UTRGV & TSC Regional History Series


Gabriel Trevino


Story of the Valley, a poem / Chip Dameron -- Dedication / Milo Kearney -- Beales’s Rio Grande Colony and Grant’s Matamoros Expedition: The Amazing Stories of Two British Physicians Who Nearly Altered Mexican Texas / Craig H. Roell -- A Brief Look at Citizen Opportunists in the Matamoros area during the U.S. – Mexico War, 1846-1848 / James W. Mills -- The Mystery of the Texas Blockade Runner ‘Texana’ / Walter E. Wilson -- The National Guard Defends Brownsville and the Valley—1916 / Anthony K. Knopp and Alma Ortiz Knopp -- John Closner, Operative / Norman Rozeff -- President Robert Paul (‘R. P.’) Ward / Rolando Avila -- How McAllen Became the Economic Center of the Rio Grande Valley / Edward F . Wallace, Jr. -- Brownsville and Matamoros, 1990-2015, the Sequel to Boom and Bust: The Historical Cycles of Matamoros and Brownsville / Milo Kearney and Anthony Knopp -- The Good Samaritans of Escuelita de la Banqueta / Ronny Noor -- Caged Dreams, a poem / Ronny Noor -- A History of Policing the United States–Mexican Border along the Rio Grande and the Southwest / Billy Hathorn -- The Wesmer Drive-In: The Valley’s Last Picture Show / Noe E. Perez -- Mysteries of the El Cielo Biosphere / Antonio N. Zavaleta -- South Texas Reverie, a poem / Chip Dameron.

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Texas Southmost College, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley




History--Texas, History--Mexico, Politics & government, Economic & social conditions


History | Social History | United States History


Alternative Name: UTRGV, TSC Regional History Series ; v.18

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Location of Original Item: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library



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