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Farmers Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large gin building. Baling equipment and three men are in the front of loading dock. Several men are standing on the loading dock. A water tower can be seen on the right side of the building and a windmill is visible in the background.
Date: [1911]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Hardware Store, Drug Store, and Bank

Description: Photograph of several buildings. People are standing on the porch of the building on the left. Three horse drawn wagons and a saddle horse are in front of the buildings. A man and a woman are in the wagon on the far right.
Date: c. 1914
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Hermann Sons Hall - Poth

Description: Photograph of large frame building with flames and smoke over it. Snow is on roof that isn't burnt.
Date: 1940
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

J. W. Manak Blacksmith and Woodwork Shop

Description: Photograph of blacksmith shop. Two men and three children are standing by the doorway in front of the shop. The sign on facade states: "J.W.MANAK, BLACKSMITH & WOODWORK".
Date: 1913
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Poth after 1920 Fire

Description: Two photographs of Poth Texas showing the destruction of the fire in 1920 that destroyed the hardware store, meat market, bank, and drug store.
Date: 1920
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Poth Bank, Drug Store, and Hotel

Description: Photograph of Poth Texas prior to 1921 fire. In the photo are the bank, drug store and Plaza Hotel. A man and horse are standing in the street.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Second Gin built in Poth, TX

Description: Photograph of large gin building with smoke stack. Water tower is seen in background.
Date: [1920]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[St. Anthony Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Longview, Texas. St. Anthony was built in 1883, and it was the first Catholic church built in Longview.
Date: 1940
Creator: Aaron Ashbrook Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Alamo and East San Juan]

Description: Photograph of a portion San Juan, Texas and Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and around Expressway 83 which runs along the center of the photograph. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Alamo Land and Sugar Co., John Closner Sub., and The Lott Tr.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Central Hidalgo]

Description: Photograph of central Hidalgo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Depot Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and north of the Rio Grande River (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Rio Bravo Sub., Hidalgo Canal Copmany Sub., and the bridge to Reynosa, Mexico.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Central McAllen between Ware and McColl Roads]

Description: Photograph of central McAllen, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Ware Road (on the left; not shown), McColl Road (on the right), and north of Hackberry Street (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: McAllen High School, Tourist Court, Klinks Drug Store, and McAllen Memorial Library.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Downtown Edinburg]

Description: Photograph of central Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the downtown area of Edinburg roughly bordered by 4th Avenue (on the left) and San Juan Road (on the right). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Edinburg Municipal Golf Course, Hidalgo County Courthouse, and Lincoln School.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Downtown McAllen]

Description: Photograph of downtown McAllen, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Ware Road (on the left; not shown), McColl Road (on the right), and south of F.M. 495, or Pecan Avenue (on the top; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: football stadium (on 10th Street), Rose Garden Cemetery, Kroger's, Globe Store, Fiesta Drive-In Theatre, Golf Course, and Country Club.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of East McAllen and South Pharr]

Description: Photograph of east McAllen, Texas and south Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of Military Highway (on the bottom; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., J.C. Kelly Sub., and McColl Sub.
Date: October 21, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Edinburg Airport and Highway 107]

Description: Photograph of Edinburg, Texas airport taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Depot Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and south of 9 Mile Line Road (on the top). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmark include: Edinburg Airport.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Alamo]

Description: Photograph of a portion of north Alamo, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by San Juan Road (on the left) and Alamo Road (on the right), and north of FM 495. Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: John Closner Sub., and Alamo Land and Sugar Co.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

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

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.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North McAllen and South Edinburg]

Description: Photograph of north McAllen, Texas and south Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by 2nd Street (on the left), U.S. Highway 281 (on the right), and north of El Dora Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Steele-Pershing Sub., H.J. McColl Sub., and J.C. Kelly Sub.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North McAllen between Ware and McColl Roads]

Description: Photograph of north McAllen, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Ware Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and north of Earling Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Hidalgo Canal Company Sub. and Steele-Pershing Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Pharr and Southeast Edinburg]

Description: Photograph of north Pharr, Texas and southeast Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image is bordered by U.S. 281 (on the left), San Juan Road (on the right), and Trenton Road (on the top; partially not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Sale Barn, Tiny Acres Sub., and Lopezville.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North Pharr between US 281 and San Juan Road]

Description: Photograph of north Pharr, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by U.S. Highway 281 (on the left), Cesar Chavez Road (on the right; not shown), and north of Alberta Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Swearingen Tract, Alamo Tract, and Closner Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Pharr and San Juan along Business Highway 83]

Description: Photograph of Pharr, Texas and San Juan, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by U.S. Highway 281 (on the left), Stewart Road (on the right), and south of Expressway 83 (on the top; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo I.S.D. football stadium, P.S.J.A. High School, M.L. Woods Unit #1 (present location of P.S.J.A. High School) San Juan Hacienda Estates, and San Juan Gardens Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Pharr and San Juan along Expressway 83]

Description: Photograph of Pharr, Texas and San Juan, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by U.S. Highway 281 (on the left), Stewart Road (on the right), and north of Business 83 (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: J.C. Kelly Sub., John Closner Sub., Alamo Land and Sugar Co., and site of San Juan Basilica Shrine.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of South Edinburg between Depot and McColl Roads]

Description: Photograph of south Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Depot Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and north of Trenton Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: La Lomita Sub., Ebony Heights, Citrus Groves Sub., Edinburg Airport, and King's Lake.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library