Guadalupe Church. Juarez, Mexico. Hand-colored Post Card No. H. 2574. Published by Fred Harvey.
726 - Parque Hidalgo Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Postmarked Sept. 7, 1947
1419. - Plaza Hidalgo. N. Laredo Tamps.
International Bridge and Rio Grande River. Looking Toward Laredo, Texas From Nuevo Laredo, Mexico 6-0-280. Postmarked August 1950.
"Shopping in Matamoros, Mexico. Many colorful products of Mexico are available to the visitor at the market in downtown Matamoros, Mexico. The Matamoros El Mercado is just across the border from Brownsville, Texas." Card No. 30619, printed in Hong Kong. Photo (c) Texas State Highway Dept.
Asoleaderos del Hotel Buganvilias Sheraton. Sun-bathing area of the Buganvilias Sheraton. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
Victoria Motor Inn. El mejor en la cuidad con 150 cuartos con telefono y aire acondicionado, albera, restaurant y bar, garage. Avs. Colon Y. Juarez Telefono 2-22-00. Chihauhua, Chih, Mexico. "Typical of the old colonial of Aztec land. Ideal place to relax and enjoy its excellent service and reasonable rates. 150 rooms phone and air conditioned, Swimming pool, garage, restaurant and cocktail lounge." Post Card No. S-61249, postmarked 1970.
"2011 Catedral De Saludos Coah" Ca. 1950s.
"International Bridge Between Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico." Card No. 5A-H1032. Mexico is in foreground and Texas is across the bridge in background.
Postmarked June 17, 1957.
Monumento Independencia Monument of Independece [sic] Mexico, D. F. Postmarked 15 November 1962.
"260 Edificio Layer Monterrey, N.L., Mexico. M. M. Lopez, Foto." Postmarked 17 August 1950.
"Statue of Benito Juarez, Juarez, Mexico. Liberator of Mexico 50. The George Washington of Mexico" Card No. 65236, made in U.S.A., postmarked August 10, 1943.
"146 Templo De. La Purishima, Monterrey, Mex. M. M. Lopez, Fot." Postmarked 8 August 1956.
"Secretaria De Comunicaciones Y Obras Publicas. Murals in natural stone adorn the Communications and Public Works Building, Mexico, D.F." Tarjeta Postal 'Vistacolor' Lito en Mexico. Ammex Asociadoes, S. A. Apartado 274, Mexico, D.F. Postmarked 23 March 1963.
"Fuente De Diana Cazadora, Mexico D. E. 2"
Night Scene on Juarez Avenue. Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. The City of Juarez is famous, not only for its scenic, romantic atmosphere by day, but for its many attractive night clubs and restaurants. There is plenty to see and do all day and all night in historic, romantic Juarez." Color Photo by John Floodberg, Published by Petley Studios, Card No. 17039.
"Hotel Monterrey, Morelos & Zaragoza Avens., Monterrey, Mexico. The newest, most modern and best located. All rooms with combination tub and shower bath - Hot, cold and circulating iced water - Bed head reading lamps - Steam heated. Moderately priced, fine restaurant and bar in connection." SIDE B: "The Hotel Monterrey offers you the confort [sic], luxury and every up-to-the-minute convenience which can be found only in a NEW hotel." "Our spacious lobby, beautifully finished in the Spanish Rennaissance style, with large windows to the main avenue, is an added source of con [sic] and pleasure to our guests."
"La Plaza Mayor en Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mex., The Main Square, Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico." Postmarked June 25, 1975.
"Palacio _______? Monterrey, Mexico" Post Card purchased August 1939.
"Cerro Agujereado, Monterrey, N. L., Mexico." Post Card purchased August 1939.
"125 Carretera a Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico." Post Card purchased August 1939.
Post Card purchased August 1939.
"Vista de Monterrey, N.L. Mexico."Post Card purchased August 1939.
"No. 58 - Patio Del Viejo Palacio Del Obispado, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico" Post Card purchased August 1939.
"No. 85 Cuesta De. Mamulique, N.L. Carretera Nacional Mexico-Laredo." Post Card purchased August 1939.
"Power's Cafe at Sabinas Hidalgo Mexico." Post Card purchased August 1939.
"No. 52 Palacio Del Obispado, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico." Post Card purchased August 1939.
"Vista Panoramica - Panoramic View - Mexico, D.F." Post Card No. 3057M, postmarked 1961.
"Juarez, Mexico - Beggar - Peddler - Cock Fighter. Post Card No. H. 2577, published by Fred Harvey, hand-colored"
"Palacio De Comunicationes. Tip Somolinos Y Montesinos, Mexico."
"Mexico. Casa en Tierra Caliente. No. 141 Iturbide Curio Store, Mexico."
