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[Campaign card for Fred Hofheinz from John J. Herrera]

Description: Postcard size campaign card for Fred Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. On the front of the card is a cartoon picture of Hofheinz noting the issues of the campaign. Above the illustration reads: "El Alcalde," or "The Mayor". Message from Herrera on the back of the card.
Date: June 22, 1975
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Francisco Villa y Estado Mayor]

Description: Postcard of Francisco Villa y Estado Mayor and other Mexican Revolutionaries.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Gral. Emiliano Zapata

Description: Postcard of General Emiliano Zapata.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Palm Tree in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side facing the front of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are more windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. The front yard is decorated with several trimmed bushes and palm trees. There is writing on the front of the image that reads, "San Benito Wright" There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Memories of the Christian Endeavor, aug. 20, 1946". There is also a stamp on the back that reads, "Post Card Correspondence Address" along with a place for a stamp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Postcard: 25th Annual Día de los Muertos]

Description: Postcard that advertises an annual exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "25th Annual Día de los Muertos." The front of the postcard features the title of the exhibition, photographs from previous celebrations, and the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum. The reverse side of the postcard includes information about the celebration, a procession, and a community altar exhibition. The dates, times, registration, and admissions information are included for these events. Postage and sponsor information is also included.
Date: 2008
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Brotherhood of Light, An Exhibition from El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City]

Description: Postcard advertising a photography exhibition presented by the Consulate General of Mexico, the Mexican Community Center, and the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Cofradía de Luz [Brotherhood of Light], An Exhibition from El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City". The postcard, which is printed on white transparent paper, features exhibit information including the title, sponsors and their logos, the participants, and the date and time of the event.
Date: 2002
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Divine Art Auction]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit an exhibition of divine art to be auctioned at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The Auction Party was held on December 14th, 1996. Divine art to be auctioned included "contemporary & traditional Retablos and Ex-votos," or votive paintings. The front of the postcard, which is blue in color, features a drawing of the Virgin Mary clasping her hands in prayer.
Date: December 14, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John M. Herrera]

Description: An undated postcard to John M. Herrera from his brother. The front of the postcard is a black and white image of a seated statue above the text, "Dios Viejo, c. 500, Old God, c. 500 A.D., Escultura de ceramica, Epoca Clasica, Cultura zapoteca, Museo Frissell de Arte Zapoteca, Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico". The back of the postcard is addressed to John M. Herrera and contains a message from Herrera's brother who is traveling and asks Herrera to write to him when he can.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from "Les Argentinos" to John J. Herrera]

Description: Undated postcard to John J. Herrera, signed "Les Argentinos", not postmarked. The handwritten note refers to a mutual acquaintance staying in Mexico who was recently ill. The color image on the front of the postcard shows a city with domed buildings surrounded by palm trees, identified on the back as G.P.O. and Garden, Bombay, India.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard: Mascaras Mexicanas [Mexican Masks] Exhibition]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit the Mascaranas Mexicanas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from May 3rd, 1996 to June 15th, 1996 and a reception was held on May 3rd, 1996. The front of the postcard features a photograph of an ornate mask. An almost human face with a mustache, two sets of horns, and an open mouth is surrounded be creatures. A bird sits atop the head as a snake wraps around it and three lizards crawl up the neck. The mask is painted in dark green, gold, and red colors.
Date: June 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard of Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero]

Description: Postcard of a man confronting another man who has his arms spread out. The men are standing next to a large rock right off of a path. The men are Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero, Mexican military generals who were involved in the Mexican War of Independence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Carlota of Mexico]

Description: Postcard of Princess Carlota Amalia, empress of Mexico from 1864 to 1867.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo]

Description: Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexico. He was a Mexican priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna]

Description: Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna. Don Miguel is standing against a tree and listening to one of the soldiers. Osuna is a town and municipality in the province of Seville, southern Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Felipe B. Berriozábal]

Description: Postcard of Felipe B. Berriozábal. He was a Mexican politician, engineer and military leader. He participated in the Reform War.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Fernando Cortés]

Description: Postcard of Fernando, or Hernán, Cortés, Spanish conquistador.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Francisco Javier Mina]

Description: Postcard of Francisco Javier Mina. Mina was a solider and lawyer in Mexico who was a prominent figure in the Mexican revolution.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Francisco Marquez and Juan Barrera]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Francisco Marquez, a military school student, and Juan Barrera, a lieutenant who died on September 13, 1847, at 19 years old.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of General Porfirio Díaz]

Description: Postcard of General Porfirio Díaz, Mexican soldier and politician, in a suit wearing a sash and a military medal. Díaz served seven terms as the President of Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Justo Sierra]

Description: Postcard of Justo Sierra, Mexican writer and journalist.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Leona Vicario]

Description: Postcard of Leona Vicario, a supporter of the Mexican War of Independence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Manuel González Flores]

Description: Postcard of Manuel González Flores, who has a long beard. González Flores was a military general, politician, and President of Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Mariano Matamoros]

Description: Postcard of Mariano Matamoros, a Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary soldier of the Mexican War of Independence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library