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A. J. Hernandez will be honored

Description: Newspaper clipping announcing that A.J. Hernandez, the national president of LULAC, has been named "Father of the Year 1966" of Houston by La Hora Bautista. La Hora Bautista is a Baptist radio program heard daily over KLVL. Hernandez and his family will be honored at a banquet.
Date: unknown

Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League All Stars

Description: Clipping from the magazine El Puerto Volume 1, Number 2, Houston, Texas, Oct. 1959. Contains a colored picture of the "Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League" before their final game of the season with the "Medias Negras" from Piedras Negras, Coah, Mexico. The league played at Piedras Negras Labor Day.
Date: October 1959

Southern Select defeats Pearland

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about the Southern Select Club defeating the Pearland Oilers by 10 to 4. The game was played at the Cleveland Compress Diamond field. The detailed statistics of the game are provided.
Date: unknown

Southern Select whips Conroe, 11-6

Description: Newspaper clipping of the performance of Southern Select Beer Company ball club of Houston Texas against the Conroe Oilers. The Southern Select beat the Conroe Oilers by 11 to 6. The detailed statistics of both the teams are shown. The leading batman for the Southern Select was Catcher L. Garcia who banged out a double and two singles.
Date: unknown

Southern Select wallops Conroe

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about the Southern Select baseball team gaining a 10 to 4 victory over Conroe Oilers. The detailed statistics of the game are provided.
Date: unknown

Riding with Pancho Villa lasting memory for restaurateur

Description: Article clipped from the Houston Chronicle chronicling the life and adventures of Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, owner and founder of Houston Restaurant Leo's Mexican Restaurant. Reynosa fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942.
Date: unknown
Creator: Karkabi, Barbara

[Southern Select baseball team at the Houston Post semi-pro tournament]

Description: Photograph of members of the Southern Select baseball club. Back row, from left to right: Garcia ; Carmargo ; Kaiser ; O'Toole ; Gomez ; Beltran ; Zepeda ; unidentified. Second row, from left to right: Collins ; Mesa ; Tafolla ; Vidal ; Luna ; Sustaita. Front row, from left to right: Cordova ; unidentified.
Date: unknown

Southern Select beats Austin Nine

Description: Newspaper clipping about the Southern Select baseball team, which traveled to Austin and scored a 10 to 1 win over the Austin Pepsi-Cola Club.
Date: unknown

Rusk School to give way for a freeway

Description: Photograph of Rusk School principal Mrs. Ruth Whitmire outside the front entrance to Rusk School with many pupils.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: Dauplaise, Marie
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Southern Select beats Baytown

Description: Newspaper clipping about the Southern Select baseball team, which traveled to Baytown and scored a 9 to 7 win over the Baytown Oilers.
Date: unknown

LULAC honors Mayor Welch

Description: Newspaper clipping stating that LULAC has honored Houston Mayor Louie Welch for his service to Spanish-speaking people. Mayor Welch named this week as Houston LULAC week.
Date: unknown

LULACs get taste of politics

Description: Newspaper clipping of the events at the 1966 LULAC convention in Houston. U.S. Senator Joseph M. Montoya and U.S. Senator John Tower are mentioned.
Date: unknown

LULAC to hear Wirtz, Montoya at banquet

Description: Newspaper clipping announcing the speakers of the 1966 national LULAC convention in Houston. U.S. Senator Joseph M. Montoya of New Mexico and Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz will be speaking at the Saturday night banquet. Attorney General Waggoner Carr and Secretary of State John Hill will give luncheon addresses. U.S. Senators John Tower and Ralph Yarborough will also attend.
Date: June 19, 1966

LULAC chief sees big rise in jobs

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post stating that a new job placement center will be opened in Houston for Mexican Americans. Alfred J. Hernandez mentioned this at close of the 1966 LULAC convention in Houston.
Date: June 27, 1966

[Wirtz expects farm hands to unionize, part one]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the comments U.S. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz made during his speech at the 1966 LULAC conference in Houston. Wirtz discussed why farm field hands should be unionized. Article also contains Wirtz's comments at a press conference.
Date: 1966
Creator: Lee, Bill

[Wirtz expects farm hands to unionize, part two]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the comments U.S. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz made during his speech at the 1966 LULAC conference in Houston. Wirtz discussed why farm field hands should be unionized. Article also contains Wirtz's comments at a press conference.
Date: 1966
Creator: Lee, Bill

[Obituaries for Manuel Urbina from Houston newspapers]

Description: Photocopy of four newspaper clippings, two from the Houston Post, two from the Houston Chronicle. The clippings are obituaries and article about Manuel Urbina, who passed away on August 14, 1967.
Date: August 14, 1967

[Newspaper clipping of La Gaceta Mexicana cover page]

Description: Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper cover page from September 15, 1928. Text on clipping is: "La Gaceta Mexicana. Revista Ouincenal. Organo de la libreria Hispano Americano. Houston, Texas, Septiembre 15 de 1928, Num 14. Número Especial de Commemoración de la Independencia. 5c"
Date: September 15, 1928

Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

Description: Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Date: unknown
Creator: Weingart, Mike

Mexican Inn plays in Houston Tourney Sunday

Description: Newspaper clipping of a group photograph of Mexican Inn baseball team appearing in Houston Post Tourney. Kneeling, front row, from left to right: Jesse Aldaco ; Jesus S. ; Lupe Castillo ; Rodriguez ; George Cordova ; Ernest Cortez ; Cruz Beltran. Standing, from left to right: H. J. Lewis ; Freddie B. ; Pedro Zepeda ; Ramon Sustiata ; Deward ; Kermti Landrum ; Lupe Garcia ; Felix Tijerina.
Date: unknown

Lulacs launch drive to teach preschool English

Description: Clipping from an unknown newspaper about the League of United Latin American Citizens starting a drive to teach all preschool Hispanic American children in Texas basic English words.
Date: unknown