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The picture was taken at Calle de Comercio, Juarez, during the Mexican Revolution.
Five men - they seem to be quite young - are standing behind the barricade, blocking the road and pointing their guns towards the camera. The barricade is made out of wood, sand bags, rocks and tree trunks,
The sign of one of the buildings on the right says Carpentry and Blacksmith by Fidel San. The street is also marked by many poles. The building to the right is partly burned.

Uploaded on 03.17.2014 by El Paso Museum of History

Central / Downtown, (1910 - 1919), Conflict

  • Mexican Revolution
  • Juarez
  • CONFLICT

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Barricade on Commercial Street, Juarez

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