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The Mexican American in the Alamo Area Council of Governments Region, A Statistical Survey

Description: This report, a profile of the Mexican American population in the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Region, examines the characteristics of the area's largest ethnic group. A section on historical background supplements the presentation of the demographic features, economic characteristics, income and poverty status, social characteristics, and educational attainment of this population.
Date: June 1974
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments. Regional Analysis Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Scrapbook Page: Military Camp and Town]

Description: Photographs of different views of a military camp and the town nearby. The top photo is of a Mexican saloon with a sign that says "Bull Durham," and several other buildings in a row behind it. The middle left photo is of the brigade headquarters, a row of canvas tents. The middle right photo is of a man in a military uniform standing in front of a large cactus plant with Mexican women standing on either side of him. The bottom photo is of 1st Lieutenant R. Ireland stepping out of his canvas tent.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[Flower Vendors by a Hardware Store]

Description: Photo negative of a flower vendor set up outside of a hardware store. Adults and children stand among bouquets of pale flowers that are being stored in tin washtubs. A billboard behind the group reads "Paints," "Hardware," "Miller-Edwards Co., Five Points."
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Thirty Million Texans?

Description: Photocopied sections of a document that describes the ethnic makeup of Texas. It includes growth projections of the racial makeup of the education system and the labor market from 1990 to 2020.
Date: 1993
Creator: Bouvier, Leon F. & Poston, Dudley L., Jr.
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Mexican Revolution Refugees]

Description: Photograph of refugees walking across the Rio Grande. There is a refugee pulling her donkey across the river. Her donkey is loaded with personal items. There are many refugees walking across the river as well in the background.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library


Description: Photograph of a group of Mexican individuals that are unidentified. In this image is one women among the group of men. The women that join the revolution were called soldaderas and fought alongside men.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[New Recruits]

Description: Photograph rebels in a camp. The men are wearing civilian clothing and hats. Some of the men are standing and talking while others are sitting under the trees. According to accompanying information, these men and boys may have been new recruits - peasant farmers who had not seen any fighting before.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rebel Stretcher Bearers]

Description: Photograph of several people carrying an injured man on a stretcher. They are all wearing light-colored clothing and sombreros. Behind them, another man sits on horseback and a train is standing still on the tracks. A note on the photograph states: "Mexican Revolution Red Cross." Accompanying information states: "Rebels carry an injured comrade on a homemade stretcher. The men are most likely taking the injured rebel onto the train so that he can be loaded and possibly taken back home."
Date: 1912~
Partner: El Paso Public Library


Description: Photograph of Insurrectos practicing with the new Hotchkiss machine gun. There are three men laying down on the ground shooting a machine gun in the dirt.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Holding Pens]

Description: Photograph of dozens of men saddling their horses in a holding pen. The men have large packs strapped to their horses in preparation for a long trip. Most of the men appear to be armed for a battle. Accompanying information states: "With their horses having rested and the men resupplied with food and ammunitions [sic], this group of men prepares to ride off to battle."
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library