[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

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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".

Physical Description

1 p. ; 35 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. August 9, 1942.

Context

This poster 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 211 times , with 12 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

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".

Physical Description

1 p. ; 35 cm.

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MSS0282.074 Mr. And Mrs. Lupe Garcia Collection

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Collections

This poster 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 provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection

These photographs depict Mexican American families, individuals, business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements within the scope of Texas history.

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Creation Date

  • August 9, 1942

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2013, 10:51 a.m.

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[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select], poster, August 9, 1942; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221924/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.