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This map is a genealogy of the New World, a family tree with its cultural roots in imperial Spain. Under the title, three ships representing Columbus’s first voyage with mast and banners symbolizing the native continents of American immigrants. The…

Landscape of the region along with the cultivators and workers in a railroad station surrounded by orderly banana farms. The image comes from an album of 77 white and black photographs relating to railroad construction and banana plantation.

A topographical map of Mexico surrounded by images of landscapes and artifacts of pre-European Mexico.

A political map of Mexico surrounded by head shots of Mexican politicians and illustrations of colonial buildings.

Photograph of multi-generational campesinos using rudimentary tools to manufacture coffee in Veracruz, Mexico

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This is the first published image of Haitian General Toussaint L'Ouverture. Due to his strong resolve and military expertise, L'Ouverture was able to lead the late seventeenth century slave revolt of Haiti into a full-fledged revolution for…

Engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture being taken from his family to be imprisoned by the French during the Haitian Revolution. Toussaint L'Ouverture is one of the most famous leaders of the revolution and a big supporter of the abolishment of slavery.

Depicting Cuba’s Independence as its own nation after
being Spain’s first and last colony in the “New World,”
M. Carranza included these images among others in his
Souvenir Habana in 1899, directed towards citizens of the
United States…

Pedro de Ampudia, the Governor of Nuevo Leon, and Santiago Vidaurri, his Secretary, announce that the President of Mexico, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, has allowed Northern Mexican soldiers to carry guns without licenses in “Oriente y Occidente”…

Letter from British Ambassador Edward Everett to U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun of a translated French newspaper article criticizing the United States' attempt to annex Texas.
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