"Xochimilco, Mexico #12."
"74. - Xochimilco, Mexico." Postmarked 7-18-1940.
"530. Mexico. Lavaneras."
"76 Vista Tipica Monterrey, N.L. Mex."
"Palacio Nacional y Zocalo Mexico. No. 7" Postmarked 1948.
"Pasco del a Reforma. Mexico. D. F. #256"
"Mexico. D.F. Paseo De. La Reforma. 235." Note on card says, "A view of the Reforma Street from the monument to the Independence's heroes."
"Love Making in Mexico." Published by H. H. Stratton, Chattanooga, Tenn.
No. 12 Cascaca "Cola De Caballo" Monterrey N. L. Mex.
"TX-9 Tyical Mexican Water Wagon. Copyright Gardner's Studio, no. 7A-H1954" One-cent post card.
"TX-10. Ox Cart in Old Mexico." SA-H106
"Esccela Nacional De Ingenieros. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos, Mexico"
"Sria. De Comunicaciones Y O.P. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos, - Mexico."
"Bien Venido Presidente Quezon"
"Burros carrying charcoal in Mexico. Burros of Borrico is a very small donkey and is used as a pack animal, in mountainous districts, and in spite of their small build are very sure-footed. In Mexican streets it is a common sight to see the vender with his burro peddling charcoal, fodder, wood or vegetables. The early morning is usually the time when, after the milkman and baker, the charcoal vender visits his customers, providing them with fuel." No. F2-61
"No. 12 Carroza Imperial De Maximiliano - Maximilian's State Coach"
Monterrey, N. L. Mexico
"220 Plaza 5 De Mayo y Monumento A. Juarez. Plaza 5th of May and Juarez Statue., Monterrey NL Mexico."
"Entrada en Chapultapec Mexico" J.G. Mexico
"2004 Typical Mexican Home and Family 33346" H.S.B. made in U.S.A. C.T. American Art Colored, Chicago.
"Agrarista Revolucionario - Emiliano Zapata, Agrarian Revolutionary Leader - Palacio De Cortes-Cuernavaca Mexico - Fresco De Kiego Rivera" Postcard printed in Mexico 1936.
Muralist Diego Rivera was born December 8, 1886, in Guanajuato in Mexico, to Diego and Maria Barrientos Rivera. Being a family of rather modest means, they lived in Guanajuato until 1892, when they moved to Mexico City. At the age of ten Diego Rivera was doing well in school, and, passionately fond of drawing from an early age, started taking evening painting classes at the San Carlos Academy. In 1898 he enrolled there as a full time student, and in 1906, at the annual show, he exhibited for the first time, with 26 works. Thus at age twenty Diego Rivera was established as a painter.
Diego's father was a municipal councellor in Guanajuato, and was a liberal and anticlerical man. Diego's two aunts, who lived with the family, were rather religious. Diego was interested in military issues, and he was especially fascinated by the Russian army and the conflict it was facing; the Tsar and the Orthodox Church versus Marxist Revolutionaries.
In 1907 Diego got a travel grant, and went to Spain. There he travelled around, and he also went to France, Belgium, and England. In Brussels in 1909 he met Angelina Belhoff, a slender, blond young Russian painter, a kind, sensitive, almost unbelievably decent person, and she became Diego's partner for the next twelve years. They travelled together, mostly in Europe, and spent much time in Paris, where Diego Rivera participated in several exhibitions. During this time they had many friends, and several of these were Russians. The First World War broke out in Europe, and in Mexico the revolutionary folk hero Emiliano Zapata promoted returning the land to the people. It was in these years Diego Rivera became a revolutionary himself, and felt the call of his country. His friend, David Sternberg, the Soviet People's Commissar of Fine Arts had invited him to Russia, and Diego was tempted to go, but in 1921 he returned to Mexico instead.
In addition to his painting activities, which by now was focused increasingly on murals, Diego Rivera participated in the founding of the Revolutionary Union of Technical Workers, Painters and Sculptors in the autumn of 1922, and later that year he joined the Mexican Communist Party. In the years that followed, Diego was engaged by The (Soviet) Revolution. [http://fbuch.com/diego.htm]
"La quema de Judas (The burning of Judas) mural by Diego Rivera at the Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico City" Postcard Printed in Mexico, 1936.
"Noche De Los Pobres - Night of the Poor. Secretaria de Educacion Publica Mexico Fresco De Diego Rivera." Postcard Printed in Mexico, 1936.
"Marcanoo A. Los Indios - Branding of the Indians. Palacio De Cortes-Cuernavaca, Mexico. Fresco De Diego Rivera." Postcard Printed in Mexico, 1936
"Los Espanoles Entrando A Cuernavaca - Spaniards Entearing Cuernavaca, Mexico. Fresco De Diego Rivera." Postcard Printed in Mexico, 1936.
