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Laredo : a pictorial history

Author: Jerry D Thompson
Publisher: Norfolk : Donning Co., ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry D Thompson
ISBN: 0898655102 9780898655100
OCLC Number: 14271794
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Don Thomas Sanchez de la Barrera y Garza --
Chapter 2: The royal visit of 1767 --
Chapter 3: The town --
Chapter 4: The Republic of the Rio Grande --
Chapter 5: The Mier Expedition --
Chapter 6: The people --
Chapter 7: The Major Brown comes to Laredo --
Chapter 8: Lt. Egbert L. Viele established Fort McIntosh --
Chapter 9: When Robert E. Lee came to Laredo --
Chapter 10: The Battle of Carrizo --
Chapter 11: The Benavides incident --
Chapter 12: The Battle of Laredo - - Chapter 13: The military --
Chapter 14: The Guarache Party is born --
Chapter 15: The election riot of 1886 --
Chapter 16: George Washington on the Rio Grande --
Chapter 17: George Washington's birthday celebration --
Chapter 18: Yellow flags of death --
The killing winds of April --
Chapter 20: Education and athletics --
Chapter 21: The day the great commoner came to town --
Chapter 22: Wings over Laredo --
Chapter 23: The day they hanged J.B. Compton --
Chapter 24: Bridges and floods --
Chapter 25: The Battle of Nuevo Laredo --
Chapter 26: Hooded bigots at Laredo --
Chapter 27: Religious life --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: by Jerry Thompson.
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