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[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic church in Houston, Texas. The building is made of red brick with white trim and has multiple stories with a square tower in the front. A street and traffic light are visible in the foreground. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[Salon Juarez in Magnolia Park]

Description: Photograph of the Salon Juarez in the Magnolia Park neighborhood. The building is a grey one-story structure. A sign in red font hangs above the front door, reading: "Benemerita Sociedad Mutualista Benito Juarez." This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[Old El Sol office]

Description: Photograph of the old El Sol office on Navigation Boulevard, across from the Crespo Funeral Home. This location of the El Sol office is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[Photograph of Joe Torres and family]

Description: Photograph of Joe Torres Family. Standing top row: Mr. Torres's two sons ; in the middle is his grandson. Second row: the wife of the son on the left of the top row, seated with a baby on her lap ; Mrs. Torres seated with two grandchildren standing on each side ; Mr. Torres ; the wife of the son on the rightof the top row, seated with a baby on her lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Vicente Guerrero]

Description: Postcard of Vicente Guerrero, a Mexican military general who was involved in the Mexican War of Independence. Guerrero was also a President of Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard

[Composite photograph of Joe Torres's family]

Description: Photographs of Joe Torres and his family. 4 images. Top left: Son of Joe Torres, standing holding a guitar, his wife standing on his left, and his son on his right. Top right: Son of Joe Torres, standing beside a small table. Bottom left: Joe Torres sitting, and his wife standing to his left. Bottom right: Wife of son on top left with her son standing beside her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chas J. Wright
Item Type: Photograph