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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
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[Soccer team, all men]

Description: Photograph of a soccer team from Houston, Texas, in 1927. Standing, from left to right: Santos Nieto ; Salvador Telles ; A. Navarro ; Augustine Castillo ; Benny Lee. Kneeling, from left to right: Jose Juarez ; Gaspar Castillo ; Cebero Ayala. Sitting, from left to right: Antonio Lopez ; Charley Farias ; F. Rodriguez. Nieto Park in Magnolia Park is named after Santos Nieto.
Date: 1927

[Wedding portrait of Juan and Rosita Illescas]

Description: Wedding photograph of Juan and Rosita Illescas. Juan is sitting on a chair dressed in a three-piece black suit and white bow tie. He is wearing white gloves on his right hand, and holding the gloves of his left hand. Rosita, holding white flowers, is dressed in white dress and white shoes. She is wearing a lacy head band, and a long veil, and is standing behind Juan. On the cover of the photograph is a engraving of a bride.
Date: September 26, 1926
Creator: Ronquilla Foto