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Mission (Tex.)--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Flood control projects Lower Rio Grande, Texas, Sterling H. Dietz and United Irrigation Company, 1949-08-30

 Item — ELIBR-0002, other: Map Case B-6, other: SM 63
Identifier: SM 63
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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: 1949-08-30

Miller F. Armstrong

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00042

Miller F. Armstrong Oral History, 7-12-1973

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00042
Scope and Contents

Miller F. Armstrong talks about the early days of Mission, Texas. He remembers the bandits and raids, and when the telephone was introduced in Mission in 1911. He received his degree as a lawyer then became a judge. Interview conducted on 12 July 1973. Digital transfer completed on 18 September 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 7-12-1973

My Mother's diary - Betty Burkhart Patterson, 2011

 File — ELIBR-0221, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Foreword "What follows is an unedited copy of my mother's diary, kept from January 1, 1912, until 1914. The original diary has been preserved but is too fragile to be shared with readers. My mother Frances (called Fannie by new family and friends) Adelaide Lloyd and father John Newton Burkhart were married on September 20, 1911 in Dallas Center, Iowa. They left Anita Iowa on October 3, 1911, to begin their trek to their new home in Mission, located in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas,...
Dates: 2011

Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection

 Collection — ELIBR-0174, Box: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0174
Content Description The collection found here consists of 53 photographs of agricultural activity in the Texas Rio Grande Valley and the McAllen, Texas region, c. 1920. 39 of the photographs are 8 x 10, mounted on card stock and backed with linen, bearing the "Edrington" studio name. The remaining photographs are 5 x 7 and mounted on card stock. Four bear the "Ziebell, McAllen" studio...
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