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Cameron County, Texas

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

John Randall Peavey Oral History, 1981

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

Judge Oscar Dancy Memos, Correspondence, 1946 - 1949

Identifier: BLIBR-0055-002
Scope and Contents Includes three letters and six memos:1. Memorandum, June 15, 1946 (1 double-sided legal page); a. Oscar C. Dancy, County Judge and Candidate for re-election2. Correspondence, March 23, 1948 (6 pages typed, onion skin paper); a. Oscar C. Dancy to Mr. J. F. Snyder, District Engineer (Pharr, TX); b. Re: State and/or Federal Highways in Cameron County3. Correspondence, March 31, 1948 (2 pages typed, onion skin paper); a. Oscar C. Dancy to Mr. J. F. Snyder,...
Dates: 1946 - 1949

Judge Oscar Dancy Press, Media, 1965

Identifier: BLIBR-0055-003
Scope and Contents

Publication “Mr. County Judge,” by Jack Galloway for Texas Parade, March 1965 a. Two double-sided print pages removed from publication b. Interview with 85-year-old Dancy c. Features black and white images of Judge Dancy

Dates: 1965

Los Tomates / Matamoros III International Bridge Project Newsletter, 1996 (Jul) – 1997 (Apr)

 File — BLIBR-0025, Box: 1, Folder: 10
Content Description From the Collection:

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: 1996 (Jul) – 1997 (Apr)

Sheriff Arthur Goolsby and company

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: dates vary