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Edinburg (Tex.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Adela Castilleja Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00152
Scope and Contents

Adela Castilleja tells about life in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and in Edinburg, Texas.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Oralia Betancourt. Digital transfer completed on 15 October 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Adela Castilleja Oral History - 1987

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-CastillejaAdela-1987

Alice Fawcett

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00269

Alice Fawcett Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00269
Scope and Contents

Alice Fawcett relates her life story, including migration from Ohio to Edinburg, Texas. The interview discusses Fawcett's career in education, including discrimination against students of Mexican descent. The interview also covers WWII and her husband's and son's military service. Interview conducted in 1987 by Douglas Erickson. Digital transfer completed on 6 November 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Black History

Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains materials from the Vela family reunion, and materials from the office of Al Ramirez concerning his publishing company New Santander Press.

Dates: -; Majority of material found in June 30 - July 2, 2006; Other: Date acquired: 20060000

Edinburg - Buildings

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Folder contains two photos, including one BW aerial photo taken by Leonard W. Black, Feb. 1953,and a color image of seats in Edinburg Municipal Auditorium.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

 Collection — 140
Identifier: ELIBR-0140
Scope and Contents

Various materials produced by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as well as newsletters.

Dates: 1964 - 1997

Edinburg Serials

Identifier: UTPA-MS-Edinburg Serials
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newsletters from various organizations located in Edinburg.

Dates: -

Golden Jersey Creamery, 1920s–1960s

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

Folder contains photographs and negatives of Golden Jersey Creamery operations, including facilties, staff, founders, delivery trucks, and cows. Golden Jersey Creamery was reportedly the first in the Valley to offer pasteurized milk.

Dates: 1920s–1960s

Hidalgo County Courthouse - 1886

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: Folder 13
Scope and Contents

Folder contains (1) photo of 1886 Hidalgo County Courthouse. Image is distorted and possibly enlarged from smaller negative.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Hidalgo County Courthouse - 1910

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Folder contains photos of Hidalgo County Courthouse (1910). Two smaller photos appear to be similar copies; one appearts with text "Citrus Orchard in Heart of City". Two larger photos appear to be copies; one appears with text "Court House, Edinburg."

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Hidalgo County Jail

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Printed photographs acquired from various sources. Arranged by subject.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Maria Cantu

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00129

Maria Cantu Oral History, 6-28-1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00129
Scope and Contents

Maria Cantu describes her early life at the rancho in Edinburg. She talks about her parents, sisters, brothers, crops, animals, funerals, women's role, clothing and compares the old time to the present. Interview conducted on 28 June 1987 by Guadalupe Torres. Digital transfer completed on 10 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Poor quality recording.

Dates: 6-28-1987

Restlawn Cemetery, Edinburg, 1997

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Restlawn Cemetery as it appeared in 1997. Images depict primitive markers and crosses including Jacob D. White, Ada Branch (mother of Earl and Thurman Booker), Ollie L. Heliton, Mary Thomas (mother of Melina Durden), Haywood West (reburied at Hilcrest), Joseph Callis, Rev. Levi Williams, Robert L. Taylor, D. Edwards.

Dates: 1997

Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection

 Collection — ELIBR-0174, Box: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0174
Content Description The collection found here consists of 53 photographs of agricultural activity in the Texas Rio Grande Valley and the McAllen, Texas region, c. 1920. 39 of the photographs are 8 x 10, mounted on card stock and backed with linen, bearing the "Edrington" studio name. The remaining photographs are 5 x 7 and mounted on card stock. Four bear the "Ziebell, McAllen" studio...
Dates: 1920s