Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 2008

Abstract

During the early 1920s, Brownsville and the greater Lower Rio Grande Valley region had an opportunity to expand their economic base from one focused solely on agriculture to one that embraced both agriculture and tourism. Despite the efforts of non-Texas boosters and businessmen, most South Texas residents remained unenthusiastic about the prospect of becoming the next Coral Gables. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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188

Last Page

211

Publication Title

Journal of South Texas

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