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[Flooded Streets in La Feria]

Description: Photograph of La Feria Texas. The street is flooded into the doorsteps of the houses up and down the row. The man stands in the middle of the street, facing the camera. An inscription on the front of the photograph reads "La Feria Tex. 5/29/1929."
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Cuban Show Flooded in La Feria]

Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's headquarters in La Feria Texas. In this photograph, the flood waters had receded, but the front of the building is strewn with debris. An inscription on the front of the photograph reads "Cuban Show Flood Quarters. La Feria Tex. 5/29/1929."
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Aerial View of Harlingen]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Harlingen, Texas, looking south at intersection of the US77 bypass and Morgan Blvd. Coronado Village and the site for the Bonham store are visible in the right foreground.
Date: 1941
Creator: Purnell Commerical Photos
Partner: McAllen Public Library

Cristo de los Pescadores

Description: Photograph of statue entitled, "Cristo de los Pescadores" in Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island north west of the Jetties. Text of marker reads: "Father: Receive the Souls of these brave fishermen who sailed through this pass and never returned. Builders of this Statue: Amada de la Lastra Captain Joe Gayman Father Joseph O'Brien Bob Cornelison Manuel Hinojosa"
Date: June 26, 2018
Creator: Hicks, William
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Statue of Padre José Nicolás Ballí

Description: Statue of Padre J. Nicolas Balli Located on South Padre Island. Historical Marker on base reads: "Padre Island, off the South Texas coast, is named for Padre Jose Nicolas Balli (177?-1829), whose family migrated from Spain in 1569 and became large landowners in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. In 1800 Balli applied to King Charles IV of Spain for 11 1/2 leagues of land on the island, and in 1804 started its first settlement, Rancho Santa Cruz. Padre Balli served as collector of finances for all the churches in the Rio Grande Valley and founded the first mission in present Cameron County. Padre Balli's ministry was a great influence on the lives of early South Texas settlers."
Date: June 26, 2018
Creator: Hicks, William
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Partner: UNT Libraries