Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Aerial photograph - Mission, Texas, undated
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.
Alice Amada Aceituno Jensen Oral History - 1987
Antonio L. Ayala Sr. Oral History - 1987
Clay Brazeal and Elizabeth B. Sammons
Clay Brazeal and Elizabeth B. Sammons Oral History, 12-1-1982
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 Oral History, 3-8-1990
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.
Eddie Clarence Hedges - Part 01
Eddie Clarence Hedges - Part 02
Koy Detmer Oral History, 6-12-2018
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.
McMurray Family Collection
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 Lopez Oral History, 1987
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.