The Enterprise (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 20, 1950

One of 625 issues in the title: The Enterprise available on this site.

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Weekly newspaper from Mercedes, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.

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twenty pages : ill. ; page 22 x 16 in. Scanned from physical pages.

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Kilby, E. G. July 20, 1950.

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This newspaper is part of the collection entitled: Mercedes Area Newspapers and two others and was provided by Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 30 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this issue can be viewed below.

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Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library

The first library in the South Texas city of Mercedes was informally established in 1911, with a free public library opening in 1940 as a result of work from local civic groups. In 2010, the library was named for Dr. Hector P. Garcia, a prominent resident who is best known for founding the American GI Forum in 1948.

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  • Main Title: The Enterprise (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 20, 1950
  • Serial Title: The Enterprise
  • Added Title: The Mercedes News-Tribune and The Enterprise

Description

Weekly newspaper from Mercedes, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.

Physical Description

twenty pages : ill. ; page 22 x 16 in.
Scanned from physical pages.

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Published every Thursday.

Published chiefly in English with some Spanish sections.

Incorrect day and date printed on page 9: Friday, July 14, 1950.

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  • Volume: 38
  • Issue: 29
  • Edition: 1

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Mercedes Area Newspapers

Newspapers serving Mercedes and Hidalgo County. The first paper, The Enterprise, was published by Isadore Moritz from 1908 to 1914. A series of English- and Spanish-language papers have since been published.

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The Ladd and Katherine Hancher Library Foundation supports public libraries in Texas that serve populations of 50,000 and under.

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  • July 20, 1950

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  • March 20, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

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  • Dec. 13, 2018, 11:06 a.m.

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Kilby, E. G. The Enterprise (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 20, 1950, newspaper, July 20, 1950; Mercedes, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth987269/: accessed September 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library.