The collection consists of photographs
from the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) taken by Agustín Victor Casasola, a Mexican
photographer and co-founder of the Mexican Association of Press Photographers. Photographs
in the collection include depictions of daily life in Mexico, and Mexican presidents in
the early 20th century. In addition to photographs taken by Casasola, there are additional
photographs on Mexico and its politics taken by Casasola's sons after his death in
Agustín Victor Casasola was born in Mexico City, Mexico on July 28, 1874. He began working
at a young age as a typographer for a newspaper, which led him to become a reporter for
various newspapers. He also began working as a photojournalist, documenting both sides of
the conflict during the Mexican revolution that broke out in 1910.
1.5 Linear Feet
(6 photograph albums)
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The collection is open for research.