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Ciudad Juárez (Mexico)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bercu Sisters Advertisements, 1925-1936

Identifier: B356.01.0003.0016
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.
Dates: 1925-1936

Bercu Sisters at The Gold Palace, 1925

Identifier: B356.01.0003.00001
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.
Dates: 1925

Oral History Interview with Francisco Uviña, 1979 August 14

Identifier: UTEP396
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

Oral History Interview with José Ramirez

Identifier: UTEP368
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