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[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.)
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.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar with Flowers and Refreshments]

Description: Photograph of a woman leaning over to look at an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a flat surface. Also on the flat surface are a bunch of bananas, pastries, candles, a vase of flowers, and a photograph of a unnamed male person. Against the wall behind the altar is a pink flowering plant. Black and white drawings hang from the wall.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children Viewing a Decorated Altar]

Description: Photograph of children looking at an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a table. Also on the flat surface are a bunch of bananas, pastries, candles, a vase of flowers, and a photograph of a unnamed male person. Black and white drawings hang from the walls of the room.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children's Arts and Crafts]

Description: Photograph of a children's arts and crafts event at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Day of the Dead celebration on November 3rd, 2000. Children sit and stand at a table on which crayons and coloring pages of skeletons are arranged. Four of the children have white paint on their faces. An adult woman stands near the group.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Costumes at Day of the Dead Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. A man, center, wears a skeleton costume, white wig, and mask in orange, yellow, and red colors. A women, left, wears a white dress and skeleton makeup. Her hair is painted white. A child and adult male in casual dress stand off to the right side.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Day of the Dead Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. A statue of a skeleton riding a donkey skeleton is pushed down the street. The skeleton wears a straw hat and holds a long wooden rod in its right hand. The man who pushes the statue wears a straw hat and a white shirt with an image of a woman printed on it.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Day of the Dead Parade Banner]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. Individuals in costume hold up a large banner that reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum Presents Día de los Muertos Parade." Six individuals wear black clothing and black and white face paint. A man, left, wears a skeleton mask, lilac dress shirt, gray vest, and gray trousers. A woman, right, wears a red skirt with white ruffles, a blue blouse with floral embroidery, and a floppy white hat with lace trimming. Farthest to the right walks a man who wears black and white horizontal stripes. Black and white horns are attached to his head. His face is painted in the same style.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Decorated Altar at Day of the Dead Celebration]

Description: Photograph of an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Yellow paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a table. People mill around the room and sit in folding chairs. Many wear traditional costumes. Black and white drawings hang from the walls of the room.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: El Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Flyer advertising a celebration of El Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The event occurred on November 3rd, 2000. Events included a parade, music by Johnny Degollado, hands-on activities, and presentations from speakers. An illustration of skeletons riding bicycles and wearing top hots appears near the bottom of the flyer.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Funeral Program for Charles Leslie Graham, November 15, 2000]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Charles Leslie Graham, born November 30, 1918 and died November 11, 2000. The funeral was held November 15, 2000 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Robert L. Jemerson. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 15, 2000
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Lyndull Lee Virginia Brown Corley, November 2, 2000]

Description: Funeral program for Lyndull Lee Virginia Brown Corley (Aunt Bobbie), born February 8, 1912 and died November 28, 2000. The funeral was held November 2, 2000 at Calvary Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Willie J. Harper, Sr. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton's Paradise Funeral Home and she was buried in Southern Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas..
Date: November 2, 2000
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Maple C. Vaughns, November 15, 2000]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Maple C. Vaughns, died November 10, 2000. The funeral was held November 15, 2000 at Tried Stone Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend H. Franklin Harris, II. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc., and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 15, 2000
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Robert Miller Jr,, November 9, 2000]

Description: Funeral program for Reverend Robert Miller Jr., born March 23, 1931 and died November 3, 2000. The funeral was held November 9, 2000 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by Dr. J. Carlton Allen. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 9, 2000
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Sister Malvin Darden, November 2, 2000]

Description: Funeral program for Sister Malvin Darden, born May 15, 1906 and died October 2000. The funeral was held November 2, 2000 at West End Baptist Church, officiated by Dr. A. B. Devers I. The funeral arrangements were made through Porter Loring Funeral Home and she was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 2, 2000
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Hispanic Woman Making Tamales]

Description: Photograph of Aurora Orozco making tamales for an altar on the Day of the Dead. Orozco, who sits at a table, uses a brush to coat a tamale with sauce. Finished tamales sit on a sheet of newspaper on the left side of the table. Orozco wears a pale pink shirt and gold cross necklace. Two desktop computers are set up behind her.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Interactive Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of children and an interactive exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Day of the Dead celebration on November 3rd, 2000. A statue of a skeleton sits atop a statue of a donkey skeleton. The skeleton wears a straw hat and holds a long wooden stick in its right hand. The statues are mounted to a wheeled stand which is pushed by two children. A child and adult woman look on.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[E-mail from Tanya Palmer to Sterling Houston - November 27, 2000]

Description: Letter from Tanya Palmer of the Actors Theatre of Louisville to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to send him a Commission Agreement that needs to be signed by Houston to allow for a collaboration between the Actors Theatre and Houston's theatre group, the Jump-Start Performance Company. A fax transmission report that was sent back to Tanya is also included as well as a copy of "Message Sent", the play entered for submission to the Actors Theatre.
Date: November 27, 2000
Creator: Palmer, Tanya
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Parade Banner for Day of the Dead]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. Individuals in costume hold up a large banner that reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum Presents Día de los Muertos Parade." The most visible individual, right, wears a colorful striped poncho and devil mask.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Patrons in Costume]

Description: Photograph of seven individuals at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Day of the Dead celebration on November 3rd, 2000. All wear black and white skeleton face paint. Four individuals wear hats; several wear fringed shawls. A man at the back of the group wears a beige suit with white embroidery.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[People Wearing Costumes at Day of the Dead Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a family dressed in costume at the Day of the Dead celebration held by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A man, left, wears a black robe and fake bullet belts crossed at his chest. He also wears black and white face paint and a straw sombrero. He holds a fake handgun in his right hand. A woman to the right wears a blue skirt with lace tiers, a white blouse with colorful floral embroidery, and red ribbons in her hair. She holds a small child with her right arm. Her left arm brushes against the man's left shoulder. The child has a mustache painted above his upper lip.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Performance Before Parade]

Description: Photograph of a performance before the Day of the Dead parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. An audience watches a group of people dressed as skeletons as they dance.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Woman Preparing an Altar at Day of the Dead Celebration]

Description: Photograph of Sylvia Orozco and an unnamed man preparing an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Yellow paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling to the altar. Orange flowers and refreshments for the dead are arranged on a table. Black and white drawings hang from the walls of the room.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum