Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Flood control projects Lower Rio Grande, Texas, Sterling H. Dietz and United Irrigation Company, 1949-08-30
Item — 2, 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.
File — 221, 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,...
Collection — 174
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 name,...