The Benson Latin American Collection

James E. Long Photograph Collection, c.1907-1919



Descriptive Summary

Creator Long, James E.
Title James E. Long Photograph Collection
Dates: c.1907-1919
Abstract 2 photograph albums include images of the iron and timber industry in Guerrero, Mexico, and other scenes from Mexico before and during the Revolution.
Accession No. 1998-04
OCLC Record No. 352928987
Extent 403 photographs in 2 albums
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

James E. Long was resident director and general manager of the Guerrero Iron and Timber Company and the Guerrero Development Company of the State of Guerrero, Mexico, until the Revolution. During World War I he was appointed as Major in the U.S. Engineering Corps, and later as a Colonel he was the Purchase and Engineering Officer of the General Engineer Depot at Washington D.C. After the war he moved to Baltimore where he was in charge of the Weyerhaeuser lumber yard.


Scope and Contents Note

Two photograph albums totaling 403 photographs include views of the iron and timber industry in Guerrero, Mexico, and other views of Mexico before and during the Revolution. The photographs were taken by James E. Long, director of the Guerrero Iron and Timber Company at the time. Also included are loose photographs, a letter, printed material, and a speech by Long.


Restrictions

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Unrestricted.

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Index Terms

The James E. Long Photograph Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings:
Long, James E.--Archives
Guerrero Iron & Timber Company--History--Sources
Lumber trade--Mexico--Photographs
Guerrero, Mexico--Photographs
Mexico City, Mexico--Photographs
Mexico--Description and travel--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: James E. Long Photograph Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

