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[Wedding photograph of Joe Castillo and his wife]

Description: Wedding photograph of Joe Castillo and his wife, taken around 1940. The bride is wearing a white silk long dress, with white decorated band on her head and a veil. She holds a bunch of white flowers in her hand, wearing white gloves. The groom, Joe Castillo, is wearing a black suit and tie with a white flower boutonniere on his coat. He also is wearing white gloves.
Date: 1940
Creator: Barton Texas History Center, The University of Texas at Austin

[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header".
Date: August 9, 1942