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Alfonso Loredo Flores Collection

 Collection — Container: 181, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0181
Scope and Contents This digital collection consists of two photographs, an oral history with Lidia Flores, widow of Alfonso Loredo Flores, and legal documents pertaining to the murder of Alfonso Loredo Flores, a 20-year-old bystander and a victim of the 1971 Pharr Riots. Flores was stepping out of Ramos' Hair Styling Center located on the corner of Bell Ave. and Cage Blvd. when he was allegedly shot in the head by Deputy Sheriff Robert C. Johnson. Robert C. Johnson's indictment and arrest took place...
Dates: 1971-02-06 - 1973-02-08

Manuel Garcia Mexican Folk Songs Collection

 Item
Identifier: BD-0001
Content Description This is a digitized videorecording of music of Manuel Garcia. He sings about the following topics: a 1900 marriage, 1911 assassination, horse races, Polito de luna assassination, happy birthday (sapo verde), heartbreak, Loma de Miranda, Texas Rangers (Rinches), Silvano Garcia of China Nuevo Leon, crossing the Rio Grande, smuggling, assassination of Mariano Perez on April 20 around 2pm, Isidro Perez, paloma norteña, mother’s day, heartbreak in Oklahoma City 1946, working to pay doctor in 1936,...
Dates: 1900 - 1996