Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library - 254 Matching Results

Search Results

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header".
Date: August 9, 1942

[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement"

Description: Flyer from Leo's Mexican Restaurant detailing the biography of founder Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, who fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942. The image on the front is of Reynosa (on left) and a compatriot, both in military costume. The photograph was taken in 1914, when Reynosa was 14 or 15 years old.
Date: 198u
Creator: McCandless, Marla

[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Boys Basketball Team at the Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Team for the years 1923-24. In the center, a player is holding a ball marked 1924. First row, left to right: Captain Ralph W. Emerson ; Lafitto Jesus Kawas ; Manuel Garcia ; Corrado Alvarado ; Hidalgo Ramos. Second row, left to right: Eloi Leal ; Roberto Goreno ; Solomon Masso ; Alfredo Barrero ; Fidelio Guerero.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio

[Carlos Antonio Rios at market]

Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios at a small market. Rios is wearing a brown polo and jeans, with a camera hanging from his neck and a camera case slung on his right shoulder. Behind Rios, a market stall titled "J & A Electronics" displays several stereos systems. Many people can be seen wandering through the market.
Date: unknown

[Clipping photograph of the Southern Select]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post of a group photograph of the Southern Select club players. Front row, left to right: Pedro Zammarron ; Jake York ; Johnny Salinas ; L. Garcia ; Fred Peche ; Hilbert Mora ; Raymond Perez ; Ike Camargo. Back row, from left to right: Ramon Sustiata ; Ramon Luna ; Wesley Tofolla ; Alfonso Molina ; Tommy Garcia ; Duri Vidal ; Herman Castillo ; Mike Zepeda ; Lupe Munoz ; Joe Beltran.
Date: unknown

[Club Azteca at the Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Photograph of the members of Club Azteca at the Houston Ship Channel. Club Azteca was an athletic club that played both soccer and football. Top row, left to right: Manuel Rodriguez ; Benny Lee ; Doroteo Vasquez ; Jose Parrea ; Felipe Davillos ; Jose Villaseñor ; Victor Linon ; Augustine Castillo. Bottom row, left to right: Frank Parillas ; Augustine Vazquez ; Peto Arrispo ; Vincente Castillo ; Juan Reyes ; Aron Villanueva ; Moses Velasquez.
Date: unknown
Location Info: