Gulf Coast Magazine; v.2 no. 3
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Labor History | Latin American History
Discusses John Baird, an American merchant who was arrested while attempting to trade in Mexico in the early 19th century. Image of a water slide and people swimming in Corpus Christi, men inspecting a garden, and a cotton gin. Some photos by Wheelus.
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Doherty, William and Wheelus, "Pioneer of Mexican commerce: account of the trials and tribulations of James Baird who blazed a path for progress across the Mexican Border" (1906). Gulf Coast Magazine. 23.