Photo Album 1

Contents: Guerrero Iron & Timber properties (first powered saw mill in territory, native saw mill, timper and mines, Diaz, Mexican troops, Mexico City, Havana harbor, etc. All captioned, various sizes, some panoramic.
box folder
1 1 1. Three-photograph layout showing standing timber; printed caption under center photograph, "THE GUERRERO IRON AND TIMBER CO"
2. Standing timber, trunks, with caption as above. Written beneath print, "1-A San Agustin No 19"
3. Portrait captioned "PRESIDENT DIAZ."
4. Partially blurred view of slant-roof log cabin in forest clearing, large stump at right
5. Standing timber trunks; print marked "TEHUEHUETLA"
6. Wooded hillside with underbrush; print. marked "LA SOLEDAD"
7. Stand of evergreen timber, with logo at right above man beside a saddled horse; print marked "CORONILLA"
8. Tall straight trunks of standing timber; print marked '"TEHUEHUETLA" with printed "GUERRERO IRON & TIMBER CO" superimposed at top, above man and horse
9. Saddled horses in forest clearing, man with axe at right, logo at left print edge; print marked "TEHUEHUETLA"
10. Slope with stand of timber; print marked "CAMPO MORADO"
11. Stand of tall straight timber, overprinted like No. 8 above, with man and saddled horse among trunks; print marked "CORONILLA"
12. Timber with deadfalls; print marked "CORONILLA"
13. Man beside large forest tree-trunk, boy next to tree below, as if to show scale; print marked "TEHUEHUETLA"
14. Man on horseback, man in native dress, in forest scene; label in print, "South East Corner Of / 'Tehuehuetla and Coronilla' / Fir, (Oyamel) stands from 50 M. to 100 M. / to the acre. / Property of the Guerrero Iron & Timber Co."
15. Man in native dress on horseback at extreme left of two large standing trees; trunk at right is marked "WHITE OAK / 6 Ft Diam"; print is marked "TEHUEHUETLA"
16. Ravine of mixed forest growth, logo at right edge of print; print marked "CAMPO MORADO"
17. Forest scene; print captioned "White and Yellow Pine, showing the stand on less than an / acre at Cerro de Espernaza [sic], Tehuehuetla."
18. Wooded mountains; print captioned "Cerro del Conejo in foreground, showing Cerro de Esperanza / in the distance, all of which is covered with timber."
19. Three men sitting at right of very large tree-trunk; print captioned "Yellow Pine Tree 6ft, 8in, in diameter."
20. Mountaintop; print captioned "Looking south from Cerro de Buena Vista, over 9 Kilometros / of solid timber, towards Tres Cruces, Tehuehuetla."
21. Tree trunk with man in native dress at left; print captioned "WHITE OAK, 6ft, and 6in. In diameter / near El Moreno, Tehuehuetla."
22. Clearing; print captioned "YELLOW PINE, on trail between Los Positoes [sic] / and El Moreno, Tehuehuetla."
23. Man with stick in hand at right of large tree trunk; print captioned "Yellow Pine, at Cuatro Cruces, Tehuehuetla. / 6 feet in diameter."
24. Man in poncho before large tree trunk; print captioned "White Pine Tree, on trail near Cerro Esperanza. / 6feet and 8inches in diameter."
25. Felled rough-barked tree, timber; print captioned "OYAMEL and OCOTE a native wood that grows in great abundance in high altitude and resembles Maine Spruce. Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
26. View of adjacent wooded mountaintops; print marked with lasso-shaped dotted line over farthest mountainside
27. Two men in native dress in forest, saddled burros; print captioned "YELLOW PINE in CAMPO MORADO. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
28. Uniform stand of timber on level ground
29. Man next to tree-trunk on grassy wooded hillside; print captioned "YELLOW and WHITE PINE in CAMPO MORADO. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER COMPANY."
30. Wooded mountaintop, large tree in foreground
31. Wooded hillside; print captioned "Showing the stand of the timber around and on Teotepec Mt, / which will average at least 25 M. to the acre. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER COMPANY."
32. Wooded mountaintops, 2 peaks in left background
33. Man standing among tree-trunks; print captioned "WHITE and SUGAR PINE FOREST in CORONILLA. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER COMPANY."
34. Distant wooded mountaintops, one of which has been outlined in pencil; trees in foreground
35. Man in hat amid tree-trunks; print captioned "Forest of TEHUETUETLA [sic], has WHITE, YELLOW and SUGAR PINE as / well as WHITE ans RED OAK. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
36. Wooded mountaintops, 2 foreground trees, ends of lumber
37. Forest of tall straight trees; print captioned "YELLOW PINE TIMBER on CORONILLA. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
38. Blurry scene of gap between wooded mountaintops
39. Grassy hillside with man in hat, tall timber; print captioned, "OYAMEL and OCOTE, in CAMPO MORADO. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
40. Wooded mountainside, blooming tree in right foreground
41. Stand of tall timber; print captioned "WHITE and SUGAR PINE in TEHUETUETLA [sic]. / Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
42. Wooded mountainsides, native grasses in left foreground
43. Three men, saddled horse in wooded area; print captioned "Timber of all kinds in TEHUETUETLA [sic]. Property of the GUERRERO IRON and TIMBER CO."
44. Distant wooded mountaintops showing cloud shadows
45. Man with axe, in native dress, beside tree trunk with ferns at base; print captioned "Yellow Pine."
46. Man in native dress reclining against severed tree trunk, stump at left; print captioned "Yellow Pine."
47. Three-photograph layout, identical to Print No. 1
48. Trees with cut limbs and brush in foregropund; print captioned "Timber views near Moreno, Tehuehuetla."
49. Man in light-colored jacket standing among tall trees; print marked "TEHUEHUETLA."
50. Man in hat standing next to large tree-trunks; print marked "CAMPO MORADO."
51. Man with arms outstretched against large tree-trunk; print marked "WHITE PINE 5 Ft Diam."
52. Man in native dress touching tree-trunk on wooded slope; print marked "CORONILLA."
53. Stand of evergreen timber, fallen log; print captioned "TEHUEHUETLA."
54. Five men in clearing by building; print captioned "CORONILLA"
55. Five roofed structures in clearing; print captioned "MINING CAMP, TEOTEPEC MT. CORONILLA."
56. Man in native dress at extreme left, in front of tree-trunk in forest; print captioned "LA SOLEDAD"
57. Evergreen trees on sloping hillside; print caption shared with No. 58 following, "CAMPO MORADO."
58. Mixed kinds of timber, trunks leaning to left of viewer
59. Slanted rough tree-trunks in foreground, few bushes; print captioned "EL PAXTLAR."
60. Smooth tree-trunks, grassy forest floor; print captioned "HUACALAPA."
61. Forest clearing, fallen logs amid ferns; print marked "TEHUEHUETLA."
62. Forest slope showing bromeliads on tree-trunks; print marked "CORONILLA."
63. Two men riding burros, one man with pack burro, on trail
64. Blurred and streaked images of tree-trunks and foliage
65. Three men with hats before large tapering tree-trunk; print captioned on side "WHITE PINE."
66. Man with light-maned horse before rough-barked tree-trunk; print captioned on side "YELLOW PINE."
67. Man with large sombrero beside scraggly tree-trunk; print captioned on side "OYAMEL."
68. Base of tree-trunk with first cut, axe laid across, chips at base; print captioned on side "WHITE PINE."
69. Tree-trunk with cut made to show grain, hatchet embedded in bark; print captioned at side "YELLOW PINE."
70. Tree-trunk showing grain cut, in front of fallen log; print captioned at side "WHITE OAK."
71. Two men and saddled horse among slim tree-trunks; print captioned at side "YELLOW PINE."
72. Large fine-textured tree-trunk in center, larger trunk at left; print captioned at side "WHITE OAK."
73. Man with hat standing at left of rough-barked tree-trunk; print captioned at side, "WHITE PINE."
74. Stand of straight evergreen tree-trunks, assorted diameters; print captioned at side, "YELLOW PINE."
75. Clusters of straight tree-trunks, fallen logs in foreground; print captioned at side "WHITE PINE."
76. Standing timber, large trunks at front; print captioned at side, "RED AND WHITE OAK."
77. Logged-over hillside; print captioned "Cut Over Timber Land, at Los Grados."
78. Saw and power source under open roof, captioned "First Power Saw Mill Operated in Guerrero, Los Grados."
79. Men in sombreros, man in cap on horseback next to a stone structure (well?) marked by a timber cross
80. Standing timber (oak?), two large trunks in foreground
81. Man in sombrero on horseback, leading loaded pack mule through forest of tall straight trees
82. Man in charro-type costume on horseback, in front of enormous base of a tree; print captioned "CYPRESS at CHAPULTEPEC."
83. Stand of seven large trees, with two men in n ative costume nearby; print captioned "'THE AHUEHUETES' near ATZCAPOTZALCO."
84. Two men pulling a long saw-blade through a section of tree-trunk; print captioned 'A NATIVE SAW MILL IN MEXICO."
85. Man in hat standing between trees near five men in native dress; print captioned "J. E. Earley, Chief Engineer, at Lemmon Springs."
86. Man in hat holding camera, with one foot on a rocky outcrop; print captioned on side, "Teotepec Mt. on a clear day you can see the Pacific Ocean which is 40 miles away. This Mt. is 12000 feet high."
87. Silhouetted head of bridled horse against blurry distant mountain landscape; print captioned on side "Above Lemmon Village, which is 2000 feet straight down."
88. Two-room wooden dwelling with palm-thatch roof, girl in native dress at far right; print captioned "The Home."
89. Interior and right-hand side altars of a baroque church; print captioned "The Church."
90. Evergreen timber stand at top of a hill, mountains in distance; print captioned "'La Soledad' Timber."
91. Two large striated tree-trunks; print captioned at side, "Cypress Trees, Mexico."
92. Square timber-reinforced hole in hillside; print captioned, '"LA LEONA IRON MINE, Tunnel No 1, in 281 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
93. Irregular timber-reinforced tunnel entrance into hillside, man standing alongside; print captioned, "LA LEONA IRON MINE, Tunnel No 2, in 449 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
94. Three men in hats sitting outside irregular hole into rocky hillside; print captioned "LA LEONA IRON MINE, Tunnel No 3, in 241 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
95. Timber-reinforced square entrance into hillside; print captioned "LA LEONA IRON MINE, Tunnel No 4, in 92 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
96. Grassy hillside, square timber-reinforced opening in center; print captioned '"LA LEONA IRON MINE, Tunnel No 5, in 191 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
97. Irregular slanted opening into hillside, logs nearby; print captioned "LA LEONA IRON MINE, Tunnel No 6, in 200 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
98. Four men, two in sombreros, outside timber-reinforced mine entrance; print captioned "VETA MADRE SILVER MINE, Tunnel No 1, in 1500 feet. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
99. Pole carrying power lines in front of distant rail line; print captioned on side "IGUALA CANNON [sic; CANYON?]. On Cuerenavaca [sic] Branch of the Mexican Central."
100. Three men on hillside above a waterfall; print captioned "Canyon Diablo, at La Leona Iron Mines, showing solid iron formation where Reynolds and Long are sitting. Property of the GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
101. Two men (one Long?) next to a rock outcropping by a waterfall; print captioned "Mixtlancingo Water-fall, at La Leona Iron Mines. Property of the GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
102. Hillside with partial vegetation, roofed building; print captioned "Veta Madre Silver Mine, showing miners quarters and the very rugged nature of the country."
103. Man in hat (Long?) standing in clearing next to thatched building; print captioned "'Jefe' and Camp House at La Leona Mines."
104. Three men outside same hillside mine opening as in print no. 98; print captioned "VETA MADRE SILVER MINE, worked by the Spaniards over 200 years ago, now owned by GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
105. Small roofed structure to left of rubble-strewn hillside; print captioned "Dump of the VETA MADRE SILVER MINE, which is located near Chilpancingo, Guerrero."
106. Blurry print of waterfall at left of rock outcroppings; print captioned "MIXTLANCINGO WATER POWER, owned by GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
107. Wooded mountain in foreground, bare mountain in right background marked on print with a cross; print captioned "BOLADERO MT. at LA LEONA IRON MINES, which is a solid mountain of iron over 1500 feet high and the outcroppings of iron are so great that practically no vegetation will grow on the surface at all. Property of GUERRERO DEVELOPMENT CO."
108. Panoramic mountain view showing Long (?) and two other men in a partially timbered area, with thatch-roofed structures at far left; print captioned "La Leona Iron Mountains, property of Guerrero Development Co."
109. Two prints pasted together, large body of water; prints captioned "Marques Bay, near Acapulco, on Pacific Coast."
110. Faded view of three men outside railway station where tracks converge,wooded mountains in distance
111. Two spans of steel bridge over muddy water beside cut in hillside; print marked "BALSAS"
112. Another view of steel bridge, with wooded mountains and buildings in distance; print marked "BALSAS"
113. Three prints joined in panoramic view of city in front of large body of water surrounded by mountains; prints marked "Entrance" and "Acapulco Bay."
114. Three thatched buildings in forest clearing; print captioned "Veta Madre Mine, showing miners houses."
115. Three mounted men, two pack burros, at edge of mountain clearing with distant buildings; print captioned "Potrero, indian village, at foot of La Leona Mountain."
116. Twin-towered entrance to urban structure with arcades and scaffolding; print captioned, "LUNA PARK, at Mexico City, the only place of its kind in Mexico, and cost $500,000.00"
117. Curved body of water in front of large masonry structure; print captioned "CHAPULTAPEC [sic] CASTLE. The summer home of President Diaz in Mexico City."
118. Landscaped plaza with crowd, carriages, large masonry buildings in background; print captioned "Independence Day, Sep. 16th, President Diaz passing along the Paseo de la Reforma, in front of National Station."
119. Rear view, group of mounted uniformed men with plumed helmets; print captioned "President Diaz's, body guard."
