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[Anti-Goldwater cartoon]

Description: Anti-Goldwater cartoon printed on a half piece of paper reading "Goldwater = Gold for the Rich / Water for the Poor and a kick in the [drawing of a sad donkey] for the Middle Class."
Date: 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Card from Dan H. Laurence to Sterling Houston - October 2003]

Description: Greeting card from Dan H. Laurence to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He mentions a reunion with old friends and a stage performance where he received a standing ovation. The front of the card has been printed with a view of the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre stage, empty and with closed curtains.
Date: October 2003
Creator: Laurence, Dan H.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Card from Lorraine Aprill to Sterling Houston - July 2000]

Description: Card from Lorraine Aprill to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The card was sent on the occasion of the death of Houston's mother. The card expresses sympathy and comfort for the event. The front of the card has been printed with a painterly image of a bowl of green apples.
Date: July 2000
Creator: Aprill, Lorraine
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Card Invitation to Brian Prague's Birthday]

Description: Card invitation to the birthday of Brian Prague sent to Jump-Start Performance Company, a threatre and performing arts company based in San Antonio, Texas. Date, time, and place is provided inside. The front of the card shows a stylized yellow sun with a face. Gold accents cover the sun rays as well as the outer trim of the card.
Date: January 1997
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Charcoal Drawing of a Dark Forked Path Lined with Lights]

Description: Charcoal drawing of a dark, winding forked path surrounded by grassy hills. There is a bright, cross-shaped star in the dark night sky. Lighted lamps line the road in the background of the image. There is the side of a structure visible on the right-hand side of the drawing. There is a handwritten note on the back of the drawing that reads, "To Dr. and Mrs. M. Bodansky, with wishes for a Happy New Year, A. J. Goldforb, and delightful memories of our visit with you".
Date: December 15, 1939
Creator: Goldforb, A. J.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Christmas Card

Description: Illustrated Christmas card of a red book and adorning mistletoes. Additionally, on the front page, there is a printed line of text that reads, "Season's Greetings." When opened, there are two inscriptions on either side. They read: "When winter comes along the way and it gets close to Christmas Day, then memories and thoughts anew start on their way to folks like you, and wishes rise for your good cheer on Christmas Day and all New Year!" A hand-written notation follows: "Carl, Jo Lee Anne & Carl M Jr."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christmas Card

Description: Illustrated Christmas card from Harold and Myrtle Strobel. The front page has an image of Santa Claus holding a bag of gifts. A clock with adorned mistletoes is to the right. The text reads, "It's time for these Good Wishes." When opened, the card shows an image of Santa shooting a rifle at the clock. Accompanying text on this side of the card reads, "so here's shooting the works", and "Merry Christmas Happy New Year! Harold and Myrtle Strobel Family."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Flyer: Experimental Salon Art Strike]

Description: Flyer regarding a performance sketch of the Experimental Salon Art Strike of 1990 to 1993. The sketch was written by Honoria, performed by John Held, Jr., and held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on March 10th, 1993. The paper is perforated in a grid pattern, with a stamp in each rectangle. The stamps feature an ink drawing of a nude, kneeling figure as viewed from behind. The figure appears to be working with rubber stamps. Each stamp reads: "Performance John Held Jr. Art Strike 1990. Library of rubber stamps."
Date: June 11, 1993
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Greeting Card from Bianca Roberts to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Bianca Roberts to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Inside the card, she has written a short note about how wonderful of an experience it was to work with him. She offers her help in the future. Two small paper receipts have been included, but no reason for them is given in Bianca's note.
Date: 1999
Creator: Roberts, Bianca
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Bianca to Sterling Houston - May 26, 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Bianca to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She thanks him for sending over his plays, but regrets to inform him that she has been unable to read them yet. She hopes to see him again in the future.
Date: May 26, 1999
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Candie Johnson to Sterling Houston - 1995]

Description: Greeting card from Candie Johnson to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She has written a short note saying thanks for allowing her to show her dream and talent. The front of the card shows an illustration of a man standing precariously on a ladder while painting the word "Thanks" on a billboard.
Date: 1995
Creator: Johnson, Candie
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from David Nelson to Sterling Houston - December 2000]

Description: Greeting card from David Nelson to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The card was sent during the December holiday season. David writes a short note inside telling Houston that it was great seeing him in the past year.
Date: December 2000
Creator: Nelson, David
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from John]

Description: Greeting card from John. The hand-written note inside it is difficult to read, and only a few dates and times are completely discernible. The front cover of the card shows a well-kept garden and hedge. A series of crisscrossed pieces of wood act as a small wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from John N. Igo to Sterling Houston - October 9, 2000]

Description: Greeting card from John Igo to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. A hand-written note inside the card appears to be discussing the acquisition of documentation or archive of some kind. However, it remains difficult to read. The front of the card has been printed with a front view of the White House in daylight.
Date: October 9, 2000
Creator: Igo, John N.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Louis Leroy to Sterling Houston - May 9, 1995]

Description: Greeting card from Louis Leroy, founder of The Association of American Cultures (TAAC), to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Inside the card, Louis has written a personal note thanking Sterling for being the report editor for "Theaters of Color: Conversations on American Pluralism and Identity," a project by TAAC.
Date: May 9, 1995
Creator: Leroy, Louis
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Nancy B. to Sterling Houston - September 4, 1995]

Description: Greeting card from Nancy B. to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. It appears the note was sent after Nancy attended one of Sterling's plays. She writes admirably about what she experienced, his talent, and vision, and hopes that others can experience it as well. The front cover of the card shows a watercolor painting of a rooster.
Date: September 4, 1995
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston - December 1995]

Description: Greeting card from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They hope to see him again when they travel back to Texas. A second card has been placed inside it: an announcement for the birth of Simon Alexander Ghebreyesus. It was sent much later, however, according to the child's birth date.
Date: December 1995
Creator: Armstrong, Richard & Armstrong, Jennifer
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Rose to Sterling Houston - March 15, 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Rose to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She is happy about a visit paid to her by one of Houston's friends. She is sick but sure that she will be back in good health within about four weeks. The front of the card has been printed with a photograph of an elaborate floral arrangement inside a wicker basket.
Date: March 15, 1999
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Stephanie to Sterling Houston - April 15, 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Stephanie to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. On the inside, she has written a personal message thanking him for sharing his spirit, and hopes that they can work together again. The front cover shows an illustration of a pink flower.
Date: April 15, 1999
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Steve]

Description: Greeting card from Steve to an unknown recipient. The card has been sent on the occasion of a birthday to a friend and colleague of Steve. "Happy Birthday" has been printed in Spanish on the front of the card along with a six-pointed star.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Tony Hargrove to Sterling Houston - March 2001]

Description: Card from Tony Hargrove of the Ella Austin Community Center to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes fondly about meeting him, and hopes to see him again in the fall. The front of the card has been printed with the Ella Austin logo.
Date: March 2001
Creator: Hargrove, Anthony
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Thank You Card from Ms. Erna to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Thank you card from Ms. Erna to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She thanks him for all his help and wishes the world were made up of people like him. The front of the card shows a wooden wheelbarrow brimming with flowers and two overgrown butterflies.
Date: 1999
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Thank You Card from Reggie to Sterling Houston]

Description: Thank you card from Reggie to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Inside the card, he writes: "I'm so glad that you were around Do it good" The front of the card has been printed with "Thank You" in gold capital letters.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio