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[Advertisement of a baseball game, Alamos versus Magnolia Park]
Baseball game to be played between "Alamos" (formerly Leones of Houston) vs. "Magnolia Park" on Sunday, March 29, 1931 at 3 p.m. at Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas. No entrance fee.
[Agenda of Meeting of Committees for LULAC National Convention]
Agenda of the meeting of committees planning the LULAC National Convention to be held in Houston, Texas. There are ten agenda items and five committees handling different aspects of the convention planning.
[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]
A flyer with the afternoon’s agenda - including video interviews, speeches, and awards - of first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917. Mrs. Pancho Villa and three men who rode with Villa are interviewed in the videos, including Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, Rafael Lorenzana Reyna, and Jesus M. Gonzalez. Included with the flyer is a souvenir bookmark from the reunion.
[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, September 14-15, 1957]
Agenda for the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting from September 14-15, 1957, at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel in Houston, Texas.
[Agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville, October 1, 1981]
Document detailing the terms of a loan agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville. Hetrick will pay the Darville $1,600 over a period of 16 months, with no interest.
[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team]
Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.
American Legion Post 472 Color Guard & Drill Team Roster
Roster for the color guard and drill team for the American Legion Post #472.
[Los Amigos Glee Club and Jones Center Serenaders]
Photograph of the members of the musical groups, Los Amigos Glee Club and Jones Center Serenaders. Twenty four men and eight women, standing and sitting on a stage. Several hold instruments, including guitars and a bass.
[Ann Miller welcomed to Houston by Mayor Roy Hofheinz]
Photograph of actress Ann Miller with Houston by Mayor Roy Hofheinz.
[Aracely Express sign]
Photograph of an Aracely Express sign.
[Aracely Express sign]
Photograph of Aracely Express sign.
[Arturo Rosales standing at podium]
Photograph of Arturo Rosales, Professor of Chicano History at the University of Houston, standing at a podium. Rosales is wearing glasses and a white shirt.
[Audience watching people on stage at Coliseum]
Photograph of an audience watching people on stage at the Coliseum, 1982.
Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement"
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.
[Azteca Theater]
Photograph of people at the Azteca Theater.
[Baby in bassinet in front of Alamo Grocery store]
Photograph of a baby sitting up in its bassinet, wearing all white. The bassinet is parked outside of the Alamo Grocery and Market store.
[Balance sheet for 1966 LULAC Convention]
Account balance sheet for the planning of the 1966 LULAC National Convention in Houston, Texas.
[Band of children on Fiestas Patrias float]
Photograph of a band of children on a Fiestas Patrias float, 1982. A sign on the float reads, "Ripley."
[Baptism of thee children]
Photograph of a baptism of three children at El Mesias Church, 1951.
[Bernice Kinkaid in law office of John J. Herrera]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid in law office of John J. Herrera, 1962. Bernice Kinkaid stands behind a floral arrangement. Text on floral arrangement ribbons: "In memoriam LULAC"
[Bernice Kinkaid posing in an office]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid posing in an office, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid posing next to floral arrangement]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid posing next to a floral arrangement, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid standing in an office]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid standing in an office, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid standing next to floral arrangement]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid standing next to a floral arrangement, 1962.
Bienaventurado el 1899-1967
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.
[Bishop C.E. Bryne visits Our Lady of Guadalupe School]
Photograph of Bishop C.E. Brine of Galveston, Texas visiting Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Houston, Texas.
[Book donation ceremony]
Photograph of a book signing ceremony. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene Salce de Urbina to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1986 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands on the rigth. Manuel Urbina, II stands far left.
[Business card of Manuel Urbina]
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.
[Campo Laurel, Woodmen of the World, at Washington Cemetery]
Photograph of members of the Campo Laurel chapter of the Woodmen of the World, at Washington Cemetery, in the 1920s.
[Carlos Antonio Rios at market]
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.
[Carlos Antonio Rios takes a picture of El Pariente Nite Club]
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.
[Carlos Antonio Rios takes picture of movie theater]
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.
Carr will speak to LULACs
Newspaper clipping stating that State Attorney General Waggoner Carr will speak at the 1966 LULAC convention.
[Catechism class at St. Vincent's cemetery]
Photograph of a catechism class at St. Vincent's cemetery, circa 1933.
[Catechism class of boys with priest]
Photograph of a catechism class of boys with a priest in 1928.
[Catechism school graduates with priest]
Photograph of catechism school graduates with a priest, 1930s.
[Catechism school students with nun]
Photograph of catechism school students with a nun in front of a house, circa 1933-1934.
[Catechist and group of students]
Photograph of a catechist and a group of her students.
[Catechist teaching children the sign of the cross]
Photograph of a catechist teaching children the sign of the cross, circa 1933-1934.
[Catechist with teenage students]
Photograph of a catechist with teenage students in the 1930s.
[Catechists at the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes]
Photograph of catechists at the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the 1930s.
[Children after a catechism class]
Photograph of children after a catechism class, circa 1933-1934.
[Children after First Communion instruction]
Photograph of children being taken home after their first communion instruction in the 1930s.
[Children and nuns in a truck]
Photograph of children and three nuns in a truck in the 1930s. Frances Rodriguez and Petra Ruiz can be seen in the truck bed ; Rosa Auila on the ground.
[Children exercising at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School]
Photograph of children exercising at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School, circa late 1920s or 1930s.
[Children receiving clothes for school]
Photograph of children receiving clothes for school at Our Lady of Guadalupe School in the early 1930s.
[Christmas card sent by Esther - 1932]
Christmas card sent by Esther from Houston dated Christmas Eve, 1932. The printed text of the card reads: "To wish you all happiness / at Christmas and throughout / the coming year."
[Church service in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]
Photograph of Church service in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.
[Clipping of a grand function to be held at Edison Junior High School]
Newspaper clipping of an advertisement of a function at Edison Junior High School to be held on February 1, 1942.
[Clipping of Win Post Tourney openers]
Section of the Houston Post covering the Post Tourney. Includes Post Tourney Calendar and Tournament Box Scores, and names of the teams and their performance. Also includes an article by Frank Morris, "Mexicans Field Sensationally behind Beltran."