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[Aerial Photograph of Southwest Edinburg between 2nd Street and US 281]

Description: Photograph of southwest Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the Edinburg Canal and the South Pacific Railroad roughly bordered by McColl Road (on the left), U.S. 281 (on the right), and Alberta Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: King's Lake and the Sale Barn.
Date: November 4, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

Oral History Interview with Antonio Orendain, June 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Antonio Orendain, civil rights activist and founder of the Texas Farm Workers Union (TFWU), from McAllen, Texas. In the interview, Orendain discusses his childhood and family background, working with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and the National Farm Workers Association in California, migrant farm workers, founding the TFWU, and his long career as a labor activist.
Date: June 22, 2015
Creator: Orendain, Antonio & Enriquez, Sandra
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[Aerial View of McAllen]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of downtown McAllen, Texas, looking west. Main Street is at the bottom of the photo. Many cars are parked in parking lots, or on the sides of streets, while others drive down the road.
Date: 196u
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[McAllen, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the McAllen, Texas fire department. The wedge-shaped patch has a white background and amber edging. A small house with two palm trees behind it is integrated into the red M of "McAllen Fire Department." "The City of Palms" is written in green near the top of the patch.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Edited speech by John J. Herrera introducing Attorney General John L. Hilll - 1977-12-17]

Description: Edited speech by John J. Herrera delivered on December 17, 1977, on behalf of Honorable John L. Hill, candidate for governor of Texas. The speech serves to promote the candidate as well as introduce Hill as the keynote speaker and includes handwritten edits by Herrera.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech introducing John Hill - 1977-12-17]

Description: Copy of a speech by John J. Herrera delivered on December 17, 1977, on behalf of Honorable John L. Hill, candidate for governor of Texas. The speech serves to promote the candidate as well as introduce Hill as the keynote speaker.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[IMAGE de Tejas banquet program - 1977-12-17]

Description: IMAGE de Tejas: A National Organization Concerned with Government Employment for Hispanics banquet program, dated Saturday, December 17, 1977. Installation banquet honoring charter officers and members of Brownsville and McAllen chapters, held at the Hilton Inn Ballroom at McAllen, Texas with Attorney General John L. Hill as the keynote speaker.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Tejas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[IMAGE de Tejas employment conference form - 1977]

Description: IMAGE de Tejas employment conference form. The full title is Employment Conference for Mexican Americans and Other Spanish Speaking People Interested in Government Employment. Includes information about the organization, a conference schedule, and registration form. The conference was to be held in McAllen, Texas at the Hilton Inn on December 17-18, 1977.
Date: 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Tejas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of South McAllen and McAllen Airport]

Description: Photograph of south McAllen, Texas and McAllen Airport taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Ware Road (on the left; not shown), McColl Road (on the right; not shown), and south of Expressway 83 (on the top; not shown). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Rio Bravo Sub., McAllen Aiport, and McAllen Country Club.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of North McAllen between Ware and McColl Roads]

Description: Photograph of north McAllen, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Ware Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and north of Earling Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: Hidalgo Canal Company Sub. and Steele-Pershing Sub.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Edinburg Airport and Highway 107]

Description: Photograph of Edinburg, Texas airport taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Depot Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and south of 9 Mile Line Road (on the top). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmark include: Edinburg Airport.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of South Edinburg between Depot and McColl Roads]

Description: Photograph of south Edinburg, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by Depot Road (on the left), McColl Road (on the right), and north of Trenton Road (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: La Lomita Sub., Ebony Heights, Citrus Groves Sub., Edinburg Airport, and King's Lake.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Aerial Photograph of Pharr and San Juan along Expressway 83]

Description: Photograph of Pharr, Texas and San Juan, Texas taken as part of an agricultural survey. This aerial image includes the area roughly bordered by U.S. Highway 281 (on the left), Stewart Road (on the right), and north of Business 83 (on the bottom). Various plots of land are labeled in red with coded numbers. Identified landmarks include: J.C. Kelly Sub., John Closner Sub., Alamo Land and Sugar Co., and site of San Juan Basilica Shrine.
Date: October 26, 1968
Creator: Aeroflex Corporation. Robinson Aerial Surveys Division.
Partner: McAllen Public Library