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[Aracely Express sign]

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

[Aracely Express sign]

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

[Art Demonstration Table]

Description: Photograph of an Art Demonstration Table at Nuestras Tradiciones, or Our Traditions, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from December 8th, 2000 to December 30th, 2000. An unnamed man stands behind a table. The man wears a tan shirt and white apron. A blue tablecloth with a fruit pattern is spread on the table. Rubber stamps, ink pads, wooden utensils, and paper towels sit on the table. Stamped pieces of paper hang from clothespins behind the table. A small altar stands on the left, featuring candles and photographs. Multicolored streamers are hung from the ceiling. Posters advertising a Día de los Muertos celebration to be held in November of 2001 are hung from the wall behind the table.
Date: December 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several workers are standing on one side of the table, while festival participants are standing on the other side. Jewelry is displayed on the table, along with small dolls.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[E. B. de Vacaciones]

Description: Photograph of a large group of children and some adults. The children are of varying ages with the youngest in the front. Some of the girls are holding dolls, and three of the women in the back row are holding books. They are posing in front of a wooden building. The following is written above the picture: "To Rev. R. D. Campbell." The following is written on the back: "E. B. de Vacaciones del 1 al 21 de 1936. 82 niños matriculado, con 10 ayudantes. S. G. Ramirez."
Date: 1936
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]

Description: Photograph of some of the members of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. There are men, women, and children in the picture. They are posing in front of the entrance to the church. The church is a brick building with a covered front porch, and the sign above the entrance says "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." There is a fence in front of the church. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken on December 27, 1937.
Date: December 27, 1937
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Brick Manse with a Hispanic Family on the Porch]

Description: Photograph of a brick manse with a young Mexican family standing on the porch. The front of the building is one long brick wall with a corner at the entrance. The primary wall has three tall windows and a screened door; two of the windows are coupled together. The wall coming out of the corner has two more shorter windows and another screened door. There is a simple wooden deck with no railing that runs along both walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk. The front yard is made up of sparse and patchy grass and a few trees and shrubs. The young Mexican family is standing in a group on the deck in front of the two doors. The family consists of a couple and their six young children. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, "Laredo - manse familia Olivares 8-51".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Car Parked in Front of the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a car parked on the grass in front of the side of a house. There is a man sitting in the driver's seat of the car. The house is one-story and has a small, covered porch at the front on the left-hand side of the image. There is a road in front of the house, and more buildings are visible in the background. There is a decorative border around the image, and a handwritten note in Spanish on the back that translates to read, "Foglor Parsonage, about 1947 or -8".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Carlos Antonio Rios takes a picture of El Pariente Nite Club]

Description: Photograph of Houston Chronicle photographer Carlos Antonio Rios taking a photograph outside of the El Pariente Nite Club. The entrance to the club is visible on the right, and several customers can be seen walking away from the club.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Carlos Antonio Rios takes picture of movie theater]

Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios, a photographer for the Houston Chronicle. Rios is wearing jeans and a brown polo shirt and has a beard. Rios has a camera bag slung over his right shoulder. Rios stands on a grassy area across the street from a movie theater. Rios is taking a picture of the movie theater.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Cars Parked in Front of Labor Camp Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of three cars in the foreground parked parallel in front of an auditorium building. The cars are parked across the street on the road, and there are more cars behind them in the background. The auditorium building is also in the far background. In front of the auditorium building, there is a flagpole and people in lightly colored clothing heading toward the entrance of the building. On the back of the photograph, there is handwriting that reads, "Labor Camp Auditorium, Harlingen, Texas. B-14 Convención del Valle Instituto de E. B. de V. 5-28-50"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Carved Stone Sign]

Description: Photograph of a carved concrete slab inset in a brick structure. There is carved writing in Spanish that translates to read, "Presbyterian Church Organized - Oct. 19, 1911, Temple Built - 1952, J.G. Cavazos, Pastor". There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito Cornerstone of new church".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Check Presentation Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone. Behind her there are three women and two men accompanying her onstage. There is a man and woman holding a large check together. On the wall behind them, there is a large artwork or poster than features a flock of birds and a horse.
Date: 1996
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children with Easter eggs]

Description: Photograph of a group of children with Easter eggs and baskets. There is a man in a hat on the far right of the back row. The front row of children are sitting on the grass, and one girl is sitting in front of the group with a basket of eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1946 Corsicana, Texas."
Date: 1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class of children in Corsicana]

Description: Photograph of a class of children and their teacher in Corsicana, Texas. The group is posing on the steps of an unidentified wooden building. The students include both girls and boys. The younger children, including a toddler, are sitting on the front. The teacher is standing to the left. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1928 Corsicana."
Date: 1928
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class of teenagers in Corsicana]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers in Corsicana, Texas. There is one adult man in a suit standing to the left with a box on the ground in front of him. The toddler is standing to the right of the group. The front row of teenagers is sitting on the ground, and the back row is standing. Some of them are holding eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de Jovenes 1946 Corsicana."
Date: 1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class of teenagers in Corsicana]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers standing on the steps of an unidentified building in Corsicana, Texas. There are girls and boys in the group, and a younger boy is standing below them to the right. A man dressed in a soldier's uniform is standing on the front row. The following is written on the back: "Clase de Intermedios 1946 Corsicana."
Date: 1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys and a teacher standing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School building. The six boys are all wearing baggy pants and light-colored collared shirts. The teacher, who is standing behind the boys, is wearing a suit and holding a book and papers. The building behind the group is elevated off the ground with stilts. The open windows that line the walls make the inside of the building partially visible. In the background behind the building, there is a large bush and several people standing behind it. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 4. Vincente Huerta. Newgulf"
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello - 1934]

Description: Photograph of the members of Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello, a social club for Mexican Americans in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 7, 1934
Creator: Schlueter, Frank L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Club Recreativo Internacional, 1935]

Description: Photograph of the members of Club Recreativo Internacional, 1935. From center top (left to right): Carlos Salazar, Vice Presidente ; Jesus de la Isla, Secretario ; Arcadio P. Castillo, Pro-Secretario ; Jose P. Castillo, Tesorero ; Donagiano C. Perez, Pro-Tesorero ; Jesus M. Chapa, 1st Vocal ; Carlos Y. Alcalde, 2nd Vocal ; Guillermo Aguilar, 4th Vocal ; Fredezmindo Lopez ; Francisco Brett, 3rd Vocal ; Ramon C. Gernandez, Precidente. From upper left to lower right: Arnoldo G. Lara ; Mario Montemayor ; Jose L. Torres ; Antonio G. Luna ; Eduardo Pascoe ; Emilio Torres ; Juan Rodriguez ; Eulogio Quintanilla ; D. Salvador Estrella ; Julio S. Perez ; Tomas Martinez ; Alberto Guera ; Ramon Rodriguez ; Silvestre Alguesiur ; Emilio Esparza ; Felix Tijerira ; Romingo A. Varrdo ; Foroteo Hernandez ; Francisco Moreno ; Juan Pantoja ; Tomas Carrera ; Bernardo Contreras ; Estleuan Reyna ; Manuel Lopez ; Jose Alonzo ; Isidao Ibarra ; Tomas Moreno ; Alejandro Vega ; Jesus Garcia ; Manuel Ortegon ; Francisco Tijerina ; Ernesto Olivares ; Francisco Alvarez ; Felipe Alvarado ; Ramon Serena ; Jose Luis Perez ; Ricardo R. Cruz ; Manuel Aleman ; Ernesto Campos ; Guiillermo Espanrza ; Luis Peguero ; Felix de la Isla ; J. J. Mercado ; Rodrigo Garcia R. ; Manuel Crespo ; Rex Salmeron ; Luis Ripley ; Nicasio H. Cedrio ; Manuel N. Cantu
Date: 1935
Creator: Cantu Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Contact sheet of Site of Orcoquisac and La Placita Market]

Description: Contact sheet of images on a roll of film shot of Site of Orcoquisaz and La Placita Market in Houston, Texas, identified on the back with handwritten notes. The first row of images are of a grassy area edged by trees; the second and third rows of images include grassy areas, water and a lake, surrounded by trees. The fourth row includes images of water edged by trees, and two of men (identified as Kevin Ladd and Harry) standing in grassy areas; one of the men is holding an object and gesturing to his left. The fifth row includes two images of water surrounded by trees; the third image includes a building with a sign that says "La Placita Farmer's Market" with additional advertisements in English and Spanish, and a man is walking on the sidewalk next to the business. The final three images include storefronts of businesses that have signs in Spanish.
Date: July 1987
Creator: Kerek, T.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Day of the Dead Parade Banner]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. Individuals in costume hold up a large banner that reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum Presents Día de los Muertos Parade." Six individuals wear black clothing and black and white face paint. A man, left, wears a skeleton mask, lilac dress shirt, gray vest, and gray trousers. A woman, right, wears a red skirt with white ruffles, a blue blouse with floral embroidery, and a floppy white hat with lace trimming. Farthest to the right walks a man who wears black and white horizontal stripes. Black and white horns are attached to his head. His face is painted in the same style.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Death Spectacular Show at Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of a stage filled with performers clothed in Day of the Dead costumes. In the background four performers (two male, two female) hold hands as if being pulled away from the action. Miscellaneous performers stand in the wings. In the foreground, two men in suits tussle with a figure costumed as a ram while a woman in white stands nearby. One man's hat has fallen to the ground; the woman wears a veil.
Date: 1986
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum