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[Aracely Express sign]

Description: Photograph of an Aracely Express sign.
Date: July 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Art Demonstration Table]

Description: Photograph of an Art Demonstration Table at Nuestras Tradiciones, or Our Traditions, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from December 8th, 2000 to December 30th, 2000. An unnamed man stands behind a table. The man wears a tan shirt and white apron. A blue tablecloth with a fruit pattern is spread on the table. Rubber stamps, ink pads, wooden utensils, and paper towels sit on the table. Stamped pieces of paper hang from clothespins behind the table. A small altar stands on the left, featuring candles and photographs. Multicolored streamers are hung from the ceiling. Posters advertising a Día de los Muertos celebration to be held in November of 2001 are hung from the wall behind the table.
Date: December 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several workers are standing on one side of the table, while festival participants are standing on the other side. Jewelry is displayed on the table, along with small dolls.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[E. B. de Vacaciones]

Description: Photograph of a large group of children and some adults. The children are of varying ages with the youngest in the front. Some of the girls are holding dolls, and three of the women in the back row are holding books. They are posing in front of a wooden building. The following is written above the picture: "To Rev. R. D. Campbell." The following is written on the back: "E. B. de Vacaciones del 1 al 21 de 1936. 82 niños matriculado, con 10 ayudantes. S. G. Ramirez."
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]

Description: Photograph of some of the members of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. There are men, women, and children in the picture. They are posing in front of the entrance to the church. The church is a brick building with a covered front porch, and the sign above the entrance says "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." There is a fence in front of the church. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken on December 27, 1937.
Date: December 27, 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Bienaventurado el 1899-1967

Description: Report on the life and legacy of Reverend Manuel Urbina who passed away on August 14, 1967. The report is written by Urbina's widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: August 14, 1967
Creator: Salce de Urbina, Irene
Item Type: Report
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Biographical dates of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Short document detailing the biographical dates of Manuel Urbina, including his birth and marriage dates and the number of years he served as a minister in various cities.
Date: April 22, 1947
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birth certificate for Miguel Gomez]

Description: Birth certificate (Coahuila State, Mex) for Miguel Gomez, son of Mathilde Gomez, born December 31, 1904.
Date: December 31, 1904
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

Description: Guidebook created as an accompaniment to an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo, Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico", which ran from October 18 to December 28, 2002. The guidebook contains information on the both the museum and the exhibit, and includes an in-depth description of the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the exhibition. There are also activities such as trivia quizzes and puzzles that are related to the exhibition included in the book.
Date: 2002
Creator: Zamora, Herlinda & Johnston, Margaret
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Brick Manse with a Hispanic Family on the Porch]

Description: Photograph of a brick manse with a young Mexican family standing on the porch. The front of the building is one long brick wall with a corner at the entrance. The primary wall has three tall windows and a screened door; two of the windows are coupled together. The wall coming out of the corner has two more shorter windows and another screened door. There is a simple wooden deck with no railing that runs along both walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk. The front yard is made up of sparse and patchy grass and a few trees and shrubs. The young Mexican family is standing in a group on the deck in front of the two doors. The family consists of a couple and their six young children. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, "Laredo - manse familia Olivares 8-51".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Business card of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Business card of Manuel Urbina II, who had a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Austin. Card lists Urbina's contact information at the College of the Mainland in Texas City, Texas, and his home address in Pasadena, Texas. On the back of the card is the address for Leo's Mexican Restaurant.
Date: unknown
Creator: College of the Mainland
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign card for Fred Hofheinz from John J. Herrera]

Description: Postcard size campaign card for Fred Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. On the front of the card is a cartoon picture of Hofheinz noting the issues of the campaign. Above the illustration reads: "El Alcalde," or "The Mayor". Message from Herrera on the back of the card.
Date: June 22, 1975
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Campaign speech for the radio by John J. Herrera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Roy Hofheinz]

Description: Campaign speech for Roy Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera describes how Latin-Americans in Houston are better off under Mayor Hofheinz's administration and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Roy Hofheinz]

Description: Campaign speech for Roy Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera describes how Latin-Americans in Houston are better off under Mayor Hofheinz's administration and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Roy Hofheinz]

Description: Campaign speech for Roy Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera describes how Latin-Americans in Houston are better off under Mayor Hofheinz's administration and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Roy Hofheinz]

Description: Campaign speech for Roy Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera describes how Latin-Americans in Houston are better off under Mayor Hofheinz's administration and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Roy Hofheinz]

Description: Campaign speech for Roy Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera describes how Latin-Americans in Houston are better off under Mayor Hofheinz's administration and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Roy Hofheinz]

Description: Campaign speech for Roy Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera describes how Latin-Americans in Houston are better off under Mayor Hofheinz's administration and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library