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San Benito (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Adela Weaver Oral History, 1987

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-01011
Scope and Contents

Adela Weaver was born in 1908 in San Benito, Texas. Interview conducted in 1987 by Andy L. Perez. Digital transfer completed on 26 March 2014 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Brownsville Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0044
Scope and Contents

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Folder 22

 File — Box BLIBR-0044 Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: early 20th—21st Centuries

Fort Brown Mexican Border War Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0032
Content Description

This scrapbook contains photographs of scenes around Brownsville, San Benito, and Point Isabel. Photographs depict soldiers daily living while in camp or in the march during the Mexican Border War of 1916. The photographs were taken during the summer and fall of 1916.

Dates: 1916-07-21 - 1916-12-16

Howard Smith Oral History, 10-4-1985

 File
Scope and Contents

Howard Smith was born in 1905. He talks about the hurricane damage in Galveston, life in the early days of San Benito, the development of Alamo and San Juan.

Interview conducted on 4 October 1985 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 11 March 2014 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 10-4-1985

Howard Smith - Part 01

 Digital Record
Identifier: Howard Smith - Part 01

Howard Smith - Part 02

 Digital Record
Identifier: Howard Smith - Part 02

Maria Falcon

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00265

Maria Falcon Oral History, 1987

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00265
Scope and Contents

Maria Falcon talks about San Benito school and Raymondville. She was born June 21, 1920, in San Benito, Texas. Interview conducted in 1987 by Arculana Garcia. Digital transfer completed on 6 November 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

San Benito

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 34
Identifier: Folder 34
Scope and Contents

Photographic postcards of street scenes in San Benito, Texas, incuding San Benito Bank & Tust Co. and Burke's Variety Store

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Texas-Mexico Travel Album

 Collection — Box BLIBR-0030
Identifier: BLIBR-0030
Content Description Collection of 117 photographs and real-photo postcards. Album begins with ten photographs of street scenes in New Orleans, followed by nine larger zide images of wild flower and plant life in the Rio Grande Valley and Brownsville, Texas. The next thirty-six images depict life along the Texas-Mexico border, including architecture, culture, the Rio Grande, and a July 4th beach outing. Ten images follow of family life in Oklahoma and Mississippi, and then the focus of the album...
Dates: 1917 - 1922

Texas Water Improvement District Photographs

 Collection — 0196
Identifier: ELIBR-0196
Content Description 57 photographs and one negative. One photograph captioned to verso: "H.C.W.I.D. No. 4 Installing a 37.5 - 20 a the Highway relift. May 7th. 1925." Depicts installation of a steam shovel for a Hidalgo County Water Improvement District Project in South Texas, along the Rio Grande. This belongs to a series of photographs with similar purple stamps from a San Antonio photographer depicting steam shovel operations, laborers, and ditch digging in the 1920s. the steam shovel has a sign on it...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925; 1947-12-06