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Description: Photograph of members of the Campo Laurel chapter of the Woodmen of the World, at Washington Cemetery, in the 1920s.
Description: 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."
Item Type: Text
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.
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.
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.
Description: Photograph of a catechist teaching children the sign of the cross, circa 1933-1934.
[Certificate of graduation from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones for Manuel Urbina]
Description: Certificate of graduation for Manuel Urbina from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones.
Creator: Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones
Item Type: Legal Document
Description: Photograph of children exercising at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School, circa late 1920s or 1930s.