[Aerial Photograph of North Edinburg between Monte Cristo and Schunior Roads]

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Photograph of north Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Sugar Road (on the left), "M" Road (on the right), and north of Schunior Road (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Lull, Tex-Mex, and Lincoln School.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 61 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division. October 26, 1968.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by McAllen Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 118 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The McAllen Public Library provides access to its collection of aerial photographs taken during the 1960's. The photographs document the extensive growth from a primarily agricultural area to an international industrial trade and manufacturing region.

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Description

Photograph of north Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Sugar Road (on the left), "M" Road (on the right), and north of Schunior Road (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Lull, Tex-Mex, and Lincoln School.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 61 x 61 cm.

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Present-day 281 Expressway is located between Closner and “M” Roads.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • October 26, 1968

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  • May 28, 2010, 6:03 p.m.

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  • Nov. 3, 2010, 10:50 a.m.

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Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division. [Aerial Photograph of North Edinburg between Monte Cristo and Schunior Roads], photograph, October 26, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90985/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McAllen Public Library.