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[Spectators at Fiestas Patrias parade]
Photograph of spectators at Fiestas Patrias parade, 1978.
[Fiestas Patrias parade near Rice Hotel]
Photograph of Fiestas Patrias parade near the Rice Hotel, 1978.
[Photograph of Miss Fiestas Patrias in parade car]
Photograph of Miss Fiestas Patrias 1977-78, Martha Quintanilla, waving in a parade car, 1978. Sakowitz Building in background.
[Decorated car with banner in Fiestas Patrias parade]
Photograph of a decorated car with banner in the Fiestas Patrias parade, 1978.
[Houston Mexican Chamber of Commerce float in front of Kress building]
Photograph of Houston Mexican Chamber of Commerce float in front of the Kress building, Fiestas Patrias Parade, 1978.
[LULAC report on sales from bar, 1968]
LULAC council #60 report on sales from bar, close as of April 18, 1968.
[Book donation ceremony]
Photograph of a book signing ceremony. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene Salce de Urbina to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1986 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands on the rigth. Manuel Urbina, II stands far left.
[Group of five people laughing]
Photograph of a group of five people laughing, including Tom Kreneck and Irene Salce de Urbina on the far left. Manuel Urbina, II stands at far right.
[Group having a conversation]
Photograph of a group having a conversation, including Tom Kreneck and Irene Salce de Urbina on the far left. Manuel Urbina, II stands at far right.
[Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book]
Photograph of Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1985 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands to her left.
[Irene Salce de Urbina and group listening to Tom Kreneck]
Photograph of Irene Salce de Urbina (second from left), and an unidentified man and woman listening to Tom Kreneck (far left).
[Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book with Tom Kreneck and others]
Photograph of Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book with Tom Kreneck and others. The book is Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, donated by Irene Salce de Urbina on October 31, 1986. Kreneck is on the far right. Manuel Urbina, II is on the far left.
[Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book]
Photograph of Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1985 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands to her left.
[Group photograph with Tom Kreneck and others]
Photograph of a group with Tom Kreneck (far left) and others, including Irene Salce de Urbina (second from the right).
[Soldiers pose in front of military tank]
Photograph of eighteen soldiers posing in front of a military tank during the summer of 1948. One man, facing away from the camera, stands at the entrance to the tank. Two other tanks flank the group.
[Two soldiers pose with rounds of ammunition]
Photograph of two young soldiers posing with rounds of ammunition hanging down their left sides.
[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]
Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
[Diploma from Seminario Teológico Bautista Mexicano for Manuel Urbina]
Diploma issued to Manuel Urbina on May 25, 1930 from the Seminario Teológico Bautista Mexicano.
[Document No. X by Manuel Urbina, October 7, 1947]
Report, titled Document No. X, on the community in Angleton, Texas, and efforts to convert Hispanic Americans.
[Transcript from Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones for Manuel Urbina]
Transcript for Manuel Urbina from the Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza Escuela Preparatoria para Varones. Includes a breakdown of school year and courses taken.
[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown - 1946-11-08]
Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown reporting on Urbina's progress with the congregation in Freeport, Texas. Urbina has met with some resistance in his work in the community, but he continues to reach out to his congregation.
[Provisional passport for Manuel Urbina]
Photocopy of a provisional passport for Manuel Urbina, issued on December 3, 1945. Includes a photograph of Urbina and a partial thumbprint.
[Letter from Arthur B. Rutledge to Manuel Urbina - 1966-11-08]
Letter from Arthur B. Rutledge, of the Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, to Reverend Manuel Urbina, dated November 8, 1966. Rutledge thanks Urbina for his many years of service and wishes Urbina will in his retirement at the end of 1966.
[Passport for Irene Salce de Urbina and her children]
Photocopy of a passport for Irene Salce de Urbina and her six children with Manuel Urbina. Includes a list of the children, their sex, and age, as well as a portrait of Irene, Manuel, and their six children.
Acta de ordenacion al Santo Ministerio del Hermano Manuel Urbina
Certified ordination document for Manuel Urbina, dated March 31, 1933.
