About the Project

Retablo of Amador de Lira


Maps and Timeline

Photo Galleries:

Communities Abroad
The Border

Turning Points

"Amador de Lira gives the most infinite thanks for the miracle of saving them as they crossed the dangerous river in Texas." 
Retablo of Amador de Lira.  Undated.  Oil on metal.
14.7 x 24.4 cm.

Source: Jorge Durand and Douglas S. Massay, Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States.  (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995.  xvi, 216 pp.  Cloth, $52.00, ISBN 0816514712.  Paper, $25.95, ISBN 0816514976), 131.