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[Photograph of two girls and a boy]

Description: Photograph of two girls and a boy. The girl on the left is dressed in a short dress and boots; the girl in the middle is dressed in a long white dress; the boy is wearing a white shirt and pants and boots.
Date: February 10, 1899
Item Type: Photograph

[Man playing the violin]

Description: Photograph of a man playing the violin. There is a music stand and a wooden chair, both with open pieces of music resting on them.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Scordino Boot Shop, 1920]

Description: Photograph of Scordino Boot Shop, circa 1920. From left to right: unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; Victor Scordino ; Scordino's son ; Edmundo S. Moreno. Edmundo Moreno had his own shop in San Luis where he made military boots.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
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[Wedding portrait of Juan and Rosita Illescas]

Description: Wedding photograph of Juan and Rosita Illescas. Juan is sitting on a chair dressed in a three-piece black suit and white bow tie. He is wearing white gloves on his right hand, and holding the gloves of his left hand. Rosita, holding white flowers, is dressed in white dress and white shoes. She is wearing a lacy head band, and a long veil, and is standing behind Juan. On the cover of the photograph is a engraving of a bride.
Date: September 26, 1926
Creator: Ronquilla Foto
Item Type: Photograph

[Men on bridge in Old City Park, 1927]

Description: Photograph of six men standing on the bridge in the Old City Park, Houston, Texas. Left to right: unidentified ; Manuel Breth ; Juan Reyes ; unidentified ; A. Castillo ; unidentified.
Date: 1927
Creator: Pho'to_Gene Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Scordino Boot Shop, 1927]

Description: Photograph of Scordino Boot Shop on 1700 Congress Avenue. From left to right: unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; Edmund S. Moreno ; Victor Scordino (owner of the shop) ; customer. Moreno lived in 2nd Ward during this time.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
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[Soccer team, all men]

Description: Photograph of a soccer team from Houston, Texas, in 1927. Standing, from left to right: Santos Nieto ; Salvador Telles ; A. Navarro ; Augustine Castillo ; Benny Lee. Kneeling, from left to right: Jose Juarez ; Gaspar Castillo ; Cebero Ayala. Sitting, from left to right: Antonio Lopez ; Charley Farias ; F. Rodriguez. Nieto Park in Magnolia Park is named after Santos Nieto.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph

[Azteca Theater]

Description: Photograph of people at the Azteca Theater.
Date: July 15, 1927
Creator: Schlueter, Frank J.
Item Type: Photograph
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