"Estatua De Carlos IV en El Paseo De La Reforma. Tip. Somolinos Y Monterinos, Mexico"
"Escuela Secundaria Para Sritas. Col. Sto. Tomas, Tlaxpana. Iip. Somolinos Y Montesinos, Mexico"
"$75,000 Pan American Lock MAde by Authur A. Everts Company." "This gorgeous lock, the most ornate and magnificent exampkle of jewelers' handwork, was designed and made by the Arthur A. Everts Dallas Jeweler, and presented to the Greater Texas and Pan American Exposition for their opening ceremonies June 12, 1917. The heart shape lock, surrounded by diamonds and pearls, is symbolic of the friendship of the Pan American Nations. The lock is made of 14K and 18K gold on sterling silver foundation, there are approximately 1,056 gems in the lock. The capital of each nation is studded by a diamond. Duplicates of the 21 keys sent to the Presidents of the Pan American Nations hang from fringe of real Oriental pearls. The keys are diamon set with the name of the country, skyline of Dallas engraved on the shank; also, suspended from the lock, is a diamond set, platinum mounted State Seal of Texas. Floating in the ocean are diamond-studded ships, Leif Ericson, Christopher Columbus and Fernando Magellan."
"No. 11 Cascada Cula De Caballo - Villa de Santiago, N.L. Mexico"
"Monterrey, N.L. Mex."
"62. - Puerta de Catedral. Saltillo." Postcard message dated September 3, 1938.
"269 Un Ringon De Acapulco Mexico."
"No.-121 Punta De La Loma, Monterrey, N.L., Mex."
"573 Mexico. El Popocatepetl, Vista de Amercameca" Postmarked October 28, 1906.
"Greetings from the Southwest. M9:-Wash Day in Old Mexico." Published by Sandoval News Co., El Paso -Tucson News Co., Tucson. #42315
"President Diaz - Mexico Government -- Republic. Porfirio Diaz became President Dec. 1, 1876. Products: Gold, silver, quicksilver, sulphur, cotton and woolens. Industries: Mining, cattle raising, farming, and manufacturing. Area, 767,000 square miles. Population, 13,600,000." Copyright, 1909. Post Card message dated August 26, 1909.
"J. K. 40. Mexico. Regiat. Cuernavaca: Fuente Porfirio Diaz."
"Cuernavaca 77. Latapl y Bert. Apartado 922. Mexico. Fuente Porfirio Diaz"
"2312 -- Birdeye View of Juarez, Mexico."
"Loaded burro." J. G. Hatton, Mexico, 3356
"Hotel La Bella Vista Cuernavaca, Mexico"
"J. K. 48. Mexico. Regist. Cuernavaca: Cascada de San Antonio"
"Reading Room - Ritz, Mexico, D. F. Salon de Lectura" Ritz, Madero 30, Mexico, D.F.
"No. 136. Mexico. Un grupo de tipos. La Foyita, San Francisco, 14 -- Mexico" Post card message dated January 26, 1908.
"2026 Mexican Bull Fight. Dragging out dead bull."
Old Mexico Tarjeta Postal mailed from San Miguel, Mexico
"Callendario Azteca O Piedra Del Sol, Mexico D. F. 27."
Message on postcard: "Greetings from far away Mexico City. 2,200,000 people here in every conceivable condition. Quite an experience." Postmarked 1948.
"Monterrey N.L. Mexico"
Photo Post Card
"Foto Fregel Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife)"
"Prop. Rgtda. Num. 119,41"
"Edificio de Correos - aspecto interior de los pinos altos. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos - Mexico."
"Palacio Nacional -- Mexico, D.F. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos. Mexico."
"Colegio Militar. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos. Mexico"
"Av. 5 de Mayo. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos, Mexico."
"Terraza Castillo De Chapeltepec, Mex., D. F. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos. Mexico"
"Palacio Munipal De Guadalajara, Mex. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos. Mexico"
"Iglesia De La Compasia Puebla, Mex. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos. Mexico."
"Idificio De Correos, Mex. D. F. Tip. Somolinos Y Montesinos. Mexico."
"No. 442. Ruinas de San Juan. Teotihuzcan, Mexico."
"Pyramids of San Juan Teotihuzcan, Mexico City" Postmarked 1934.
"No. 310. Panorama of the City of Mexico"
"No. 222. Puebla, Pueb. Mex. El Popocatepetl Y El Ixtaccihuatl." Postmarked November 13, 1936. Message on card's reverse: "Up here for the big doings of the Convention. Surely seems like the land of eternal Spring. We are at the Chula Vista."
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