Collections in this community

  • Brownsville History Harvest

    This collection contains digitized images of items provided by Brownsville residents who participated in the event of Brownsville History Harvest held at the Brownsville Public Library Main Branch on September 27, 2014.
  • Casa Mata Museum and Archives Collection

    The collection consists of digitized items from the Casa Mata Museum and Archives in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Included are American military records, town hall sessions, a business registry, correspondence, inventories, ...
  • Cheryl Shepherd Collection

    This collection consists of Mexican Revolution photographs collected by the grandfather of Cheryl Shepherd while living in Mexico City.
  • Gulf Coast Magazine

    This collection consists of short articles pertaining to the Lower Rio Grande Valley from the W.M. Doherty's Gulf Coast Magazine published from 1905-1912.
  • Manuel Hinojosa Collection

    This collection consists of artifacts discovered by Manuel Hinojosa in the Lower Rio Grande Valley pertaining to the Mexican-American War.
  • Museums of Port Isabel Collection

    This collection contains relics displayed at the Museums of Port Isabel in Port Isabel, Texas.
  • UTB/TSC Archives - Health and Human Performance Department History

    This collection consists of interviews pertaining to the history of the former Health and Human Performance department history at UTB/TSC.
  • William Hudson Mexican War Lithograph Collection

    This collection of lithographs pertaining to the Mexican-American War of 1846 was assembled by William Hudson, Sr., a Brownsville, Texas farmer and businessman.

Recent Submissions

  • Kingsville's Great Progress 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the progress that Kinsgville has gone through. It includes images of the parade that Kingsville hosted, celebrating their fourth anniversary as a town.
  • The Gulf Coast Country 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses crop productions in several areas of The Gulf Coast. Includes several images of lands where mass production of crops were produced.
  • A Southern Lyric 

    Doherty, William (Wm Doherty (Corpus Christie, Texas), 1908)
    A poem about a Southern woman.
  • Big Money In Onions 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the topic of how the business of onion production in the lower Rio Grande Valley is a good booming business.
  • Volume 3, Issue 4, front matter 

    Doherty, William (Wm Doherty (Corpus Christie, Texas), 1908)
    Includes cover, advertisments and table of contents for the issue.
  • Egyptian Long-Staple Cotton 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses how Egyptian long-staple cotton as well as oranges and figs grow to perfection in the town of Raymondville. Includes images of oranges and long-staple cotton in Raymondville and Kingsville.
  • The South Texas Garden 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the establishment of the South Texas Garden at Fort Brown, as well as the first telegraph in America. Includes images of the South Texas Garden before and after plowing it.
  • A Sarita Flower 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Tells the story of a family who welcomes a new family, into their town to seek a home of their own. As well as the story of a dog and a man. Includes images of the vegetable garden of the South Texas garden.
  • A Cameron County Ranch 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the home of the Armstrongs, which is a ranch in Cameron County. Their home is considered one of the most ideal places to live.
  • The Culture of Alfalfa 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the importance of deep plowing land and sowing alfalfa before planting, as well as the cost of it and how much rain can affect the production. Includes images of the lower Rio Grande and Orange Grove.
  • The Needs of Texas 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses an interview with two engineers about the needs that Texas faces.
  • Our Roads Are The Best 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the opinion of Col. B. F. Yoakum how Texas roads are the finest in the world and far ahead from those in Europe, as well as having lower freight rates and pay better wages.Includes an image of a "Ricardo melon."
  • Editorial 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Contents: Conservatism versus radicalism-- A wilderness converted into a garden--Humor,wit and repartee --Houston's great no-tsu-oh celebration--A worthy tribute eloquently bestowed--What some of our readers think--In the ...
  • Volume 3, Issue 4, back matter 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Includes advertisements,and information about the publication.
  • Monroe Doctrine Bar To Progress 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the famous interview of Mr. Thomas Quirk (the richest American in Mexico) who openly spoke about the abolishment of the Monroe Doctrine. Includes images of the main canal in the Hill Harlingen Farm.
  • Corpus Christi By The Sea 

    Doherty, William (1908)
    Discusses the re-birth of Corpus Christi with the building of the Brownsville & Mexico Railroad. Includes images of the Corpus Christi sunrise, as well as before and after images of buildings.
  • Volume 2, Issue 3, back matter 

    Doherty, William (Wm Doherty (Corpus Christie, Texas), 1906)
    Includes adverstisements, and information about the publication.
  • Cotton culture in southwest Texas 

    Doherty, William (Wm Doherty (Corpus Christie, Texas), 1906)
    Discusses cotton production. Includes image of a tomato field.
  • The pioneer of Mexican commerce 

    Doherty, William; Wheelus (Photographer) (Wm Doherty (Corpus Christie, Texas), 1906)
    Discusses John Baird, an American merchant who was arrested while attempting to trade in Mexico in the early 19th century. Image of a water slide and people swimming in Corpus Christi, men inspecting a garden, and a cotton ...
  • Jackson County: an ideal land 

    Lesesne, S.M. (Wm Doherty (Corpus Christie, Texas), 1906)
    Discusses the land and agricultural potential of the county. Includes images of men with wagons filled with cabbage, a vineyard, a man standing in a cornfield, and men standing near an artesian well.

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