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Brownsville (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Acca L. Colby Purdy Correspondence

 Collection — Folder 0004
Identifier: BLIBR-0004-Vertical
Content Description The collection consists of thirteen letters written from Brownsville, Texas starting January 1866 to June 1866 by Acca L. Colby Purdy and her husband Warren G. Purdy to their family in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, there are two portrait images; one of Acca and the other of Warren. The correspondence narrates life in Brownsville and the nearby areas as well as the living conditions. Acca begins writing from Brownsville on January 18, 1866. She speaks of Major Plato who was the...
Dates: 1865-12-26 - 1866-06-16

Aerial 1

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Scope and Contents

Black and white aerial photograph. Back stamped "K. Welch Studio, Brownsville, TX" and handwriting "Port Area?"

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial 2

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Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio". Handwriting on back "Port Area?".

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial 3

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Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial 4

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Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial 5

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Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial 6

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Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial Brownsville Airport (2)

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial Brownsville Airport Hangar (5)

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial Brownsville Airport Hangar (8)

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Aerial Brownsville, downtown, c. late 1970s

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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.

Dates: c. late 1970s

Aerial Brownsville Downtown, c. 1940s

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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.

Dates: c. 1940s

Aerial Brownsville, downtown, c. 1970s

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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.

Dates: c. 1970s

Aerial Brownsville, downtown facing northwest, Southern Pacific station, c. 1970s

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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.

Dates: c. 1970s

Aerial Brownsville High School and Junior College on Palm Blvd

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

After a storm - 74th camp (Post card)

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Fade black and white photographic post card. Uniformed man mounted on horseback standing in water. Tents and trees in background.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

After the herd had passed U.S. Customs inspection

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Black and white photograph. Three men, including a uniformed officer on a bicyle, one man walking in foreground, and one man against guard rails. Railroad and bridge pictured in background.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Air view Port of Brownsville (post card)

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

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

Angelica Montemayor Oral History - April 4, 1987

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-MontemayorAngelica-19870404

Annie S. Putegnat Elementary School, Maria Padilla

 Item
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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Augustine Celaya Jr. Papers

 Collection — 0048
Identifier: BLIBR-0048
Scope and Contents

The papers contained in one legal size archival box mainly document the executive career of Augustine Celaya Jr. with the Union Carbide Corporation. These consist of photos, correspondence, two oral history interview tapes and assorted corporate documents.

Dates: 1960 - 1994

Barry Horn Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0043
Content Description

This collection consists of eighteen letterpress halftone postcards pertaining to Cameron County and Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The photographs were taken by Robert Runyon and the postcard booklet was made by Curt Teich & Co. of Chicago, Illinois in 1927.

Dates: c. 1920s

Behind Gorgas Hall, John Randolf

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Boca Chica at Aldridge (Glen's Super Market)

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Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph of building with sign "Foodcraft GLEN'S SUPER MARKET Glen Herman". Cars driving on street and parked.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Breaking flood above Brownsville

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, interior

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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.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Brownsville City Commission Collection

 Collection — 0009
Identifier: BLIBR-0009
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of seventeen document boxes of records of the Brownsville City Commission. Included are meeting minutes, brochures, city notices, building documents, and correspondence. The main years covered are 1997 to 2001, but there is some information from 1991 and 1994 as well.

Dates: 1991 - 2001

Brownsville from bridge guards' tents

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Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph from brige guards' tents of Rio Grande River and levees.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries