Charro Days in Brownsville, Texas (Images of America Series)

Charro Days in Brownsville, Texas (Images of America Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738578514
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 12/28/2009
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 848,981
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Anthony Knopp is an emeritus professor of history at the University of Texas at Brownsville and a former president of the Brownsville Historical Association. Manuel Medrano is also a professor of history at the University of Texas at Brownsville and a recognized expert on Mexican American history and culture. Priscilla Rodriguez is the executive director of the Brownsville Historical Association. Many of the photographs used in this history are from the archives of the Brownsville Historical Association.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Founding of Charro Days 11

2 Fiestas Mexicanas in Matamoros 33

3 The Golden Years 51

4 The Role of Children 67

5 Mr. Amigo 89

6 The Sombrero Festival 109

Bibliography 127

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