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[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]

Description: 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.
Date: August 30, 1987

[Application for War Ration Book by Frank Latlip]

Description: War Ration Book Application card completed by Frank Latlip, Senior. It was mailed from El Paso, Texas on May 29, 1943. It is stamped: "No. 888908 CW"
Date: May 12, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.

[Biographical dates of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Short document detailing the biographical dates of Manuel Urbina, including his birth and marriage dates and the number of years he served as a minister in various cities.
Date: April 22, 1947

[Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina]

Description: 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.
Date: September 1966

[Business card of Manuel Urbina]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: College of the Mainland

[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

[Contract for Statuary for Audelia Gabino's grave, 1929]

Description: Contract for a monument for Francisco (Frank) Gabino's mother, Audelia, who died on December 29, 1928. Houston Monument Company was contracted to build a granite statue and base for $420.
Date: May 21, 1929
Creator: Houston Monument Company

Convention Booklet Report, June 1, 1966

Description: Report on the advertisements in the 1966 League of United Latin American Citizens Convention Booklet. The first column is the page number, the second column the advertiser, and the third column is the price paid for the advertisement.
Date: June 1, 1966
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Court document suggesting means to curb juvenile delinquency]

Description: Written recommendation to the Harris County grand jury regarding measures to curb juvenile delinquency. Dated July 7, 1944 and submitted by John J. Ruiz, D.A. Fraser, John J. Herrera and Philip J. Montalbo.
Date: July 7, 1944
Creator: Ruiz, John J.; Fraser, D. A.; Herrera, John J. & Montalbo, Philip J.

[Dorita and Olivia Ramirez in Seccion Grafica de "El Tecolote"]

Description: Photograph of a page from a magazine of the section, Seccion Grafica de "El Tecolote". Dorita Ramirez is featured in an article at the upper left corner; Dortia is also featured in a article in the lower right corner with her sister, Olivia Ramirez.
Date: unknown

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book Four]

Description: War Ration Book Four that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address is recorded. The booklet contains many unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 194u
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book Three]

Description: War Ration Book Three that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address is recorded. The booklet contains many unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 194u
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book Two]

Description: War Ration Book Two that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. John Felicitas's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains many unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: 194u
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.