[Historic Marker Application: The Gem]

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Gem, in Brownsville, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.

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[29] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 3 photographs

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Texas Historical Commission April 13, 1992.

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Gem, in Brownsville, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.

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[29] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 3 photographs

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The Texas Historical Commission contributes a selection of its Recorded Texas Historic Landmark application files that document historically significant buildings from five heritage regions in the state.

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Photograph of The Gem in Brownsville, Texas. There are four brown double doors on the brick structure.

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Photograph of The Gem in Brownsville, Texas.

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[The Gem Photograph #3]

Photograph of The Gem in Brownsville, Texas. The building has a wrought iron balcony.

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  • April 13, 1992

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  • July 1, 2014, 2:12 p.m.

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  • July 28, 2014, 6:53 p.m.

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Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: The Gem], text, April 13, 1992; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth428580/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.