'El General Franciso Villa'

Title

'El General Franciso Villa'

Subject

Pancho Villa; Ora Bontrager; Silas Bontrager; travel to Mexico; American interest in Mexico; Juarez, Mexico

Description

A painted or tinted photograph of seventeen men wearing sombreros, and multiple bandoliers strapped across their chests and waists. The front row of men hold rifles casually by the barrels.

Front text: (top) El General Francisco Villa y su estado Mayor, Guerillero en 1910 110; (bottom) Pancho Villa, Famous Mexican Chieftain and his staff.

Transcription: Dear folks, Look at how that kid put this stamp on – Wilhelmina, Ethel, Mrs. Ridley, Irving + me are here at Juarez having lots of fun – Dad

Source

The Ora Bontrager Postcard Collection (BPC)

Publisher

(partial) ...News Service, El Paso Texas

Date

circa 1935

Format

Paper

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

BPC 010.1.0, 101.2.0

Coverage

Juarez, Mexico

Files

Bontrager Postcard Collection 010.1.0.jpg
Bontrager Postcard Collection 010.2.0.jpg

Collection

Citation

“'El General Franciso Villa',” The Ora Bontrager Postcard Collection, accessed December 13, 2017, http://bontragercollection.omeka.net/items/show/10.