CUL Digital Collections: July 2012

In July 2012, CUL uploaded 318 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 23,920 published items. 

Below are highlights:

Calavera de las elecciones presidenciales, 1919, illustrated by Jose Guadalupe Posada

Calavera de las elecciones presidenciales, 1919, illustrated by Jose Guadalupe Posada

129 early Texas postcards digitized as part of the FY2012 TexTreasures grant

20 currency notes in the Rowe-Barr Collection of Texas Currency

50 slides in Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes

92 documents in the Cantonment Burgwin Postings collection

14 broadsides illustrated by Jose Guadalupe Posada

17 photographs from Brehme photographs of Mexico

33 broadsides from the Advertisements in rhyme for business enterprises in Texas, Louisiana, and Indian Territory

El Ixtaccihuatl y el Popocatepetl, ca. 1908-1915, by Hugo Brehme

El Ixtaccihuatl y el Popocatepetl, ca. 1908-1915, by Hugo Brehme

4 cartes de visite and 1 stereograph from the Collection of Civil War and military cartes de visite and portraits

Shown above left: Print by Jose Guadalupe Posada in the Calavera de las elecciones presidenciales, 1919, broadside. This image includes the “chepito el marihuano”, a caricature created by Posada to satirize a certain type of upper-class Mexican man. Shown right: El Ixtaccihuatl y el Popocatepetl, ca. 1908-1915, by Hugo Brehme, shows two Mexican volcanoes.

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