Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.