Jan Seale and Carl Seale
Chamber music (vocal and instrumental). Voice, piano and flute, six songs. Also on CD: 4 and 4a. Text by: Jan Epton Seale.
Mourning Dove -- Roadrunner -- Drinking a cardinal -- Gold-fronted woodpecker -- A prayer concerning chachalaca -- In late day.
Brownsville Herald Publishing Co.
A year by year chronology of Valley history from 1892 to 1942, published by The Brownsville Herald on December 6, 1942. (Note: pages from this edition not related to the topic have been intentionally omitted)
Brownsville, Texas, Fort Brown & Matamoros, Mexico - Original souvenir albums of all American & Canadian cities & sceneries
W. H. Chatfield and Chisolm Bros.
General view of Brownsville -- Elizabeth st. south end -- Twelfth st. looking east -- Mexican jacales -- Steamboat landing, Rio Grande River -- Rio Grande Railroad depot and repair shots -- Grammar school building -- Brothers college -- Convent school -- Corner of Market Square -- Episcopal church and rectory -- Presbyterian church -- Catholic cathedral -- City market and plaza -- Convent -- General view of Fort Brown -- Summer uniform -- Headquarters -- Cathedral and Custom house -- United States Consulate -- Headquarters of 4th Military Zone -- A corner of the plaza -- Street scene: Abasolo & 7th sts. -- Opera house -- Old Spanish church -- City market -- Ferries over Rio Grande and Custom offices -- County court house -- Water carts -- H. E. Woodhouse home, Thomas Carson home -- S. W. Brooks home -- Emilio C. Forto home -- William Kelly home -- View west from court house -- Antonio Yznaga residence -- Residence of Robert Dalzell -- View from north court house.
The Daily Review and Allan Engleman
Faithful Falcons / Aida Barrera -- Fathers of the Valley–1800 / Dorothy McWhorter -- Hidalgo's Two Musketeers-1905 / Shirley Ann Wallace -- Royal Salt Mine-1730 / Dorothy Burnett -- Citrus King Of Texas-1892 / Jackie Lee Carter -- Edinburg Gets County Seat-1908 / Vilma Gorena -- Legend Of Juan Grande-1820 / Frances Garza -- Valley Terminology-1802 / Joyce Jean Turner -- Martyr of Hidalgo-1854 / Sara S. Weaver -- El Mesquite-1528 / Mary K. Elliott -- First Commissioners' Meeting-1852 / Morgan Groves -- Texas Mustang-1785 / Wanda Davis -- Oil In The Valley-1910 / Otto Woods -- Early Hidalgo Transportation / Dora Mae Kelley -- Better Roads Worst Need-1852 / Morgan Groves -- County Land Grants-1798 -- White Gold Of Bagdad-1840 / Margaret Looney -- A Trip To La Coma Ranch-1903 / Hidalgo Advance -- First Commissioner's Meeting-1852 -- Edinburgh-Circa 1893 / W. H. Chatfield -- A. Y. Baker, Political Ruler-1920 / Allan Engleman -- Border Patrol-1924 -- Battle of Ojo De Agua [Ojo de Agua Raid]-1915 / Louis Consler -- Vegetable and Citrus-1902 / W. H. Friend -- County Agriculture Statistics-1890 / W. H. Chatfield.
The Daily Review and Allan Engleman
William Jennings Bryan-1909 / Jon Dee Lawrence – Lea H. McNelly, Texas Ranger-1870 / E. Neil Fesler -- Laguna Seca Ranch-1870 / Robbie Wolfe -- Panama Canal Aids Valley-1911 / E. G. Manning -- John Closner, Hidalgo lawman-1890 / Dora Mae Kelley -- Indians In The Valley-1000 / Robert Hodges -- Dr. J. M. McMillan, Pioneer-1904 / Early Hidalgo Ranches-1893 / W. H. Chatfield -- Nathaniel Jackson-1858 / Mary Alice Ramirez -- Tales of Monte Christo [Montecristo]-1910 / Otto Woods -- The Wonderful Valley-1952 -- Colonization of Hidalgo-1747 / History of Monte Christo [Montecristo]-1860 -- Rio Grande Entertainment-1800 / Alma Nelda Barrera -- La Coma Ranch-1903 / Hidalgo Advance -- The Rio Grande-1860 / Wanda Davis -- Last Battle of Civil War-1865 / Betty Jean Silver -- Irrigation Enters Valley-1847 / Jim Farmer -- La Sierrita Treasures-1860 / Kathleen Heaton -- Hidalgo Cattle Brands-1852 -- Orange Comes To Texas-1873 / Henry Hall, Jr. -- Peace Maker of The Valley-1860 / Jack Alexander – Karankawa Indians-1800 / Doris Jeanne Foutz -- John McAllen, 'Scotsman Invader'-1852 / John Preston -- First Land Grant-1768 / John Dee Lawrence -- The County's Father-1753 / Shirley Sampson.
