Black and white photograph. Sketch. Aerial of the Rio Grande river. Sketch of smuggling alcohol during prohibition. "There was no longer a questions who they were the bright morning sunshine intermittently on their rifle barrels glistening." "A load of tequila from Mexico headed for Duval county a distance of about 94 miles it would take about four or five days through the brushey pasture lands to make this trip but the white folks were willing to pay high prices and the Mexicans liked the money."
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John R. Peavey Scrapbook, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/johnrpeavey
1910-1919, 1920-1929, Frontier and pioneer life -- Rio Grande Valley, Crime -- Rio Grande Valley, Criminals -- Rio Grande Valley, Law enforcement -- Rio Grande Valley, alcohol smuggling, prohibition, Rio Grande river