Index and manifests of alien arrivals at Progreso/Thayer, Texas, October 1928-May 1955 : National Archives microfilm publications, M1851; Record Group (RG) 85

[introduction] compiled by Claire Prechtel-Kluskens
Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
College Park, Maryland : National Archives and Records Administration, 1998
6 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
National Archives microfilm publications; M1851


An index for Border Crossings From Mexico to United States is available online, click here.

The original records were microfilmed on October 16-18, 1956 by the INS and then destroyed. The microfilms were later transferred to the National Archives.

Some of the records are light or faded and may be hard to read.

"On the six rolls of this microfilm publication, M1851, are reproduced an index, manfests, and other records of over 29,000 alien arrivals at Progreso/Thayer, Texas, from October 1928 to May 1955...The arrivals include in this microfilm publication include permanent, temporary, statistical, and nonstatistical arrivals." -- P. 1, 4.



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