Mansur Dry Goods
Scope and Contents
The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.
- dates vary
- Harry Foehner, 1902-1978 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. 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.
From the File: 2 Photographic Prints
Language of Materials
From the Box: English
Black and white photograph (slightly damaged) depicting cactus in the foreground. The streets in the background are lined with cars and buildings, including a store front for Powell's Hardware and the side of Mansur's Dry Goods. Advertisement for Frank T. Philips also features prominently. Possibly image of early San Benito, as back of photograph is stamped "Harry Foehner, San Benito, Texas".
- Photographs Subject Source: Tgm
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