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Hidalgo County, Texas

作者: Karen Gerhardt Britton Fort; Rod Santa Ana
出版商: Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia, ©2000. ©2000
叢書: Images of America.
版本/格式:   Print book : 英語
資料庫:WorldCat
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Hidalgo County, located in the heart of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, is a contentious land of impossible contrasts: tropical sunsets and swaying palm trees, rare birds and javelina, cactus and mesquite, soft breezes and broiling sunshine-and hurricanes. Spanish colonists settled here in 1749, receiving huge land grants in exchange for their labor and their loneliness. One hundred years later, a Scotsman named  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: History
Pictorial works
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Karen Gerhardt Britton Fort; Rod Santa Ana
ISBN: 0738507725 9780738507729
OCLC系統控制編碼: 47053452
描述: 128 pages : illustrated, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
叢書名: Images of America.
責任: Karen Gerhardt and Rod Santa Ana III.

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Hidalgo County, located in the heart of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, is a contentious land of impossible contrasts: tropical sunsets and swaying palm trees, rare birds and javelina, cactus and mesquite, soft breezes and broiling sunshine-and hurricanes. Spanish colonists settled here in 1749, receiving huge land grants in exchange for their labor and their loneliness. One hundred years later, a Scotsman named McAllen came to work in a riverfront store, and stayed to found a dynasty. Between 1900 and 1940, more immigrants arrived to build railroads and towns, turn brush land into farmland, and create a unique cultural environment. Hidalgo County illustrates the rapid development of this environmental and cultural crossroads at the beginning of the 20th century. River boats and oxcarts gave way to railroads and the Model T. Tent cities became thriving towns with business districts, homes, schools, churches, and agricultural industries. The changes experienced-and created-by the hardy pioneers who struggled to survive are chronicled here. The courage, stamina, and optimism of these brave souls inspire us a century later in Hidalgo County.--amazon.com.

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