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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Collection: The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
[Letter from Barbara Glyn Cook to Ernest Eguia - 1966-05-06]
Letter from Barbara Glyn Cook to Ernest Eguia thanking Eguia on behalf of Congressman Bob Casey for his letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222441/
[Letter from Lauro Cruz to Jesse Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]
Letter from Lauro Cruz, State Representative, House of Representatives, Austin, Texas, to Jesse Bocanegra of Houston, Texas, thanking him for the samples of candy sent through his secretary. He also enclosed a resolution by the House of Representatives, recognizing the hard work and success of the Bocanegra brothers, and carrying on the tradition of the Bocanegra family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222333/
[Photograph of a young boy in a suit]
Photograph of a boy wearing a three-piece suit holding a candle. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222379/
Rusk School to give way for a freeway
Photograph of Rusk School principal Mrs. Ruth Whitmire outside the front entrance to Rusk School with many pupils. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221885/
[Certificate of baptism for Ignacio Bocanegra]
Document certifying Ignacio Bocanegra's baptism in September 1895, at Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón, in Monterrey, Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222337/
[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/
[Letter from Ernest Eguia to Homer Leonard - 1966-01-04]
Letter from the 1966 LULAC Convention Chairman, Ernest Eguia, to Homer Leonard, dated January 4, 1966. Eguia is asking for a letter of recommendations and instructions from Leonard regarding solicitation of any aid of any kind or advertisement from any of the beer companies. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222450/
[Letter from Ernest Eguia and Toby P. Hernandez to Lyndon B. Johnson - 1965-12-10]
Letter from Ernest Eguia and Toby P. Hernandez asking the President of the United States, Lyndon Johnson, to be the principal speaker at the 37th annual LULAC convention. The convention is planned for June 23-26, 1966 in the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222438/
[Advertisement of a baseball game, Alamos versus Magnolia Park]
Baseball game to be played between "Alamos" (formerly Leones of Houston) vs. "Magnolia Park" on Sunday, March 29, 1931 at 3 p.m. at Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas. No entrance fee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221921/
[Letter from Peter Enriquez and Manual Urbina to Esteban Flores - 1966-08-02]
Letter from Peter Enriquez and Pastor Manual Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend Esteban Flores, dated August 2, 1966. Enriquez and Urbina report on the progress at the Magnolia Temple. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221946/
[Letters from Peter Enriquez and Manual Urbina to Esteban Flores and D. E. Sloan - 1966-08-02]
Letter from Peter Enriquez and Pastor Manual Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend Esteban Flores. Enriquez and Urbina write that they are looking forward to Flores's upcoming visit to Magnolia Temple. Letter from Enriquez and Pastor Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend D. E. Sloan, dated August 2, 1966. Enriquez and Urbina write that they are looking forward to Sloan's upcoming visit to Magnolia Temple. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221947/
[Certificate of graduation from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones for Manuel Urbina]
Certificate of graduation for Manuel Urbina from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221999/
[Transcript from Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones for Manuel Urbina]
Transcript for Manuel Urbina from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones. Includes a breakdown of school year and courses taken. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222000/
[Photograph of a statue of a Christian saint]
Photograph of Christian saint in a Church. Five big candles are seen in front of the statue. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222294/
[Statue of a Christian saint]
Photograph of a Christian saint in a Church. Five big candles are seen in front of the statue. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222293/
Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket
Clipping from the Houston Post about Tucker Johnson, pants presser of Madisonville, who won the Houston Post Tournament prize for being the first person to buy the ticket to watch the game. He was the second straight winner of the prize. At head of title: "Tucker Johnson is champion again." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221925/
[Photograph of a man holding a gun in his hand]
Photograph of a man dressed in a suit and standing next to a pedestal. He is holding a gun in his hand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222519/
