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Informe

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.
Item Type: Book
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Chihuahua.

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
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington 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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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.
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public 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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa 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