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[Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina]
Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina released by the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board, Division of Communication, September, 1966. The document includes brief biographical details, education, and experience.
[Birth certificate for Miguel Gomez]
Birth certificate (Coahuila State, Mex) for Miguel Gomez, son of Mathilde Gomez, born December 31, 1904.
[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.
[Boy and girl in front of street with Texaco Station]
Photograph of a young boy in overalls and a little girl in a dress standing on a curb next to the street. A Texaco service station is visible in the background.
[Boyd's Chicken Dinner]
Photograph of Boyd's Chicken Dinner, 1950s. Four images.
[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]
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.
Breve Reseña Biografica del Extinto Rev. Manuel Urbina, 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.
Burnham Executive van (with or without power tailgates)
Design of a 22 foot executive van featuring: With and without 4000 lb power tailgates ; Tire size - 900 x 20 ; Aero-Logistic tie-offs in walls and floors ; nylon strapping - 3500 lb test; cubic capacity - 1300 cu. ft. All the drawings have indicated the exact measurements in height, length and width.
[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.
[Camera misfire]
Camera misfire.
[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.
[Card with message for ration book holders]
Document containing a message to ration book holders, with explanation about the legal prices of food items. Contains a "simple pledge-- I will accept no rationed foods without giving ration stamps. I will never pay more than legal prices."
[Cargo ship unloading, Houston port]
Photograph of a cargo ship being unloaded at the Houston port.
[Cargo train going through the plains]
Photograph of a cargo train going through the plains.
[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.
[Certificate of baptism for Ignacio Bocanegra]
Document certifying Ignacio Bocanegra's baptism in September 1895, at Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón, in Monterrey, Mexico.
[Certificate of graduation from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones for Manuel Urbina]
Certificate of graduation for Manuel Urbina from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones.
[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.
[Class photograph with Refugio Diaz Zapata]
Photograph of a large class, with Refugio Diaz Zapata, 23 years old, visible on the far left side.
[Clearing between mission and presidio at Orcoquisac site]
Photograph of a clearing in the forest between the mission and presidio at the Orcoquisac site.
[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."
[Clipping photograph of the Southern Select]
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.
[Close up of Rachel Lucas]
Close up photograph of Rachel Lucas. Another person's arms are visible on Rachel Lucas's shoulders.
[Club Azteca at the Houston Ship Channel]
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.
[Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello - 1932]
Photograph of the members of Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello, a social club for Mexican Americans in Houston, Texas.
[Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello - 1934]
Photograph of the members of Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello, a social club for Mexican Americans in Houston, Texas.
[Club Recreativo Internacional, 1935]
Photograph of the members of Club Recreativo Internacional, 1935. From center top (left to right): Carlos Salazar, Vice Presidente ; Jesus de la Isla, Secretario ; Arcadio P. Castillo, Pro-Secretario ; Jose P. Castillo, Tesorero ; Donagiano C. Perez, Pro-Tesorero ; Jesus M. Chapa, 1st Vocal ; Carlos Y. Alcalde, 2nd Vocal ; Guillermo Aguilar, 4th Vocal ; Fredezmindo Lopez ; Francisco Brett, 3rd Vocal ; Ramon C. Gernandez, Precidente. From upper left to lower right: Arnoldo G. Lara ; Mario Montemayor ; Jose L. Torres ; Antonio G. Luna ; Eduardo Pascoe ; Emilio Torres ; Juan Rodriguez ; Eulogio Quintanilla ; D. Salvador Estrella ; Julio S. Perez ; Tomas Martinez ; Alberto Guera ; Ramon Rodriguez ; Silvestre Alguesiur ; Emilio Esparza ; Felix Tijerira ; Romingo A. Varrdo ; Foroteo Hernandez ; Francisco Moreno ; Juan Pantoja ; Tomas Carrera ; Bernardo Contreras ; Estleuan Reyna ; Manuel Lopez ; Jose Alonzo ; Isidao Ibarra ; Tomas Moreno ; Alejandro Vega ; Jesus Garcia ; Manuel Ortegon ; Francisco Tijerina ; Ernesto Olivares ; Francisco Alvarez ; Felipe Alvarado ; Ramon Serena ; Jose Luis Perez ; Ricardo R. Cruz ; Manuel Aleman ; Ernesto Campos ; Guiillermo Espanrza ; Luis Peguero ; Felix de la Isla ; J. J. Mercado ; Rodrigo Garcia R. ; Manuel Crespo ; Rex Salmeron ; Luis Ripley ; Nicasio H. Cedrio ; Manuel N. Cantu
[Club Terpsicore member posing in long white dress]
Photograph of a Club Terpsicore member posing in long white dress, 1939-1940.
[Club Terpsicore member wearing a fancy dress]
Photograph of a Club Terpsicore member wearing a fancy dress, 1939-1940.
[Communion at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School]
Photograph of the communion at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School.
[Composite photograph of Joe Torres's family]
Photographs of Joe Torres and his family. 4 images. Top left: Son of Joe Torres, standing holding a guitar, his wife standing on his left, and his son on his right. Top right: Son of Joe Torres, standing beside a small table. Bottom left: Joe Torres sitting, and his wife standing to his left. Bottom right: Wife of son on top left with her son standing beside her.