Howard Van Meter Pictorial Collection, 1905-1914

  • Title: Howard Van Meter Pictorial Collection
  • Creator: Van Meter, Howard and Hibben, Eleanor B., 1898-
  • Date: 1905-1914
  • Collection Number: PICT 000-438
  • Size: 1 album (199 photographs and postcards, plus clippings, posters, articles, and invitations ; 26 x 30 cm)
  • Repository: University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research
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  • Scope and Content: The collection consists of one album of snapshots, postcards (some colored), and clippings related to the Mexican Revolution in Sonora between 1912 and 1914. Articles (some clippings from Mexican publications, others typed English translations of Mexican newspaper articles) refer to the presence of Americans working with the Southern Pacific Railroad of Mexico and aboard the U.S.S. Colorado which was positioned off the coast of Guaymas. Photos include: Mexican soldiers and rebels, Federal headquarters and a camp, Mexican women in military camps, numerous photos of troops beside trains and on trains with mounted artillery, mutilated corpses, military officers, American ships off the coast, and views of Guaymas. One colored postcard shows the Rurales, Sonora State cavalry, in Hermosillo.
  • Access Terms:
    • Mexico -- Revolution, 1910-1920
    • Sonora (Mexico : State)
    • Cavalry -- Mexico
    • Railroads -- Mexico
    • Baseball -- Mexico
    • Military camps -- Mexico