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Title Continuing studies in Rio Grande Valley history / edited by Milo Kearney, Anthony Knopp, [and] Antonio Zavaleta ; illustrated by Rick Zamorano [and] Milo Kearney.

Published [Brownsville, Tex.] : Texas Center for Border and Transnational Studies : University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  976.44 CONT    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series UTB/TSC regional history series ; v. 9.
UTB/TSC regional history series ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Coming to the Valley, a poem / by Vivian Kearney -- The ghosts of historic Palmito Hill Ranch / by Antonio N. Zavaleta -- Against the odds: Dr. Juliet V. Garcia, border educator / by Manuel F. Medrano -- Lucile Champion's Brownsville: remembrances of another time / by Frank Champion Murphy -- The restored courthouse and judge Oscar Dancy / by Anthony Knopp -- Francesco Voltaggio and the Port Isabel shrimp industry / by Virginia Voltaggio Wood -- Mario Barrera: a border success story / by Milo Kearney -- Selected figures from the Sierra/Valerio family history / by Luciano Valerio Sierra and Amy Sierra Frazier -- The Cisneros family in the history of Raymondville / by Ruby Cisneros Casteel -- Historia de la Aduana de Matamoros / by V.A. Javier Huerta Castneda -- The interconnected newspapers of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas / by John Hawthorne and Jessica Guzman -- The Brownsville city cemetery / by Eugene Fernandez -- Arte y cultura en Matamoros / by Maria Luisa Pacheco -- The last battle of the Mexican American War: The United States of America versus the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College / by Antonio N. Zavaleta -- A critique of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Border Wall in the Rio Grande Valley / by Terence M. Garrett -- The feminization of political office in Brownsville: the Brownsville City Commission election of 2009 / by Gabreila Sosa Zavaleta -- Lost but not found: accommodation in Oscar Casares' Brownsville / by Mimosa Stephenson -- Leaving the Valley, a poem / by Vivian Kearney.
Language notes Text in English and Spanish.
Other author Kearney, Milo.
Knopp, Anthony K., 1940-
Zavaleta, Antonio.
Texas Center for Border and Transnational Studies.
Subject Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- History.
Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- Biography.
Brownsville (Tex.) -- History.
Brownsville (Tex.) -- Biography.
Brownsville (Tex.) -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Tamaulipas (Mexico : State) -- History.
Matamoros (Tamaulipas, Mexico) -- History.