UTRGV & TSC Regional History Series


Peter B. Gawenda


A historical sketch of Fort Brown / Bruce Aiken -- A brief history of Los Fresnos / James A. Keillor -- Olmito, Texas: a town of unfulfilled dreams / Tim Snyder -- Water as a magic element in the Rio Grande Valley’s history / Brian Robertson -- Brownsville’s sisters of the Incarnate Word / Rosalinda Olivares-Sosa -- Out marriage among Hispanics : Cameron County, 1870-1970 / Randy Davidson -- A history of Brownsville’s Cuban community / Michael Lopez -- A few comments on the history of Blacks in Brownsville / Cornelio Nouel -- The Brownsville Jewish community : from generation to generation / Harriet Denise Joseph -- A historical sketch of Brownsville’s Franco-Americans / Milo and Sean Kearney -- A historical sketch of Brownsville’s German-Americans / Milo and Sean Kearney -- Mr. A. E. Anderson, “The father of Valley archaeology,” and his “Indian Relic Collection” / Antonio N. Zavaleta -- The leather shields / A folktale told by Peter Gawenda -- Comparacion de leyendas de Mexico y la Frontera / Graciela P. Rosenberg -- Los corridos Sudtejanos: nuestra tradicion milenaria / Jorge Green Huie -- Retablos for patron saints’ images / Brian Robertson -- Captain Thomas M. (Mexican) Thompson / Jean L. Epperson -- Antonio Canales and the Republic of the Rio Grande, 1839-1850 / Roberto Mario Salmon -- The Rio Grande Valley and South Texas in handbooks for German immigrants of the 19th Century (What happened to paradise?) / Peter Gawenda -- “The Great Western” : the heroine of Fort Brown in fact and fiction / Joseph E. Chance -- Memorandum book / Victor Egly -- Civil War era letter / Brian Robertson -- The Brownsville protest of January 1866 / Roberto Mario Salmon -- The dishonest servant / a folktale told by Peter Gawenda -- The horse thief / a folktale told by Peter Gawenda -- Brownsville’s first permanent courthouse / Brian Robertson -- Brownsville’s wild west atmosphere in 1894 / Brian Robertson -- The St. Peter motor chapel / Brian Robertson -- Robert Runyon’s historical photographs / Brian Robertson -- The Mexican Revolution and the Bandit Wars : the Lower Rio Grande Valley in 1915 / William V. Wilkinson -- The Bloody Bandit war of 1915 / Chip Dameron -- Dr. Dutro’s recollections of the Bandit era / Brian Robertson -- Dr. McCain and the Smallpox Epidemic of 1915 / Brian Robertson -- Chattering parrots at the 1916 state fair / Brian Robertson -- Cotton and its impact on Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley / Sondra Shands -- World War II vigilance in Brownsville / Brian Robertson -- John Hunter : local patron of learning / Milo Kearney -- Shelby J. Longoria : the entrepreneurial spirit on the Border / Anthony Knopp -- The Santa Elena Ranch Massacre (April 1989) / Vivian Kearney -- The creation of the University of Texas at Brownsville / Milo Kearney -- Demographics of spring breakers require a new approach by South Padre Island businesses / Randall L. Florey and Leigh Ann Hanby -- Tracking international commerce in Brownsville / Chris Clearman -- Christmas on the Rio Grande, a poem / Bob Rose.

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University of Texas at Brownsville




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


Anthropology | Economics | Environmental Studies | History | Social History | United States History


Alternative Title: UTB/TSC regional history series ; v.3

Call Number: F394.B88 S75 1991

Copyright Status: In Copyright - Digital Collections Rights and Usage Statement

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



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