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Lulacs launch drive to teach preschool English
Clipping from an unknown newspaper about the League of United Latin American Citizens starting a drive to teach all preschool Hispanic American children in Texas basic English words.
Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket
Clipping from the Houston Post about Tucker Johnson, pants presser of Madisonville, who won the Houston Post Tournament prize for being the first person to buy the ticket to watch the game. He was the second straight winner of the prize. At head of title: "Tucker Johnson is champion again."
LULACs will hold convention
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post about the League of United Latin American Citizen's 196 convention, at which U.S. Senator Joseph Montoya will be the keynote speaker. Some information about Senator Montoya is given.
[Newspaper clipping about Dr. A. G. Gonzales]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. A. G. Gonzales. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. A. G. Gonzáles El Dr. González es quizá el más joven de los médicos de nuestra raza aquí establecidos. Es originario de Guadalajara, Jalisco, y en la Escuela de Medicina de aquella capital hizo sus estudios y obtuyo el Titulo de..."
[Newspaper clipping about Dr. Angel Leyva]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. Angel Leyva. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. Angel Leyva. Es muy probable que sea el Dr. Angel Leyva el decano de los médicos mexicanos que hay en Houston. Hace poco menos de tres años que llegó a esta ciudad y comenzó a ejercer su profesión, creán-dos desde luego una clientela..."
[Newspaper clipping about Dr. Luis F. Venzor]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. Luis F. Venzor. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. Luis F. Venzor. La vida del Dr. Venzor puede citarse como ejemplo de firmenza y de tenacidad. De familia pobre en bienes de fortuna tuvo..."
[Newspaper clipping about Frank Gibler]
Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Frank Gibler and children. The caption under the picture is "El Sr. Frank Gibler acompañado de su esposa e hijos."
Mexican Inn wins from Prison Cubs
Newspaper clipping about the Mexican Inn baseball team beating the New Unit Prison Cubs by 7 to 1. The detailed statistics of the game are provided.
[Clipping of Win Post Tourney openers]
Section of the Houston Post covering the Post Tourney. Includes Post Tourney Calendar and Tournament Box Scores, and names of the teams and their performance. Also includes an article by Frank Morris, "Mexicans Field Sensationally behind Beltran."
Carr will speak to LULACs
Newspaper clipping stating that State Attorney General Waggoner Carr will speak at the 1966 LULAC convention.
[Clipping photograph of the Southern Select]
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post of a group photograph of the Southern Select club players. Front row, left to right: Pedro Zammarron ; Jake York ; Johnny Salinas ; L. Garcia ; Fred Peche ; Hilbert Mora ; Raymond Perez ; Ike Camargo. Back row, from left to right: Ramon Sustiata ; Ramon Luna ; Wesley Tofolla ; Alfonso Molina ; Tommy Garcia ; Duri Vidal ; Herman Castillo ; Mike Zepeda ; Lupe Munoz ; Joe Beltran.
[Coronation of Queen Ofelia of the Fiesta de la Raza]
Newspaper clipping of the coronation of Queen Ophelia I on October 11, 1942, on the grounds of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, Texas. The coronation was part of the Fiesta de la Raza.
[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book Four]
War Ration Book Four that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address is recorded. The booklet contains many unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
[Five young men]
Photograph of five young men, left to right: Pete Arce; Alfonse Aguilar; Paul Vera; Tomas Ramirez (Texas Middle Weight Champion, c. 1946), and Nango.
[Four female graduates of Our Lady of Guadalupe School]
Photograph of four female graduates of Our Lady of Guadalupe in 1929.
[Joe Ortiz and woman posing by a car]
Photograph of Joe Ortiz and an unidentified woman posing by a car with "Frenesi" on tire, late 1920s.
[Joel and Eddie Castello]
Photograph of Joel and Eddie Castello in Galveston, 1930s.
[Joel Castela in Galveston]
Photograph of Joel Castela in Galveston, 1940s. Joel is leaning against a car.
[Paul Vera in Galveston]
Photograph of Paul Vera in Galveston, early 1940s.
[Photograph of actor Jose Areu]
Photograph of actor Jose Areu, in make-up. He is smoking a cigarette.
[Photograph of actor Jose Areu in hat]
Portrait of actor Jose Areu, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a dark-colored shirt, a hat, and heavy make-up.
[Photograph of actor Jose Areu in make-up]
Photograph of actor Jose Areu with make-up and only two teeth showing, in a frightening pose. He is wearing a nose ring.
