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Description: This governmental report details the state of the union address by Chihuahuan State Governer Abraham González, who held power from 1910-1913. It enumerates the use of taxes, specifically their use in funding schools and telegraph and telephone lines. It also contains a response by the leader of the state legislature.
Date: 1912
Creator: González, Abraham, 1864-1913.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Casas Grandes Jar

Description: Casas Grandes jar in the Ramos Polychrome style which balances red and black solid parts and liner elements. A few pieces of the rim and below the shoulder are cracked and/or missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

[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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Santa Barbara bridge in Mexico]

Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's route across North Central Mexico from Ojinaga on the Rio Grande, opposite Presidio, Texas to Topolobampo on the Gulf of California constitutes a tortuous and fantastic stretch of rails. This photograph is a birds eye view of the famous horse shoe curve of the Santa Barbara bridge in the mountains.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

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
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso


Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1884
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Men Making Sotol]

Description: Photograph taken in Coyame, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1920. Mr. Nestor Baeza is on horseback and the other men are making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla. This was smuggled into the US during prohibition. Mountains are in the background.
Date: 1920
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Description: Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Ciudad Jaurez 1905 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Ciudad Jaurez in Mexico, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: July 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Correspondents and Fighters]

Description: photograph of six men sitting on top of rocks in Juarez 1911. In the front row are three Insurrectos carrying rifles, and wearing uniforms. The three men behind the soldiers are war correspondents from America. They are all wearing suits and hats.
Date: 1911~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ciudad Juarez Trolley Car]

Description: Photographic negative of a trolley car filled with passengers and traveling down a road. "Bienvenidos A C. Juarez, Amigos" and "Ride the streetcars to and from" are written along its side. A man is walking in front of the trolley.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Jail in Juárez, Mexico]

Description: Negative image of a jail in Juárez, Mexico. People and two dogs can be seen standing near the building's entrance. The stone building has pale walls with "Juzgado de Letras" written on its right side. Two brick towers stand on either side of a central gate. Wires can be seen crossing the photograph and attached to a pole.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Pershing expedition into Mexico 1916-1917. Map

Description: Shows area of Mexico covered by the Expedition, lists places used as U. S. headquarters, gives details of battles fought with Villistas and Carrancistas by cavalry units commanded by Colonel Dodd and Major Robert L. Howze, lists bases of the First Aero Squadron commanded by Captain B. D. Foulois.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Donkeys hauling water bottles]

Description: Photograph of two donkeys hauling water bottles in Juarez, Mexico. Byrd, Jr. took the photo while working just south of the Rio Grande River, and the water was presumably for the construction workers.
Date: 1915
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library