La Caliente Tortillas

Description:

Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
John J. Herrera Papers
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
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Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Tin Types
Place of Publication: Texas City, Texas
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Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.

Note:

"Letters to the Editor" by John J. Herrera, 1940s-1970s

Physical Description:

1 newspaper clipping ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): articles
Source: Tin Types
Partner:
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
John J. Herrera Papers
Relation (Is Referenced By): [Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of Tin Types - 1948-09-04], HPLM_MSS160-b1-f08-07, ark:/67531/metapth248350
Relation (Is Referenced By): [Letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-02], HPLM_MSS160-b1-f08-06, ark:/67531/metapth248349
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: HPLM_MSS160-b1-f08-04
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth248347
Resource Type: Clipping
Format: Text
Citation:
Publication Title: Tin Types