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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Language: Spanish
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Campaign card for Fred Hofheinz from John J. Herrera]

[Campaign card for Fred Hofheinz from John J. Herrera]

Date: June 22, 1975
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Postcard size campaign card for Fred Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. On the front of the card is a cartoon picture of Hofheinz noting the issues of the campaign. Above the illustration reads: "El Alcalde," or "The Mayor". Message from Herrera on the back of the card.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Francisco Villa y Estado Mayor]

[Francisco Villa y Estado Mayor]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of Francisco Villa y Estado Mayor and other Mexican Revolutionaries.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Gral. Emiliano Zapata

Gral. Emiliano Zapata

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of General Emiliano Zapata.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Palm Tree in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

[Palm Tree in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the side of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side facing the front of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are more windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. The front yard is decorated with several trimmed bushes and palm trees. There is writing on the front of the image that reads, "San Benito Wright" There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Memories of the Christian Endeavor, aug. 20, 1946". There is also a stamp on the back that reads, "Post Card Correspondence Address" along with a place for a stamp.
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Postcard: 25th Annual Día de los Muertos]

[Postcard: 25th Annual Día de los Muertos]

Date: 2008
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard that advertises an annual exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "25th Annual Día de los Muertos." The front of the postcard features the title of the exhibition, photographs from previous celebrations, and the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum. The reverse side of the postcard includes information about the celebration, a procession, and a community altar exhibition. The dates, times, registration, and admissions information are included for these events. Postage and sponsor information is also included.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Postcard: Brotherhood of Light, An Exhibition from El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City]

[Postcard: Brotherhood of Light, An Exhibition from El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City]

Date: 2002
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard advertising a photography exhibition presented by the Consulate General of Mexico, the Mexican Community Center, and the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Cofradía de Luz [Brotherhood of Light], An Exhibition from El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City". The postcard, which is printed on white transparent paper, features exhibit information including the title, sponsors and their logos, the participants, and the date and time of the event.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Postcard: Divine Art Auction]

[Postcard: Divine Art Auction]

Date: December 14, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit an exhibition of divine art to be auctioned at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The Auction Party was held on December 14th, 1996. Divine art to be auctioned included "contemporary & traditional Retablos and Ex-votos," or votive paintings. The front of the postcard, which is blue in color, features a drawing of the Virgin Mary clasping her hands in prayer.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John M. Herrera]

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John M. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: An undated postcard to John M. Herrera from his brother. The front of the postcard is a black and white image of a seated statue above the text, "Dios Viejo, c. 500, Old God, c. 500 A.D., Escultura de ceramica, Epoca Clasica, Cultura zapoteca, Museo Frissell de Arte Zapoteca, Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico". The back of the postcard is addressed to John M. Herrera and contains a message from Herrera's brother who is traveling and asks Herrera to write to him when he can.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Postcard from "Les Argentinos" to John J. Herrera]

[Postcard from "Les Argentinos" to John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Undated postcard to John J. Herrera, signed "Les Argentinos", not postmarked. The handwritten note refers to a mutual acquaintance staying in Mexico who was recently ill. The color image on the front of the postcard shows a city with domed buildings surrounded by palm trees, identified on the back as G.P.O. and Garden, Bombay, India.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Postcard: Mascaras Mexicanas [Mexican Masks] Exhibition]

[Postcard: Mascaras Mexicanas [Mexican Masks] Exhibition]

Date: June 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit the Mascaranas Mexicanas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from May 3rd, 1996 to June 15th, 1996 and a reception was held on May 3rd, 1996. The front of the postcard features a photograph of an ornate mask. An almost human face with a mustache, two sets of horns, and an open mouth is surrounded be creatures. A bird sits atop the head as a snake wraps around it and three lizards crawl up the neck. The mask is painted in dark green, gold, and red colors.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
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