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[Contact sheet of Site of Orcoquisac and La Placita Market]

Description: Contact sheet of images on a roll of film shot of Site of Orcoquisaz and La Placita Market in Houston, Texas, identified on the back with handwritten notes. The first row of images are of a grassy area edged by trees; the second and third rows of images include grassy areas, water and a lake, surrounded by trees. The fourth row includes images of water edged by trees, and two of men (identified as Kevin Ladd and Harry) standing in grassy areas; one of the men is holding an object and gesturing to his left. The fifth row includes two images of water surrounded by trees; the third image includes a building with a sign that says "La Placita Farmer's Market" with additional advertisements in English and Spanish, and a man is walking on the sidewalk next to the business. The final three images include storefronts of businesses that have signs in Spanish.
Date: July 1987
Creator: Kerek, T.
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-11-17]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated November 17, 1986. The letter accompanied Documents No. VII A and VIII A, which had been omitted from a previous donation of Manuel Urbina's documents by his family. Urbina also sends Kreneck copies of photographs of the ceremony at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.
Date: November 17, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-10-31]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated October 31, 1986. The letter accompanied seventeen documents and two folders containing information on the life and work on Reverend Manuel Urbina, of the Magnolia Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. The donation to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center also includes a book written about Urbina by his widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: October 31, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Manuel Urbina from Sally Peck - 1985-10-08]

Description: Letter from Sally Peck, Director of Financial Development of the Greater Houston Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, to Manuel Urbina, II. Reverend Urbina had sent a donation of $246 to the American Red Cross form the Reverend Manuel Urbina Memorial Foundation, Inc. Peck thanks Urbina for the foundation's donation for the victims of the 1985 Mexico City Earthquake.
Date: October 8, 1985
Creator: Peck, Sally
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to McCane-Sondock Security - 1979-08-13]

Description: American Legion letter dated Aug. 13, 1979 to McCane-Sondock Security. This letter is about B. F. Rader having been voted out of the organization and his pass card needs to be cancelled and Mr. Joe Garcia replacing him as part of the American Legion Building Corp. He needs to be issued a pass card as does Joe Garcia, Leticia Salazar and Evangelina Allen.
Date: August 13, 1979
Creator: Hernandez, Toby P.
Item Type: Letter