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[Detail] Maria Gonzalez and soldaderas. Photographer - Robert Runyon.


Collection Overview

The South Texas Border, 1900-1920: Photographs from the Robert Runyon Collection collection of photographs by Robert Runyon captures the Lower Rio Grande Valley during the early 1900s. It includes negatives, slides, prints, and postcards that document the history and development of South Texas and the Mexican border, including the Mexican Revolution, the U.S. military presence at Fort Brown and along the border before and during World War I, and the growth and development of the Rio Grande Valley.

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  • Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

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