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Robert Mendoza Collection

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert Mendoza Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mendoza, Robert
Title Robert Mendoza Collection
Dates: 1997-2006
Abstract Collection of fifteen original newspaper articles from Laredos, all researched and written by Robert Mendoza between 1997 and 2006.
Extent 1 in.
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Collection of fifteen original newspaper articles from Laredos, all researched and written by Robert Mendoza.

Topics include the murder of Mexican General Lucio Blanco (1922), the Prohibition-era bootlegger murder of Captain Charles Stevens (1929), a bibliography of Catarino Garza and Captain John Gregory Bourke, the Plan de San Diego (1915-1916), the death of Jesse Moseley (1916), biography of Allen Walker, and the Exchange Hotel and railroads in Laredo. Also, pieces on Colonel Patricio G. Mendoza (1915), Emiliano Zapata and Jesus Guajardo, George "Gavo" Ochoa's murder of Henry G. Whittenburg (1949), and an overview of writers' portrayals of Laredo from 1828 to 1979.

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Preferred Citation

Robert Mendoza Collection, 1997-2006, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Robert Mendoza Collection

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2.325/B101a Original newspaper articles from Laredos, 1997-2006

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