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 County: Travis County, TX
 Language: Spanish
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Art Demonstration Table]

[Art Demonstration Table]

Date: December 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of an Art Demonstration Table at Nuestras Tradiciones, or Our Traditions, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from December 8th, 2000 to December 30th, 2000. An unnamed man stands behind a table. The man wears a tan shirt and white apron. A blue tablecloth with a fruit pattern is spread on the table. Rubber stamps, ink pads, wooden utensils, and paper towels sit on the table. Stamped pieces of paper hang from clothespins behind the table. A small altar stands on the left, featuring candles and photographs. Multicolored streamers are hung from the ceiling. Posters advertising a Día de los Muertos celebration to be held in November of 2001 are hung from the wall behind the table.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Date: 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

Date: 2002
Creator: Zamora, Herlinda & Johnston, Margaret
Description: Guidebook created as an accompaniment to an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo, Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico", which ran from October 18 to December 28, 2002. The guidebook contains information on the both the museum and the exhibit, and includes an in-depth description of the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the exhibition. There are also activities such as trivia quizzes and puzzles that are related to the exhibition included in the book.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Check Presentation Ceremony]

[Check Presentation Ceremony]

Date: 1996
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone. Behind her there are three women and two men accompanying her onstage. There is a man and woman holding a large check together. On the wall behind them, there is a large artwork or poster than features a flock of birds and a horse.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]

[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]

Date: October 24, 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Part of page from a scrapbook with a note from the Supreme Court of Texas congratulating John J. Herrera, with envelope, and a business card for John J. Herrera. Note, envelope, and business card are laminated on a piece of thin cardboard.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Day of the Dead Parade Banner]

[Day of the Dead Parade Banner]

Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. Individuals in costume hold up a large banner that reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum Presents Día de los Muertos Parade." Six individuals wear black clothing and black and white face paint. A man, left, wears a skeleton mask, lilac dress shirt, gray vest, and gray trousers. A woman, right, wears a red skirt with white ruffles, a blue blouse with floral embroidery, and a floppy white hat with lace trimming. Farthest to the right walks a man who wears black and white horizontal stripes. Black and white horns are attached to his head. His face is painted in the same style.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Death Spectacular Show at Paramount Theater]

[Death Spectacular Show at Paramount Theater]

Date: 1986
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of a stage filled with performers clothed in Day of the Dead costumes. In the background four performers (two male, two female) hold hands as if being pulled away from the action. Miscellaneous performers stand in the wings. In the foreground, two men in suits tussle with a figure costumed as a ram while a woman in white stands nearby. One man's hat has fallen to the ground; the woman wears a veil.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Día de los Muertos Parade Banner]

[Día de los Muertos Parade Banner]

Date: November 2, 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of a parade banner at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. Two individuals hold the banner between them. It reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum, Día de los Muertos, Presented by Dell. Printing sponsored by Kinko's." The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Diego Rivera y la Revolución]

[Diego Rivera y la Revolución]

Date: September 16, 1993
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Flyer advertising an exhibition of Diego Rivera y la Revolución & Mexico en Tiempos de Cambio (Diego Rivera and the Revolution & Mexico in Times of Change). A reception occurred on September 16th, 1993 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Flyer is written in Spanish.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación

Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación

Date: 194u
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from an unknown Spanish language newspaper pasted onto a piece of KLEE stationary. The newspaper article discusses the recent ruling by Judge Ben H. Rice of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, to end segregation of Mexican American children in public schools.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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