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Mission (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial photograph - Mission, Texas, undated

 Item — ELIBR-0002, other: Room 1.213, Map Roller A, Row 2, Slot 7, other: SM 104
Identifier: SM 104
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection consists of business and personal files from John H. Shary, the largest collection of which is the United Irrigation Company series. The collection primarily contains business files, correspondence, internal memos, legal proceedings, maps, blueprints, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Dates: undated

Alice Amada Aceituno Jensen Oral History - 1987

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-JensenAliceAmadaAceituno-1987

Clay Brazeal and Elizabeth B. Sammons Oral History, 12-1-1982

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00099
Scope and Contents

Clay Brazeal and Elizabeth B. Sammons discuss early life, parents, education and marriage. As the daughter of a prominent early Valley businessman and the wife of another, she makes observations about life in the Mission area. Interview conducted on 1 December 1982 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 17 September 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.

Dates: 12-1-1982

Eddie Clarence Hedges Oral History, 3-8-1990

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00458
Scope and Contents

Eddie Clarence Hedges was born in 1921. He talks about his grandparents, parents, birth, and boyhood in Mission, Texas. He also relates his experiences in the Army Air Corps.

Interview conducted on 8 March 1990 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 3 December 2013 from the original analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.

Dates: 3-8-1990

Eddie Clarence Hedges - Part 01

 Digital Record
Identifier: Eddie Clarence Hedges - Part 01

Eddie Clarence Hedges - Part 02

 Digital Record
Identifier: Eddie Clarence Hedges - Part 02

Hurricane Beulah, 1967

 File — ELIBR-0154, Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Folder contains (12) black and white photos of the aftermath of Hurricane Beulah, including (8) photographs of Mission, TX, taken by Lucy Wallace, (1) photo of roof damage to Sea Island Motel, (1) photo of a floorded TTa station, and (1) printer's proof sheet with two images of damage--a man walking in a flooded street and a plane blocking street traffic at a Conoco gas station.

Dates: 1967

Koy Detmer

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-DetmerKoy-20180612

Koy Detmer Oral History, 6-12-2018

 File
Scope and Contents

Interview with former Philadelphia Eagle Quaterback Koy Detmer, he talks about his time growing in Mission, and his experiences as football coach, player and some favorite sports traditions. Hometown Teams Oral Histories.

Dates: 6-12-2018

McMurray Family Collection

 Collection — 118
Identifier: ELIBR-0118
Scope and Contents

Collection primarily consists of photographs from Mission, Texas, as well as others that are unidentified. The collection also contains documents pertaining to Robertie McMurray and G. M. McMurray.

Dates: 1909-1931, 1986

Mission

 File — ELIBR-0154, Box: 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents

Folder includes historic photographs of Mission, Texas. One Mission Hotel postcard postmarked 1909-08-06 addressed to "Mr. Ernest Givens, Brownsville, Texas." Nine (9) unused postcards of the Mission Tourist Camp. Two (2) photographs of downtown Mission, c. 1912 and c. 1930s

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Sila Lopez

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00569

Sila Lopez Oral History, 1987

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00569
Scope and Contents

Sila Flores Lopez born 11 August 1917 in Mission, Texas. She taught at Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Joya ISD, McAllen ISD, and Mission CISD. She speaks that she didn't encounter racism/discrimination while at school. She graduated from Pan American University. She passed away on 13 March 2006.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Josefina Flores. Digital transfer completed on 13 January 2014 from the original analog cassette tape. Side two of the tape is blank.

Dates: 1987