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Undated image of Anselmo M. Longoria

Old Roma Convent.jpg

Stewart family 1937 (Mulhausen) (2).jpg

Alan Y. Taniguchi

Newspaper advertisement for Birger A. Elwing

Photograph of Kenneth Bentsen, F.A.I.A.

Roy Mulhausen Photo.jpeg

Leo M.J. Dielmann
Items relating to architect Leo M.J. Dielmann

Portrait of Samuel W. Brooks (1829–1903).
Items are related to "Preserving Our Past: People Saving Places" is a digital exhibit designed to draw attention to the Samuel W. Brooks who made an impact on the cultural and historical landscape of the lower Rio Grande Valley.

Ninth Cavalry NCOs (1889)
Racial tension between residents of Rio Grande City and black soldiers of Troop D, Ninth Cavalry stationed at Fort Ringgold escalated following the October 16, 1899 shooting of two soldiers after a gambling dispute. The two injured soldiers were…

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No. 234 American Consulate, H. Matamoros, Mexico, January 26, 1916 to Secretary of State, page 1 of 4.
La Matanza, or The Massacre, refers to a period of sustained violence against ethnic Mexicans in Texas amid the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920). Mexicanos and Tejanos were systematically targeted and denied due process by the U.S. Army, Texas Rangers,…

Bazan and Longoria listed among people killed
Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria were two prominent Mexican-American residents of South Texas. In September 1915, armed robbers hijacked them for their horses their supplies. When the two men reported the incident to Texas Ranger Capt. Henry Lee…

La Casita Farms Select Vegetables Label
In 1966 a bitter dispute between farmworkers and owners of La Casita Farms, El Texano Ranch, and Griffen & Brand farms took place in Starr County. Farmworkers harvesting melons demanded minimum wage and improved working conditions. Their strike…

Charro Days 1941.pdf
Program invitation for Charro Days 1941

Building on the legacy of two institutions, UTRGV’s mission is to transfer the Rio Grande Valley by fostering leaders and citizens who challenge the present, enrich the future, and contribute to a better world.

Goodbye, UTPA. Goodbye, UTB. HELLO, UTRGV!
UTRGV has a history that is nearly 100 years old!
It all began when Edinburg College (1927–1933) was founded as part of the Edinburg School District.

Exhibit Poster

Ada Lee Chisum relates family lore extending back to her grandparents moving to Texas in the late 1800's, moving to her father employment for the railroad in Yoakum, Texas and transition to the plumbing business. She tells of early McAllen’s…
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