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[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

[Altars at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of altars at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The space is set up like a graveyard. Each altar is contained within a square of colored fabric. 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

[Altars at Parade in Honor of Día de los Muertos]

Description: Photograph of altars at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The space is set up like a graveyard. Each altar is contained within a square of colored fabric. Individuals walk around the space. In the foreground a man stands on a ladder as he decorates a metal frame with yellow tape. The photograph was taken at dusk in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Arlene Polite at Workshop]

Description: Photograph of Arlene Polite leading a workshop at an exhibition of Selections from the Permanent Collection. Students sit at a table. Polite is leaning over the shoulder of a male student to demonstrate a technique.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Arlene Polite at Workshop]

Description: Photograph of Arlene Polite leading a workshop at an exhibition of Selections from the Permanent Collection. Students sit at tables. Polite leans over a table to demonstrate a technique while students look on.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artists at Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of three artists at YLA VIII: Splitting Aguas, an exhibition of artwork by young artists hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. All are female. The leftmost two individuals wear black. The rightmost individual wears a red and white patterned blouse. The woman standing farthest to the left holds a beverage.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artists at Splitting Aguas Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of two male artists at YLA VIII: Splitting Aguas, an exhibition of work by young artists hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The man standing on the left wears a denim shirt, while the man standing on the right wears a black button up shirt. Both men have beards.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artists at Splitting Aguas Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of four artists at YLA VIII: Splitting Aguas, an exhibition of work by young artists hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Two women stand together on the left. A man and woman stand on the right. The woman standing second from the left holds a beverage. Black and white paintings hang on the walls behind them.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artists at Splitting Aguas Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of two artists at YLA VIII: Splitting Aguas, an exhibition of artwork by young artists hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A man, left, wears a white dress shirt and dark tie. A woman, left, wears sleeveless black blouse. Photographs are hung on the wall behind them with pink ribbon.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Black & Blue: Four Hundred Years of Struggle and Transcendence

Description: This manuscript by Sterling Houston is a short play about the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans in the United States and, in particular, Texas over a period of four hundred years. The play features writing by Sterling Houston interwoven with both live and and recorded musical performances, poetic excerpts, and direct quotations from legal documents and decrees.
Date: 2003~
Creator: Houston, Sterling
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Cameoland Musical Program]

Description: Program for the stage musical Cameoland, a Jump-Start Performance Company and Carver Community Cultural Center production written by Sterling Houston. The inside of the program lists cast members, production team members, and short bios of the people in the theatre company.
Date: 2003
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Card from Dan H. Laurence to Sterling Houston - October 2003]

Description: Greeting card from Dan H. Laurence to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He mentions a reunion with old friends and a stage performance where he received a standing ovation. The front of the card has been printed with a view of the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre stage, empty and with closed curtains.
Date: October 2003
Creator: Laurence, Dan H.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Celia Alvarez Muñoz at Stories Your Mother Never Told You Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of Celia Alvarez Muñoz and an unnamed man at Stories Your Mother Never Told You, an exhibition of work by Celia Alvarez Muñoz. The exhibition was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Muñoz, left, wears a purple and green satin jacket. The unnamed man, right, wears a black shirt.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Chicano Art Book Signing]

Description: Photograph of a Chicano art book signing at YLA III: Splitting Aguas, an exhibition of artwork hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The photograph was taken from above. Artists sit at tables and sign books. Patrons, right, line up behind the table.
Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Cooking at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of a man cooking food at the fourth annual Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. He stands over a grill. Meat and vegetables are being cooked on the grill. Patrons wait in line for food.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Couple Preparing Altar]

Description: Photograph of two individuals preparing an altar during a Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. They adjust a piece of cloth laid on the altar. A framed painting rests on the altar. A yellow archway and cross are affixed to the wall behind it.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Dancers at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of individuals dancing at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. A woman faces away from the camera. She wears a yellow dress with ribbonwork tiers and lace. A young girl dances on the right. She wears a similar style dress that is blue in color. 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

[Día de los Muertos Parade Preparation]

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 are set up on an altar. Two archways decorated with paper flowers are visible. A sign in the background reads "Railroad Crossing." The photograph was taken at dusk in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Dogs in Costume]

Description: Photograph of four small costumed dogs during a Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A man and woman hold the dogs' leashes. Altars and patrons in costume can be seen in the background. 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

[Dorothy Ingram in Chair]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Ingram. She is wearing a dark pink, long-sleeved blouse and white hat with a flower on it. The photograph is dated August 27, 2003.
Date: September 27, 2003
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Funeral Program for Aaron James Gaskin, August 9, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for Aaron James Gaskin, born August 14, 1949 and died August 1, 2003. The funeral was held August 9, 2003 at Gr. Mt. Olive Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. A. W. Cole. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 9, 2003
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Albert Ray Prelow, August 16, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Albert Ray Prelow, born April 28, 1955 and died August 13, 2003. The funeral was held Saturday, August 16, 2003 at Trinity Baptist Church, officiated by John Hall. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 16, 2003
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Alma Hurd Williams, February 8, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Alma Hurd Williams, born February 22, 1917 and died February 5, 2003. The funeral was held February 8, 2003 at Friendship Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. R. L. Archield, Sr. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home, and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 8, 2003
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Alvis Grant, February 10, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for SSGT (USAF) Ret. Alvis Grant, born May 29, 1919 and died February 2, 2003. The funeral was held February 10, 2003 at Tried Stone Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. H. Franklin Harris. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc. and he was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 10, 2003
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library