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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

[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

[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.

[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.

[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.

[Rosalio Gonzalez's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Rosalio Gonzalez. Rosalio Gonzalez's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 13 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.

[Application for War Ration Book by Frank Latlip]

Description: War Ration Book Application card completed by Frank Latlip, Senior. It was mailed from El Paso, Texas on May 29, 1943. It is stamped: "No. 888908 CW"
Date: May 12, 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.

[Court document suggesting means to curb juvenile delinquency]

Description: Written recommendation to the Harris County grand jury regarding measures to curb juvenile delinquency. Dated July 7, 1944 and submitted by John J. Ruiz, D.A. Fraser, John J. Herrera and Philip J. Montalbo.
Date: July 7, 1944
Creator: Ruiz, John J.; Fraser, D. A.; Herrera, John J. & Montalbo, Philip J.

[Provisional passport for Manuel Urbina]

Description: Photocopy of a provisional passport for Manuel Urbina, issued on December 3, 1945. Includes a photograph of Urbina and a partial thumbprint.
Date: December 3, 1945

[Biographical dates of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Short document detailing the biographical dates of Manuel Urbina, including his birth and marriage dates and the number of years he served as a minister in various cities.
Date: April 22, 1947

Tentative Program, LULAC Pre-Educational Program Banquet, September 14, 1957

Description: Tentative program for the LULAC Pre-Educational Program Banquet to be held in the Castillian Room of the Shamrock Hilton Hotel on September 14, 1957. Special guests include Oscar M. Laurel, Felix Tijerina, and Texas Governor Price Daniel.
Date: September 14, 1957
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens