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[Aaron Douglas Biography]

Description: Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Adan Hernandez in a Room of People]

Description: Photograph of a room with chairs in a row with numerous amounts of people. Among this crowd is artist Adan Hernandez. There is art hanging on the walls and most of the people are either in the aisle between the chairs or in the far corner of the room.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Adolfo Mexiac Accepts Honorary Citizen Award]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mexiac accepting an Honorary Citizen award from the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Mexiac, center, wears a black suit. A man standing on the left presents the award certificate to Mexiac. Two men stand on the right and applaud. They stand in front of a mural that is red, white, and black in color.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Adolfo Mexiac Signs Prints]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mexiac autographing prints of his work. Eight prints of the same work are spread across a table as they are signed in pencil by Mexiac, who sits on the left. Mexiac wears a white polo shirt and black glasses. The prints depict a man kneeling on the ground while holding a sword.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Adolfo Mexiac Signs Prints for Onlookers]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mexiac autographing prints of his work. Eight prints of the same work are spread across a table as they are signed in pencil by Mexiac, who sits on the left. Mexiac wears a white polo shirt and black glasses. The prints depict a man kneeling on the ground while holding a sword. A man on the right looks over Mexiac's shoulder. Two others look on in the background.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Adrian Parra and Unnamed Woman]

Description: Photograph of Adrian Parra and an unnamed woman in Adrian Parra's Sterilized for Your Protection exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Parra, right, wears a dark suit and glasses. In his lap rests a book. The unnamed woman, left, wears a red jacket and holds a cup of wine in her left hand. Both have amused expressions on their faces. Plastic cups of wine sit on the table in front of them.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Adrian Parra, Herlinda Zamora, and Unnamed Woman]

Description: Photograph of three individuals in Adrian Parra's Sterilized for Your Protection exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from January 1st, 2001 to February 24th, 2001. An unnamed woman, left, wears red and black. She holds a wine glass and cigarette in her right hand. Adrian Parra, center, wears a dark suit. A book rests in his lap. Herlinda Zamora, right, wears a sleeveless dress in red, white, and black colors.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Aerial Shot of Noche de Fiesta Navideña Auction]

Description: Photograph of Noche de Fiesta Navideña, an auction of divine art presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Photograph was taken from above. Three pillars at the center of the room are painted red. Patterned pieces of colored tissue paper are strung between the pillars. Cut out from the leftmost paper is the word "bienvenidos." A Christmas tree is set up behind the column that is farthest to the left. On the floor are many people milling around. Some stand in circles, while others examine items presented on tables and hung upon walls. A selection of crosses can be seen on the leftmost wall.
Date: December 8, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Aerial View at Auction]

Description: Photograph of patrons at Noche de Fiesta Navidena (Divine Art Auction: Prayers for Peace), an auction of divine art hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The auction was held on December 7th, 2001. The photograph was taken from above. Patrons mill around a gallery. Some hold beverages. A Christmas tree is set up behind a column in the middle of the room. Colorful banners hang between columns. The leftmost banner reads "Bienvenidos."
Date: December 7, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Albert Chavarria and Two Other People]

Description: Photograph of three people smiling. Albert Chavarria is standing in the middle, another man to his right and a woman to this left. The man on the far left is wearing a dark blue button up shirt with a white t-shirt underneath. The woman is wearing a white button up shirt. Albert is wearing a white button up shirt with black and gold designs. The walls behind the trio has been painted with abstract portrayals of people.
Date: 1997
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Alberto Castro Lenero in Gallery]

Description: Photograph of Alberto Castro Lenero at an exhibition of his work. The exhibition, titled Red, was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. Lenero stands in front of a geometrically shaped artwork. He wears a blue jacket and jeans. A sculpture is displayed on the left.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Aldo Bohm and Student at Workshop]

Description: Photograph of Aldo Bohm and a student working with plaster of Paris during a workshop. Bohm wears a denim vest and glasses. The student wears a blue shirt.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca]

Description: Photograph of Elvis and Arturo Castillo, Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca, at a Museum Day event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Artisans sit behind a table on which wooden carvings of animals are arranged. An artisan, center, demonstrates a technique to a patron who leans over the table.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca]

Description: Photograph of Elvis and Arturo Castillo, Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca, at a Museum Day event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. An artisan sits behind a table on which wooden carvings of animals are arranged. A woman to the left of the table shows patrons a wooden carving.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

[Altar at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of an altar at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The altar has multiple tiers covered in lace and white satin. Angel embellishments are attached to the fabric. Photographs and candles are arranged on the tiers.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of individuals preparing for a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Black and white photographs and paper flowers are arranged on an altar. A woman wearing skeleton face makeup and a traditionally embroidered skirt stands in front of the altar. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar Covered With Tamales]

Description: Photograph of an altar created on the Day of the Dead. A table is covered with green paper. On the table is a large bowl of tamales, a bunch of bananas, a bottle of beer, five limes, an orange, and peanuts. Also on the table are two skull shaped candles, a small skull figurine, and baby's breath flowers.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar Decorated with Refreshments]

Description: Photograph of an altar created on the Day of the Dead. A table is covered with green paper. On the table is a large bowl of tamales, a bunch of bananas, a large pastry, bottles of beer, limes, oranges, apples, and peanuts. Several plates of food are prepared. Also on the table are skull shaped candles, a small skull figurine, baby's breath flowers, orange flowers, and candle holders.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar to Alfredo Zalee]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Alfredo Zalee at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The altar is covered in blue cloth. A lighter blue headstone is situated on top of the altar. Flowers and ribbons are arranged in front of the headstone. A card reads: "Alfredo Zalce Artist Muralist Mexico 2003."
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar to Roy Lozano]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Roy Lozano. The altar is tall and triangular, with many streamers and flowers adorning it. Oranges, lemons, bananas, cookies, and pretzels hand from expanses of string across the altar. A multicolored blanket covers a table within the altar, upon which are laid oranges and three bottles of amber liquid. Three Day of the Dead masks are attached to the top of the altar. On the ground, a layer of pinto and black beans create a symbol. Also on the ground is a basket of cookies and cured meats, as well as four vases of yellow and orange flowers. To the left of the basket is a black and white program. Behind the altar is a mural in maroon and white, which is largely hidden by the altar.
Date: October 31, 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum