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Politics and culture--Texas--Cameron County

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Antonio Villegas Sr. Oral History - 1978-09-10

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-VillegasAntonio-1987

Barry Horn Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0043
Content Description

This collection consists of eighteen letterpress halftone postcards pertaining to Cameron County and Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The photographs were taken by Robert Runyon and the postcard booklet was made by Curt Teich & Co. of Chicago, Illinois in 1927.

Dates: c. 1920s

Brownsville City Commission Collection

 Collection — 0009
Identifier: BLIBR-0009
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of seventeen document boxes of records of the Brownsville City Commission. Included are meeting minutes, brochures, city notices, building documents, and correspondence. The main years covered are 1997 to 2001, but there is some information from 1991 and 1994 as well.

Dates: 1991 - 2001

John Randall Peavey Oral History, 1981

 File
Scope and Contents John Randall Peavey (b. 12 Aug 1892, d. 3 Mar 1985), lawman and author of Echoes from the Rio Grande, was interviewed by Dr. Hubert J. Miller for the Pan American University Oral History Program. Part 1. Over the course of two days, December 22-23, 1981, Peavey provides a brief history of his family, describes their relocation to the Valley from St. Louis, and discusses early agricultural and economic development, including farming, ranching, staple crops and...
Dates: 1981

Menton J. Murray Collection

 Collection — BLIBR-0015
Identifier: BLIBR-0015
Scope and Contents The papers of Menton Murray (1907-1989) consist of correspondence, photos, books, periodicals, speeches, awards, newsletters, and news clippings. The papers document Murray’s careers as a journalist, lawyer, and 26 years as a Texas State Legislator. Also depicted are Murray’s other public activities in and around his Harlingen, Texas home. These activities include: Lion’s Club, Knights of Columbus, Harlingen Cardinal’s Quarterback Club, the Cameron County Historical Society and many more....
Dates: 1919 - 1989

R.B. Creager Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0007
Scope and Contents R.B. Creager Papers span his professional and political life. Materials are generally organized as follows Brownsville Customs Collector (1907–1912), Republican Political Patronage (1921), Gateway Bridge Corporation (1925–1935), Business with Mexico (1939–1950), and Intracoastal Canal and Water Treaty (1945–1947).While his 1916 run for Governor of Texas as a Republican is not well documented within the collection, it does document other activities within the party, including...
Dates: 1907 - 1956