Gulf Coast Magazine

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Gulf Coast Magazine; v.2 no. 2

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Creation Date

1906

Disciplines

Labor History | Latin American History

Description

Article describing the history of Franciscan missions in Texas during the eighteenth century. Texas Indians, then called Chichimecas, Rev. Andrew de Olmos, a Franciscan father, crossed over from Mexico in 1544", and although he did not establish any permanent mission, he found some Indians who gave him a favorable hearing, and followed him to Tamaulipas, where he was joined by a secular priest, Rev. John de Mesa. Includes an photograph of a young boy standing next to a grapefruit tree in Brownsville, Texas. Photo by Wheelus.

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Dawn of Texas history: an account of the labors of the Francisian Fathers

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