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Promotional booklet compiled by Jackson Vreeland Land Company to encourage Americans to acquire land in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. The booklet provides information on climate, agriculture, and regional amenities, and also features letters written by previous and current investors.
The author writes, "The of this booklet is to set forth the true conditions and facts existing in the Lower Rio Grande district--a district that is now attracting a larger immigration and is being settled more rapidly by the people of the North, including people from northern and central Texas, than any other district on the American continent..."
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RGV Promotional Literature Collection; Jackson, Jay M., "The True Story of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas: Where Crops Never Fail"[booklet], 1913). ELIBR-0151. University Library, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX. https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/lrgv/26