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Title
General Luis Emeterio Torres, 1925-1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1925-1935?]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, “Death Takes Gen. Torres,” Los Angeles Times, 10 Sep 1935: A2.
General Torres performed as commander-in-chief for military forces in Sonora and Sinaloa during troublesome times after the overthrowing of President Porfirio Diaz in the Francisco Madera revolution of 1911, during which he brought his family to Los Angeles.
A portrait of General Torres in his later years of life.
Text from newspaper caption: Gen. Luis E. Torres, former leader in Mexico, who died here yesterday.
Handwritten on negative: Gen Luis Torres 9-9-35 Passed away
Text from negative sleeve: 2030 – Gen Luis Torres died 9-9-35 [stamped:] Sep 13 1935
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_8382
ark:/21198/zz002dg7w5
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Memorial photographs
Generals--Mexican--California--Los Angeles
Torres, Luis Emeterio, (General), 1843-1935
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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