[Photograph of Eustacio Alderete]
Photograph of Eustacio "Tatcho" Alderete.
[Photograph of Sal Garcia]
Photograph of Sal Garcia.
[Photograph of Sal Garcia, late 1930s]
Photograph of Sal Garcia, 1937 or 1938.
[Club Terpsicore member posing in long white dress]
Photograph of a Club Terpsicore member posing in long white dress, 1939-1940.
[Club Terpsicore member wearing a fancy dress]
Photograph of a Club Terpsicore member wearing a fancy dress, 1939-1940.
[Composite photograph of Joe Torres's family]
Photographs of Joe Torres and his family. 4 images. Top left: Son of Joe Torres, standing holding a guitar, his wife standing on his left, and his son on his right. Top right: Son of Joe Torres, standing beside a small table. Bottom left: Joe Torres sitting, and his wife standing to his left. Bottom right: Wife of son on top left with her son standing beside her.
[Couple walking down Main Street]
Photograph of a couple, possibly Sal and Yolanda Garcia, walking down Main Street, late 1930s.
[Father Esteban De Arta and nephew]
Photograph of Father Esteban De Arta and his nephew Joaquin Gonzalez in the early 1930s.
[Field laborers in the Harris County area]
Photograph of field laborers in the outlying agricultural areas of Harris County in the 1920s.
[First Communion at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]
Photograph of a first communion group at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School, circa late 1930s."
[First Communion class at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]
Photograph of the students of the First Communion class of the Guadalupe Church on May 15, 1949. All the children are dressed in white.
[Fourteen Club Terpsicore members in long dresses]
Photograph of fourteen Club Terpsicore members in long dresses, 1939-1940.
[Fourteen Club Terpsicore members posing with flowers]
Photograph of fourteen Club Terpsicore members posing with flowers, 1939-1940.
[Rudy Martinez at Hennessey Park]
Photograph of Rudy Martinez at Hennessey Park, 1940s.
[Roy Cavazos and Paul Herrera]
Photograph of Roy Cavazos and Paul Herrera in Chicago, 1940s.
[La Placita Farmers Market]
Photograph of the La Placita Farmers Market. Located at 6219 Bellaire Blvd.
[Photograph of vaudeville actor Jose Areu]
Photograph of actor Jose Areu, holding a baby in his hands. The baby is scared and crying for help. Only two of Areu's teeth are showing and he is wearing a nose ring.
[Fiestas Patrias parade contact sheet]
Contact sheet of the Fiestas Patrias parade in 1981 or 1982. Eleven images of floats and spectators.
[Sister Benitia seated at monument]
Photograph of Sister Benitia seated at a monument in the 1930s.
[Sal Garcia and Calistro Valedez]
Photograph of Sal Garcia and Calistro Valedez, 1930s, Main Street, Houston.
[School children in front of convent]
Photograph of school children in front of the old convent at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and School, circa 1930s.
[School children of Our Lady of Guadalupe]
Photograph of school children of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the 1930s.
[Scordino Boot Shop, 1920]
Photograph of Scordino Boot Shop, circa 1920. From left to right: unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; Victor Scordino ; Scordino's son ; Edmundo S. Moreno. Edmundo Moreno had his own shop in San Luis where he made military boots.
[Scordino Boot Shop, 1927]
Photograph of Scordino Boot Shop on 1700 Congress Avenue. From left to right: unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; Edmund S. Moreno ; Victor Scordino (owner of the shop) ; customer. Moreno lived in 2nd Ward during this time.
[Scordino Boot Shop, 1940s]
Photograph of seven men inside of the Scordino Boot Shop, during the 1940s. From left to right: unknown ; Edmundo S. Moreno ; unknown ; unknown ; unknown ; Victor Scordino ; Jimmy Scordino. Sign at the front of the desk reads: "Expert Shoe Repair." Victor and Jimmy Scordino are brothers.
[Second-Hand Bag Department employees from Lone Star Bag and Bagging Company]
Photograph of the employees from the Second-Hand Bag Department of Long Star Bag and Bagging Company.
[Second shift crew of the Southern Pacific Lines Mechanical Department]
Photograph of the Southern Pacific Lines Mechanical Department, second shift crew. A Southern Pacific train car stands behind the large group of forty men. A sign at the front of the group reads: "Southern Pacific Lines Mechanical Dept. Second Shift May 1963 Houston, Texas Barrett & Assoc."
[Second Ward catechism class]
Photograph of Second Ward catechism class, circa 1933-1934.