120. Group of uniformed men with bayonets marching along street; print captioned "CHAPULTAPEC[sic] CADETS, which are the 'West Pointers' of Mexico."
121. Uniformed men with drums marching along street; print captioned "Mexican Drum Corps."
122. Mounted white-bearded man in sombrero, holding sword, passing along crowded street; print captioned "General Ramirez Commander in Chief of all the Rurales."
123. Mounted uniformed men with drawn swords; print captioned "RURALES. Which act as Police Officers for ru[r]al districts."
124. Mounted uniformed men in city street, holding musical instruments; print captioned "Mexican Mounted Band of Fourty [sic] Five Pieces."
125. Mounted uniformed men with bugles, at street corner; print captioned "Bugler Band of the Mexican Rurales."
126. Mounted uniformed men in row in street behind cannon; print captioned "Mexican Artillery."
127. Partially destroyed 1700s (?) single-nave church; print captioned at side "Old Spanish Church, Mexico City."
128. Carriages, crowd, and float outside flower-decked urban buildings; print captioned "Floral Parade on 5th of May which is an annual event."
129. Distance view of city street down which flower-decorated carriages are passing; print captioned "San Francisco Street on the 5th of May."
130. Close view of decorated carriages, watching crowd; print captioned "Floral Parade, Mexico City."
131. Decorated balconies, watching crowd, many persons with umbrellas; print captioned "San Francisco Street, where they have the Floral Parade in the morning, and the battle of flowers at night."
132. View of street parade, float, from shaded sidewalk; print captioned "FLOWER PARADE."
133. View from street of canopied sidewalk area filled with seated people; print captioned "THE PRESIDENTS REVIEWING STAND FLOWER PARADE."
134. Landscaped urban park with statuary; print captioned "The ALAMEDA at Mexico City."
135. Building with covered porch under mock tower; print captioned "CHAPULTEPEC CAFE. At the entrantence [sic] to Chapultepec Park."
136. Corner view, urban building façades; print captioned "Decorations for Floral Parade on the 5th of May."
137. Circular incised stone (Cuaxicalli of Tizoc), other mounted artifacts; print captioned, "SACRIFICIAL STONE. Now in the National Museum at Mexico City."
138. Streetside view of empty plaza, large buildings, equestrian statue; print captioned "STATUE OF CARLOS FOURTH, PASEO de LA REFORMA."
139. Two- and three-story buildings along a wide empty street; print captioned "RESIDENCES ON PASEO de LA REFORMA."
140. Pack burros driven along a narrow street; print captioned "Burros, loaded with wood."
141. Man in conical hat standing in plaza with water jars on crude wheelbarrow; print captioned "Water Carrier."
142. Two round incised stone discs, statue of Coatlicue; print captioned on side "AZTEC. Water God."
143. Museum display, sacrificial "calendar" stone; print captioned on side "AZTEC, Calendar Stone."
144. Woman with child in rebozo on her back; print captioned Peon Mother and Child, showing favorite way of carring [sic] the child."
145. Man poling a flat dugout canoe loaded with carrots and greens; print captioned "VIGA CANAL, A gardner [sic] coming to town with a boat load of vegtiables [sic]."
146. Pyramid of human skulls with two men standing behind; print captioned "Cave found by Wallace and Long, near Tlacotepec Viego [sic], Guerrero, which contained the skulls and bones of fifteen bodies, supposed to have been starved to death."
147. Family group of seven persons; print captioned "Mexican family who it is thought knows more or less about the cave full of bones, particularly the old woman on the left as she claimed to be over ninety years old and had always lived with in three miles of the cave."
148. Three uniformed men on horseback before a line of men in similar uniform in front of the Hotel Astoria; print captioned "Police Inspection, Mexico City."
149. Apparent former church-precinct wall with chapel cupola; print captioned "San Angle [sic] Inn."
150. Two men, one holding a human skull, on a grassy hillside; print captioned on side "One of the skulls taken from the cave near Tlacotepec Viego, entrance to the cave is where the small rope disappears."
151. Two men on hillside above a series of wooden sluices; print captioned on side "PLACER MINING TOP OF TEOTEPEC MOUNTAIN GUERRERO, MEXICO."
152. Five men, four with sombreros, before a single-nave church without bell, cross or tower; print captioned "Old Church at CORONILLA, Located at Coronilla in State of Guerrero."
153. Man on horseback next to enormous tree at whose base men and women are sitting; print captioned "Mammouth [sic] Oak Tree at Petaquillas, Guerrero, which is used as a market place by the natives, its branches cover an aera [sic] of over 100 feet."
154. Baroque façade of single-towered stucco church; print captioned at side "Entrance to Church of Love."
155. Eighteenth-century church façade with vacant espadaña, shops at base; print captioned at side "Spanish Church at Mexico City."
156. Men on horseback with musical instruments in open area; print captioned "Mounted Band, 16th Sep. parade."
157. Uniformed men on horseback grouped by crowd in plaza; print captioned "Rurales, on Paseo de La Reforma."
158. Mounted men, spectators, and carriages milling about an open area; print captioned "Rurales, 16th Sep. parade
159. Woman holding up little girl in pants suit, man in doorway at right; print captioned on side "A HappyFamily."
160. Street scene showing hand from doorway giving coin (?) to woman begging, women in distance; print captioned on side "A regular Saturday morning visitor."
161. Man of No. 159 supporting little girl of same scene; print captioned on side "A fond parent."
162. Statue of man in Indian dress, holding spear, in plaza; print captioned "Statue of Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City."
163. Duplicate view of church shown in No. 127, with same blurry foreground stone or cement areas; print captioned "Old Spanish Church, spots on ground are graves."
164. Women in rebozos and men in sombreros at colonnades; print captioned "View of market, at Chilpancingo."
165. Two prints pasted together, shaded walkway at left and kiosk among trees at right; prints captioned, "Plaza and Band Stand at Chilpancingo."
166. Stream curving away in front of wooded mountains; print captioned "Looking up the Balsas River from Balsas Station, which is end of the Cuerenavaca Branch of Mexican Central R. R."
167. Two men, woman (?) and boy among clumps of organ cactus on river bank; print captioned "Looking down the Balsas River from Balsas Station."
168. Distant view of town across cultivated valley, mountains in background; print captioned "Chichuchulaco, an Indian Village 7 hrs from Chilpancingo."
169. Three men sitting among rocks, consulting papers; print captioned "On top of TEOTEPEC Mt. 12,000 feet high."
170. Vertical mountainside, clouds, distant mountaintop; print captioned, "To give you an idea of how steep some of the mountains are, also notice you are above the clouds."
171. Man on muleback on steep hillside among few trees; print captioned "Another up and down proposition."
172. Side view of large ship, circular stacks on lower deck
173. View from water side of curving harbor, low hills; print captioned, "HAVANA HARBOR."
174. Above-deck side view, large ship, two men by awnings
175. Waterside view of large flat harbor, tall buildings; print captioned "NEW YORK HARBOR."
