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"Hometown Teams" Reception Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0006
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two recorded presentations as well as photographs taken at the Smithsonian Institute's traveling exhibition "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America" opening reception held on July 26, 2018. The reception was hosted by UTRGV Special Collections and University Archives.

One recording is of Gregory Selber presenting on the glory days of valley football and the other recording is of Rene Torres presenting on the history of baseball in the Rio Grande Valley.
Dates: 2018-07-26

Mercedes Green Hornets photograph

 Collection — Container: 199
Identifier: ELIBR-0199
Content Description One photograph of the Mercedes Green Hornets fastpitch softball team from 1947. District Championship Team.
Dates: 1947

Rotary Club of Darwen Correspondence

 File — Folder: 0029
Identifier: BLIBR-0029-Vertical
Content Description Photocopy of correspondence from Howard Peters, of the Rotary Club of Darwen, England, and "Rotarian James" of the Brownsville club. Included with the correspondence is a summation of letters written by members of a local Lancashire family, especially those of a young man by the name of James Horrocks (alias Andrew Ross), who came to America to escape a paternity suit, and lived for a time in Brownsville. Summation of Horrocks correspondence includes descriptions of U.S. Mail Steamship travel,...
Dates: 1865 - 1871