United States. National Park Service
University of Texas at Brownsville
In Rio Grande Valley Paradise : Sharyland : where nature produces the world's sweetest citrus fruits
Southwestern Land Company (Mission, Tex.)
Hand-colored promotional booklet highlighting the Southwestern Land Company in Mission, Texas.
University of Texas at Brownsville
In 2005, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College entered into an agreement with the city of Brownsville to restore the nearby, endangered Kraigher House, a gem designed by renowned architect Richard Neutra.
Black and white magazine. Story pertaining to the Rio Grande Valley: "The truth about the Rio Grande Valley and its builders".
Manuel F. Medrano
The Los del Valle Oral History Project began in 1992 with the objectives of collecting and preserving the historical recollections of people in South Texas researched by scholars and underdocumented in archives and publlshed research. Some interviewees have received national acclaim, such as folklorist and scholar Americo Paredes, conjunto pioneers Narciso Martinez and Eva Ybarra, writer Carmen Tafolla and Medal of Honor recipient Jose M. Lopez. Also included are Benito Trevino, ethnobotanist from Rio Grande City and Mary Helen Berlanga, educational proponent from Corpus Christi. This is one of the first oral history collections about Mexican Americans in Texas to be preserved on videotape. Thirty edited volumes and numerous unedited profiles are on loan at the Latin American Studies Collection in the Nettie Benson Library at the University of Texas at Austin.
McAllen Chamber of Commerce (Tex.) and Johnston Printing & Advertising Company
Hand-colored promotional booklet highlighting McAllen, Texas.
Chula Griffin / by Sarai Salinas -- Ruben Edelstein / by Ricardo Cantu -- Alicia Putegnat / by Ashley Garcia -- Frank Maldonado / by Samantha Davila -- William Abraham King / by Samantha Davila -- Walter Rathjen / by Eddie Garcia -- Sara "Sarita" Walker / by Alisha Janiga -- Clara Zepeda / by Diego Leal -- Ruben Garcia / by Alex Gutierrez -- Oscar Henslee / by Colt Munoz and Gabriela Gutierrez -- Ray Hughston / by Citlalic Laguna, Brenda Vela, Maria Gomez, and Breanna Rodriguez -- Leon Van Holsbeke / by Jessica Wareham -- Jim Pace / by David Silva and Oziel Gamboa -- Katie C. Maranitch / by Maria Jose Ramirez -- Joe I. Trevino / by Alexandra Mora -- Eduardo Ramos / by Gabriela Gutierrez -- Harry Sexton / by Ramio Cantu -- Norma Lobaugh / by Anthony Munoz -- Henry Kenneson, Jr. / by Victoria Lopez -- Pat Pace / by Laura Garcia -- Larry Herrera / by by Maria Gomez and Myrell Mortalla -- Robert Gann / by Laura Garcia -- Agnes and Frances Browne / Sergio Hernandez, Paul Rios, and James Mills -- Dr. Rudy Valle / by Alexandra Mora, Nelly Estrada, and Oziel Gamboa -- Evangeline Henggeler / by Oziel Gamboa -- Amelia Champion / by Jaime Guajardo -- Irma Solitaira / by Citlalic Laguna.
Ruth Arboleyda, John B. Hawthorne, Gerardo Lara Cisneros, and Gustavo A. Ramirez Castilla
1. Areas de actividad y contextos en el Noreste Mexicano: caracterizacion de sitios de recolectores - cazadores mediante el uso de la Tipologia Espacial / Gustavo A. Ramirez Castilla -- 2. Ubicacion espacial de sitios arqueologicos en el municipio de Dr. Gonzalez Nuevo Leon / Efrain Flores Lopez -- 3. Sedentarismo en las adaptaciones de los cazadores y recolectores del bajo Rio Bravo / Martin Salinas -- 4. Permanencia de grupos cazadores - recolectores en respuesta a condiciones topograficas y naturales / Iran Roxana Dominguez Rodrâiguez -- 5. Un campamento-taller a la orilla del rio Salado / Victor Hugo Valdovinos Perez y Iran Roxana Dominguez Rodriguez -- 6. Consideraciones sobre la arqueologia de Reynosa, Tamaulipas / Carlos Vanueth Perez Silva -- 7. Tatuajes en las rocas: El lenguaje rupestre Chiguihuitillos en la region de Burgos, Tamaulipas / Diana Radillo Rolon -- 8. "Lineas de horizonte" un locatipo del arte rupestre de Nuevo Leon / Manuel Graniel Tellez. Segunda parte - Poblamiento y resistencia = Parte II - People and resistance: 9. Indian responses to New Santander colonizing process / Gerardo Lara Cisneros and Fernando Olvera Charles -- 10. La redencion de cautivos en el septentrion novohispano en la postrimeria del siglo XVIII / Limonar Soto Salazar -- 11. Pames y otras etnias en Rioverde, Santiago de los Valles y Nuevo Santander, siglos XVII - XVIII / Jose Alfredo Rangel Silva -- 12. El poblamiento de la fronera de la Nueva Galicia: Mazapil, siglo XVI / Juana Elizabeth Sâalas Hernandez -- 13. El poblamiento entre Texas y Lousiana, durante las Reformas Borbonicas / Luis Arnal Simon -- 14. Uso y funcion de los bienes materiales de las misiones franciscanas: San Juan Bautista y San Bernardo en la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII / Diana Ramiro Esteban -- 15. El rio Bravo y la conformacion de la frontera entre Texas y el noreste mexicano entre 1824 y 1848 / Antonio Guerrero Aguilar -- 16. Los trabajos cientificos de la Comision de Limites en Tamaulipas y Texas, febrero - mayo 1828 / Erika Adan Morales -- 17. La propiedad rural en el sur de Saltillo, siglos XVI al XX. Las haciendas de Buenavista, El Nogal y Santa Elena de la Punta / Juana Gabriela Roman Jaquez -- 18. "Diles quien eres." Honrando a las familias pioneras del Rio Bravo del Norte / Antonio Noe Zavaleta Reid y Câesar A. Munoz Garcâia -- 19. Las redes sociales en la migraciâon indigena al Noreste de Mexico / Carlos Lemus y Ana Marâia Châavez. Tercera parte - Conflicto y adaptaciâon = Parte III - Adaptation and conflict: 20. Spanish plans for the reconquest of Mexico and the invasion of Tampico (1829) / Catherine Andrews y Leticia Dunay Garcâia Martâinez -- 21. Repercusiones del asentamiento colonial en el valle de la Mota evidencia material de trapiches / Araceli Rivera Estrada y Tehua Osnaya Rodriguez -- 22. Freedom's eagle loudly calls: the misinterpretation of the Battle of Resaca de la Palma / D. Clark Wernecke -- 23. La transformacion del espacio y arqueologia de la Batalla de la Angosutra / Carlos Recio Davila -- 24. Revealing the ephemeral: finding traces of 18 critical minutes and their aftermath at San Jacinto / Roger Moore -- 25. Batalla de Monterrey en el Fortin de la Teneria (1846): hallazgos arqueologicos de las fuerzas en combate / Araceli Rivera Estrada -- 26. Con un pie en cada lado: ethnicities and the archaeology of Nuevo Santander rancho communities in South Texas and Northeastern Mexico / Mary Jo Galindo -- 27. Washington, La Habana y Matamoros: los vertices del triangulo transitorio de pertrechos para los constitucionalistas, 1913-1914 / Indra Labardini Fragoso. Cuarta parte - Sociedad e ideas = Parte IV - Ideas and society: 28. La presencia liberal en el periodico El Tulteco / Thelma Camacho Morfin -- 29. El taumaturgo de Espinazo. Breve historia de Jose Fidencio de Jesus Constantino Sintora, mejor conocido como el Nino Fidencio, 1898-1938 / Jose Oscar Avila Juarez -- 30. Gendering the making of a borderlands: women's work in the garment industry / Sonia Hernandez -- 31. From conflict to consensus: Fort Brown becomes the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College / John B. Hawthorne. Fuentes de information = Sources of information: A. Siglas, abreviaturas, acronimos y signos -- B. Repositorios documentales consultados -- C. Fuentes documentales -- D. Fuentes primarias publicadas -- E. Reportes arqueologicos de campo -- F. Fuentes bibliograficas secundarias -- G. Fuentes hemerograficas -- H. Fuentes eletronicas. TRANSLATIONS: 1. Activity areas and contexts in the Mexican Northeast: characterization of gatherer-hunter sites using the Space Typology / Gustavo A. Ramirez Castilla - 2. Spatial location of archaeological sites in the municipality of Dr. Gonzalez Nuevo Leon / Efrain Flores Lopez - 3. Sedentarism in the adaptations of hunters and gatherers of the lower Rio Bravo / Martin Salinas - 4. Permanence of hunter-gatherer groups in response to topographic and natural conditions / Iran Roxana Dominguez Rodrâiguez - 5. A camp-workshop on the banks of the Salado river / Victor Hugo Valdovinos Perez and Iran Roxana Dominguez Rodriguez - 6. Considerations on the archeology of Reynosa, Tamaulipas / Carlos Vanueth Perez Silva - 7. Tattoos on the rocks: The rock language Chiguihuitillos in the Burgos region, Tamaulipas / Diana Radillo Rolon - 8. "Lineas de horizonte" a locale of rock art from Nuevo Leon / Manuel Graniel Tellez. Second part - Population and resistance = Part II - People and resistance: 9. Indian responses to New Santander colonizing process / Gerardo Lara Cisneros and Fernando Olvera Charles - 10. The redemption of captives in the northern part of New Spain in the late eighteenth century / Limonar Soto Salazar - 11. Pames and other ethnic groups in Rioverde, Santiago de los Valles and Nuevo Santander, XVII - XVIII centuries / Jose Alfredo Rangel Silva -- 12. The settlement of the border of Nueva Galicia: Mazapil, sixteenth century / Juana Elizabeth Sâalas Hernandez - 13. The settlement between Texas and Louisiana, during the Bourbon Reforms / Luis Arnal Simon - 14. Use and function of the material assets of the Franciscan missions: San Juan Bautista and San Bernardo in the second half of the 18th century / Diana Ramiro Esteban - 15. The Rio Grande and the formation of the border between Texas and Northeast Mexico between 1824 and 1848 / Antonio Guerrero Aguilar -- 16. The scientific work of the Boundary Commission in Tamaulipas and Texas, February - May 1828 / Erika Adan Morales - 17. Rural property in southern Saltillo, 16th to 20th centuries. The estates of Buenavista, El Nogal and Santa Elena de la Punta / Juana Gabriela Roman Jaquez - 18. "Tell them who you are." Honoring the pioneering families of the Rio Bravo del Norte / Antonio Noe Zavaleta Reid and Câesar A. Munoz Garcâia - 19. Social networks in indigenous migration to Northeast Mexico / Carlos Lemus and Ana Marâia Châavez. Third part - Conflict and adaptation = Part III - Adaptation and conflict: 20. Spanish plans for the reconquest of Mexico and the invasion of Tampico (1829) / Catherine Andrews and Leticia Dunay Garcâia Martâinez - 21. Impact of the colonial settlement on the valley de la Mota material evidence of sugar mills / Araceli Rivera Estrada and Tehua Osnaya Rodriguez - 22. Freedom's eagle loudly calls: the misinterpretation of the Battle of Resaca de la Palma / D. Clark Wernecke - 23. The transformation of space and archeology of the Battle of Angosutra / Carlos Recio Davila - 24. Revealing the ephemeral: finding traces of 18 critical minutes and their aftermath at San Jacinto / Roger Moore - 25. Battle of Monterrey in Fortin de la Teneria (1846): findings Archaeologists of the forces in combat / Araceli Rivera Estrada -- 26. With one foot on each side: ethnicities and the archeology of Nuevo Santander rancho communities in South Texas and Northeastern Mexico / Mary Jo Galindo - 27. Washington, Havana and Matamoros: the vertices of the transitory triangle of supplies for constitutionalists, 1913-1914 / Indra Labardini Fragoso. Fourth part - Society and ideas = Part IV - Ideas and society: 28. The liberal presence in the newspaper El Tulteco / Thelma Camacho Morfin - 29. The thaumaturge of Espinazo. Brief history of Jose Fidencio de Jesus Constantino Sintora, better known as El Nino Fidencio, 1898-1938 / Jose Oscar Avila Juarez - 30. Gendering the making of a borderlands: women's work in the garment industry / Sonia Hernandez - 31. From conflict to consensus: Fort Brown becomes the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College / John B. Hawthorne. Sources of information = Sources of information: A. Acronyms, abbreviations, acronyms and signs - B. Consulted documentary repositories - C. Documentary sources - D. Primary published sources - E. Field archaeological reports - F. Sources secondary bibliographic - G. Hemerographic sources - H. Electronic sources.