176. Man with hat conversing on-deck with ship's officer; same upper deck as in No. 174?
177. Sunken ship, sailboats, shore; print captioned "WRECK OF THE MAINE, ENTERING HAVANA HARBOR."
178. Passengers looking over side rail of ship; same vessel as in No. 172?
179. View from water of seaside fort with lighthouse; print captioned "MORO [sic] CASTLE AT THE ENTRANCE OF HAVANA HARBOR."
180. View from water of ships, seaside fort with lighthouse and bell tower; print captioned "GOVERNMENT PRISON, 'SAN JUAN DE ULUA,' VERA CRUZ."
181. Two men with sombreros seated on bench under large trees, two men strolling by wall; print captioned "TAMARINDO TREES AT IGUALA, GUERRERO."
182. Tumbledown masonry façade of church, with repair scaffolding; print captioned on side "Church destroyed by earthquake at Chilpancingo."
183. Print of people near shaded sidewalk benches, cropped but identical to first pasted print of No. 165; print captioned on side "Plaza in front of Palace, Chilpancingo."
184. Print of kiosk in park, cropped but identical to second print pasted into No. 165; print captioned on side "Band Stand, Chilpancingo."
185. Nine small roofed log structures arranged in a circle in a clearing; print captioned on side "Teotepec, Minning [sic] Camp, Guerrero."
186. Four men with sombreros shoulder-deep in water next to floating object, steer grazing in front of mountain at water's edge; print captioned on side "Floating a corpse down the Balsas River."
187. Three men and dog seated by logged-over hillside next to narrow-gauge train track; print captioned on side "Tram road at Los Grados Minning Camp."
188. Six men atop an oddly-shaped crag; print captioned on side "Some of the queer things seen in Mexico."
189. Man in native dress holding sombrero so as to shade camera of man standing with him on a crag, mountaintops in distance; print captioned on side "Working the camera from points of vantage."
190. Little girl by train track, in loose clothing, carrying naked child on her shoulder; print captioned on side "A frequent [sic] seen at Balsas, where it is so hot that if it is possiable, [sic] you come and go at night."
191. Man in sombrero, holding small wooden cross in one hand, rifle in the other, beside a large and a small wooden cross in ground next to a large tree trunk; print captioned on side "Three Crosses, used to denote a land mark, and sometimes put up to indicate that some one had meet [sic] a violent death at that point."
192. Two men in hats, one in native dress, holding assorted wooden crosses; print captioned on side "Five Crosses."
193. Man with boots and sombrero standing beside several crosses against tree; print captioned on side "Six Crosses."
194. Two bareheaded men in European dress standing beneath first-floor archway among lush plantings; print captioned on side "HOTEL MORELOS, at Cuernavaca."
195. Several men sitting on curb at edge of street intersection; print captioned on side "ALAMEDA, at Cuernavaca."
196. Two men in European dress inside bedroom, one sitting on edge of brass bed; print captioned on side "E. J. Reynolds and G. B. McLellan, at Chilpancingo."
197. Man with moustache, sitting on side of brass bed; print captioned on side "J. E. Long, Chilpancingo, Guerrero."
198. Man (Long?) sitting at rolltop desk below three framed items, two of which are of standing tree-trunks
199. Interior scene of double patio with columns and wrought¬iron fencing; print captioned "Mexico City Offices of Guerrero Iron & Timber Co. Guerrero Development Company. Calle Ortega 28, Curato 21."
200. Two streetcars with passengers, stopped by trees of urban intersection, church tower at far right; print captioned at side "Coyucan[sic], a suburb of Mexico City."
201. Wooden native houses with palm-thatched roofs, unpaved street, people under eaves; print captioned "MESCALLA, INDIAN VILLAGE ON BALSAS RIVER."
202. Man on street with 5 burros carrying long planks; print captioned "'BURRO' TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, LOADED WITH LUMBER."
203. Enormous stone mass; print captioned "'PYRAMID OF SUN,' AT TEOTIHUACAN, MEXICO."
204. External view of 3-tiered, walled circular structure at edge of street; print captioned "NEW 'PLAZADE TOROS' MEXICO CITY, STEEL CONSTRUCTED."
205. Wide-angle view inside bullring, many spectators; print captioned "Antonio 'Montes' in the act of flaging [sic] the bull Mexico Bull Ring, January 13th, 1907."
206. Interior bullring scene, at left, matador engaged with bull below spectators; print captioned "Antonio 'Montes' in the act of sticking the sword into the bull, which afterwards gored him so severly [sic] that he died. Taken at Mexico Bull Ring, January 13th, 1907."
207. Horses standing or on ground by stables beyond bullring, carriages at side; print captioned "Outside the Mexico Bull Ring, showing a few of the horses gored to death during the fight of January 13th, 1907."
208. Body of water surrounded by trees and mown grass; print captioned "Inland lake at the rear of Chapultepec Castle, the summer residence of President Diaz, at Mexico City."
209. Men with hats walking on tree-lined curving streets; print captioned "View at Chapultepec Park, at Mexico City, showing entrance to driveway leading up to the Castle."
210. Wide-angle view of plaza, crowd, mounted troops, stone figure in Indian dress; print captioned "Cuauhtemoc Statue, on Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City."
211. View of tree-studded plaza, mounted troops, crowds, large distant urban buildings; print captioned "September 16th, parade along the Paseo de la Reforma."
212. Tree-lined canal, flat boats in distance, crowd, boatmen; print captioned "View along the Viga Canal, at Mexico City, showing the indians [sic] and the mode of transportation along the canal."
213. Plaza with benches, large trees, masonry building at right; print captioned "View of the Plaza at Chilpancingo, and front of Palace with statue of General Bravos [sic], taken just prior to the recent earthquake."
214. Rooftop view of small city, four church towers at left; print captioned "View of Cuerenavaca [sic], taken from roof of Hotel Morelos."
215. Body of water lined with large trees, bridge, monuments and steps; print captioned "Borda Gardens at Cuerenavaca [sic], showing the large lake."
216. Pool of water, paved avenues, large trees; print captioned "Interior view of famous Borda Garden at Cuerenavaca [sic], the former residence of Cortez, showing the large fountain."
217. Two men standing next to cavern entrance, stalactites (?)
218. Same two men inside cavern next to rock formations
219. Ambiguous image of concrete towers joined by bars or wires, set in circular pattern and surrounded by single rail line, gravel piles, sheds, with maguey fields in distance
220. Men standing on or beside square machinery in trench, beneath large trees; factory-like buildings in distance
221. Row of curved metal-mesh installation reinforced by metal bars, next to row of piled gravel and a single-line railway
222. Curving semicircular structure, covered with pavers or rough tiles, next to locomotive attached to flatcars on single track, with workmen in area
223. 18 men standing on steps of columned building; print marked "Señor Gral. Felix Diaz. Grupo de Banqueros y Comerciantes americanos residentes en México. Propiedad Asegurada. José López."



