Brickmaking--History--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Border Brick Project - Scott Cook Collection
The collection contains research material compiled by Dr. Scott Cook, pertaining to the organization of brick production along the U.S. Texas-Mexico border (1800s-1990s) and the Border Brick Project. The collection consists primarily of 186 oral history interviews (Series I, 1970-2008), 104 files of general research (Series II, 1837-2009), 122 files of manuscript and publication research (Series III, 1846-2013), and 2394 photographs (Series IV, 1939-2013).
Reynosa, Tamaulipas and Madero, Texas (Mercedes) Brick and Tile
Folder contains (8) photographs depicting brickmakers, including (3) with handwriting (ink) 1) "Ladrillera 'La Paloma', Col. Calabazas, Reynosa, 1990s" ; 2) "Probably Valley Brick and Tile in Madero, Texas, ca. 1950"; 3) "Brick plant south of Mercedes, TX townsite, ca. 1915"
Series I: Oral History Interviews, 1970 - 2008, bulk: 1992 - 1996
Series is composed of 186 recorded and/or transcribed oral history interviews with a wide range of brick industry informants from both the United States (primarily Texas) and Mexico. The majority of the files contain both the transcription and the audio recording. The rest of the files only contain transcriptions while others only contain audio recordings. Please see individual file notes for more information.
Series II: Research - General, 1837 - 2009, bulk: 1987 - 1999
The series contains research material compiled by Scott Cook, pertaining to the Border Brick Project and the study of the organization of brick production along the U.S. Texas-Mexico border. The series consists primarily of deed records, maps, correspondence, data, ledgers, and notes.
Series III: Research - Manuscripts and Publications, 1846 - 2013, bulk: 1968 - 1996
The series contains research material compiled by Scott Cook, pertaining to the study of organization of brick production along the U.S. Texas-Mexico border. The series consists primarily of books, partial books, journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles, manuscripts, papers, and presentations.