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McAllen - Fairway Motor Hotel

 File — Container: ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 20
Identifier: Folder 21

Scope and Contents

Folder contains color and black and white photographs of various sizes of the Fairway Motor Hotel. Images include Polaroid images of roadside signs, poolside guests, gathering on the lawn, hotel dining and guest room interiors, guests checking in, and more.

Three photographs appear to show former Texas Governor Allan Shivers, including two images of him speaking at a podium with microphones for NBC KRGV.

Some photographs are stamped "KRGV Weslaco, Texas" on the back and a single photograph is stamped on the back "Don Bartels, 510 N. 7th St., McAllen, Texas."


  • 1850s—2000s

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is NOT open for research use due to ongoing processing. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.


20 Photographic Prints (Black and white and color photographs) ; Sizes vary

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

ELIBR 1.104
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