[Reception for Miss Mexico at Brazos Hotel]

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Photograph of a reception for Miss Mexico at the Brazos Hotel in the 1920s. Standing, left to right: unidentified ; Felipe Santander, father of Elenita Farrington ; Mrs. Satander ; unidentified ; Gustavo Rosales Ypina, by post ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Jose Sarabia ; Pinfilo Tellez ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Sororro Sarabia. Sitting, left to right: unidentified ; Mrs. Ypina (Gustavo) ; unidentified ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Elenita Santander (Farrington) ; unidentified ; unidentified.

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

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Suarez, Luis 192u.

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Photograph of a reception for Miss Mexico at the Brazos Hotel in the 1920s. Standing, left to right: unidentified ; Felipe Santander, father of Elenita Farrington ; Mrs. Satander ; unidentified ; Gustavo Rosales Ypina, by post ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Jose Sarabia ; Pinfilo Tellez ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Sororro Sarabia. Sitting, left to right: unidentified ; Mrs. Ypina (Gustavo) ; unidentified ; unidentified ; unidentified ; Elenita Santander (Farrington) ; unidentified ; unidentified.

Physical Description

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

Notes

MSS0282.047 Sarabia Family Collection

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Written on back of photograph: "Reception of Houstonians for "Miss Mexico", Brazos Hotel, 1920, Luis Suarez, photographers."

Handwritten note in folder: "A social gathering of the Houston stylish Mexican American elite in the 1920s at the Brazos Hotel. Taken by Luis Suarez."

Handwritten note in folder: "L to R standing: 1. Unknown man, 2. Felipe Santander--father of Elenita Farrington, 3. Mrs. Satander, 4. Man above lady--unknown man, 5. Gustavo Rosales Ypina--by post--as young man, 6. Unknown, 7. Unknown, 8. Jose Sarabia, 9. Pinfilo Tellez, 10. Unknown, 11. Unknown, 12. Sororro Sarabia. Seated: 1. Unknown, 2. Mrs. Ypina (Gustavo), 3. Unknown man, 4. Unknown, 5. Unknown, 6. Elenita Santander (Farrington), 7. Unknown, 8. Unknown."

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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, 4:43 p.m.

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Suarez, Luis. [Reception for Miss Mexico at Brazos Hotel], photograph, 192u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222304/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.