On this day in 1938, 12,000 San Antonio pecan shellers, mostly Hispanic women, walked off their jobs to protest a wage cut, beginning a three-month strike. The pecan-shelling industry was one of the...(Read More)
OAK MANOR, TEXAS. Oak Manor is a small bedroom community located on State Highway 35 about five miles southwest of Alvin in northeastern Brazoria County. This residential development on Chocolate Bayou began sometime in the 1980s. In 2000 the population was 119.
Laurie E. Jasinski
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