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[Article for Westbank Picayune]

Description: Photocopy of an article written for Westbank Picayune by Dona Price. The article goes into the addition of a grocery store to the Westbank area and what a big change that was to the community, considering that the closest grocery store that they had was miles away.
Date: July 7, 1996
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Journal of Big Bend Studies Index: Volumes 9-19

Description: This is the index for the annual publication by the Center for Big Bend Studies that explores topics related to the history and culture of the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. The body of the publication consists of articles by the Author, Journal volumes 9-19, photographs, maps,illustration and tables.
Date: 2011
Creator: Raun, Gerald G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: This article deals with Jose Vazquez and the struggle that he and his family face because of leukemia. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: April 25, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Ground-breaking for the Peck City Railroad Depot]

Description: This picture illustrates a newspaper article (in the Mineral Wells "Index")about the ground-breaking ceremony for the Gulf and Brazos Valley Railroad depot in Mineral wells, Texas. The G & B V railroad ran from a junction on the Texas & Pacific Railroad main line at Peck City (2 miles west of Millsap) to Mineral Wells. The G&B V depot was on SE Mesquite Street, (now SE 1st Avenue) one block north of the WMW&NW depot. The G&B V contracted to use the WMW&NW tracks from Mineral Wells to the Rock Creek coal mines in far western Parker County, four miles east of Mineral wells. The G&B V ceased operation shortly after the Texas & Pacific Railroad bought the WMW&NW in 1902.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Description: Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently.
Date: January 1, 1976
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library