 

Photo Album 2

Contents: Mexican troops, bull fights, destruction of buildings from Décena Trágica in Mexico City, Havana harbor and some timber and mine shots. About 60 percent captioned, with many panoramic.
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1 2 1. Six-story urban building with flowering window-boxes, pedestrians; print marked in reverse "34," 1913
2. Mounted men (rurales?) passing along street in front of urban buildings; print marked in reverse "52," 1913
3. Mounted uniformed men with rifles in front of Hemiciclo a Juarez in Alameda Central; print marked in reverse "50," 1913
4. Five mounted men in sombreros crossing plaza in front of urban buildings; print marked in reverse "47," 1913
5. Two men in civilian dress passing by line of uniformed men at edge of street; print marked in reverse "51," 1913
6. Group of mounted men, carriage on street in front of urban buildings; print marked in reverse "53," 1913
7. Four uniformed men in left foreground, pedestrians, line of uniformed men in street; print marked in reverse "49," 1913
8. Wide street or plaza, uniformed men with drummers in forefront right passing by urban buildings, 1913
9. Cannons in street in front of Palacio Nacional; print marked in reverse "19," 1913
10. Wide street or plaza, uniformed men with two men on horseback in forefront passing by urban buildings; print marked in reverse "48," 1913
11. Piles of burned bodies; print marked in reverse "26," February 1913
12. Uniformed men in white marching along a street in front of civilians and urban buildings, February 1913
13. Crowd surrounding a burned body on the street; print marked in reverse "21," February 1913
14. Carriage carrying burned bodies passing along the street; print marked in reverse "24," February 1913
15. Burned body lying on the street in front of urban buildings, February 1913
16. Piles of burned bodies, February 1913
17. Burned bodies lying on the sidewalk by urban buildings, February 1913
18. Crowds gathering around burned bodies, February 1913
19. Statue of a military hero in the background, February 1913
20. Urban buildings with gunfire and cannon damage; print marked in reverse "20," February 1913
21. Carriage and civilians in front of a damaged two-story building with destroyed streetlamp in foreground; print marked in reverse "37," February 1913
22. Crowds in the Plaza de la Constitución in front of the Catedral Metropolitana; print marked in reverse "56," February 1913
23. Urban buildings with gunfire and cannon damage, February 1913
24. Civilians gathered in front of a destroyed building; print marked in reverse "14," February 1913
25. Civilians and a carriage passing in front on a long one-story urban building, February 1913
26.Civilians walking under a partially fallen tree; print marked in reverse "31," February 1913
27. Two men carrying a coffin along the street in forefront with a row of carriages in the background; print marked in reverse "27," February 1913
28. Urban building with gunfire damage, February 1913
29. Two-story building with roof damage; print marked in reverse "45," February 1913
30. Destroyed buildings, February 1913
31. Damaged building with a cathedral in the background; print marked in reverse "41," February 1913
32. Civilians gathered outside a burned out building; print marked in reverse "17," February 1913
33. Three-story urban building with elaborate gated entrance, February 1913
34. Three-story urban building with concrete cylinders in foreground; print marked in reverse "32," February 1913
35. Civilians inspecting a damaged building and fallen power lines, February 1913
36. Crowd gathered below a destroyed monument; print marked in reverse "42," February 1913
37. Partially destroyed urban building, February 1913
38. Three-story turret with damage on the top level, possibly on Paseo de la Reforma; print marked in reverse "5," February 1913
39. Rubble on the street in front of urban buildings, possibly on Paseo de la Reforma, February 1913
40. Two-story urban building with damage; print marked in reverse "2," February 1913
41. Two-story urban building with damage; print marked in reverse "6," February 1913
42. Civilians walking along a wide street or plaza with Catedral Metropolitana in the background; print marked in reverse "55," February 1913
43. Two men standing inside a heavily damaged building, February 1913
44. Civilians walking around downed power lines and damaged urban buildings; print marked in reverse "86?," February 1913
45. Two-story urban building with damage; print marked in reverse "46," February 1913
46. Five-story urban building with damage, February 1913
47. Uniformed men and civilians gathered around a cannon on the sidewalk surrounded by damaged urban buildings, February 1913
48. Man in suit and hat walking in front of a three-story building with "Edificio Goodyear" signage; print marked in reverse "16," February 1913
49. Damaged stone wall and residential building; print marked in reverse "43," February 1913
50. Military monument with cannons at base and topped with a statue of a man in a long coat carrying a sword, February 1913
51. Corner of an urban building with damage; print marked in reverse "59," February 1913
52. Wide tree-lined street with urban buildings in the background; print marked in reverse "30," February 1913
53. Long one-story building with cannon in front, February 1913
54. Wide street or plaza lined with trees on the right and power lines and lamp posts on the left, at center is a pile of rubble?; print marked in reverse "58," February 1913
55. See photo album 1, print 206; print captioned "Mexico City Bull Ring. Antonio S. Montes Matador, gored 30 seconds later," January 13, 1907
56. Wide-angle view inside bullring, many spectators; print captioned "Mexico City Bull Ring, 'El Sol'."
57. See photo album 1, print 205; print captioned "Mexico City Bull Ring, Old Ring, Capacity __ Persons."
58. Wide-angle view inside bullring, many spectators; print captioned "Mexico City Bull Ring, Concrete and Steel, Capacity __ Persons."
60. See photo album 1, print 209; print captioned "Bull Ring, Dead Horses," January 13, 1907
61. See photo album 1, print 114; print captioned "Hot Country Homes, Guerrero Mex."
62. See photo album 1, print 212; print captioned "Viga Canal, Floating Gardens, Mexico City."
