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El Paso Street, 1882--El Paso Street Today [picture postcard]

view El Paso Street, 1882--El Paso Street Today [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Humphries Photo Company, Publishers, El Paso, Texas
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Texas
El Paso (Texas)
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series 1, Box, 13, U.S.A.--Texas.
Summary:
Postcard contains two photographs. One depicts El Paso Street immediately after railroads arrived in 1882. It includes streetcars, railroads, one-story adobe "Mexican style" buildings. The other photo depicts two-story "main street" style buildings with sidewalks and signs in English and represents El Paso 'today' [circa 1910].
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region
Buildings--Adobe
Cities and towns
Central business districts
Streets
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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