Black and white photograph. Pan American Board of Regents, reception April 1968. Left to Right: Garza, Carl Conley, Ralph Alexander, Felix Martinez, Ambasador of Urugua, Morris Atlas, John Jones Jr. Taken at Jones' Home in La Feria, Texas.
Black and white photograph. Board of Regents. From left to right: John Flores, Jr. Vice Regent, ,Joane Jones, Mrs. Carr, seated, Waggonner Carr, standing, Alicia Martinez, Felix Martinez, Mrs. Schilling, seated, Dr. Schilling, President of Pan American College towards back. Mick Conley, seated. Carl Conley. Rita Atlas, Morris Atlas, Vice Regent, Mrs. Alexander, Ralph (illegible). Photo by Pan American College Public Information Office, Edinburg, Texas.
Jim Lemons and Judy Walton
Former UTB/TSC physical education professor Werner Steinbach invented pington, a racquet sport similar to badminton, in the 1960s. But the sport lacked a textbook until Kinesiology Department (now the Health and Human Performance Department) faculty members Jim Lemons and Judith D. Walton formalized the rules of the game in print. In pington, athletes learn how to play this fast-paced game, which takes place on a badminton court and is played in singles, doubles and mixed doubles with special, locally made paddles. The text explains why pington rallies (played with a higher net than is used in badminton) tend to last longer and why a game of pington provides a better aerobic workout than less demanding racquet sports.
United States. Department of the Interior
PROJECT REPORT NO. 5-0619-0
The Valley Gravity Project plan has been formulated to furnish an adequate and dependable irrigation water supply for fertile and productive area in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. It would also provide drainage works, which would remove the threat of destruction of the economy of the area due to effects of a high water table and salt accumulations. The project works would permit generation of the maximum practicable amount of electrical energy and at the same time the plan would free for industrial and other development of the valley electrical energy which otherwise would be required to operate irrigation pumping plant. Other incidental benefits include fish and wildlife conservation, recreation and flood control.
Proceedings of the Joint Committee of the Senate and the House in the investigation of the Texas State Ranger Force, Volume I
J. T. (Jose Tomas) Canales, William Madison Tidwell, Robert Lee Williford, Dan Scott McMillin, Paul Dewitt Page, and William Harrison Bledsoe
From the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Rangers and Outlaws web page:
"Raids and cattle theft had been a sporadic problem along the Mexican border for decades, but in 1915, revolutionaries began to target symbols of American oppression for destruction, including farms, irrigation systems, and railroad lines. Local law enforcement could not cope with the escalating lawlessness. The Texas governor dispatched the Texas Rangers to restore order and chase the revolutionaries back to the Mexican side of the line. (The unrest spanned the terms of three governors: Oscar Colquitt, James E. "Pa" Ferguson, and William Hobby.) As the violence grew worse, the legislature authorized the creation of special companies called Loyalty Rangers to police the border.
Unfortunately, these Rangers wrote a black chapter in the history of their organization. Not content to police the area, they engaged in heavy-handed bullying of the Tejano population and worse. It is estimated that as many as 5000 Hispanics were killed by the Rangers between 1914 and 1919. (About 400 white Texans were killed in the unrest on the border, and millions of dollars in property was destroyed.) Some shocking atrocities were perpetrated against civilians on both sides.
In 1918, Texas state representative José T. Canales of Brownsville launched an investigation into the conduct of the Texas Rangers during the border wars and filed nineteen charges of misconduct against the Rangers. The following year, the Texas legislature formed a joint House-Senate committee to look into Canales's charges. They heard testimony for two weeks.
