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Finding Aid for the Everett Pomeroy 1/2 Snap shot at Mexico, 1900
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ff. 12r-19r: Crossing from El Paso, Texas to Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua


ff. 20r-23v: Chihuahua


ff. 24r-29r: Discussion of the sombrero and the serape


ff. 29r-31r: Zacatecas


ff. 31r-43r: Aguas Calientes

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includes an extensive description of hotels

ff. 44r-48r: Guadalajara

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includes a discussion of local duck hunting methods

ff. 49r-95r: Mexico City

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includes a version of the story of the founding of Mexico City and the arrival of Cortez with several references to William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico

ff. 60r-72r: Plaza de Armas, the Zócalo, the Cathedral of Mexico and a discussion of Mexican churches in general


ff. 71r-77r: Discussion of the relationship between the Catholic Church and the Diaz government in Mexico

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an anonymous critical newspaper article, "The Church in Mexico," is folded between 72v-73r

ff. 76r-86r: Religious practices of the Aztecs and the positive influence of Catholicism

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includes a newspaper article about the positive role of Catholicism in Mexico (85v)

ff. 96r-108r: Leaving Mexico and returning to the United States.