Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Various materials produced by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as well as newsletters.
Collection contains newsletters from various organizations located in Edinburg.
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.
Folder contains (1) photo of 1886 Hidalgo County Courthouse. Image is distorted and possibly enlarged from smaller negative.
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."
Printed photographs acquired from various sources. Arranged by subject.
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.
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.