TITLE

THE SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY

AUTHOR(S)
Salinger, Gerhard
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
Western States Jewish History;Oct1991, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the history of the Southern Rio Grande Valley in Texas and its Jewish residents. The early Jewish settlers in Brownsville, Texas include merchants A.J. Bloomberg and Gabriel Raphael, the Leopold Schlinger family and Benjamin Moses. Jewish families moved in Harlingen, Texas in the 1930s and 1940s and established a congregation. The congregation established by the first Jewish families who moved to McAllen, Texas was named Temple Emanuel. In Laredo, Texas, export and import firm Emanuel Morris was one of the early Jewish businesses.
ACCESSION #
44811296

 

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