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[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]

Description: A flyer with the afternoon’s agenda - including video interviews, speeches, and awards - of first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917. Mrs. Pancho Villa and three men who rode with Villa are interviewed in the videos, including Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, Rafael Lorenzana Reyna, and Jesus M. Gonzalez. Included with the flyer is a souvenir bookmark from the reunion.
Date: August 30, 1987
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Date: 1988
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[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

[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

Dedicación Biblioteca de la Iglesia Bautista Magnolia, Houston, Texas, en Conmemoración al Pastorado del Rev. Manuel Urbina

Description: Speech written by Irene Salce de Urbina, widow of Reverend Manuel Urbina, to be delivered at the dedication ceremony for Biblioteca at the Magnolia Baptist Church, on November 27, 1980.
Date: November 27, 1980
Creator: Salce de Urbina, Irene
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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

[Program for a tribute and benefit in honor of John J. Herrera - 1986-10-09]

Description: A program of a tribute and benefit honoring John J. Herrera held at Gabriel's on October 9, 1986. The front cover of the program has a photograph of John J. Herrera and the title, "Tribute al lic. John J. Herrera for a lifetime in defense of civil rights." The interior of the program lists the information for the event including planned entertainment, refreshments, and reservations.
Date: October 9, 1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for the dedication ceremony for Biblioteca at the Magnolia Baptist Church]

Description: Program for the dedication ceremony for Biblioteca at the Magnolia Baptist Church, on November 27, 1980. The Biblioteca was dedicated to Rev. Manuel Urbina, who had served at the Magnolia Baptist Church for many years. On the back of the program is a poem by Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: November 27, 1980
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library