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International Boundary, Mexican and American Custom Houses, Tijuana [picture postcard]

view International Boundary, Mexican and American Custom Houses, Tijuana [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Subject:
Aduana
Immigration & Naturalization Service
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Tijuana
Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico
San Diego (Calif.)
Date:
1930
1940
1930-1940
Notes:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Tijuana.
Summary:
Color illustration: official border crossing at Tijuana/San Ysidro. There is a large gate, and on each side a customs office for each country, with each respective flag flying over the building. Several cars sit on the right side of the dividing gate, presumably waiting to cross back to the United States.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region
Customs administration
Architecture--Hispanic American
Streets
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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