Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket

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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."

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1 newspaper clipping ; 11 x 20 cm.

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Frank, Morris Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket
  • Alternate Title: [Clipping of Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket]

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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."

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1 newspaper clipping ; 11 x 20 cm.

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MSS0282.074 Mr. And Mrs. Lupe Garcia Collection

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  • Publication Title: Houston Post

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection

The Houston Public Library's Mexican American Family and Photo Collection reflects a wide range of families and individuals through photographs and documents that capture business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements. Some examples include: the 1928 Rice Institute graduation photo of Primitivo L. Nino; 1940s photographs of the Rusk Settlement House for Mexican-American Immigrants; photographs of workers and working conditions, students, educational, and church events.

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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Frank, Morris. Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket, clipping, Date Unknown; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221925/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.