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Chamizal Memorial
Date: 11/8/2011 Album ID: 1358271
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03 NOV 1967 - CHAMIZAL MEMORIAL MODEL - Santiago Cruz, right, chief historian, Chamizal National Memorial, explains the approximate design of the memorial to Harold L. Peterson, chief curator, National Park Service from Washington, left, and Mrs. Evelyn Covington, of Congressman Richard White's office. The model, on display on the main floor of the Federal Court House for the next month, was designed by Carroll & Daeuble & Associates. The memorial will be built on 55 acres of land received by the U.S. in the Chamizal settlement. (Times Staff Photo)
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28 OCT 1967 - PARK WALKWAY - The 22 acre tract of the Mexican Chamizal Monument is enhanced by this pedestrian walkway which connects the large park area to the monument proper. The bridge, extending over a park canal, is made of han-laid stone.
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18 NOV 1973 - CHAMIZAL DEDICATION - Dedication ceremonies of the Chamizal National Memorial Saturday located a few yards from the Mexican border. Undersecretary of the Interior John C. Whitaker substituted for Secretary Rogers C. B. Morton who cancelled his visit because of Illness. (Times Staff Photo)
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18 SEP 1973 - CHAMIZAL GATE - This entrance to the Chamizal National Memorial, which is one of two opens off San Marcial street across from the new Bowie High School. The other opens on the south at Delta drive. Neihter of the gates will be available to the public until the Chamizal is officially opened on Oct. 27, cautioned Franklin Smith, superintendent.
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28 OCT 1967 - CHAMIZAL CIRCLE - Two workmen put final touches on the marble work of the circular Mexican Chamizal Memorial in Cordova Island. Accented by a tower in the center of the monument, the Memorial structure also contains pillars which represent every state in Mexico. (Times Staff Photo)
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18 NOV 1973 - CHAMIZAL DEDICATION - Mexican troops from the 1st Battalion in Juarez heralding the opening of dedication ceremonies of the Chamizal National Memorial Saturday located a few yards from the Mexican border. Undersecretary of the Interior John C. Whitaker substituted for Secretary Rogers C. B. Morton who cancelled his visit because of Illness. (Times Staff Photo)
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29 DEC 1967 - EL CHAMIZAL - Mexico's monument to the settlement of the Chamizal territory, long disputed between that country and the United States, was erected on Cordova Island and is one of the border's most interesting new tourist attractions. It is a white marble symbol of international peace, located in the center of a park, surrounded by a moat and lighted by night.
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09/29/1968 Chamizal Painting. Artist Manuel Acosta is shown with his painting that will be presented to Mexico in ceremonies Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial in Juarez part of the Chamizal Fiesta.
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