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Voice of the Mexican Border

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Offline Flash

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Voice of the Mexican Border
« on: April 12, 2012, 08:50:09 PM »
I was chasing a reference in Soldiers, Miners, and Ranchers of the Big Bend as follows:

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James G. Gillett , "The Old G-4 Ranch," Voice of the Mexican Border, (October 1933), 82.

Homer Wilson bought a major portion of the old G-4 Ranch, which was also headquartered near Oak Spring, so I was interested in finding out more about the early ranchers in the area. My search led me to a periodical published in Marfa from 1933 to 1938 called Voice of the Mexican Border that I found at the The El Paso County Historical Society website.

Voice of the Mexican Border

Information on the "The Old G-4 Ranch"  was found on pages 98 and 99:

Page 98

Page 99

Looks like there is plenty more Big Bend area information from the pre-Park days on the many other pages.  :icon_cool:

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Offline alan in shreveport

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Re: Voice of the Mexican Border
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2012, 09:37:23 PM »
nice find Flash , thanks for passing it along    Looks like we've got some reading to do

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Re: Voice of the Mexican Border
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2012, 10:43:29 PM »
Just read the section on John Nance Garner starting on Page 123.  He was really something!  An interesting read that  suggests  politics have not changed a bit in the years since.

Thanks,
Al

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Offline Hoodoo

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Re: Voice of the Mexican Border
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2012, 02:31:39 PM »
Great score Flash! I'm finding a lot of good stories in that series of publications, for example:

"Santa Helena, CHASM between two COUNTRIES" by Milton F. Hill, details a river trip between Polvo and Castolon beginning on page 541.

Good stuff!  :great:

Thanks

Don
Don
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