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[Old Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard]
Photograph of the old Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard. Gray single-story building with large bushes out front. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
[Santa Anita Restaurant, view of street entrance]
Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof. Central Bank building and a billboard advertisement for Sprite visible in the background.
[Salon Juarez in Magnolia Park]
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.
[Old El Sol office]
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.
[Morales Funeral Home on Canal Street]
Photograph of Morales Funeral Home, a two-storied building, painted yellow. The Morales Funeral Home is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
[Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard]
Photograph of Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard. Two-storied building, partially white-washed. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
[Santa Anita Restaurant, from street]
Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant taken from the street. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof.
[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]
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.
[Postcard of Vicente Guerrero]
Postcard of Vicente Guerrero, a Mexican military general who was involved in the Mexican War of Independence. Guerrero was also a President of Mexico.
[Photograph of Jesus Murillo and his wife]
Portrait of Jesus Murillo and his wife just before their marriage.
[Bernice Kinkaid standing in an office]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid standing in an office, 1962.
[Publicity photograph of Valentino]
Photograph of the musical group Valentino. Publicity photograph. Circa 1980s.
[Photograph of Minimum Wage March]
Photograph of the Minimum Wage March in 1966.
[Bernice Kinkaid standing next to floral arrangement]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid standing next to a floral arrangement, 1962.
[Men carrying flags in Minimum Wage March]
Photograph of men carrying flags in the Minimum Wage March in 1966.
[Bernice Kinkaid in law office of John J. Herrera]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid in law office of John J. Herrera, 1962. Bernice Kinkaid stands behind a floral arrangement. Text on floral arrangement ribbons: "In memoriam LULAC"
[Bernice Kinkaid posing in an office]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid posing in an office, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid posing next to floral arrangement]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid posing next to a floral arrangement, 1962.
[Photograph of Rice Hotel]
Photograph of the Rice Hotel, 1978.
[Decorated Fiestas Patrias car]
Photograph of a decorated Fiestas Patrias car, 1978.
[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.