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1:00 pm

Al Ramirez Collection Exhibit

September 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Alfonso RenĂ© Ramirez (1923-2009) is perhaps most remembered for serving as the first Hispanic mayor of Edinburg, Texas, from 1963 to 1967. Throughout his life, however, Al Ramirez made numerous contributions to his community. A graduate of Texas A&M University and a World War II veteran, Ramirez had careers in politics as well as education […]

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2:00 pm

Sunday Speaker Series: Texas or Territory?

September 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the year 1850, separatists in Brownsville tried to rally support for the creation of the Territory of the Rio Grande, separate from the state of Texas. What would the people of the region choose: become a separate territory or stay a part of Texas? Learn more about this controversial issue during the Sunday Speaker […]

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