[Inauguration of Club Mexico, 1933]

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Photograph of the inauguration of Club Mexico at the M & M Building on April 16, 1933. Professor Adolfo Martinez is seated in the center. Left side: Jose Lopez - director seated with his group, Tipica Groupo de Senoritios. Right side - seated (left to right): Ignacio Mexcado, saxophone ; Rudy Rubio, clarinet ; Jose Rivas, trombone ; Jose Castro, trumphet ; Prof. Jesus Gavino Gonzales, cello. Right side - standing (left to right): Pomposo Macha ; Miguel Rivas, violin ; Gertrudis Gabino Gonzales, piano ; Jose Torres, violin ; Tomas Aguilar, violin. On the left is a large group ...

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

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Creator: Unknown. April 16, 1933.

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Photograph of the inauguration of Club Mexico at the M & M Building on April 16, 1933. Professor Adolfo Martinez is seated in the center. Left side: Jose Lopez - director seated with his group, Tipica Groupo de Senoritios. Right side - seated (left to right): Ignacio Mexcado, saxophone ; Rudy Rubio, clarinet ; Jose Rivas, trombone ; Jose Castro, trumphet ; Prof. Jesus Gavino Gonzales, cello. Right side - standing (left to right): Pomposo Macha ; Miguel Rivas, violin ; Gertrudis Gabino Gonzales, piano ; Jose Torres, violin ; Tomas Aguilar, violin. On the left is a large group of young women in matching dresses and hats, each holding a banjo, mandolin or guitar.

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

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MSS0282.021 Gabino Family Photographs

Caption: "Club Mexico, April 16, 1933"

Note attached to photograph: "This was the Inauguration of Club Mexico at the M & M Bldg. 4/16/33. Professor Adolfo Martinez seated in center. Left side: Jose Lopez - director seated with his group, Tipica Groupo de Senoritios de Magnolia Park. Right side - seated: 1. Ignacio Mexcado, saxophone. 2. Rudy Rubio, clarinette. 3. Jose Rivas, trombone. 4. Jose Castro, trumphet. Prof. Jesus Gavino Gonzales, cello. Standing: 1. Pomposo Macha - . 2. Miguel Rivas, violin. 3. Gertrudis Gabino Gonzales, piano. 4. Jose Torres, violin. 5. Tomas Aguilar, violin."

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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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  • April 16, 1933

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[Inauguration of Club Mexico, 1933], photograph, April 16, 1933; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222093/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.