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Business enterprises--Rio Grande Valley.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrosio Villarreal Postcard Collection

 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

Anita Cardenas Oral History, 1987

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00134
Scope and Contents

Anita Cardenas talks about slavery, how business started in the 1950's, her all day wedding in 1930 and how clothes were handmade.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Leticia Miroslava Gamboa. Digital transfer completed on 11 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Augustine Celaya Jr. Papers

 Collection — BLIBR-0048
Identifier: BLIBR-0048
Scope and Contents

The papers contained in one legal size archival box mainly document the executive career of Augustine Celaya Jr. with the Union Carbide Corporation. These consist of photos, correspondence, two oral history interview tapes and assorted corporate documents.

Dates: 1960 - 1994

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

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

Frederick Davis Cromack Papers

 Collection — 0013
Identifier: BLIBR-0013-a

Golden Jersey Creamery, 1920s–1960s

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

Folder contains photographs and negatives of Golden Jersey Creamery operations, including facilties, staff, founders, delivery trucks, and cows. Golden Jersey Creamery was reportedly the first in the Valley to offer pasteurized milk.

Dates: 1920s–1960s

Historic Stegman Building Documents

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0005
Content Description The collection consists of the final documentation of the Historic Stegman Building located in downtown Brownsville. The collection contains exterior and interior photographs prior to the renovation as well as historical Robert Runyon photographs of the building. In addition, the collection contains a Historic American Buildings Survey compiled by Historian Roman McAllen, Brownsville Historic Resources survey, and .dwg architectural and measurement files of the renovated floorplan....
Dates: 1911 - 2014

John H. Shary Collection

 Collection — ELIBR-0002
Identifier: ELIBR-0002
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of business and personal files from John H. Shary, the largest collection of which is the United Irrigation Company series. The collection primarily contains business files, correspondence, internal memos, legal proceedings, maps, blueprints, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Dates: 1908 - 2001; Majority of material found in 1912-1952

Lucy Tijerina Family Collection

 Collection — 0036
Identifier: BD-0036
Content Description

The collection consists of correspondence, invitations to Valley dances, Samuel W. Brooks and Charles Falgout property dealings, Brooks' personal documents, photographs, and accompanying documents pertaining to the Falgout, Merkling, Tijerina, and Alegria family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1952

Yturria Family - Digital Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0051
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of digital files pertaning to the Yturria family. These photographs were utilized for the publication of the book titled, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Extraordinary Times of Francisco Yturria, written by Frank Daniel Yturria.

Dates: 1866 - 2006