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Laredo 1885 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Laredo in Webb County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: July 1885
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Texas (Webb County) Becerra Creek Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Becerra Creek in Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, water wells and pipes, ranches, bodies of water, and borders. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Thomas, C. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Caiman Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Caiman Creek in Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, water bodies, ranches, roads and highways, water tanks, water wells, borders between counties, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1957
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: Webb Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Webb, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, water bodies, water tanks and wells, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Brown, Earl L.; Nicholas, R. U.; Mills, W. H.; Minter, W. H.; Abbott, W. T.; Smith, A. Y. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

(Webb County) Texas Laredo East Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Laredo, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, rivers, creeks, roads and highways, ranches and farms, boundaries, power lines, water tanks, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Hodge, W. W.; Huffstickler, C. A.; Nicholas, R. U.; Moore, J. C.; Stubblebine, A. N.; Linkswiler, G. E. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: Encinal Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Encinal, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, water bodies, borders, ranches, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1957
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Islitas Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Islitas, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, water bodies, boundaries, railroads, roads and highways, ranches, abandoned coal mines, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Bruner, C. A.; Moore, J. C.; Drouet, A.; McKibben, T. H.; Worthington, J. P.; Kenda, P. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Las Mujeres Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Las Mujeres Ranch in Webb County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, ranches, water bodies, boundaries, oil pipelines, and landmarks. Includes a road classification diagram in the lower-right corner. Relief shown by contours (interval 20) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. Laurel conveys the approval of the LULAC Supreme Council for sociological and statistical data contained in the report by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard, entitled, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas." Laurel writes that the council also condemns the false and prejudiced statements attributed to three people interviewed by the sociologists. This report is to be discussed at an upcoming LULAC Convention.
Date: January 22, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onoinskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora in Laredo, Texas. The letter was in regards to Felix H. Morales and his Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Zamora to prove discrimination in the application process.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Oscar M. Laurel - 1953-07-29]

Description: Copy of a letter from Albert Armendariz, LULAC National President, to Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC National Legal Advisor, dated July 29, 1953. Armendariz requests that Laurel continue to request am itemized account statement from Murguia Printers to make sure that LULAC was not being overcharged for newspaper printing costs.
Date: July 29, 1953
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
Date: June 28, 1951
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Why 'Enforcement' Omitted

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Why 'Enforcement' Omitted" from 1964. The title refers to the "omission of the word 'enforcement' from the Republican civil rights plank" and details the reasons behind it. Followed by another article titled "Scranton Will Fight Again" and a section of comics.
Date: 1964
Creator: Evans, Rowland & Novak, Robert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Texas (Webb County) Aguilete Creek Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Aguilete Creek, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads, water bodies, ranches and farms, railroads, power lines, water pipes, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Rehberg, A.; Lukesh, G. R. & Kenda, P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas, Aguilares Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Aguilares, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing borders, water bodies, railroads, ranches and farms, gas and oil wells, pipe lines, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Rehberg, A.; Lukesh, G. R. & Greene, A. K.
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Las Tiendas Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Las Tiendas, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, pastures, hills, windmills, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Huffstickler, C. A.; Moore, J. C.; Mills, W. H.; Smith, A. Y.; Fortuna, A.; Adams, W. N. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library