[Girls basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the girls basketball team, San Antonio Texas. In the center, a player is holding a basketball marked, "HH 24". Back row, from left to right: Juana Gomez ; Mary Dobbs ; Myrtie Jones, Captain ; Eula Hill ; Mary Nixon. Middle row, from left to right: Anita Alarcon ; Wilson ; Carmen Rodriguez ; Francisco Perez ; Ema Trevino. Front row, from left to right: Consuelo de Leon ; Noemi Cavazos ; Celia Osuna.
[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the Boys Basketball Team at the Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Team for the years 1923-24. In the center, a player is holding a ball marked 1924. First row, left to right: Captain Ralph W. Emerson ; Lafitto Jesus Kawas ; Manuel Garcia ; Corrado Alvarado ; Hidalgo Ramos. Second row, left to right: Eloi Leal ; Roberto Goreno ; Solomon Masso ; Alfredo Barrero ; Fidelio Guerero.
[Photograph of the "Faith Hall" building]
Photograph of the "Faith Hall" building in Texas. It is a two-storied building with tall trees in front.
[Contact sheet of Site of Orcoquisac and La Placita Market]
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.
[View of Miller's Lake]
Photograph of a view of Miller's Lake.
[Photograph of M. Rodriguez Perez]
Photograph of M. Rodriguez Perez. He is posing for a photograph standing by a small table covered by a lacy tablecloth and books are on the shelf below the table.
[Photograph of two men]
Photograph portrait of two Hispanic American men dressed in suits and tie. The man sitting on a chair with his legs crossed is resting his left hand on the chair. The second man is standing beside him on the left, with his hand resting on the chair.
[Photograph of a young boy standing beside a table]
Photograph of a young boy standing with his legs crossed beside a table. There are books on the table. The boy is holding a book in his left hand. He is wearing a cap and boots.
[Photograph of a young boy and a girl holding hands]
Photograph of a young boy and girl holding hands, dressed in costumes.
[Photograph of a young boy in a suit]
Photograph of a boy wearing a three-piece suit holding a candle.
[Portrait of a Hispanic American woman]
Photograph of a woman wearing a hand-embroidered blouse. The portrait is in an oval mat.
[Photograph of woman in white dress]
Photograph of a woman wearing a long-sleeved, light-colored gown with dark-colored accents at the waist and collar as well as a corsage at the breast. She is standing next to a small table and has her hand on a framed portrait of an unidentified man. The portrait is in an oval mat.
[Photograph of a woman from the Gabino family]
Photograph of a woman wearing a long dress and holding a bouquet.
[Men and children in front of stores]
Photograph of two men standing with a young boy and a young girl. Several stores are visible behind them, including: Botica Guadalupe Drugs, a liquor store, a hotel, and a radio shop.
[Frank Gabino and employees on the 1800 Block of Congress]
Photograph of Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino, son and employees outside of the Alamo Furniture Store on the 1800 block of Congress Avenue, Houston, Texas. Line of delivery trucks in front of store. From left to right: Frank Gabino ; Frank Gabino, Jr. ; Anatoin Reyes ; Ignacio Rodriguez. The Crystal Cafe is visible at the far corner; it was run by Gus Gavriel.
[Woman and children in front of stores]
Photograph of a woman holding a young boy and a young girl close to her sides. Several stores are visible behind them, including: Botica Guadalupe Drugs, a liquor store, a hotel, and a radio shop.
[Two soldiers, standing outside of barracks]
Photograph of two men in uniform standing in a field outside of a barracks.
[Gabino Hernandez residence]
Photograph of a lightly painted house on Avenue I, Houston, Texas. A garage building is visible behind the house. Gabino Hernandez had the house built around 1936.
[Soldiers in barracks]
Photograph of six soldiers, four standing, and two crouching, at an unidentified barracks.
[Photograph of a man from the Gabino family]
Photograph of man wearing a suit.
[La Pupusa Alegre restaurant entrance]
Photograph of the La Pupusa Alegre restaurant entrance, located at 6902 Bellaire Boulevard.
[La Placita Farmers Market]
Photograph of Photograph of the La Placita Farmers Market. Located at 6219 Bellaire Blvd.
[Trinity River area]
Photograph of the Trinity River area.
[Scene from Regeneracion, two frames]
16 mm film strip of Regeneration, 1928. Three men hold a woman dressed as a ballerina.
[View of Trinity River]
Photograph of a view of the Trinity River.