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[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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[Frank Gabino and employees on the 1800 Block of Congress]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino, son and employees outside of the Alamo Furniture Store on the 1800 block of Congress Avenue, Houston, Texas. Line of delivery trucks in front of store. From left to right: Frank Gabino ; Frank Gabino, Jr. ; Anatoin Reyes ; Ignacio Rodriguez. The Crystal Cafe is visible at the far corner; it was run by Gus Gavriel.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph
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[Jesus Murillo - "Our Hercules"]

Description: Photograph of a mural by Jesus Murillo, depicting Houston businessman Jesse H. Jones, captioned: "Our Hercules", with his face and body enlarged, holding a picture of "Downtown Houston" in his hands.
Date: 1928
Creator: Murillo Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Wedding photograph of Hermenegildo and Raquel]

Description: Photograph of a Mexican American couple. The bride is dressed in white with a long veil, and a beautiful head decoration. She is holding a bunch of white flowers. She is sitting on a chair and the groom is standing, dressed in a black suit. He is wearing gloves.
Date: October 14, 1929
Creator: Berlin's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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