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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-04-01]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera requests Dr. Castañeda to write a letter of support for a Spanish speaking radio station in Houston. Herrera also inquires if Dr. Castañeda could make himself available to testify as a witness in an upcoming hearing with the FCC.
Date: April 1, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Connally Newsletter, Number 16, October 1, 1962]

Description: The Connally Newsletter issue number 16 lists a number of campaign news updates, requests for support, and talking points against the opposing Republican Party in general and Jack Cox in particular.
Date: October 1, 1962
Creator: John Connally for Governor Campaign
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of four individuals at the fourth annual Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Sylvia Orozco stands farthest to the left. Two women and one man stand at the right. They are situated outside of a party tent.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of a group at the Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Many wear Taste of Mexico t-shirts. They stand outside of a party tent. The photograph was taken at nighttime.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of seven individuals at the Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Most wear name tags. They stand outside of a party tent that is decorated with balloons. The photograph was taken at nighttime.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Man in Costume]

Description: Photograph of a man in costume during a Day of the Dead parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The man holds a wooden staff. He wears a white apron that has an illustration of the Virgin Mary printed on it. The photograph was taken at dusk in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Patron and Day of the Dead Altar]

Description: Photograph of a young male patron standing in front of an altar during a Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The altar is decorated with flowers, fruit, candles, small skull statues, and colorful cloth. An archway standing over the altar is decorated with yellow and orange paper flowers.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Patrons in Line for Event]

Description: Photograph of patrons lining up for the Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. They stand outside of the Mexic-Arte Museum. A party tent is visible in the background. A patron is purchasing a ticket in the foreground.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[School Group at Day of the Dead Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a school group during a Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The children stand in a gallery. They wear name tags. The walls of the gallery are decorated with colored paper and silver stars.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Sylvia Orozco and Herlinda Zamora at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of four individuals at the fourth annual Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Sylvia Orozco stands second from the right, while Herlinda Zamora stands rightmost. The remaining individuals are also female. They hold beverages and plates of food. The photograph was taken outdoors.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Sylvia Orozco and Raul Alvarez at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of five individuals at the fourth annual Taste of Mexico event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Sylvia Orozco stands farthest to the left. City councilman Raul Alvarez stands farthest to the right. They stand outside of a party tent that is decorated with colorful banners.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Sylvia Orozco at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of Sylvia Orozco and an unnamed woman at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Orozco, left, wears a sleeveless floral blouse and red beaded necklace. The unnamed woman, right, wears a red blouse. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Title Wall for Hecho en Juarez]

Description: Photograph of a title wall for Hecho en Juarez: An Intimate Visit to the Cuauhtemoc, an exhibition of work by Joel Salcido. The wall reads: "The Contemporary Art Series presents: Hecho en Juarez: An Intimate Visit to the Cuauhtemoc by Joel Salcido. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts." A black and white photograph of hands hangs to the left of the text.
Date: May 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Woman with Sign at Day of the Dead Parade]

Description: Photograph of a woman holding a sign during a Day of the Dead parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The sign reads: "La Escuela Allan celebra Día de los Muertos." She wears a denim jacket. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Young Dancers at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of young dancers at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The dancers wear colorful floral dresses and blue braided ribbons in their hair. Their faces are painted white and black. The photograph was taken at dusk in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum