[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team]

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Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 192u.

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Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

MSS0282.021 Gabino Family Photographs

Notes included with photograph: "Gabino photos IDs. Ask Mrs. Tomasita Garcia. Baseball team - late 1920s. Mr. Frank Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town & out o ftown. Taken at 77th Street and Avenue K. There was a stadium there. Long reach Compress in the background. Top Row L to R: Mr. Jessie Chavez - Mr. Fr. Gabino nephew. 2. 3. 4. Lupe Garcia. 5. 6. Jessie Aldaco 7. Henry Perry (?) 8. Francisco Gabino, sponsor 9. Ignacio Rodriguez - Gabino's nephew 10. Arturo Rodriguez (child, son). Kneeling L to R 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. In background with dog - Steve Alfaro. man in background on car Ruben Munguia (owner of the Furniture store)"

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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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  • 192u

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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  • 29.7380335104, -95.2855992327

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[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team], photograph, 192u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222083/: accessed July 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.