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Pharr (Tex.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Adolfo Ramirez Oral History - 1987

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-RamirezAdolfo-1987

Alfonso Loredo Flores Collection

 Collection — 181, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0181
Scope and Contents This digital collection consists of two photographs, an oral history with Lidia Flores, widow of Alfonso Loredo Flores, and legal documents pertaining to the murder of Alfonso Loredo Flores, a 20-year-old bystander and a victim of the 1971 Pharr Riots. Flores was stepping out of Ramos' Hair Styling Center located on the corner of Bell Ave. and Cage Blvd. when he was allegedly shot in the head by Deputy Sheriff Robert C. Johnson. Robert C. Johnson's indictment and arrest took place...
Dates: 1971-02-06 - 1973-02-08

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

Floyd Clay Everhard

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00261

Floyd Clay Everhard Oral History, 1-4-1991

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00261
Scope and Contents

Floyd Clay Everhard tells about his parents, early life in Missouri, his move to the Valley, the character of the Valley in the 1920's, the city of Pharr, personalities of the period, hurricanes, citrus industry and schools. He was born 2 April 1909 in Wentworth, Missouri.

Interview conducted on 4 January 1991 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 31 October 2013 from the original analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.

Dates: 1-4-1991

History of Pharr, Texas scrapbook

 Collection — 222, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0222
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook contains phostcard of the Old Clock Museum in Pharr, and clippings of articles detailing the history of Pharr. Clippings do not include dates, but covers years from 1911 to 1966.

Dates: 1911 - 1966

J. B. Clark Collection, 1920, 1927

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Includes prints from Nick Doffing Co. excursion party panoramic photograph (1927 February 14), young citrus orchard in the Morgan Olson farm, and shipping cabbage at Alamo, March 31, 1920

Dates: 1920, 1927

Pharr, 1913

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents

Folder contains (5) postcards trimmed and laminated together. Images include Pharr Hotel, a downtown parade, Rio Grande River, and pumphouse. Handwriting (pencil) on back refers several times to "where Martha was born".

Dates: 1913

Texas Department of Transportation, Photographs

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs of various dimensions. Images include buildings and streets in Pharr, TX and the highway interchange.

Dates: 1930-1990