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Promotional materials

Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Printed material or products given away to promote public awareness of consumer goods or social issues.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrosio Villarreal Postcard Collection

Identifier: BD-0014
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 77 digitized postcards pertaining to Fort Brown, Harding presidential visit, U.S. Army life on the border, Rio Grande River, Brownsville, Fort Brown Motor Hotel, and the Oblates.

The postcards are accessible via our institional repository.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1968

Barry Horn Postcard 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 Newsletters Collection

 Collection — BLIBR-0025
Identifier: BLIBR-0025
Content Description

The collection consists of ten newsletters from organizations located in Brownsville, Texas. The newsletters chronicle the history and development of Brownsville and topics include art, architecture, businesses, higher education, historical accounts, events, notable people, preservation, transportation, and industry.

Dates: 1977 - 2017

Christopher Carmona Collection

 Collection — 0047
Identifier: BLIBR-0047
Content Description

This collection consists of a 1911 Hidalgo County Texas General Land Office grant map and a 1992 Texans & Winter Texans International Spring Festival brochure highlighting the Bandit wars.

Dates: 1911 - 1992

Photographic views of the Lower Rio Grande Valley [view book] / photos by Dickey, 1920s

 File — ELIBR-0151, Box: 4
Scope and Contents

Viewbook contains 50 photographs from around the lower Rio Grande Valley.

Dates: 1920s

Sharyland [view book], ca. 1915

 File — ELIBR-0151, Box: 2, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

From the inside cover "The following views are faithful reproductions of genuine photographs of some of the many objects of interest to be seen on the John H. Shary Subdivision and other points of in the Lower Rio Grande Valley."

View book contains 40 pages printed in black and white with brief captions (left) and photographs (right).

Dates: ca. 1915