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[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores lists the family's monthly living expenses and provides information about her medical condition. The document is not signed and has John J. Herrera as the Harris County Notary Public.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[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.)
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.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Birth Certificate for Vera Mae Cummings]

Description: Birth certificate for Vera Mae Cummings, born in Palestine, Texas, May 15, 1922 to Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form. There is also a certificate stapled to the top of the back page certifying that the birth certificate is legitimate.
Date: January 30, 1943
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Black Coalition on Mass Media Press Statement]

Description: Press statement released by the Black Coalition on Mass Media, a San Antonio civil rights organization with the intent to better how the mass media represents and interacts with the African-American community. The statement explains their basic purpose and goes on to specify a particular grievance with KAPE radio, which they see as exploitative and damaging.
Date: October 30, 1974
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Wearing a Mask]

Description: Photograph of a young boy wearing a mask at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The mask is hand decorated. The boy wears a red and green tie dye shirt.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Child Making Mask]

Description: Photograph of a young girl making a mask at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The girl uses a stamp to decorate the mask. Patrons stand in the background. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Clipping: 8th NAAO Conference]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring a tentative agenda for the 8th Annual National Association of Artists Organizations (NAAO). The conference ran from September 30, 1992 to October 4th, 1992 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1992-09-30/1992-10-04
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Clipping: NAAO Conference Events]

Description: Clipping advertising sessions, panels, and events occurring at the 8th annual National Association of Artists Organizations (NAAO) between the dates of September 30th, 1992 and October 4th, 1992. The conference was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1992-09-30/1992-10-04
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Copy of case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Copy of a legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and Harold J. Hertz - May 1939]

Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. Harold J. Hertz, of the Mount Sinai Hospital of Cleveland, giving Dr. Hertz advice about how to choose a location to begin a career in medicine. Dr. Bodansky notes several reasons to not choose Galveston, but instead to look in a multitude of other places first. Dr. Hertz's attached letter denotes finding Dr. Bodansky through a fellow fraternity brother and asks for advice as Dr. Hertz wishes to relocate to Texas to begin his medical career.
Date: 1939-04-30/1939-05-05
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Hertz, Harold J.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Decision regarding the charges brought by the Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Charges filed by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice against Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, dated December 11, 1944, for engaging in discriminatory employment practices at the Deer Park Refinery in Houston, Texas.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Día de los Muertos Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of the Día de los Muertos exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on October 30th, 1999. Patrons mill around the exhibit. Many wear costumes and masks. Several carry beverages. Colorful platforms on the left are decorated with yellow and orange garlands. Black and white paintings are hung on one wall; colorful paintings are hung on the farthest wall, which is green.
Date: October 30, 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of the Día de los Muertos parade held by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The parade occurred in downtown Austin on October 30th, 1999. Several children in the foreground wear masks and face makeup. Individuals hold up poles from which large paper mache puppets are balanced. One puppet, left, is a brown bird. The other puppet, right, is a skeleton wearing a red hat and blue vest.
Date: October 30, 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Día de los Muertos Parade Banner]

Description: Photograph of a banner at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The banner reads "2004. Día de los Muertos. Mexic-ArteMuseum.org" and is decorated with yellow and green streamers.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 43rd National Convention of LULAC - 1972-06-30]

Description: Additional draft of speech by John J. Herrera in response to speech of welcome by Hon. Ken Ritter, Mayor of Beaumont, Texas, to the League of United Latin American Citizens delegates at the 43rd National Convention of LULAC, Red Carpet Inn, June 30, 1972. Herrera reviews the history of Beaumont, LULAC, Land Grants and other historical information of the Mexican-American segment of the population.
Date: June 30, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 43rd National Convention of LULAC - 1972-06-30]

Description: Draft of Speech by John J. Herrera in response to speech of welcome by Hon. Ken Ritter, Mayor of Beaumont, Texas, to the League of United Latin American Citizens delegates at the 43rd National Convention of LULAC, Red Carpet Inn, June 30, 1972. Herrera reviews the history of Beaumont, LULAC, Land Grants and other historical information of the Mexican-American segment of the population.
Date: June 30, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit Hearing, Roy Hoefheinz and W. H. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for a Hearing in regards to the application for a Construction Permit filed by the Texas Star Broadcasting Company of San Antonio, Texas. The Hearing would determine if there would be interference with the radio services proposed in the pending application submitted by Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library