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Ernest A. Polzin, a long-time merchant and resident of McAllen Texas, talks about his life. He talks about: How he met his wife, his home in San Antonio, a King Ranch loading dock, a man he lived with (A. A. Huntly) and partner who worked for King. He also discusses a situation that occurred about Mexicans who came from the east that laid on the railroad track who then had a shootout with Huntly. He remembers his partner and another man named George Forbs who was shot in the crossfire. He talks about Jimmy McAllen who also had a shootout with several Mexicans. He discuses the several name changes of the city of Alamo. He discusses other name changes throughout the Rio Grande Valley before the interview is concluded.
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Rio Grande Valley Oral Histories Collection; Ernest A. Polzin - Part 02, 1985/02/01. ELIBR-0027. University Library, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/rgvoralhistories/529