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Historic Photos of El Paso

Historic Photos of El Paso

by Sandra Fye
     
 

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El Paso is a city with an international history and culture that is tied to the Rio Grande. Native Americans followed the river and traded with other groups that lived near it. With the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, in 1848, the Rio Grande became the international boundary between the United States and Mexico. Historic Photos of El Paso is a gorgeous photographic

Overview

El Paso is a city with an international history and culture that is tied to the Rio Grande. Native Americans followed the river and traded with other groups that lived near it. With the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, in 1848, the Rio Grande became the international boundary between the United States and Mexico. Historic Photos of El Paso is a gorgeous photographic history of this important American city spotlighting photographs collected from the most prominent local and state archives. The multicultural diversity of the area adds to its rich heritage and economic success, as these striking photographs demonstrate. In rarely seen black-and-white photography, this handsome book details the historical growth of El Paso up to recent times. Filled with nearly 200 beautiful black-and-white images, Turner Publishing’s Historic Photos of El Paso offers a unique and compelling look into the past for any resident and history buff alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620454039
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
216

Meet the Author

Sandra Fye has a Bachelor of Art degree in Geography, with an English Minor, from the University of New Mexico. Her favorite place in El Paso is the El Paso Museum of Art. She became interested in the history of El Paso when she saw an Otis Aultman photograph album about the Mexican Revolution; a book about the architect Henry C. Trost added to her interest. She likes photography, history, and art.

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