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León Martyrs, circa 1926-1929

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0085-7

Scope and Contents

The postcards depict three members of the Asociación Católica de la Juventud Mexicana from León, Guanajuato executed during the Cristero Rebellion (3 January 1927): José Valencia Gallardo, whose tongue was cut out in response to his cry of ¡Viva Cristo Rey!, Salvador Vargas, and Ezequiel Gómez.


  • Creation: circa 1926-1929

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian

Physical Description

3 postcards with pencil annotations in Spanish on reverse.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556