Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Letters from Peter Enriquez and Manual Urbina to Esteban Flores and D. E. Sloan - 1966-08-02]

Description: Letter from Peter Enriquez and Pastor Manual Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend Esteban Flores. Enriquez and Urbina write that they are looking forward to Flores's upcoming visit to Magnolia Temple. Letter from Enriquez and Pastor Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend D. E. Sloan, dated August 2, 1966. Enriquez and Urbina write that they are looking forward to Sloan's upcoming visit to Magnolia Temple.
Date: August 2, 1966
Creator: Enriquez, Peter & Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Letter

Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket

Description: Clipping from the Houston Post about Tucker Johnson, pants presser of Madisonville, who won the Houston Post Tournament prize for being the first person to buy the ticket to watch the game. He was the second straight winner of the prize. At head of title: "Tucker Johnson is champion again."
Date: unknown
Creator: Frank, Morris
Item Type: Clipping

[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Girls basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

La Inundacion de Houston en 1935

Description: Photograph of document, La Inundacioin de Houston en 1935, written by Jesus Golleges. This is a poem about the Great Houston Flood of 1935. Golleges was the father of Mario Golleges.
Date: 1935
Creator: Golleges, Jesus
Item Type: Poem

[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Grose, Donald D.
Item Type: Letter

[Form letter from Toby P. Hernandez - 1966-04-15]

Description: Form letter to different companies regarding the 37th National LULAC convention from June 23-26, 1966 at the Rice Hotel in Houston. The national convention co-chairman, Toby P. Hernandez, asks if they would like to provide pencils, scratch pads, book matches, etc., with their company name monogrammed. Also, Hernandez asks the companies if they would they like to put an advertisement in the convention booklet.
Date: April 15, 1966
Creator: Hernandez, Toby P.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard - 1966-04-12]

Description: Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Homer Leonard, stating that the Local Breweries and Beer Distributorships cannot buy advertisement and give beer for the 1966 LULAC convention. LULAC has decided to disregard the free beer and accept the advertisements. Letter dated April 12, 1966.
Date: April 12, 1966
Creator: Hernandez, Toby P.
Item Type: Letter