Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Albino was born April 18, 1922 in San Carlos Ranch, TX. He died June 5, 2016 in Edinburg, TX. He is the son of the late Florencio and the late Sara (Saenz) Guerra. He was a veteran of the US Army, proudly serving in France during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esperanza Gonzalez De Guerra on 3/21/2009.
Interview conducted in 1987 by Jose Trinidad Molina. Digital transfer completed on 25 November 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.
Collection contains materials from the Vela family reunion, and materials from the office of Al Ramirez concerning his publishing company New Santander Press.
Cosme Casares Munoz was born in 1915 in McAllen, Texas. He talks about the first schools in McAllen, Los Rinches, Texas Rangers, and Los Indiciosos, why they hung 30 people in Alamo, Texas, laborers, and camps of soldiers in 1919. He tells about "diez y quince" stores and the first cars sold. Interview conducted in 1987 by Leticia Gamboa. Digital transfer completed on 27 January 2014 from the original analog cassette tape.
Includes poll tax receipts Tarrant County, 1907, and Hidalgo County 1908-1939 for E. M. Card, wife Birdie B. Card, and Michael Card (age 22 in 1939). Also includes brief history of the development of roads, irrigation systems, and other civil engineering projects of the City of McAllen from 1916 to 1951 written by E. M. Card.
Elizabeth Ewing Christenson was born February 26, 1920, in McAllen, Texas. She tells of growing up in the city of McAllen. Interview conducted on 20 August 1991 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 21 October 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.
Eric John Dube was born 04 December 1907. He tells an informative story about life in the McAllen area including visit of troops, character of Main Street, use of the Hidalgo-Reynosa Ferry, work in the Post Office. Tells of a train trip into the Valley stopped because of sand drifting across the tracks.
Interview conducted on 1 December 1989 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 25 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.
File contains information relating issues of concern to Futuro McAllen as well as material from the McAllen Historic Preservation District and the Convention Center.
Gertrude Cannon Gorman was born in October 10, 1900 in Choate, Texas. She relates the history of the William Mose Cannon family from Kennedy County, Texas, the Noah Lee Cannon family of McAllen, Texas, and her family in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Harold E. Brehm was born December 10, 1897. He came to the Valley in 1924. He talks about the progress of the city of McAllen. Interview conducted on 29 May 1985 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 8 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.
Harvey Jack Ferguson talks about his experiences in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and his career with Upper Valley Aviation in McAllen. He was born April 9, 1919.
Interview conducted on 17 July 1989 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 6 November 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.
Includes miscellaneous collections from McAllen area and photographs of the Ewing house in McAllen, Texas.
John W. Ewing was elected as an Hidalgo County Judge. Enclosed are materials regarding real estate property that he bought and sold, 1927 income tax, Hidalgo County election results for 1936, and correspondence.