Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

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Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."

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1 newspaper clipping : ill. ; 13 x 10 1/2 cm.

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Weingart, Mike Creation Date: Unknown.

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Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies.

The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."

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1 newspaper clipping : ill. ; 13 x 10 1/2 cm.

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MSS 0282.049 Bocanegra Collection

The article is accompanied by a photograph by Larry Evans, Chronicle staff

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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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Weingart, Mike. Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways, clipping, Date Unknown; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222334/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.