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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1949-03-12]

Description: Letter from C. E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting him to find the nearest location of the Chilean Consulate to obtain a visa for him, for his upcoming trip to Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Castañeda has already sent his application for a visa to the Consulates of Brazil and Argentina. On the letter handwritten in pencil: "Hurry, a favor to consider. 8th floor, P5111, New Orleans...Consul of Chile"
Date: March 12, 1949
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr., Chairman, American G. I. Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated June 12, 1952. Herrera outlines the expected votes of various LULAC councils in Texas and New Mexico in Herrera's bid for the position of LULAC National President.
Date: June 12, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree.
Date: January 12, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca]

Description: Photograph of Elvis and Arturo Castillo, Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca, at a Museum Day event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Artisans sit behind a table on which wooden carvings of animals are arranged. An artisan, center, demonstrates a technique to a patron who leans over the table.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca]

Description: Photograph of Elvis and Arturo Castillo, Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca, at a Museum Day event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. An artisan sits behind a table on which wooden carvings of animals are arranged. A woman to the left of the table shows patrons a wooden carving.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: The Psychiatric Sit-Com of Here and Now]

Description: Illustrated flyer advertising The Psychiatric Sit-Com of Here and Now, an event held on May 12th, 1990 by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The flyer depicts two figures. The first figure grins as a disembodied hand points a gun in their direction, a speech-bubble saying: "I hear the voice of anorexia." The second figure wears a policeman's hat and is disembodied from the shoulders down, smirking as a speech bubble says: "One of these days Alice! One of these days!!"
Date: May 12, 1990
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group Photograph]

Description: Photograph of a group at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Those in the first row sit in folding chairs, while the rest stand. Those in the group include Sylvia Orozco, Terry Tannert, and Herlinda Zamora. All wear formal dress. Photograph was taken during a photo shoot with city council celebrating the ownership of the building.
Date: February 12, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group Photograph in Anacronistas Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a group in the Anacronistas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The group stands in front of an artwork modeled after a Mayan pyramid. Those in the group include Kirk Watson, Nilda de la Llata, and Sylvia Orozco. Nilda de la Llata, center, holds up a piece of paper. Photograph was taken during a photo shoot with city council celebrating the ownership of the building.
Date: February 12, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group Photograph with Museum's New Sign]

Description: Photograph of a group near new museum signs for the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The identical signs, which appear at the corner of a building, are tinted black and beige in color. Those in the group include Kirk Watson, Nilda de la Llata, and Sylvia Orozco. Photograph was taken during a photo shoot with city council celebrating the ownership of the building.
Date: February 12, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[New Sign for the Mexic-Arte Museum]

Description: Photograph of new museum signs for the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The identical signs, which appear at the corner of a building, are tinted blue and white. Photograph was taken during a photo shoot with city council celebrating the ownership of the building.
Date: February 12, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Poster: Mario Orozco Rivera, Master Painter]

Description: Poster advertising an exhibition of paintings by Mario Orozco Rivera running from September 12th, 1997 and November 15th, 1997 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The front of the flyer features a painting of huddled figures.
Date: September 12, 1997
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Speaker at Gallery Talk]

Description: Photograph of a gallery talk at Mexican Report: Contemporary Art from Mexico, an exhibition hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The speaker stands behind a podium. He holds a microphone. A painting hangs on the wall behind him. The painting features a pattern of gray squares.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum