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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 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

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
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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.
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
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House 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
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University 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.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Lujáns Making Asaderas

Description: Photograph of the Lujáns of Loma de Juárez, a barrio of Malatta, making asaderas. A woman is rolling dough on a kitchen table, a man is shaping the dough from a bowl, and a child watches both of them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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