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[Card with message for ration book holders]

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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Children and nuns in a truck]

Description: 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.
Date: 193u
Item Type: Photograph