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Texas Rangers--History--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Antonio Villegas, Sr. Oral History, 9-10-1978

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00996
Scope and Contents

Antonio Villegas, Sr. was born in 1890. In this interview, Antonio Villegas Sr. talks about Los Tubitos Ranch, Aniceto Pizana, Luis De La Rosa, Las Norias raid, Captain W.M. Hanson, land selling, 1915 Olmito railroad derailment, Texas Rangers, Military Highway, Juan Cortina, Jesus Acevedo, ca1915 burning, and Japanese soldiers who came to South Texas.

Interview conducted on 10 September 1978 in Pharr, Texas.

Dates: 9-10-1978

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

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-VillegasAntonio-1987

Cosme Casares Munoz

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00654

Cosme Casares Munoz Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00654
Scope and Contents

Cosme Casares Munoz was born in 1915 in McAllen, Texas. He talks about the first schools in McAllen, Los Rinches, Texas Rangers, and Los Indiciosos, why they hung 30 people in Alamo, Texas, laborers, and camps of soldiers in 1919. He tells about "diez y quince" stores and the first cars sold. Interview conducted in 1987 by Leticia Gamboa. Digital transfer completed on 27 January 2014 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria Marker Dedication Ceremony

Identifier: BD-0008
Scope and Contents The collection consists of images and recordings of the Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria marker dedication ceremony. This marker commemorates the double murder of Jesus Bazán and his son-in-law, Antonio Longoria, on September 27, 1915 along a dirt road near their ranch outside of Edinburg. In October 2017, the Refusing to Forget the team unveiled the first historical marker in Cameron County to recognize the unknown victims of La Matanza (The Massacre) in 1915. The Jesus Bazán...
Dates: 2018-11-03

UTRGV History Harvest

Identifier: BD-0010
Scope and Contents This is an ongoing collection combining History Harvests from both Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The objective of these History Harvests is to create a community collection from the area's families documenting local, regional, and national history to be held at the UTRGV University Library and made available for research, teaching, and educational exhibitions.Participants agree to give unconditional permission to publish items online. This collection consists of life in the...
Dates: 2014-09-27; 2017-10-14; 2018-11-03