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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

[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

[Photograph of the Lopez family]

Description: Photograph of the Lopez family. Mr. and Mrs. Lopez are seen standing. Their daughter is sitting on a chair, and their son is standing.
Date: April 9, 1910

[Photograph of Juan Yllescas]

Description: Photograph of Juan Yllescas. He is wearing a suit, and standing beside a chair, with his left hand on the chair.
Date: June 21, 1912

[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church children's play]

Description: Photograph of the cast and crew of a children's play put on by Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church for the 16th of September celebration. The boys are dressed in military costumes.
Date: September 16, 1915
Creator: Herzik's Art Studio
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[Rice Hotel employees]

Description: Photograph of seven men and twemty-eight women, all employees at the Rice Hotel, in Houston, Texas.
Date: 1918
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[Sarabia Bookstore]

Description: Photograph of the Sarabia Bookstore and two unidentified men.
Date: 1920
Creator: Suarez, Luis
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[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
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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

[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.

[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

[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

[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