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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
Item Type: Text

[Contact sheet of Site of Orcoquisac and La Placita Market]

Description: Contact sheet of images on a roll of film shot of Site of Orcoquisaz and La Placita Market in Houston, Texas, identified on the back with handwritten notes. The first row of images are of a grassy area edged by trees; the second and third rows of images include grassy areas, water and a lake, surrounded by trees. The fourth row includes images of water edged by trees, and two of men (identified as Kevin Ladd and Harry) standing in grassy areas; one of the men is holding an object and gesturing to his left. The fifth row includes two images of water surrounded by trees; the third image includes a building with a sign that says "La Placita Farmer's Market" with additional advertisements in English and Spanish, and a man is walking on the sidewalk next to the business. The final three images include storefronts of businesses that have signs in Spanish.
Date: July 1987
Creator: Kerek, T.
Item Type: Photograph

[Program for a tribute and benefit in honor of John J. Herrera - 1986-10-09]

Description: A program of a tribute and benefit honoring John J. Herrera held at Gabriel's on October 9, 1986. The front cover of the program has a photograph of John J. Herrera and the title, "Tribute al lic. John J. Herrera for a lifetime in defense of civil rights." The interior of the program lists the information for the event including planned entertainment, refreshments, and reservations.
Date: October 9, 1986
Item Type: Pamphlet