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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Marlin Deric Bownds Postcard Collection, ca. 1914



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bownds (Marlin Deric); donated by Ruth Bownds Kershner
Title Bownds (Marlin Deric) Postcard Collection, ca. 1914
Extent 19 postcards
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

Marlin Deric Bownds (1888-1940) is a former president (1926-1940) of Marfa National Bank.

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Scope and Contents

Black and white postcards collected by M. D. Bownds depict Mexicans seeking refuge in the United States from conflicts between the Federalists and Pancho Villa's forces during the Mexican Revolution. The refugees walked from Presidio to Marfa where the U.S. Army then transported them to El Paso where they were repatriated in Juarez.

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Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Affairs--Texas-Mexico
Mexicans in Texas
Mexico--Revolution, 1910-1946
Places
Marfa, Texas
Presidio, Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bownds (Marlin Deric) Postcard Collection, ca. 1914, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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3S119b Postcards

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