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Mexico

Description: Front cover and front inside of the portfolio containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of Texas and Mexico showing major roads, settlements, rivers, and empresario grants; insets of statistics, distances, and roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Etats-Unis du Mexique

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico, shaded in blue, and the surrounding areas. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Vuillemin, A. & Malte-Brun, Victor, 1816-1889.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000] (W 116⁰--W 86⁰/N 34⁰--N 14⁰) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson & Browning
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca 1:8,389,740]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000] (W 116⁰--W 86⁰/N 34⁰--N 14⁰) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the Battle of Buena Vista

Description: Hand-colored map of area immediately north of Buena Vista, Mexico, with intricate geographical details and locations of various Mexican and American troops.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Dead Man on Street

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified dead man laying on a street, his face is covered. In the background, there is an unidentified group of people walking beside a wooden fence, consisting of three men and two nuns. Far in the background, there are trees, buildings, and other people walking.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Marcello and Gregoria Campos

Description: Photograph of Marcello and Gregoria Campos. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

El conflicto personal de la revolución mexicana

Description: Provides an account of the personal conflict felt by the author regarding the Mexican Revolution and the ensuing reign of Venustiano Carranza. The pamphlet calls for an end to caudillos; however, it is sympathetic to Villa. Although written during Chocano’s travels to New Orleans, it was published in El Paso, Texas.
Date: 1914?
Creator: Chocano, José Santos, 1875-1934.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Apuntes sobre el petroleo mexicano

Description: This work, presented to the 26th Mexican Federal Congress, focuses on the Mexican oil industry. It details its origins, development, and capital investments. It also notes its production and profitability to the nation. It calls for legislation and nationalization.
Date: [1913]
Creator: Flores Fonseca, Manuel
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El problema de la tierra

Description: This is a thesis submitted as the professional examination for a law degree at the Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM). López examines the effects of the Mexican progressive land movement in general, agrarian issues, and problems resulting from the revolution's land concerns, and ends with offered solutions to the “problem of the earth.” He completed the exam on May 4th, 1912.
Date: 1912
Creator: López, Saraim V.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El problema agrario en México : la acción del gobierno y la iniciativa individual

Description: Esquivel Obregón wrote this pamphlet as a means of critiquing the Diaz regime’s collusion with major landholders. Esquivel Obregón was considered a progressive and modern in his approach to government. He discusses how landholders were always able to co-opt the gains of different revolutions by swinging laws back into their favor after a return to normalcy.
Date: 1912
Creator: Esquivel Obregón, Toribio, 1864-1946.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[One O'Clock Lab Band performance during Mexico tour]

Description: Photograph of the North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band, performing on an outdoor stage for a crowd during their 1960s Mexico tour. The band members are standing as they play, and director Leon Breeden is conducting from the front of the stage.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of Bath House and Pool at Agua Caliente]

Description: Postcard of a group of people in suits and five swimmers near the brightly tiled edge of the pool, described as "Bath House and Pool, Agua Caliente, Mexico." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."
Date: August 31, 1934
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mexican Postage Stamps]

Description: Postcard of a collection of Mexican postage stamps around a note that reads, "We are in Mexico now and I am crazy about it. Lot of love for you all. Mother sends love - Leonora U." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach Ave. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: September 14, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Michoacan.

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

Plan of the city of Monterey State of New Leon [Mexico]

Description: Map shows roads in and out of Monterey, streets, buildings, and dated locations of U.S. Army columns during Mexican War [1846 - 1848]. Includes explanation of key points. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1846
Creator: Ackerman Lithr.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

División política del edo. de Coahuila.

Description: Map shows the early twentieth century political division of Coahuila, Mexico. No scale shown.
Date: 1938
Creator: Rodríguez González, José, 1880-
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Republic of Mexico : shewing [sic.] the lines of the Mexican Railway Co. Ld. & indicating approximately the vaious railway projects for which concessions have recently granted by the federal government.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century rail lines and geography in Mexico, part of Texas, and southern portions of border states from Louisiana to California. Inset: "Road from Vera Cruz to Mexico City." No scale indicated.
Date: 1882
Creator: Foot, G
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library