As a result of the investigation, the Loyalty Rangers were abolished, and the Texas Rangers were reduced in force. Higher recruiting standards were put in place, and the pay of Rangers was increased to attract and retain higher-quality officers. Finally, procedures were implemented to better hear complaints from citizens about misconduct. These reforms helped the Rangers return to a position of respect during the 1920s and 1930s."
Proceedings of the Joint Committee of the Senate and the House in the investigation of the Texas State Ranger Force, Volume II
J. T. (Jose Tomas) Canales, William Madison Tidwell, Robert Lee Williford, Dan Scott McMillin, Paul Dewitt Page, and William Harrison Bledsoe
Volume 3 is located here.
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Recorded news items and historical facts as they happened down through the past years, some happy, some sad, some good, some bad
John R. Peavey
Sketches, photographs, and timeline kept by the author of local and national news between January 16, 1906 through December 7, 1941. Major topics covered are: local government, railroad, vegetable crops, prominent citizens, new cities, U.S. Army, assassinations, land buyers, sugar mills, weather, politicians, hospitals, airplane, Mexican Revolution, Mexican Border War, refugees, prohibition, WWI, Spanish flu, and transportation.
"At the beginning of this story I said that the facts and material for this story were taken from a diary that I kept through the years beginning in 1906. I now find that to describe everything that has happened and give a detailed account of what took place I will never finish this story, so I shall bring the story to a close in the following few pages so lets call them “tid-bits” or shorts of what took place during some of those early days in the land “South of the TexMex”."
Manuel Pina y Cuevas
La acalorada controversia sobre introduccion por el puerto e Matamoros de efectos prohibidos que parecia haber ya terminado, se ha vuelto a suscitar ocasion de haberse decomisado en el Saltillo cinta cantidad de libras de hilaza de algodon estrangera, que caminaba con guias de esta Aduana maritima...
Para vindicarme a mi y a ella, basta publicar ,el informe justificativo que se acompania, estendido en cumplimiento de la orden del Ministerio de Hacienda pues en el se ve que cuando por Suprema disposicion de 1 de Mayo de 1839 se volvio a permitir la introduccion por este puerto de efectos prohibidos no se hizo excepcion ni exijio requisito alguno, a diferencian de la autorizacion de 30 de Septiembre ultimo, que solo permitia la introduccion de los efectos para los cuales librase expreso permiso el Sr. General Arista.
The heated introduction controversy through the port and Matamoros of prohibited effects that seemed to have already finished has arisen again occasion of having been confiscated in Saltillo ribbon amount of pounds of cotton yarn stranger, who walked with guides of this Customs maritime...
To vindicate me and her, it is enough to publish the supporting justification report, issued in compliance with the order of the Ministry of Finance, since it is seen that when the Supreme Court provision of May 1, 1839, the introduction through this port of prohibited effects was allowed again, no exception was made nor did it require any requirements, unlike the authorization of September 30 last, that it only allowed the introduction of the effects for which Mr. General Arista expressly released permission.
W. E. Stewart Land Co.
America -- Fair Valley land -- Where the Rio Grande is flowing -- Going down to Texas -- Sweet Genevieve -- My old Kentucky home -- The Rio Grande Valley -- It's a long way to dear old Texas -- You're the flower of my heart, sweet Adeline -- When you and I were young, Maggie -- The Lower Rio Grande -- The land of corn and cane -- Silver threads among the gold. -- Good-by, old snow -- Loyalty to the Rio Grande. -- Old black joe -- Put on your old gray bonnet -- The old oaken bucket. -- Swanee River -- Nearer, my God, to thee -- When the roll is called up yonder. -- Brighten the corner where you are -- Rock of ages. -- Where He leads me I will follow. -- There is a fountain. -- Jesus, lover of my soul. -- Good night medley. -- Good night, ladies. -- My castle on the Rio Grande. -- How you goin' to keep 'em way up north. -- Throbs from the heart of joyland. -- The Wanderer. -- L envoi. -- The old order changeth. -- The lower valley in verse. -- Piedras de las conchas (The rocks of Concha, the Lily.) -- The first white man's cemetery in the Valley. -- The trip. Cities visited en route to and from the Valley. -- A golden wedding gift. -- As the train leaves the union station. -- The vision of San Juan. -- The pioneer's story -- Brief history of the W.E. Stewart Land Company and some serious thoughts. -- Bank statements. -- 'Til we meet again.
This essay chronicles the creation, growth, and expansion of the former Pan American University.
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