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[Postcard Depicting Madero, Mexico]

Description: Postcard depicting the city of Madero, Mexico. The photograph shows a downtown street lined with business store fronts. In the distance, several people walk down the street, facing away from the camera. A fountain to the right of the photograph marks the beginning of the street. An automobile is parked in the distance on the right side of the street. On the back of the postcard is a letter written in Spanish, addressed to Mr. Jose B. Aguilar in San Antonio, Texas, from a Victoria in Madero, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Rio De Mercedes Lake

Description: Photograph of Mercedes Lake. The narrow lake is surrounded by foliage. A building is just visible beyond the bank in the center of the photograph. No boats or civilians are in the lake.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Sabino with a Kangaroo

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and a kangaroo resting its' front legs on Sabino's arms. Sabino is wearing a sleeveless shirt and pants with a white sash tied around his waist; the kangaroo also has a white sash. They are posing together in a boxing ring.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Three Women in Asian Dress

Description: Photograph of three women seated on the floor in traditional Asian dress. The woman in the middle has her arms wrapped around the other two women. An inscription in Spanish is written on the left of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Three Women on the Beach

Description: Photograph of three women sitting on a beach. They are wearing swim suits and hats and facing away from the water. A hand-written note in Spanish on the back of the photograph reads "Nena, Rosa and I on the beach."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Two Women in Mexican Dresses

Description: Tinted photograph of two women performing a dance outdoors. The women are holding hands and leaning towards the left and their right leg extended into the air. The women are dressed in Mexican costumes featuring black hats with pom-poms around the rim, long dresses with large floral borders, colored hose and matching necklaces.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Victoria Sitting on Car

Description: Photograph of Victoria Abreu sitting on the hub cap of a car. She is wearing a bathing suit and holding onto the hood ornament for balance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Wedding Photograph of Lita and Louis Abreu]

Description: Wedding photograph of Louis and Lita Abreu. Lita is to the left of Louis, wearing a floral headpiece attached to a tulle veil. Four strands of pearls complement the lace wedding gown. Louis is wearing a white collared shirt and bow tie and a flower in his label. The couple face each other as the photograph was captured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Women Under Arbor

Description: Photograph of a woman holding a plate of fruit underneath an arbor. The woman wears a white lace dress with white heeled shows. Her short hair is worn loosely around her shoulders. In the background, foliage is wrapped around the lattice structure of the arbor. A note in Spanish is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum