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Ambrosio Villarreal Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 77 digitized postcards pertaining to Fort Brown, Harding presidential visit, U.S. Army life on the border, Rio Grande River, Brownsville, Fort Brown Motor Hotel, and the Oblates.

The postcards are accessible via our institional repository.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1968

Fort Brown Mexican Border War Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: BD0032
Content Description This scrapbook contains photographs of scenes around Brownsville, San Benito, and Point Isabel. Photographs depict soldiers daily living while in camp or in the march during the Mexican Border War of 1916. The photographs were taken during the summer and fall of 1916.
Dates: 1916-07-21 - 1916-12-16

Lucy Tijerina Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 0036
Identifier: BD-0036
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, invitations to Valley dances, Samuel W. Brooks and Charles Falgout property dealings, Brooks' personal documents, photographs, and accompanying documents pertaining to the Falgout, Merkling, Tijerina, and Alegria family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1952

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Business enterprises--Rio Grande Valley. 2
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