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[Photograph of two men wearing suits and ties]

Description: Photograph of two men dressed in suit and tie. New Year's Day greeting card. Printed on the card: "Gran circo Padron. Compañía Mexicana de Variedades, deseo a Ud. Un Feliz año. Benjamo, Gro. Enero 1 de 1922."
Date: January 1, 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[Wedding photograph of Ignacio and Virginia Acosta]

Description: Photograph of Ignacio and Virginia Acosta taken on August 5, 1923. The bride is dressed in white with a white head veil decorated with flowers. She holds a bunch of white flowers in her hand. The groom wears a suit with bow tie.
Date: August 5, 1923
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

[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
Item Type: Clipping

[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

[Photograph of a citizenship class]

Description: Photograph of a class in citizenship, from "Neigborhood Doorways". The writing on the blackboard shows 'La Constitucion es la Nacion". Two men and four women reciting the pledge of allegiance in front of the U.S. flag.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Club Recreativo Internacional, 1935]

Description: Photograph of the members of Club Recreativo Internacional, 1935. From center top (left to right): Carlos Salazar, Vice Presidente ; Jesus de la Isla, Secretario ; Arcadio P. Castillo, Pro-Secretario ; Jose P. Castillo, Tesorero ; Donagiano C. Perez, Pro-Tesorero ; Jesus M. Chapa, 1st Vocal ; Carlos Y. Alcalde, 2nd Vocal ; Guillermo Aguilar, 4th Vocal ; Fredezmindo Lopez ; Francisco Brett, 3rd Vocal ; Ramon C. Gernandez, Precidente. From upper left to lower right: Arnoldo G. Lara ; Mario Montemayor ; Jose L. Torres ; Antonio G. Luna ; Eduardo Pascoe ; Emilio Torres ; Juan Rodriguez ; Eulogio Quintanilla ; D. Salvador Estrella ; Julio S. Perez ; Tomas Martinez ; Alberto Guera ; Ramon Rodriguez ; Silvestre Alguesiur ; Emilio Esparza ; Felix Tijerira ; Romingo A. Varrdo ; Foroteo Hernandez ; Francisco Moreno ; Juan Pantoja ; Tomas Carrera ; Bernardo Contreras ; Estleuan Reyna ; Manuel Lopez ; Jose Alonzo ; Isidao Ibarra ; Tomas Moreno ; Alejandro Vega ; Jesus Garcia ; Manuel Ortegon ; Francisco Tijerina ; Ernesto Olivares ; Francisco Alvarez ; Felipe Alvarado ; Ramon Serena ; Jose Luis Perez ; Ricardo R. Cruz ; Manuel Aleman ; Ernesto Campos ; Guiillermo Espanrza ; Luis Peguero ; Felix de la Isla ; J. J. Mercado ; Rodrigo Garcia R. ; Manuel Crespo ; Rex Salmeron ; Luis Ripley ; Nicasio H. Cedrio ; Manuel N. Cantu
Date: 1935
Creator: Cantu 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

[Flyer for the film “La Paloma"]

Description: Flyer for the film "La Paloma", giving a summary, cast list and details of the movie shown at Teatro Azteca. The film starred Medea de Novara as Empress Carlota.
Date: 1937
Creator: Azteca Films Distributing Company
Item Type: Pamphlet
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