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Brownsville (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 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

 Item
Scope and Contents Black and white aerial photograph. Back stamped "K. Welch Studio, Brownsville, TX" and handwriting "Port Area?"
Dates: 1900 - 1999

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: 1900 - 1999

Aerial 3

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Scope and Contents Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".
Dates: 1900 - 1999

Aerial 4

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Scope and Contents Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".
Dates: 1900 - 1999

Aerial 5

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Scope and Contents Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".
Dates: 1900 - 1999

Aerial 6

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Scope and Contents Black and white photograph. Stamped on back "K. Welch Studio".
Dates: 1900 - 1999

After a storm - 74th camp (Post card)

 Item
Scope and Contents Fade black and white photographic post card. Uniformed man mounted on horseback standing in water. Tents and trees in background.
Dates: 1900 - 1999

After the herd had passed U.S. Customs inspection

 Item
Scope and Contents 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: 1900 - 1999

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

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: 1927

Boca Chica at Aldridge (Glen's Super Market)

 Item
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: 1900 - 1999

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: 1900 - 1999

Brownsville Newsletters Collection

 Collection — 0025
Identifier: BLIBR-0025
Content Description The collection consists of ten newsletters from organizations located in Brownsville, Texas. The newsletters chronicle the history and development of Brownsville and topics include art, architecture, businesses, higher education, historical accounts, events, notable people, preservation, transportation, and industry.
Dates: 1977 - 2017

Bruce Underwood Collection

 Collection — 0014
Identifier: BLIBR-0014
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nine boxes of newspapers, newspaper clippings, typescripts, correspondence, college notebooks, course syllabuses, grade books, awards, and other material. The papers document Underwood’s career in journalism and academia.
Dates: 1925 - 2000

Construction on Carthage Court

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Scope and Contents Black and white photograph. Handwriting on back "Construction on Carthage Court".
Dates: 1900 - 1999

Ebony Heights Aerial

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Scope and Contents Black and white photograph. Handwriting on back "Boca Chica Blvd in foreground looking over Part of Ebony (?) Acres and most of Ebony Hts"
Dates: 1900 - 1999

Fort Brown Quartermaster's Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0002-TSC
Scope and Contents The Fort Brown Quartermaster's Ledger consists of two-page reports that were originally bound in a single volume. The reports describe specifications for buildings on the Fort Brown military installation. This includes information about the floor plans, building dimensions, construction materials, mechanicals, appliances, and any changes or updates made to the building over time.There are 192 buildings covered within the ledger from Fort Brown, in Brownsville, Texas, and four from...
Dates: 1919 - 1946

Frederick Davis Cromack Papers

 Collection — 0013
Identifier: BLIBR-0013-a

Historic Stegman Building Documents

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0005
Content Description The collection consists of the final documentation of the Historic Stegman Building located in downtown Brownsville. The collection contains exterior and interior photographs prior to the renovation as well as historical Robert Runyon photographs of the building. In addition, the collection contains a Historic American Buildings Survey compiled by Historian Roman McAllen, Brownsville Historic Resources survey, and .dwg architectural and measurement files of the renovated floorplan....
Dates: 1911 - 2014