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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]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

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

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

[Letter from Manuel Angel Colon to members of LULAC - 1976-10-23]

Description: Letter from Manuel Angel Colon, dated October 23, 1976. The governor of New Jersey has announced the renaming of the International Airport in Newark. Colon, on behalf of LULAC, has submitted the suggestion of the Roberto Clemente International Airport.
Date: October 23, 1976
Creator: Colon, Manuel Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ruth B. Juarez to John J. Herrera - 1974-11-15]

Description: Letter from Ruth B. Juarez to John J. Herrera, requesting Herrera look into a legal matter for Juarez; Janie Banuelos has been sending Juarez multiple letters and Juarez would like Herrera to talk to Banuelos and tell Banuelos to quit sending Juarez letters.
Date: November 15, 1974
Creator: Juarez, Ruth B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[LULAC 43rd Annual National Convention Booklet - 1972]

Description: Booklet for the League of United Latin American Citizens 43rd Annual National Convention in Beaumont, Texas June 29-July 2, 1972. The convention is hosted by LULAC Council 394. Includes welcome letter by Pete V. Villa, National President, and welcome letter by Ricardo Ramirez, Convention Chairman. Also includes numerous pages of advertisements.
Date: 1972
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULACTION, April - May 1977

Description: The April-May 1977 issue of LULACTION, the magazine of League of United Latin American Citizens, is titled "1976-77: The Men at the Helm." The magazine includes black and photographs on the cover and accompanying many of the articles. Several of the articles discuss the controversy with Coors Brewing Company.
Date: 1977-04/1977-05
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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

[Plaza Espana Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of Plaza Espana, a Spanish food booth sponsored by the Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth appears to be selling various food items, as well as sangria; a lot of people are crowded around the booth. People standing at the top of a hill are visible behind the booth.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Project SER Sponsored Menudo Booth]

Description: Slide of a booth serving menudo (a Mexican soup) that is sponsored by Project SER at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are three men to the right posing for the picture. They are standing next to a table where menudo-filled foam bowls are sitting. Behind them are men operating the booth. In the background are people walking in a walkway.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tacos De Barbacoa Booth Serving Food]

Description: Slide of a booth in the Mexican Market section of the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth was sponsored by LULAC and is serving tacos de barbacoa to many people in the image. In the booth, there are many kitchen gadgets to cook food and keep food warm.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections