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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.
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.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University 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.
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
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Jaime Garza, July 2, 2015

Description: Interview with Jaime Garza, civil rights activist from Mercedes, Texas. In his interview, Garza discusses his early life, education, activism, the Raza Unida Party and El Colegio Jacinto Trevino, the Brown Berets, the Chicano movement in Texas, and riots in Pharr, Texas in 1971.
Date: July 2, 2015
Creator: Garza, Jaime; Enriquez, Sandra & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Billy and Filomena Leo, July 3, 2015

Description: Interview with Billy and Filomena Leo. Billy Leo is the former mayor of La Joya, Texas. Filomena Leo was an educator for over 30 years and retired as the Superintendent of Schools for La Joya ISD. Mr. and Mrs. Leo discuss their experiences with politics and community leadership in South Texas. Mr. Leo discusses his father, Leo J. Leo's political career.
Date: July 3, 2015
Creator: Leo, Billy; Leo, Filomena; Enriquez, Sandra & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library