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Aerial View of Harlingen, Texas, late 1920s to early 1930s


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


  • late 1920s to early 1930s


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 Box: 24 Folders

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Physical Description

Black and white aerial photograph by Edgar Tobin Aerial Surveys, Inc. Handwriting (pencil) on back reads, "Air plane view of the City of Harlingen, Texas taken at an elevation of 1200 feet looking south. Please return to Harlingen Chamber of Commerce, Harlingen, Texas" and "This copyright is owned by the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce and all restrictions to its use have been removed, Harlingen C of C...[illegible].

Repository Details

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

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UTRGV University Library (BLIBR 2.202)
Brownsville Texas 78520 United States
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