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Oral History Interview with Alicia Chacon, July 25, 2016

Description: Interview with Alicia Chacon, the first Mexican-American woman to be elected as a city council representative from El Paso, Texas. She was also elected to the school board and as county clerk. Chacon discusses her community involvement and political career, including working in the Jimmy Carter administration.
Date: July 25, 2015
Creator: Chacon, Alicia; Enriquez, Sandra & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Salvador Balcorta, July 7, 2015 (Part 1)

Description: Interview with Salvador Balcorta, the CEO of Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe clinic in El Paso. Mr. Balcorta discusses his family background and education, and the founding of the La Fe clinic. This is the first of two interviews Mr. Balcorta participated in.
Date: July 23, 2015
Creator: Balcorta, Salvador; Enriquez, Sandra & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Automatic Car-Dump

Description: Patent for automatic dumpers that can be readily and inexpensively fitted and adapted to most forms of dump car.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Putnam, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flying-Machine

Description: Patent for improvements with the construction of flying machines to make them adaptable and more safe, including illustrations.
Date: March 25, 1913
Creator: Bell, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Felipe Peralta, July 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Felipe Peralta, community activist from El Paso, Texas. In the interview, Peralta discusses his childhood and education, the Chamizal Treaty, student activism, community organizations, race relations, politics, the Chicano movement, and labor unions.
Date: July 22, 2015
Creator: Peralta, Felipe & Enriquez, Sandra
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[The White House Department Store in El Paso]

Description: Photograph of cars driving up and down the street in front of The White House in El Paso, Texas. A movie theater is to the left of the street, and other buildings are to the right. The marquee for the movie theater advertises a movie called, "Kismet." There is a traffic light on the left sidewalk, at the forefront of the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Ysleta High School Rendering]

Description: Rendering of Ysleta High School, a two-story building with windows along the whole front side. The entrance is shaped like an archway, and "HIGH SCHOOL" is engraved at the very top of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Nagley Apartments]

Description: Photograph of the Nagley Apartments on North Ochoa, a long flat building on slanted ground. The right and left sides of the building are symmetrical.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[El Paso Street]

Description: Photograph of El Paso Street with a dirt road, people, horses, carriages, adobe structures, a newspaper tree is on the left side of the photo, and what appears to be "Bank of El Paso" on the left behind the newspaper tree.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[El Paso Street Corner]

Description: Photograph of a street corner in downtown El Paso. Many people are standing and sitting at a bus stop with nearby buses, and some people are crossing the street near stop lights. There are many tall buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[El Paso Tree Near Street]

Description: Photograph of a tree near a street corner in El Paso, Texas. Two men are crossing the street towards the camera, and cars are in the road. A skyscraper is to the left, with a department store in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Hoyt Building]

Description: Photograph of the Hoyt building in El Paso, Texas. There are wooden landline poles to the left, and the Herald Building is visible to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library