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Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios, a photographer for the Houston Chronicle. Rios is wearing jeans and a brown polo shirt and has a beard. Rios has a camera bag slung over his right shoulder. Rios stands on a grassy area across the street from a movie theater. Rios is taking a picture of the movie theater.
Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios at a small market. Rios is wearing a brown polo and jeans, with a camera hanging from his neck and a camera case slung on his right shoulder. Behind Rios, a market stall titled "J & A Electronics" displays several stereos systems. Many people can be seen wandering through the market.
Description: Photograph of the Second Ward Merchant's Softball team, with thirteen players in uniform and another four coaches and assistants. The team is posed in front of 2002 Congress Avenue Grocers. A collection of bats and mitts lie in the foreground.
Date: July 23, 1944
Creator: Litterst Commercial Photo Company
Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios, a photographer for the Houston Chronicle. Rios is wearing jeans and a polo shirt and has a beard. Rios is holding a camera with a camera bag slung over his right shoulder. Rios stands on a grassy median near a street full of cars.
Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-eight men, women and children on the porch of Rusk Settlement. A sign above the group reads: "Rusk Settlement. 301 Gable Street. A Community Chest Agency. Visitors Welcome."
Creator: Cecil Thomson Studios
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.
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.
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.
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.
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard