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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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[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