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Díaz Reyna (Enrique) photographs of the inauguration of Álvaro Obregón
MS 034  
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Description
The collection consists of a photograph album of nearly 200 black and white images taken by photojournalist Enrique Díaz Reyna of the festivities relating to the 1920 inauguration of Mexican President Álvaro Obregón.
Background
Álvaro Obregón was a general in the Mexican Revolution who became the President of Mexico from 1920-1924. Obregón's presidency was the first stable presidency since the Mexican Revolution began in 1910. During his term as president he saw educational reform, moderate land reform and obtained U.S. diplomatic recognition of the Mexican government in 1923. After his hand-picked successor, Plutarco Elías Calles, was elected president in 1924, Obregón retired to Sonora but remained influential in Mexican politics. He ran for president again in 1928 and won, but was assassinated in July of that year before he could begin his term.
Extent
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.