[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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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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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 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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  • 192u

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2017, 5:08 p.m.

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[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team], photograph, 192u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222083/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.