The collection consists mainly of photographs of Francisco "Pancho" Villa, a Mexican Revolutionary general and prominent figure
during the Mexican Revolution in the early 20th century. Photographs in the collection include portraits of Villa, Villa with
his troops and other military figures, Villa's murder in 1923, and photographs of Villa's family.
Francisco "Pancho" Villa, was born José Doroteo Arango Arámbula on June 5th, 1878, in Durango, Mexico. By the early 20th century
Villa had become a member of a band of bandits, and in 1902, after he was arrested for theft and assault he was forcibly inducted
into the Federal Army as punishment. He deserted, and in 1903 began to be known as Francisco "Pancho" Villa.
0.44 linear feet
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