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Contents include: Living on the Economic Edge (Valley Colonias, Valley Migrants, Poverty, La Pulga), Immigration and Its Problems (Border Patrol, Refugees, Bracero Experience, Hidalgo Bracero Center), The Valley's Hispanic Heritage (Spanish Influence, Chicanos, Women Immigrants), Folkways and Folklore (Home Remedies are Still Popular, Folktales of the Valley, La Lechuza Legend, Offerings to San Judas, Shrine of La Virgen de San Juan del Valle), Education and Its Concerns (Mexican-Americans in Valley School, Undocumented Children and Public Schools, Mexican and U.S. Schools Compared), Looking at History (Tumultuous History of Valley Land Sales, Padre Island, Vaqueros of King Ranch, Texas Kickapoo Indians, When U.S. Occupied Veracruz), The Land and the River (Flacon Dam Brough Changes, A Canoe Trip to the Rio Grande's Mouth, Border Wildlife Refuges Face Problems, Natural Control of Pests), Jails and Prisons (Americans in Mexican Prisons, Career Smugglers Tell Their Experiences).
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Book Description HIDALGO OUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, TEXAS, 1996. HARDCOVER. Condition: NEAR FINE. NO JACKET. 1ST EDITION. TEXAS: HIDALGO OUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 1996. 1ST EDITION. NEAR FINE/NO JACKET. HIDALGO COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1996, hard cover, book: near fine, no DJ, clean, unmarked, no previous owner markings, not ex-library, interesting accounts of the Rio Grande Valley. 1ST PRINT. Seller Inventory # L214