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[Remembrance Card for Mary A. Carroll]

Description: Remembrance card for Mary A. Carroll printed on dark cardstock with gold engraving. There is an illustration of a woman with a Bible in front of a large cross, with light streaming from clouds above. Text on the right reads, "In Loving Remembrance of Mrs. Mary A. Carroll, Died April 6, 1899. Age 33 yrs. 9 mos. 15 days." There is a poem in the lower-left corner that reads: "'Tis hard to break the tender cord/ When love has bound the heart,/ 'Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words:/ "We must forever part."/ Dearest loved one, we must lay thee/ In the peaceful grave's embrace,/ But thy memory will be cherished/ Till we see thy heavenly face."
Date: 1899
Item Type: Text

[Houston docks, 1922]

Description: Photograph of the Houston docks from 1922. Men work on the deck of a ship.
Date: July 28, 1922
Creator: Schlueter, Frank L.
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Postcard portrait of Franco Jimenez]

Description: Postcard featuring an image of Franco Jimenez taken in Fresno, California. Franco is sitting on a chair, dressed in a suit and bow tie.
Date: October 29, 1924
Creator: Comet Photo Studio
Item Type: Postcard

[Photograph of Apolo Six band]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Apolo Six Band (left to right): Roberto Garcia, drummer ; Tony Rubio, saxophone ; Arnulfo Olivares, banjo or mandolin ; Prof. Jesus Gabino Gonzales, piano (from town of Pajocuanon, Michoocon) ; Elisco Vara, clarinet ; Tomas Aquilar, violin.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph

[Coronation of Mexico Bello Queen]

Description: Photograph of coronation ceremony of Mexico Bello Queen. Men, left to right: Dr. Luis Vensor ; Mario Lozano ; Jose Valdez ; Fernando Salas ; Mexican Consul Barrera ; Jose Buentello ; E.J. Garcia ; Dr. Angel Leyva ; Armando Morton ; Fernando Sepulveda. Women, left to right: Juanita Gutierrez ; Dolores Gutierrez ; Carmen Euerte ; Cynthia Garcia ; Queen Bertha Macias ; Miss Brett ; Elvira Luna ; Mimi Ypina ; Eloise Gonzalez.
Date: September 16, 1926
Creator: Schlueter, Frank J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Contract for Statuary for Audelia Gabino's grave, 1929]

Description: Contract for a monument for Francisco (Frank) Gabino's mother, Audelia, who died on December 29, 1928. Houston Monument Company was contracted to build a granite statue and base for $420.
Date: May 21, 1929
Creator: Houston Monument Company
Item Type: Text

[Christmas card sent by Esther - 1932]

Description: Christmas card sent by Esther from Houston dated Christmas Eve, 1932. The printed text of the card reads: "To wish you all happiness / at Christmas and throughout / the coming year."
Date: December 24, 1932
Item Type: Image

[Inauguration of Club Mexico, 1933]

Description: Photograph of the inauguration of Club Mexico at the M & M Building on April 16, 1933. Professor Adolfo Martinez is seated in the center. Left side: Jose Lopez - director seated with his group, Tipica Groupo de Senoritios. Right side - seated (left to right): Ignacio Mexcado, saxophone ; Rudy Rubio, clarinet ; Jose Rivas, trombone ; Jose Castro, trumphet ; Prof. Jesus Gavino Gonzales, cello. Right side - standing (left to right): Pomposo Macha ; Miguel Rivas, violin ; Gertrudis Gabino Gonzales, piano ; Jose Torres, violin ; Tomas Aguilar, violin. On the left is a large group of young women in matching dresses and hats, each holding a banjo, mandolin or guitar.
Date: April 16, 1933
Item Type: Photograph

[Clipping of Win Post Tourney openers]

Description: Section of the Houston Post covering the Post Tourney. Includes Post Tourney Calendar and Tournament Box Scores, and names of the teams and their performance. Also includes an article by Frank Morris, "Mexicans Field Sensationally behind Beltran."
Date: July 8, 1940
Item Type: Clipping

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text

[Frank Latlip, Senior's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Frank Latlip, Sr. Frank Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text

[Mary Louise Latlip's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Mary Louise Latlip. Mary Latlip's address and physical description is recorded.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Item Type: Text