63. Curved road cut out of rock; print captioned "Auto Road. Balsas to Chilpancingo, State of Guerrero."
64. Mountains in the distance, grassy foreground; print captioned "State of Guerrero, Mexico."
65. Tree-covered mountains in the distance, trees in the foreground; print captioned "State of Guerrero, Mexico."
66. See photo album 1, print 115; print captioned "Moz, Mr. Miller, Father, Sierra Modre[sic] MT. State of Guerrero, Mexico."
67. View of a tree-covered valley; print captioned "Dump, State of Guerrero."
68. View of a park, with a building under construction to the right; print captioned "Alameda Mexico City 1910. National Theatre Under Construction," 1910
69. Paseo de la Reforma lined with spectators, uniformed man on horseback to the right, decorated statue of Cuauhtemoc in the center.
70. See photo album 1, print 216.
71. See photo album 1, print 215.
72. Narrow canal running alongside mountain; print captioned "Tamascaltepec, Mex.," 1909
73. Man labeled "A.V." sitting on stone canal, waterfall in the center background; print captioned "Tamascaltepec, Mex.," 1909
74. See photo album 1, print 214
75. See photo album 1, print 213; print captioned "State House Chilpancingo Mexico."
76. Train tracks in foreground, two-story building in background; print captioned "Mexico City Country Club."
77. Open field with lake to the right and trees to the left; print captioned "Mexico City Country Club."
78. Body of water in foreground, woman with a large hat standing on steps across the water.
79. See photo album 1, print 208.
80. View from street of canopied sidewalk area filled with seated people; print captioned "Flower Parade, Battle of the Flowers, Ave de Juarez, Mexico City."
81. View from street of canopied sidewalk area filled with seated people; print captioned "Flower Parade."
82. View from street of canopied sidewalk area filled with seated people; print captioned "Flower Parade."
83. View of a plaza filled with people and uniformed men; print captioned "16 de Septiembre."
84. Two-story building behind elaborate wrought iron fence.
85. See photo album 1, print 209.
86. See photo album 1, print 211.
87. Wide street leading up to monument; print captioned "Liberty Monument Paseo del la Reforma, Mexico City."
89. Three men standing between two pillars under a Spanish style tiled roof; print captioned "Major Earley, 'Texas,' Doc Crampton."
90. Desert clearing with mountains in the background; print captioned "State of Guerrero."
91. Looking down at the rooftops of a cluster of houses; print captioned "Hot Country Village."
92. See photo album 1, print 184; print captioned "Band Stand Alemeha[sic], Chilpancingo."
93. Open field with mountains in the background.
94. Uniformed men marching through a plaza; print captioned "Mountain Artillery Infantry."
95. Group of people gathered around carriages; print captioned "President Diaz."
96. Closer view of the monument in print 87; print captioned "Liberty Monument."
97. View of the Paseo de la Reforma with the statue of Cuauhtemoc to the left.
98. Urban street with two men walking between two horses lying on the ground.
99. Three-story urban building with streetcar in front.
100. Two-story building behind wrought iron fence; print marked "American Embassy."
101. Three-story urban building with awning, automobile on street.
102. Gated park or garden in between the American Embassy building and another building.
103. Close up of the building pictured in print 84.
104. Two women draped in black robes in a cemetery.
105. View of a river or canal, three men in a rowboat in the left corner.
106. Three or four-story castle-like building with the inscription "Pabellon Español" over the entrance; print captioned "Police Club."
107. Group gathered in front of an unidentified grave.
108. View of a lake or river, to the left a two-story building with awnings, to the right a park-like area.
109. View of a body of water with a damaged bridge crossing to an island, behind the island is a large building.
110. Same location as in print 108, extended view of park-like area.
111. Statue of Alexander Von Humboldt with two-story Biblioteca Nacional in the background.
112. Blurred view of tree-trunks and foliage.
113. View of tree-trunks and foliage.
114. View of water with sailboats; print marked "1912," captioned "Habana Cuba 1913," 1912-1913
115. View from water of coal docks with Morro Castle in the background; print marked "1912," captioned "Mooro[sic] Castle, Fort, Coal Docks, Habana Cuba 1913," 1912-1913
116. View of a large ship; print marked "1912."
117. Different angle of same subject in print 116; print marked "1912."
118. View of harbor and urban buildings from water.
119. View out to sea of ships, no coastline visible.
120. Large ships in harbor, view from water.
121. View of shore with urban buildings, factory from water.
122. View of harbor filled with ships of varying sizes.
123. View from water of harbor, ships, wreckage, castle in the background; print captioned "Mooro[sic] Castle, Wreck of U.S.S. 'Maine.'"
124. View from dock of large ship, workers, pedestrians; print captioned "S.S. 'Mexico' Ward Line."
125. View from dock of large ship and workers; print captioned "S.S. 'Mexico' Ward Line."
126. View from water of a large ship; print captioned "U.S.S. 'Vermont' Vera Cruz 1914."
127. View from water of a large ship; print captioned "U.S.S. 'Des Moines' Vera Cruz 1914."
128. View from water of a large ship; print captioned "U.S.S. 'Nebraska' Vera Cruz 1914."
129. View from water of a large ship; print captioned "U.S.S. 'Vermont' Vera Cruz 1914."
130. View of plaza with Catedral de la Asunción de María in the background; print captioned "Vera Cruz 1914."
131. View from dock of a large ship, passengers, man rowing a smaller boat; print captioned "S.S. 'Mexico' Ward Line Vera Cruz 1914."
132. View looking down a street lined with buildings, bell tower at the end of the street; print captioned "Calle de Independencia Vera Cruz 1914."
133. Large building with the inscriptions "Telegrafo" and "Correo" above the entrances, streetcar in front; print captioned "Telegraph & Post Office Vera Cruz 1914."
134. Long two-story building with a line of carriages out front; print captioned "Turminus[sic] Station & Hotel Vera Cruz 1914."
135. View of large ship; print captioned "U.S.S. 'Virginia' Vera Cruz 1914
