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[Advertisement of a baseball game, Alamos versus Magnolia Park]

Description: Baseball game to be played between "Alamos" (formerly Leones of Houston) vs. "Magnolia Park" on Sunday, March 29, 1931 at 3 p.m. at Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas. No entrance fee.
Date: March 21, 1921
Creator: El Tecolote
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Ellington Field and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement of a baseball game, Ellington Field vs. Southern Select, to be played at the Cleveland Diamond field, on Sunday April 19, 1942 at 2:30 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown in the poster. The poster also contains advertisements.
Date: April 19, 1942
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header".
Date: August 9, 1942
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for two baseball games to be played between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas on Sunday, July 26, 1942 starting at 3 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown on the poster. Entrance fee: Men: 35 cents ; Women: 20 cents plus taxes.
Date: July 26, 1942
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agenda of Meeting of Committees for LULAC National Convention]

Description: Agenda of the meeting of committees planning the LULAC National Convention to be held in Houston, Texas. There are ten agenda items and five committees handling different aspects of the convention planning.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]

Description: A flyer with the afternoon’s agenda - including video interviews, speeches, and awards - of first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917. Mrs. Pancho Villa and three men who rode with Villa are interviewed in the videos, including Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, Rafael Lorenzana Reyna, and Jesus M. Gonzalez. Included with the flyer is a souvenir bookmark from the reunion.
Date: August 30, 1987
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.
Date: 192u
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Los Amigos Glee Club and Jones Center Serenaders]

Description: Photograph of the members of the musical groups, Los Amigos Glee Club and Jones Center Serenaders. Twenty four men and eight women, standing and sitting on a stage. Several hold instruments, including guitars and a bass.
Date: unknown
Creator: Merchant-Thayer & Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Application for War Ration Book by Frank Latlip]

Description: War Ration Book Application card completed by Frank Latlip, Senior. It was mailed from El Paso, Texas on May 29, 1943. It is stamped: "No. 888908 CW"
Date: May 12, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Aracely Express sign]

Description: Photograph of an Aracely Express sign.
Date: July 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Arturo Rosales standing at podium]

Description: Photograph of Arturo Rosales, Professor of Chicano History at the University of Houston, standing at a podium. Rosales is wearing glasses and a white shirt.
Date: 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement"

Description: Flyer from Leo's Mexican Restaurant detailing the biography of founder Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, who fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942. The image on the front is of Reynosa (on left) and a compatriot, both in military costume. The photograph was taken in 1914, when Reynosa was 14 or 15 years old.
Date: 198u
Creator: McCandless, Marla
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library