Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement"

Description

Flyer from Leo's Mexican Restaurant detailing the biography of founder Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, who fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942. The image on the front is of Reynosa (on left) and a compatriot, both in military costume. The photograph was taken in 1914, when Reynosa was 14 or 15 years old.

Physical Description

2 p. : b&w ; 28 cm.

Creation Information

McCandless, Marla 198u.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 337 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this photograph or its content.

Publisher

Named Person

Person who is significant in some way to the content of this photograph. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Provided By

Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) is part of the Houston Public Library System's Special Collections Division which also includes the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research and the African American Library at the Gregory School.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this photograph. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

Flyer from Leo's Mexican Restaurant detailing the biography of founder Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, who fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942. The image on the front is of Reynosa (on left) and a compatriot, both in military costume. The photograph was taken in 1914, when Reynosa was 14 or 15 years old.

Physical Description

2 p. : b&w ; 28 cm.

Notes

MSS0282.075 Leo Reynosa

Subjects

Keywords

Library of Congress Subject Headings

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this photograph in the Portal or other systems.

Relationships

Collections

This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection

These images depict families, individuals, business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements. Among these are the 1928 Rice Institute graduation photo of Primitivo L. Nino; 1940s photos of the Rusk Settlement House for Mexican-American Immigrants; photos of workers and working conditions; students; educational; and church events.

Related Items

[Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, at 14 or 15 years old] (Photograph)

[Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, at 14 or 15 years old]

Photograph of Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa (on left) with fellow soldier during Reynosa's time with revolutionary Pancho Villa. Both young men are wearing military uniform.

Relationship to this item: (References)

[Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, at 14 or 15 years old], HPLM_MSS282-b5-f07-02, ark:/67531/metapth222536

What responsibilities do I have when using this photograph?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this photograph.

Creation Date

  • 198u

Covered Time Period

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 13, 2014, 3:07 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this photograph last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 15
Total Uses: 337

Where

Geographical information about where this photograph originated or about its content.

Publication Place

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • map marker Automatically generated Publication Place coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Photograph

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

McCandless, Marla. Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement", photograph, 198u; 2203 South Shepherd, Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222535/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.