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[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

[Car Parked in Front of the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a car parked on the grass in front of the side of a house. There is a man sitting in the driver's seat of the car. The house is one-story and has a small, covered porch at the front on the left-hand side of the image. There is a road in front of the house, and more buildings are visible in the background. There is a decorative border around the image, and a handwritten note in Spanish on the back that translates to read, "Foglor Parsonage, about 1947 or -8".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Card from Betsy B. Johnson to John J. Herrera]

Description: Greeting card sent from Betsy B. Johnson to John J. Herrera. The front of the card has a newspaper clipping and the words "You're in the news!" and inside, the text says "It's always nice to read good things about friends!" A handwritten note on the inside of the card says: "Keep up the good work. ¡Es espléndido Betsy B. Johnson, Liaison Offices, GCCSA."
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Betsy B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Carlos Antonio Rios takes a picture of El Pariente Nite Club]

Description: Photograph of Houston Chronicle photographer Carlos Antonio Rios taking a photograph outside of the El Pariente Nite Club. The entrance to the club is visible on the right, and several customers can be seen walking away from the club.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Carlos Antonio Rios takes picture of movie theater]

Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios, a photographer for the Houston Chronicle. Rios is wearing jeans and a brown polo shirt and has a beard. Rios has a camera bag slung over his right shoulder. Rios stands on a grassy area across the street from a movie theater. Rios is taking a picture of the movie theater.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Cars Parked in Front of Labor Camp Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of three cars in the foreground parked parallel in front of an auditorium building. The cars are parked across the street on the road, and there are more cars behind them in the background. The auditorium building is also in the far background. In front of the auditorium building, there is a flagpole and people in lightly colored clothing heading toward the entrance of the building. On the back of the photograph, there is handwriting that reads, "Labor Camp Auditorium, Harlingen, Texas. B-14 Convención del Valle Instituto de E. B. de V. 5-28-50"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Carved Stone Sign]

Description: Photograph of a carved concrete slab inset in a brick structure. There is carved writing in Spanish that translates to read, "Presbyterian Church Organized - Oct. 19, 1911, Temple Built - 1952, J.G. Cavazos, Pastor". There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito Cornerstone of new church".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Certificate of baptism for Ignacio Bocanegra]

Description: Document certifying Ignacio Bocanegra's baptism in September 1895, at Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón, in Monterrey, Mexico.
Date: July 9, 1906
Creator: De Jesús Galván, Armando
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Check Presentation Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone. Behind her there are three women and two men accompanying her onstage. There is a man and woman holding a large check together. On the wall behind them, there is a large artwork or poster than features a flock of birds and a horse.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children with Easter eggs]

Description: Photograph of a group of children with Easter eggs and baskets. There is a man in a hat on the far right of the back row. The front row of children are sitting on the grass, and one girl is sitting in front of the group with a basket of eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1946 Corsicana, Texas."
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary