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Texas (Hidalgo County): Mission Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Hidalgo County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 5 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1941
Creator: Marshall, R. B.; Tatum, Sledge; Davis, E. P. & Seitz, R. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hidalgo County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hidalgo County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:355,555] (4000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1911
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Terrell, O. O.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[W. Lee O'Daniel Next to Cow]

Description: Photograph of W. Lee O'Daniel, on a campaign stop, petting a cow lying down in the back of a truck. The truck bed is filled with straw.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

[Bench and trees]

Description: Bench and trees with man and building in the background
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American

[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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

Texas (Hidalgo County): San Juan Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of San Juan, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, ranches and farms, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 5 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1949
Creator: Marshall, R. B.; Tatum, Sledge; Davis, E. P.; Ecklund, C. A. & Seitz, R. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Pat Ross]

Description: Photograph of Pat Ross standing in front of a backdrop, wearing a dark-colored dress with a rope belt. The dress was an entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show in which citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Postcard of Sunny Glen Orphans Home]

Description: Postcard of the Sunny Glen Orphans Home in San Juan, Texas. The one-story adobe-style building can be seen behind a row of palm trees and a road running in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Trading Card: Sabal Palm]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Estero Llano Grande State Park, depicting the top of a palm tree. The back of the card contains information about the sabal palm.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Altamira Oriole]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, depicting an oriole perched on a seed box. The back of the card contains information about the bird species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[McAllen, Texas: Home of the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit and Square Dancing Capital of the World]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in McAllen, Texas and the nearby town of Mission. It includes footage of the Mission Citrus Fiesta of 1995, a citrus grove, and a square dance gathering. The film begins in Mission, TX, and captures footage of the Citrus Fiesta parade, including: family groups and spectators; souvenir vendors; the Mission High School JROTC Eagle Battalion of the US Army; Mission Junior High and Mission High School marching bands, dancers, color guard, and cheerleaders all in burgundy, white, and gold uniforms; various floats advertising "Border Fest", "Citrus Fiesta '95", "Texas, 1995", Converse shoe brand, Miss Hidalgo 1995, E.R. Chapa Elementary School, and Mission Bell Resort; bald eagle and bee mascots; female pageant winners in ball gowns; and the local police. The next segment of the film takes place in McAllen and features a citrus grove and an adjoining country store called Klement's Grove. The store sells and offers samples of citrus fruits like grapefruit, tangerines, and oranges. Miscellaneous scenes cover: a cookout and social gathering of senior citizens; a mission bell tower; and grazing cows. Last, the film shows an indoor square dance gathering, with traditional costumes, musicians, and dance leaders.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Photograph of McAllen-Pharr Road]

Description: Photograph of the road connecting McAllen and Pharr, Texas, a dirt road lined with plants and telephone poles.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[Scrapbook Page: McAllen, Texas]

Description: Photographs of McAllen, Texas. The top left photo is of men driving a wagon with a tent in the background. The top right photo is of military men standing in a trench near the Rio Bravo. The bottom left photo is of military men and horses standing in front of the Hidalgo Courthouse. The bottom right photo is of wagons and cars on Main Street in McAllen, Texas.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

P.L. 94-171 County Block Map (2010 Census): Willacy County, Block 6

Description: Parent map for Willacy County, Texas showing the area of one geographic block for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:23,000.
Date: December 11, 2010
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Item Type: Map
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2010 Census County Block Map: Willacy County, Block 6

Description: Parent map for Willacy County, Texas showing the area of one geographic block for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:23,000.
Date: 2010
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Item Type: Map
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department