room has ceiling fans, decorated walls and windows, and long tables with chair type stools on each side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Matadors #2

Description: Copy negative of a large group of matadors standing in an area near a building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Marching

Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bullfighting

Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There is a man on a horse in an arena stabbing a bull and another man behind him. There are people sitting in the stands and advertisements on the arena fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Executions by Firing Squad #1

Description: Copy negative of three dead men laying by a wall after being executed by a firing squad. There is a man on the right in uniform and there are other men behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bullfighting #1

Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There are three matadors in the arena with the bull placing banderillas. There is a crowd in the stands watching.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Interior with Men #2

Description: Copy negative of a group of men in Keno Hall in Juárez, Mexico. The room has ceiling fans, decorated walls and windows, and long tables with chair type stools on each side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Marching

Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Grave with Arm Projecting Out #1

Description: Copy negative of the grave of a Federal officer executed in Juárez during the Pancho Villa raids with his arm sticking out of the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bullfighting

Description: Copy negative of two women bullfighters. They are both wearing bullfighting attire, including a hat, tights and both are holding bullfighting capes. Also there is hand writing on the picture that reads "Female Bull Fighters"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bullfighting

Description: Copy negative of two women bullfighters. They are both wearing bullfighting attire, including a hat, tights and both are holding bullfighting capes. Also there is hand writing on the picture that reads "Female Bull Fighters"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Climbing Wall

Description: Copy negative of twelve young American men atop a clay wall in Juarez, Mexico. The men are wearing cowboy hats, bandannas and ammunition belts and all are pointing guns or shotguns. Written on the bottom of the photograph is, "American Insurrectos, taking first Federal stronghold. Juarez, Mex. 1131". Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bullfighting #2

Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There are three matadors in the arena with the bull placing banderillas. There is a crowd in the stands watching.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Executions by Firing Squad #2

Description: Copy negative of three dead men laying by a wall after being executed by a firing squad. There is a man on the right in uniform and there are other men behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bull Fight #2

Description: Copy negative of a bullfighting scene. There are three bullfighters in the arena with the bull and people in the stands watching.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Grave with Arm Projecting Out #2

Description: Copy negative of the grave of a Federal officer executed in Juárez during the Pancho Villa raids with his arm sticking out of the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library