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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.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Los de Abajo: Novela (cuadros y escenas de la revolución mexicana)

Description: First book edition of the most famous novel of the Mexican Revolution. It appeared first a serial within a local newspaper, El Paso del Norte, but later was issued as a single work. It was published in El Paso where the author resided in exile. Subsequent editions are quite different from this first version.
Date: 1916
Creator: Azuela, Mariano, 1873-1952
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

The revolution in Mexico.

Description: Printed copy of a speech given by William H. Burges, who was a prominent El Paso lawyer and businessman, in the presence of both Francisco Madero and General Juan Navarro. The speaker urges the audience to support the establishment of Madero’s government in Mexico.
Date: 1911
Creator: Burges, William H. (William Henry), 1867-1946
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
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

El Atila del sur

Description: Novel with illustrations consisting of line drawings, photographic reproductions, and cartoons. It provides anecdotal information and interviews as well as a fictionalized account of his life. The work focuses not only on Zapata’s military achievements, but also personal information. Includes text of El Plan de Ayala, Zapata's manifesto on land reform.
Date: 1913
Creator: Ribot, Hector
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

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.
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.
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.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Estudio sobre la cuestión agraria : proyecto de ley

Description: This government-produced work discusses land reform and tenure in Mexico. Completed on December 15th, 1914, the second part of this pamphlet outlines Rouaix and Novelo’s agrarian recommendations to the “First chief of the Constitutional Army, Charged with the Executive of the Nation,” Venustiano Carranza. Most significant is the call for a return to the ejido system for communal use of lands by villages in an effort to raise national productivity through effective land usage. Includes: Prontuario de las materias que comprende el proyecto de la nueva ley agraria (p. [25]-39).
Date: 1914
Creator: Rouaix, Pastor, 1874-1950. & Novelo, José I.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

[Jumping Contest]

Description: Postcard of several U.S. Army cavalry members riding dark-colored horses next to a low, wooden fence; several of the horses are jumping over the fence. The caption in the lower-left corner says "Jumping Contest." The postcard was sent from El Paso, Texas and is addressed to "Miss G. M. Horne" in Portland, Maine. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Gertrude:- Big military tournament here next week - 5000 soldiers; and commencing Oct. 15, a full month of maneuvers by the Division of the Army on the border. All[...] here, Walter."
Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Sand Storm in Camp]

Description: Photograph of a sand storm in a camp in El Paso, Texas. Men in uniform hold onto their one-man tents. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "A common happening here at Camp Pershing."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers on the Lookout for Snipers]

Description: Picture shows three men sitting in a campsite. Two of the soldiers hold rifles. There are numerous one-man tents visible, with other men standing in the background near a wooden structure. The camp is surrounded by tall grass and large trees. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers on Horses]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of soldiers riding horses in the desert. Two soldiers are riding separate from the group. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bull Killing a Matador]

Description: Postcard depicts three matadors dressed in uniform running towards a bull. The bull has a fourth matador impaled on its horns and is running towards another one of the matadors in front of it. A large audience looks on in the stands, with some people standing and leaning on the fence barricade. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Mexico]

Description: A postcard depicting two matadors fighting a bull in Mexico. The two matadors face the bull, with one matador raising sticks in the air, and one matador holding a cape. A third matador stands off to the side with a cape. One bull is lying on the ground. People are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico 2]

Description: Postcard depicting a bullfight in a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico arena. In the photograph, two men in costume wait to bullfight, and one man is directly engaging the bull. People are visible in the stands. Advertisements are visible in both English and Spanish. Postcard was stamped and mailed from El Paso, Texas on April 27, 1915. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Plaza de Toros, Juarez Mexico]

Description: A postcard depicting a bullfight in Plaza de Toros, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. One matador engages the bull directly. Three other matadors stand away from the bull. A crowd is visible in the stands, with one onlooker reaching out towards the bull. There is advertising in Spanish on the wall surrounding the arena. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Placing Banderillas]

Description: This postcard depicts a bullfighting scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A bull charges towards one of the matadors who is trying to place two colorful sticks, or "banderillas" into the bull. Two other matadors stand on either side of the bull, holding capes. Spectators are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Mexico 2]

Description: A postcard depicting two matadors fighting a bull in Mexico. The two matadors face the bull, with one matador raising sticks in the air, and one matador holding a cape. A third matador stands off to the side with a cape. One bull is lying on the ground. People are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[A Bullfight in Mexico 3]

Description: A postcard depicting two matadors fighting a bull in Mexico. The two matadors face the bull, with one matador raising sticks in the air, and one matador holding a cape. A third matador stands off to the side with a cape. One bull is lying on the ground. People are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Placing Banderillas 2]

Description: This postcard depicts a bullfighting scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A bull charges towards one of the matadors who is trying to place two colorful sticks, or "banderillas" into the bull. Two other matadors stand on either side of the bull, holding capes. Spectators are visible in the stands. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library