— tagged with “Piedras Negras”

The clown Tarambola want to show his gratitude ti the Soul of the Purgatory, with this retablo, for helping him in his profession which he has dedicated 15 years to. Traveling from town to town, he brings joy to the children and to the adults who come to see his act at the world famous Muñoz circus.

Piedras Negras, Coahuila

My brother was very jealous and was scaring out all my suitors. I was worried and afraid that I might end up like an old maid. I thank the Virgin of Zapopan with all my heart because one day came the revolutionaries and took my brother to fight with them. So now I can relax with my beloved one.

Yolanda Garcia \ Piedras Negras, Coahuila

My husband Meliton was called by the Revolutionaries to join them in their fight. I was very sad and worried seeing him leaving me. I entrusted myself to the Virgin of Guadalupe, and she worked the miracle of seeing my husband returning home safe and healthy. I bring this humble retail for that.

Sagrario Corona
Piedras Negras, Coahuila

I thank the Virgin of Guadalupe with this retablo because I managed to execute the mission imposed on me by mr. Madero. With these great, brave women and with their tricks, we managed to transport successfully the arms and the ammunition in trains—from the border with Texas to Piedras Negras, Coahuila—to protect the “San Luis” plan.

A. Aguirre Benavides
October 1910