[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the Boys Basketball Team at the Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Team for the years 1923-24. In the center, a player is holding a ball marked 1924. First row, left to right: Captain Ralph W. Emerson ; Lafitto Jesus Kawas ; Manuel Garcia ; Corrado Alvarado ; Hidalgo Ramos. Second row, left to right: Eloi Leal ; Roberto Goreno ; Solomon Masso ; Alfredo Barrero ; Fidelio Guerero. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222381/
[Girls basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the girls basketball team, San Antonio Texas. In the center, a player is holding a basketball marked, "HH 24". Back row, from left to right: Juana Gomez ; Mary Dobbs ; Myrtie Jones, Captain ; Eula Hill ; Mary Nixon. Middle row, from left to right: Anita Alarcon ; Wilson ; Carmen Rodriguez ; Francisco Perez ; Ema Trevino. Front row, from left to right: Consuelo de Leon ; Noemi Cavazos ; Celia Osuna. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222382/
[Photograph of unidentified man - 1910]
Photograph of a person with moustache, wearing a suit and tie. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222512/
La Inundacion de Houston en 1935
Photograph of document, La Inundacioin de Houston en 1935, written by Jesus Golleges. This is a poem about the Great Houston Flood of 1935. Golleges was the father of Mario Golleges. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221887/
[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]
Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222332/
[Program of Concierto Musical held on November 25, 1928]
Detailed program of Concierto Musical held at Guadalupe on November 25, 1928. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222301/
[Voter Registration card for Rudolph C. Vara, 1978]
Voter Registration card for Rudolph C. Vara, 1978. His address is given. The card has his signature. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222402/
[Voter Registration card for Rudolph C. Vara, 1980]
Voter Registration card for Rudolph C. Vara, 1980. Card valid from March 1, 1980-Feb. 28, 1982. His address is given. Card has his signature. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222401/
[Voter Registration card for Rudolph C. Vara, 1982]
Voter Registration card for Rudolph C. Vara, 1982. Card valid from March 1, 1982-Feb. 29, 1984. His address is given. Card has his signature. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222400/
[Property tax receipt for Nicholas Negreta from Harrisburg Independent School District]
Postcard sent to Nicholas Negreta for a property tax receipt No. 4858 from Harrisburg Independent School District, Harrisburg, Texas dated 1925 for $4.30 for lot 11, Block 2, Division MPS, Value $500. Sent to Nicholas Negreta at his address, 1014 Woodbury. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222309/
[Form letter from Toby P. Hernandez - 1966-04-15]
Form letter to different companies regarding the 37th National LULAC convention from June 23-26, 1966 at the Rice Hotel in Houston. The national convention co-chairman, Toby P. Hernandez, asks if they would like to provide pencils, scratch pads, book matches, etc., with their company name monogrammed. Also, Hernandez asks the companies if they would they like to put an advertisement in the convention booklet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222444/
[Letter authorizing Dolores Hernandez to travel with Mr. & Mrs. Porfirio Beltran]
Letter to the State of Texas, Harris County, from Toby P.Hernandez authorizing his daughter, Dolores R. Hernandez, to travel with Mr. And Mrs. Porfirio Beltran. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222421/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Dorris Danner - 1979-05-10]
Letter from Toby Hernandez to Dorris Danner regarding hotel reservations at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel. The reservations are for the 1979 LULAC convention June 13-17, 1979. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222434/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Eddie Pena - 1979-04-02]
Letter from Toby Hernandez to Eddie Pena, who works for the Lone Star Brewing Company, who has agreed to cooperate with LULAC for their 50th anniversary convention. Letter is dated April 2, 1979. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222419/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Frank Mancuso - 1966-01-24]
Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Houston Councilman Frank Mancuso about a project about to begin on a property with which Hernandez is connected. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222424/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard - 1966-02-22]
Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard dated February 22, 1966. Hernandez wants to know if Leonard's company would like to serve as a sponsor or underwriter of beer for the 1966 national LULAC convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222449/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard - 1966-04-12]
Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard, stating that the Local Breweries and Beer Distributorships cannot buy advertisement and give beer for the 1966 LULAC convention. LULAC has decided to disregard the free beer and accept the advertisements. Letter dated April 12, 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222425/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard - 1966-04-14]