136. View looking out to sea of harbor with railcars and cranes; print captioned "Vera Cruz, Mex 1914."
137. View of harbor, large ship, and cranes; print captioned "Vera Cruz, Mex 1914."
138. Cranes, railcars, ships in the distance; print captioned "Vera Cruz, 1914."
139. View of cranes, large ship inscribed "Mavlands West Hartlepool"; print captioned "Vera Cruz, 1914."
140. View from water of a fortress-like structure.
141. View of unidentified ship.
142. View of several ships at anchor.
143. Unidentified ship at sea.
144. View from water of Moro Castle; print captioned "Entrance to Habana Harbor."
145. View from ship of Moro Castle in the distance; print captioned "Leaving Habana for New York."
146. Faded print of clearing with a large ship in the background.
147. View from ship of open sea with sailboat and shoreline in the distance; print captioned "Habana in Distance."
148. View of harbor with large ship at forefront; print captioned "Habana Cuba 1908, Naval Hospital."
149. View of harbor, shore in background; print captioned "Wreck of U.S.S. 'Maine' Habana Cuba 1908."
150. View of harbor from water, sailboats, ships, buildings; print captioned "Custom House Water Front Habana Cuba 1908."
151. Print captioned "View of Harbor from The 'Maine' 1908, Coal Docks, Moro Castle."
152. Desert-like landscape, eight men with horses and mules; print marked "1.Coningbey, 2.Tom Lung. Cook, 3.Keller, 4.Long, Camio[sic] Real Puebla to Hue Huerlan" captioned "While with Puebla & Pacific R.R. Aug 1910."
153. Cacti in foreground with mountains in the background; print marked "Looking Southeast from camp kilometer No. 50" captioned "Cat 11."
154. Four men with pack mules walking through desert terrain; print marked "Packtrain on Mesa Above Huehuetlan, 1.Pedro, 2.Jose."
155. Five men surrounded by desert terrain; print marked "Corral Camp Kilometer No. 50 Sept-Oct 1910, 1.Long, 2.El Muchacho, 3.McGinnis, 4.Coningsbey, 5.Keller" captioned "A Sunday Afternoon."
156. View of five tents with two men standing around campfire; print marked "Camp Kilometer No. 50, 1.Mozo's Tent, 2.Sleeping Tent, 3.Office Tent, 4.Mozo's Aly, 5.Cook Tent, Sept-Oct 1910" captioned "Sunday."
157. Men with pack mules and horses walking along arocky path; print captioned "Camino Real Puebla to Huehuetlan, 1.Keller, 2.Pascal, 3.Tom Lung, 4.Coningsbey, 5.Long."
158. One man sitting with two men standing behind him giving him a haircut; print marked "Pubela & Pacific R.R. Co's Barber Shop, Camp Kil. No. 50, 1.Long, 2.Roberts, 3.Keller" captioned "Please do not tip our barbers."
159. Four men sitting inside a tent; print marked "Sunday Puebla & Pacific R.R. Co., 1.Keller, 2.Long, 3.McGinnis, 4.Coningsby" captioned "Sunday Afternoon."
160. Group of men loading equipment onto horses and mules; print marked "Breaking up Camp Kilometer No. 30 Sept 1910, 1.The White Mule, 2.Keller, 3.McGinnis, 4.Roberts, 5.Coningsby" captioned "Leaving Camp No. 30 for No. 50."
161. One man sitting with another man standing behind him cutting his hair; print marked "Mc & Keller, The Gentleman standing up is Mc, Puebla & Pacific R.R. Co. Camp Kilometer No. 50."
162. Group of seven, adults and children, posing in front of a gate; print captioned "Waldorf Mexico City 1908."
163. Two men playing tennis in the foreground, two-three story building in the background; print captioned "Mexico City Country Club 1910."
164. Two men in suits standing in a doorway; print captioned "Father 1910."
165. Heavily wooded unidentified area.
166. Man and passenger in an automobile in front of a building with a large awning; print captioned "Father in Pockard[sic] Country Club Mexico City 1911."
167. Group of uniformed men sitting around a cannon and artillery; print captioned "Angeles Battery 13 3" Guns, Feb 10-1910, Mexico City, Paseo de la Reforma in the distance."
168. Groups of uniformed men surrounding cannons, urban buildings in the background; print captioned "Angeles Battery, Feb 10-1910, Mexico City, Mexico."
169. View looking down the nave of a church at an altar and stained glass window; print captioned "Christ Church, Mexico City."
170. "Pyramid of the Sun" at Teotihuacan, Mexico.
171. View of city from above; print captioned "Vera Cruz Mex. 1914."
172. Unidentified monument surrounded by palm trees; print captioned "Vera Cruz Mex. 1914."
173. Man in a white suit standing in front of a large tree stump; print captioned "Mahogany Stump, Mexico."
174. Two men standinging with arms outstretched in front of a large tree; print captioned "Cedar (Spanish) Mexico."
175. Two men standing in front of a large tree; print captioned "Cedar Mexico."
176. Two men standing in front of a large tree; print captioned "Cedar Mexico."
177. Building with planks of wood stacked in front; print captioned "Dry Kilns El Oro Mill Mexico."
178. Piles of planks of wood; print captioned "Lumber Yard El Oro Mill Mexico."
179. Large covered pavillion work area; print captioned "Saw Mill El Oro Mill, Mexico."
180. Side view of mill, logs scattered in water in front; print captioned "Log Dump & Saw Mill, El Oro Mill Mexico."



 

Photographs

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1 3 59. Panoramic interior view of a bullring.
88. Panoramic view of a desert road, group of men in an automobile, man posing in center, man off to the side standing among cacti, mountains in the background.
Mounted print of a group of men in suits and top hats, surrounded by menin uniforms, women and children; print marked "1-Ambassador Wilson, 2-President De la Bara[sic], 3-Francisco I. Madero, 4-J.E. Long."



 

Printed Material and Correspondence

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1 4 Program entitled "Banquet Tendered to The President of Mexico Francisco I. Madero by his American Friends," November 25, 1911
Booklet with photos of "Official Divan for 1917 and Past Potentates," inscribed "Anezeh Temple, Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine(A.A.O.N.M.S.), Desert of Mexico," July 28, 1917
Letter to "Americans in Mexico" from the American Colony in Mexico regarding the retention of Ambassador Wilson in Mexico, March 7, 1913
Copy of a speech made by Long to President Diaz and others, July 4, 1910



 

Oversized Material

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2 1 Oversized portrait in sleeve of James E. Long; print captioned "Colonel Long."