[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team]

Description:

Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: 192u  
Partner(s):
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 95
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 192u
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Coordinates
29.7380335104, -95.2855992327
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.

Note:

MSS0282.021 Gabino Family Photographs

Note:

Notes included with photograph: "Gabino photos IDs. Ask Mrs. Tomasita Garcia. Baseball team - late 1920s. Mr. Frank Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town & out o ftown. Taken at 77th Street and Avenue K. There was a stadium there. Long reach Compress in the background. Top Row L to R: Mr. Jessie Chavez - Mr. Fr. Gabino nephew. 2. 3. 4. Lupe Garcia. 5. 6. Jessie Aldaco 7. Henry Perry (?) 8. Francisco Gabino, sponsor 9. Ignacio Rodriguez - Gabino's nephew 10. Arturo Rodriguez (child, son). Kneeling L to R 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. In background with dog - Steve Alfaro. man in background on car Ruben Munguia (owner of the Furniture store)"

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): teams | baseball
Partner:
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: HPLM_MSS282-b1-f21-04
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth222083
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
29.7380335104, -95.2855992327

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