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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
[Advertisement of a baseball game between Ellington Field and Southern Select]
Advertisement of a baseball game, Ellington Field vs. Southern Select, to be played at the Cleveland Diamond field, on Sunday April 19, 1942 at 2:30 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown in the poster. The poster also contains advertisements. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221923/
[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]
Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221924/
[Advertisement of a baseball game between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select]
Advertisement for two baseball games to be played between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas on Sunday, July 26, 1942 starting at 3 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown on the poster. Entrance fee: Men: 35 cents ; Women: 20 cents plus taxes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221922/
[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]
Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221920/
[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]
Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222005/
[Application for War Ration Book by Frank Latlip]
War Ration Book Application card completed by Frank Latlip, Senior. It was mailed from El Paso, Texas on May 29, 1943. It is stamped: "No. 888908 CW" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221901/
[Biographical dates of Manuel Urbina]
Short document detailing the biographical dates of Manuel Urbina, including his birth and marriage dates and the number of years he served as a minister in various cities. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221997/
[Clipping of a grand function to be held at Edison Junior High School]
Newspaper clipping of an advertisement of a function at Edison Junior High School to be held on February 1, 1942. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222315/
[Clipping of Win Post Tourney openers]
Section of the Houston Post covering the Post Tourney. Includes Post Tourney Calendar and Tournament Box Scores, and names of the teams and their performance. Also includes an article by Frank Morris, "Mexicans Field Sensationally behind Beltran." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221926/
[Coronation of Queen Ofelia of the Fiesta de la Raza]
Newspaper clipping of the coronation of Queen Ophelia I on October 11, 1942, on the grounds of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, Texas. The coronation was part of the Fiesta de la Raza. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222316/
[Court document suggesting means to curb juvenile delinquency]
Written recommendation to the Harris County grand jury regarding measures to curb juvenile delinquency. Dated July 7, 1944 and submitted by John J. Ruiz, D.A. Fraser, John J. Herrera and Philip J. Montalbo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222406/
[Document No. X by Manuel Urbina, October 7, 1947]
Report, titled Document No. X, on the community in Angleton, Texas, and efforts to convert Hispanic Americans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222007/
[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book One]
War Ration Book One that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221904/
[First Communion class at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]
Photograph of the students of the First Communion class of the Guadalupe Church on May 15, 1949. All the children are dressed in white. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222286/
[Four young men posing at Hennessey Park]
Photograph of four men posing at Hennessey Park. Left to right: Joe Roy; Rudy Martinez; Eddie "Chuchu" Ramirez, and "Little Simon" Rodriguez. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222171/
[Frank Latlip, Senior's War Ration Book One]
War Ration Book One that belonged to Frank Latlip, Sr. Frank Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221905/
[Fundraiser at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church]
Photograph of the 1942 celebration at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, in Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas for fundraising to build a new church building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222325/
[Gathering of parishoners at Leon]
Photograph of the parishoners' procession in front of the Church at Leon. Spectators standing by. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222285/
[Letter from Jose Angel Medrano to Elizabeth Cisneros - 1947-08-02]
Letter to Elizabeth Cisneros, Secretary, Club Recreativo Regis, inviting members of the club to the first anniversary Ball of the Club Recreativo de Veterans, Houston, Texas, on August 3, 1947. The letter is signed by Jose Angel Medrano of Club Recreativo de Veteranos. Included with the letter are two typed sheets of the names of the 1947 members of Club Recreativo de Veteranos, Houston, Texas, with their addresses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222314/
[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown - 1946-11-08]
Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown reporting on Urbina's progress with the congregation in Freeport, Texas. Urbina has met with some resistance in his work in the community, but he continues to reach out to his congregation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222008/
[Mary Louise Latlip's War Ration Book One]
War Ration Book One that belonged to Mary Louise Latlip. Mary Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221906/
[Ofelia Medrano, 1942 Queen of Immaculate Heart of Mary]
Photograph of Ofelia Medrano, wife of Carlos Gonzalez. She is standing at the doorway wearing a white long dress and a beautiful white crown on her head. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222323/
[Los Panchos, musical group]
Photograph of musical group, Los Panchoes, in a bar. The trio stand along the bar, with three other men and two bar employees visible behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222071/
[Paul Perez and Ofelia Medrano at the fund raising celebration]
Photograph of Paul Perez and Ofelia Medrano at the 1942 celebration for the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church to raise funds for a new church building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222324/
[Photograph of a Mass service at the Old City Auditorium]
Photograph of a Mass celebrating the Feast for Christ the King at the Old City Auditorium. The audience is comprised of Our Lady of Guadalupe parishioners. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222284/
[Photograph of a young boy]
School portrait of a young Hispanic American boy, taken for the 1947-1948 school year. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222501/
[Photograph of Dalila]
Photograph of a woman named Dalila. She wearing a dress and a large coat, and is standing on the porch of a house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222177/
[Photograph of Eustacio Alderete]
Photograph of Eustacio "Tatcho" Alderete. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222176/
Program of the Regional State Convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens, August 29, 1943
Program for the League of United Latin American Citizens Regional State Convention held at the Arabia Temple in Houston, Texas, on August 29, 1943. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221899/
[Provisional passport for Manuel Urbina]
Photocopy of a provisional passport for Manuel Urbina, issued on December 3, 1945. Includes a photograph of Urbina and a partial thumbprint. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222004/
[Rio Rico Grocery and Market, 1940]
Photograph of the Rio Rico Grocery & Market employees. From left to right: Melchor Garza Cantu, Simon Ibarra, Ruben Lopez, Lila Ibarra. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222064/
[Rosalio Gonzalez's War Ration Book One]
War Ration Book One that belonged to Rosalio Gonzalez. Rosalio Gonzalez's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 13 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221903/
[Second Ward Merchant's Softball Team, 1944]
Photograph of the Second Ward Merchant's Softball team, with thirteen players in uniform and another four coaches and assistants. The team is posed in front of 2002 Congress Avenue Grocers. A collection of bats and mitts lie in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222067/
[Soldier with machine gun at target practice]
Photograph of a young man, a soldier, laying down on the ground at a machine gun at a practice range. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222103/
[Soldiers pose in front of military tank]
Photograph of eighteen soldiers posing in front of a military tank during the summer of 1948. One man, facing away from the camera, stands at the entrance to the tank. Two other tanks flank the group. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222105/
[Wedding photograph of Joe Castillo and his wife]
Wedding photograph of Joe Castillo and his wife, taken around 1940. The bride is wearing a white silk long dress, with white decorated band on her head and a veil. She holds a bunch of white flowers in her hand, wearing white gloves. The groom, Joe Castillo, is wearing a black suit and tie with a white flower boutonniere on his coat. He also is wearing white gloves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222390/
[Women's society conference]
Photograph of a women's society conference on March 28, 1940. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222568/