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Mexican Satirical Songsheets

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 126, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01790
Content Description

28 illustrated songsheets that use verse to satirize news stories from Mexico in the late 19th and early 20th century. The sheets credit Antonio Vanegas Arroyo as publisher, while the accompanying illustrations are attributed to José Guadalupe Posada.

Petition by Indians in Western New Spain Accusing a Friar of Having a Lover

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 119
Identifier: SC 01736
Content Description A petition by Indians living in Valladolid (now Morelia) against a friar, whom they claim has a lover named Rosalia living with him. Rosalia is accused of having relations with multiple men besides the friar, and of killing her own children. The petition contains signed statements by several Indians, and a request that he be fired from his position. The fiscal writes in response that the claims need to be investigated, and that the friar needs to be punished if found guilty....

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