Letter dated April 14, 1966 from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard regarding advertisement and beer. The Local Breweries and Beer Distributorships can only support the LULAC convention through either purchasing advertisements or donating beer. Hernandez replies that LULAC will take the advertisements. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222431/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard - 1966-04-18]
Letter dated April 18, 1966 from Toby Hernandez to Homer Leonard regarding advertisement and beer. LULAC will return all advertisements after discussing the issues further with W. W. Holland, who had more clearly explained the rules. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222427/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Juan Ramirez - 1979-03-16]
Letter to Juan Ramirez from Toby Hernandez regarding a Shamrock Hilton Hotel reservation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222432/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Mary Helen Sanchez - 1979-03-16]
Letter from the chairman of the American Legion Bldg. Corp., Toby Hernandez, to Mary Helen Sanchez. Linda Rodriguez will volunteer her services starting March 19, 1979 to the American Legion Bldg. Corp. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222417/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Mayor Louis Welch - 1966-01-20]
Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Houston Major Louie Welch about the vacancy on the Houston Port Commission. LULAC wants to submit a list of individuals who are bilingual as candidates for this vacancy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222435/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Mayor Louis Welch - 1966-01-20]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Houston Major Louie Welch about the vacancy on the Houston Port Commission. LULAC wants to submit a list of individuals who are bilingual as candidates for this vacancy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222429/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Mayor Louis Welch - 1966-01-20]
Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Houston Major Louie Welch about the vacancy on the Houston Port Commission. LULAC wants to submit a list of individuals who are bilingual as candidates for this vacancy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222451/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to McCane-Sondock Security - 1979-08-13]
American Legion letter dated Aug. 13, 1979 to McCane-Sondock Security. This letter is about B. F. Rader having been voted out of the organization and his pass card needs to be cancelled and Mr. Joe Garcia replacing him as part of the American Legion Building Corp. He needs to be issued a pass card as does Joe Garcia, Leticia Salazar and Evangelina Allen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222413/
[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Ralph Yarborough - 1966-06-09]
Letter to Senator Ralph Yarborough regarding his attendance at the 1966 LULAC convention at the Rice Hotel June 23-27, 1966. Yarborough thanks Hernandez for his appointment of Dr. George I. Sánchez to the Chairman of the Equal Opportunity Commission. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222439/
[Telegram from Toby P. Hernandez to John Pastore - 1966-05-23]
Western Union telegram to Senator John Pastore from Toby P. Hernandez, LULAC national convention co-chairman. Hernandez is asking for a reply to his May 15 letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222445/
[Invitation to the American Legion’s "Annual Hawaiian Luau Post Dance” - 1979-04-24]
Letter announcing the American Legion’s “Annual Hawaiian Luau Post Dance” on Sat. May 19, 1979. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222420/
[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church children's play]
Photograph of the cast and crew of a children's play put on by Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church for the 16th of September celebration. The boys are dressed in military costumes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222506/
[Agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville, October 1, 1981]
Document detailing the terms of a loan agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville. Hetrick will pay the Darville $1,600 over a period of 16 months, with no interest. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222476/
[Contract for Statuary for Audelia Gabino's grave, 1929]
Contract for a monument for Francisco (Frank) Gabino's mother, Audelia, who died on December 29, 1928. Houston Monument Company was contracted to build a granite statue and base for $420. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221886/
[Photograph of Southern Select baseball team]
Photograph of Southern Select baseball team. Fourteen players and their coach. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222534/
Homenaje a John F. Kennedy
Pamphlet containing two tribute songs written by members of the band Internacional for President John F. Kennedy. Internacional had performed for the President at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas, the night before his assassination. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222479/