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Mexico in the 1920s Photographic Album

Identifier: 2022-021

Scope and Contents

One photographic album containing 28 black and white photographs of daily life and scenery in Mexico during the 1920s. Some of the cities identified include León, Tepotzotlán, Chiapas, and Cuernavaca. Various daily life scenes include locals making crafts, farmers plowing land, pets and animals, and houses. About half of the photographs are captioned and all measure 5" x 7".


  • circa 1920s

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1.0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian

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Guide to Mexico in the 1920s Photographic Album
September 2022
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Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266