Dad's Roots

  • TJ002  Mary (Mere) Howard de Contreras and Abundio Contreras.   Married in 1897.   Parents of Hernán Howard Contreras
  • TJ126  Mary Howard (Mama Mere)  Married Abundio Contreras
  • TJ003  Hernan Howard Contreras in Texas A & M cadet uniform. Hernan graduated as a mechanical engineer in 1923
  • TJ008  Hernan H. Contreras
  • TJ007  Hernan H. Contreras
  • carmel022a  Estela Perez
  • carmel022  Cecilia and Estela Perez   Picture dedicated to Mr. & Mrs. A. S Perales.Estela   Estela pleads to please don't show this to anyone "because picture is terrible"   Photo taken in Rio Grande City
  • carmel012d  Estela Perez
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  • pic estela contreras 1934  Estela Pérez    October 26, 1934
  • TJ095  Esetela Perez in her wedding dress
  • TJ097  My birth Certificate
  • TJ096  Hernan A. Contreras  1943
  • tj396  Hernan H. Contreras and Hernan A. Contreras at our home in McAllen, TX  1718 Fir
  • tj394  Hernan Mama Silvestrita Perez and Dad in McAllen
  • tj395  Grandmother and Dad
  • carmel012c  Rene, Mom and Dad
  • TJ001  Sylvestrita Pena de Perez with her grandson, Toraldin
  • carmel012a  Toraldin and me
  • TJ131  Second grade class at Wilson Elemantary School
  • carmel024b  Hernan as a cowboy
  • tj397  Liberator Village in Ft. Worth, TX.  Dad worked as an engineer building Liberators during the war.
  • tj398  Mom and me in front of our house in Liberator Village
  • TJ119  Estela Perez de Contreras 1945
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  • COUPLE 3  Couples:  The Jacobson's, the Contreras' and the Guerra's: Estela and Hernan, Lalo and Alicia
  • tj176  Dad at the field office at Falcon Dam
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  • TJ069  Fort McIntosh in Laredo under water in the flood of 1954
  • TJ070  Another view of Ft. McIntosh.  We livedthere. About 3 feet of water entered our home.  When the flood receded, there was about a foot of mud in the house.
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