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[Brooks, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Brooks, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a white background and red and blue edging. "Brooks Fire Dept." is written in blue along the top and bottom. "Protection - Safety - First Aid" is written in blue inside of a circle with a red border. Within this circle, a smaller red circle contains the red and white image of a "fire scramble."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Letter from Thelma Vela to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-24]

Description: Letter from Thelma Vela of Falfurrias, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated October 24, 1950. Personal letter concerning visit to Houston and mention of LULAC women's meeting in her home.
Date: October 24, 1950
Creator: Vela, Thelma
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Susana Lopez to John Herrera - 1950-06-24]

Description: Letter from Susana Lopez, President, Ladies LULAC Council, Falfurrias, Texas, to John Herrera dated June 24, 1950. Invitation to Herrera to attend the installation of a Junior LULAC Council on July 2, 1950.
Date: June 24, 1950
Creator: Lopez, Susana
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Blas M. Salinas to John J. Herrera - 1950-06-26]

Description: Letter from Blas M. Salinas, LULAC Executive Secretary-Legal Adviser, to John J. Herrera dated June 26, 1950. Information about the installation of the Falfurrias, Texas, Junior LULAC Council on July 2, 1950.
Date: June 26, 1950
Creator: Salinas, Blas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela - 1950]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela of Falfurrias, Texas, undated. A thank you letter for hospitality of Falfurrias LULAC Councils during the Junior LULAC Council installation held July 2, 1950
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Susan Lopez - 1950-06-26]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-president, to Susan Lopez, President, LULAC Ladies Council of Falfurrias, Texas, dated June 26, 1950. Herrera acknowledges receipt of Lopez's letter of June 24, 1950, inviting Herrera to attend the installation of the Junior LULAC Council of Falfurrias and Herrera responds that he will attend if his presence is needed.
Date: June 26, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of a Red Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a red brick building. The structure is one story and has white wood trim around the windows and door. A small covered porch is in front of the door on the left. In the left foreground is a white, wood paneled building. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Reverend J.V. Franco]

Description: Photograph of Reverend J.V. Franco. He is dressed in suit and tie and is also wearing an overcoat and holding a hat. Rev. Franco is standing in the doorway of a white building with wood siding. A lamp is above the door and the numbers "430" are on the door frame. Bushes are visible on either side of the entryway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Texas Attorney General Opinion: V-1360

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Price Daniel, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Maximum compensation of the county officers and their deputies and clerks in Brooks County.
Date: November 29, 1951
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of a White Building]

Description: Photograph of a white building with wood siding. The building is L-shaped and has a tower at the end of the long side. Small trees and bushes are scattered around the structure. A man dressed in overcoat and hat is standing next to the building on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a White Building]

Description: Photograph of a white building with wood siding. The structure consists of two sections perpendicular to one another. The section in the front has a tower. Small trees and bushes are scattered in front of the building. Reverend J.V. Franco, dressed in an overcoat and holding a hat, is standing in the doorway of the front section.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Reverend J.V. Franco]

Description: Photograph of Reverend J.V. Franco. He is dressed in suit and tie and is also wearing an overcoat and holding a hat. Rev. Franco is standing in the doorway of a white building with wood siding. A lamp is above the door and the numbers "430" are on the door frame. Bushes are visible on either side of the entryway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Telegram from Falfurrias LULAC Council to John J. Herrera - 1950-06-29]

Description: Western Union telegram from Falfurrias, Texas, LULAC Council to John J. Herrera dated June 29,1950. This was to notify Herrera that Garza would not be available and they would appreciate Herrera's attending.
Date: June 29, 1950
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Soil Survey of Brooks County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Brooks County, Texas.
Date: 1993
Creator: Williamson, Dennis L.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Soil Map, Brooks County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:253:440.
Date: 1993
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Gallaway's Court and Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the Gallaway's Court and Cafe (located at 1 mile South of town, Highway 201) in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: June 1976
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Central Ward School]

Description: Photograph of the Central Ward School in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Falfurrias High]

Description: Photograph of the Falfurrias High in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Garcia Building]

Description: Photograph of the Garcia Building in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Central Ward School]

Description: Photograph of the Central Ward School in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Brooks County Jail]

Description: Photograph of the Brooks County Jail (located at South Lasater Street) in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Central Ward School]

Description: Photograph of the Central Ward School in Falfurrias, Texas.
Date: June 1976
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: Encino CCD, Texas, Block 3

Description: Parent map for Encino Census County Division, Texas showing the area of one geographic block for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:24,000.
Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Item Type: Map
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department