Ciudad Juárez (Mexico)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes papers, records, correspondence, photographs, photograph albums, scrapbooks, newspapers and newspaper clippings, framed photographs, documents, quilts and needlework, Vaudeville costumes and instruments, books, and record albums.
Overview Photograph of the Bercu Sisters performing at the Gold Palace in Juarez, Mexico in 1925. Harryette Bercu is on the left wearing a tutu and Dorothy Bercu is wearing a costume with pants and a tall decorative helmet. Both girls are standing on their toes in ballet shoes. The sisters were part of the Orpheum Vaudeville circuit in the 1920s and 1930s.
Overview Born in Durango; recollections of his chilhood and youth; job experiences; came to Ciudad Juárez in 1953; worked as a bracero in Pecos and Ysleta, Texas; accident while on the job; stories told to him by his father concerning the Mexican Revolution and smallpox in Mexico.
Dates: 1979 August 14; Digitization: 2006 November 15
Overview Member of Otomi Indian tribe biographical data, including his family and life in the tribe; joined the Mexican Army as a young man; the Diaz-Taft meeting in El Paso in 1909' the Mexican Revolution; El Paso and Ciudad Juárez in 1920; labor experiences in Texas, Michigan, and Illinois; the Escobar Revolution and the Cristero Revolt.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined