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Carr will speak to LULACs
Newspaper clipping stating that State Attorney General Waggoner Carr will speak at the 1966 LULAC convention.
[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.
[Coronation of Queen Ofelia of the Fiesta de la Raza]
Newspaper clipping of the coronation of Queen Ophelia I on October 11, 1942, on the grounds of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, Texas. The coronation was part of the Fiesta de la Raza.
Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League All Stars
Clipping from the magazine El Puerto Volume 1, Number 2, Houston, Texas, Oct. 1959. Contains a colored picture of the "Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League" before their final game of the season with the "Medias Negras" from Piedras Negras, Coah, Mexico. The league played at Piedras Negras Labor Day.
A. J. Hernandez will be honored
Newspaper clipping announcing that A.J. Hernandez, the national president of LULAC, has been named "Father of the Year 1966" of Houston by La Hora Bautista. La Hora Bautista is a Baptist radio program heard daily over KLVL. Hernandez and his family will be honored at a banquet.
Junior Lulacs also civic minded like elders, but have more fun
Newspapers clipping of Henry Vasquez, national director of youth activities for LULAC, talking about the Junior League of Latin American Citizens.
LULAC chief sees big rise in jobs
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post stating that a new job placement center will be opened in Houston for Mexican Americans. Alfred J. Hernandez mentioned this at close of the 1966 LULAC convention in Houston.
LULAC head deplores ill-will against Mexicans
Newspaper clipping stating some of the comments made by Alfred J. Hernandez, President of LULAC, during the 1966 LULAC convention.
LULAC honors Mayor Welch
Newspaper clipping stating that LULAC has honored Houston Mayor Louie Welch for his service to Spanish-speaking people. Mayor Welch named this week as Houston LULAC week.
LULAC to hear Wirtz, Montoya at banquet
Newspaper clipping announcing the speakers of the 1966 national LULAC convention in Houston. U.S. Senator Joseph M. Montoya of New Mexico and Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz will be speaking at the Saturday night banquet. Attorney General Waggoner Carr and Secretary of State John Hill will give luncheon addresses. U.S. Senators John Tower and Ralph Yarborough will also attend.
LULACs get taste of politics
Newspaper clipping of the events at the 1966 LULAC convention in Houston. U.S. Senator Joseph M. Montoya and U.S. Senator John Tower are mentioned.
Lulacs launch drive to teach preschool English
Clipping from an unknown newspaper about the League of United Latin American Citizens starting a drive to teach all preschool Hispanic American children in Texas basic English words.
LULACs will hold convention
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about the League of United Latin American Citizen's 196 convention, at which U.S. Senator Joseph Montoya will be the keynote speaker. Some information about Senator Montoya is given.
Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket
Clipping from the Houston Post about Tucker Johnson, pants presser of Madisonville, who won the Houston Post Tournament prize for being the first person to buy the ticket to watch the game. He was the second straight winner of the prize. At head of title: "Tucker Johnson is champion again."
Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways
Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Mexican Inn plays in Houston Tourney Sunday
Newspaper clipping of a group photograph of Mexican Inn baseball team appearing in Houston Post Tourney. Kneeling, front row, from left to right: Jesse Aldaco ; Jesus S. ; Lupe Castillo ; Rodriguez ; George Cordova ; Ernest Cortez ; Cruz Beltran. Standing, from left to right: H. J. Lewis ; Freddie B. ; Pedro Zepeda ; Ramon Sustiata ; Deward ; Kermti Landrum ; Lupe Garcia ; Felix Tijerina.
Mexican Inn wins from Prison Cubs
Newspaper clipping about the Mexican Inn baseball team beating the New Unit Prison Cubs by 7 to 1. The detailed statistics of the game are provided.
[Newspaper clipping about Dr. A. G. Gonzales]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. A. G. Gonzales. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. A. G. Gonzáles El Dr. González es quizá el más joven de los médicos de nuestra raza aquí establecidos. Es originario de Guadalajara, Jalisco, y en la Escuela de Medicina de aquella capital hizo sus estudios y obtuyo el Titulo de..."
[Newspaper clipping about Dr. Angel Leyva]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. Angel Leyva. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. Angel Leyva. Es muy probable que sea el Dr. Angel Leyva el decano de los médicos mexicanos que hay en Houston. Hace poco menos de tres años que llegó a esta ciudad y comenzó a ejercer su profesión, creán-dos desde luego una clientela..."
[Newspaper clipping about Dr. Luis F. Venzor]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. Luis F. Venzor. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. Luis F. Venzor. La vida del Dr. Venzor puede citarse como ejemplo de firmenza y de tenacidad. De familia pobre en bienes de fortuna tuvo..."
[Newspaper clipping about Frank Gibler]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Frank Gibler and children. The caption under the picture is "El Sr. Frank Gibler acompañado de su esposa e hijos."
[Newspaper clipping of La Gaceta Mexicana cover page]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper cover page from September 15, 1928. Text on clipping is: "La Gaceta Mexicana. Revista Ouincenal. Organo de la libreria Hispano Americano. Houston, Texas, Septiembre 15 de 1928, Num 14. Número Especial de Commemoración de la Independencia. 5c"
[Obituaries for Manuel Urbina from Houston newspapers]
Photocopy of four newspaper clippings, two from the Houston Post, two from the Houston Chronicle. The clippings are obituaries and article about Manuel Urbina, who passed away on August 14, 1967.
Riding with Pancho Villa lasting memory for restaurateur
Article clipped from the Houston Chronicle chronicling the life and adventures of Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, owner and founder of Houston Restaurant Leo's Mexican Restaurant. Reynosa fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942.
Rusk School to give way for a freeway
Photograph of Rusk School principal Mrs. Ruth Whitmire outside the front entrance to Rusk School with many pupils.
[Southern Select baseball team at the Houston Post semi-pro tournament]
Photograph of members of the Southern Select baseball club. Back row, from left to right: Garcia ; Carmargo ; Kaiser ; O'Toole ; Gomez ; Beltran ; Zepeda ; unidentified. Second row, from left to right: Collins ; Mesa ; Tafolla ; Vidal ; Luna ; Sustaita. Front row, from left to right: Cordova ; unidentified.
Southern Select beats Austin Nine
Newspaper clipping about the Southern Select baseball team, which traveled to Austin and scored a 10 to 1 win over the Austin Pepsi-Cola Club.
Southern Select beats Baytown
Newspaper clipping about the Southern Select baseball team, which traveled to Baytown and scored a 9 to 7 win over the Baytown Oilers.
Southern Select defeats Pearland
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about the Southern Select Club defeating the Pearland Oilers by 10 to 4. The game was played at the Cleveland Compress Diamond field. The detailed statistics of the game are provided.
Southern Select wallops Conroe
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about the Southern Select baseball team gaining a 10 to 4 victory over Conroe Oilers. The detailed statistics of the game are provided.
Southern Select whips Conroe, 11-6
Newspaper clipping of the performance of Southern Select Beer Company ball club of Houston Texas against the Conroe Oilers. The Southern Select beat the Conroe Oilers by 11 to 6. The detailed statistics of both the teams are shown. The leading batman for the Southern Select was Catcher L. Garcia who banged out a double and two singles.
Southern Select's Mexican ball club has compiled splendid record for 1940
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about Southern Select's Mexican Club's record performance at Houston in 1940. In the first 16 games of the season, they have scored 14 victories out of 16 games played.
[Wirtz expects farm hands to unionize, part one]
Newspaper clipping of the comments U.S. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz made during his speech at the 1966 LULAC conference in Houston. Wirtz discussed why farm field hands should be unionized. Article also contains Wirtz's comments at a press conference.
[Wirtz expects farm hands to unionize, part two]
Newspaper clipping of the comments U.S. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz made during his speech at the 1966 LULAC conference in Houston. Wirtz discussed why farm field hands should be unionized. Article also contains Wirtz's comments at a press conference.