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[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]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Item Type: Book
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Entrance to Mexican Market]

Description: Slide of the Mexican Market of the Texas Folklife Festival. This is a sampler of "Night in Old San Antonio" sponsored by the San Antonio Conservation Society. The entrance is bright red with a red and yellow sign overhead. There is a yellow flower painted on it with 1974 in blue painted in the center. Above the flower is the word "mercado" (Spanish for "market") painted in green letters.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Front View of Mexican Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Mexican food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. It is modeled to look like Mission Espada. The facade is two-dimensional, and is painted to look like stone. Figures of a friar and a Native American are also painted on the facade. Above the center doorway, which is actually being used as a serving window, are three archways where artificial bells are hanging. On the far left and right of the structure are two additional serving windows. Colorful streamers are strung from the highest archway in the center, down the sides of the booth. The Institute of Texan Cultures building is visible in the background.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Group Making Paper Flowers]

Description: Slide of Lose Admiradores at the Texas Folklife Festival making paper flowers. A few members are standing while they make paper flowers. The group is working at a table that has an arrangement of large finished flowers in a container. Behind the table are glass panels where "flores" is written, meaning "flowers" in English.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Group of Women at a Presbyterian Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a group of women sitting in the front row of a Presbyterian convention meeting. The six women are looking toward the camera and smiling; some of them are wearing long convention ribbons on their collars. There are many people sitting on fold-up chairs behind them as well as across the aisle from them. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Convention S.A. - Bethel".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[High-Yello Rose Flyer]

Description: Flyer for the stage musical High-Yello Rose by Sterling Houston and directed by Arnold Aprill. Dates, times, pricing, and cast members are listed on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Adolfo Chavez Calderon to Gus C. Garcia - 1960-02-15]

Description: Letter from Adolfo Chavez Calderon to Gus C. Garcia, advising Garcia about possible legal options for a divorce, to be obtained either in Mexico or in Europe.
Date: February 15, 1960
Creator: Chavez Calderon, Adolfo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Efrain G. Dominguez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-02]

Description: Letter from Professor Efrain G. Dominguez, Consul Adscrito, Consul General's office of Mexico, San Antonio, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 2, 1952. Dominguez writes to Herrera, who is scheduled to meet with the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce to discuss the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican government.
Date: December 2, 1952
Creator: Dominguez, Efrain G.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - November 4, 1997]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She invites him to a celebration honoring MacArthur guests and the stage play "Ofrendas del Alma, del Corazon, y de la Mente" (translated to Offerings from the Soul, the Heart, and the Mind). At the end of her letter, she provides instructions to her home.
Date: November 4, 1997
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Menudo and Torta Food Booth]

Description: Slide of V.T. "Cowboy" Williams purchasing a bowl of menudo (a Mexican soup) from a menudo and torta food booth, which is sponsored by Project SER. This image was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]

Description: Newsflash from KCOR radio station, reporting on news from Austin, Texas, from Raoul A. Cortez, President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Judge Ben H. Rice, Jr., from the Federal Court in Austin, has ordered a statewide ban on segregation of Mexican-American children in Texas schools, stating that the practice is unconstitutional and violates the 14th Amendment.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: KCOR
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Las Nuevas Tamaleras and La Frontera Program]

Description: Program for the stage play Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena and the stage play La Frontera by Sterling Houston. It appears both were presented at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Short bios are provided for Mena and Houston which discuss professional accomplishments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Photograph of Iglesia Bethel]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Bethel. The church is white with wood siding. On the wall next to the main doors is a sign reading "Iglesia Bethel 816." Small bushes are underneath the windows on the left and a large tree is planted to the left of the driveway to the left of the church. The road is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The building is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. A sign above the windows reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." People are coming out the front door. A white picket fence surrounds the front lawn of the church. The tops of automobiles are visible in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows a sign reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." A white picket fence surrounds the front yard and driveway of the church. People dressed in Sunday attire are exiting the church and mingling in front of the building. Automobiles are parked on the street in front of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." People are mingling in front of the building. A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are visible in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." On the right, people are exiting the church and mingling in front of the building. A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are parked on the street in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of People in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of people at an unidentified conference mingling in front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church behind the group is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. A sign above the windows reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Presbyterial Officials]

Description: Photograph of presbyterial officials standing on a lawn in front of Iglesia Bethel. The group consists of eleven women and one man dressed in Sunday attire. In front of the group, bouquets of flowers are sitting on the ground, one with a ribbon reading "Bienvenida." The buildings behind the group are white with wood siding.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Woman's Union in Front of Iglesia Bethel]

Description: Photograph of a woman's union standing on the front lawn of Iglesia Bethel. The woman are dressed in Sunday attire. One man is standing in the middle of the group dressed in suit and tie. Bouquets of flowers are sitting on the ground in front of the women. The church behind the group is white with wood siding. A sign on the wall next to the main doors reads "Iglesia Bethel 816."
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary