[Photograph of vaudeville actor Jose Areu]

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Photograph of actor Jose Areu, holding a baby in his hands. The baby is scared and crying for help. Only two of Areu's teeth are showing and he is wearing a nose ring.

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

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Murillo, Jesus 1933.

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Photograph of actor Jose Areu, holding a baby in his hands. The baby is scared and crying for help. Only two of Areu's teeth are showing and he is wearing a nose ring.

Physical Description

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

Notes

On back of photo: "Depression, 1933 by Jesus Murillo"

Written on photograph copy: "The hands of the baby was modeled after his third oldest daughter. She would have to pose with her hands on a chair. Face and hair of child is son Gilbert now teaching at San Marcos, PH.D. Psychology. Around 3 years old. Depiction of "Depression""

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MSS0282.053 Murillo and Family - Given by Tommy Rojas

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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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  • 1933

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2017, 4:33 p.m.

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Murillo, Jesus. [Photograph of vaudeville actor Jose Areu], photograph, 1933; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222368/: accessed July 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hoston History Research Center at Houston Public Library.

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