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[Carlos Antonio Rios at market]

Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios at a small market. Rios is wearing a brown polo and jeans, with a camera hanging from his neck and a camera case slung on his right shoulder. Behind Rios, a market stall titled "J & A Electronics" displays several stereos systems. Many people can be seen wandering through the market.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Second Ward Merchant's Softball Team, 1944]

Description: Photograph of the Second Ward Merchant's Softball team, with thirteen players in uniform and another four coaches and assistants. The team is posed in front of 2002 Congress Avenue Grocers. A collection of bats and mitts lie in the foreground.
Date: July 23, 1944
Creator: Litterst Commercial Photo Company
Item Type: Photograph
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[Group portrait on porch of Rusk Settlement]

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-eight men, women and children on the porch of Rusk Settlement. A sign above the group reads: "Rusk Settlement. 301 Gable Street. A Community Chest Agency. Visitors Welcome."
Date: unknown
Creator: Cecil Thomson Studios
Item Type: Photograph

[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic church in Houston, Texas. The building is made of red brick with white trim and has multiple stories with a square tower in the front. A street and traffic light are visible in the foreground. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown - 1946-11-08]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown reporting on Urbina's progress with the congregation in Freeport, Texas. Urbina has met with some resistance in his work in the community, but he continues to reach out to his congregation.
Date: November 8, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Arthur B. Rutledge to Manuel Urbina - 1966-11-08]

Description: Letter from Arthur B. Rutledge, of the Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, to Reverend Manuel Urbina, dated November 8, 1966. Rutledge thanks Urbina for his many years of service and wishes Urbina will in his retirement at the end of 1966.
Date: November 8, 1966
Creator: Rutledge, Arthur B.
Item Type: Letter

[Girls basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the girls basketball team, San Antonio Texas. In the center, a player is holding a basketball marked, "HH 24". Back row, from left to right: Juana Gomez ; Mary Dobbs ; Myrtie Jones, Captain ; Eula Hill ; Mary Nixon. Middle row, from left to right: Anita Alarcon ; Wilson ; Carmen Rodriguez ; Francisco Perez ; Ema Trevino. Front row, from left to right: Consuelo de Leon ; Noemi Cavazos ; Celia Osuna.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Boys Basketball Team at the Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Team for the years 1923-24. In the center, a player is holding a ball marked 1924. First row, left to right: Captain Ralph W. Emerson ; Lafitto Jesus Kawas ; Manuel Garcia ; Corrado Alvarado ; Hidalgo Ramos. Second row, left to right: Eloi Leal ; Roberto Goreno ; Solomon Masso ; Alfredo Barrero ; Fidelio Guerero.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Photograph of Apolo Six band]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Apolo Six Band (left to right): Roberto Garcia, drummer ; Tony Rubio, saxophone ; Arnulfo Olivares, banjo or mandolin ; Prof. Jesus Gabino Gonzales, piano (from town of Pajocuanon, Michoocon) ; Elisco Vara, clarinet ; Tomas Aquilar, violin.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph

[Men and children in front of stores]

Description: Photograph of two men standing with a young boy and a young girl. Several stores are visible behind them, including: Botica Guadalupe Drugs, a liquor store, a hotel, and a radio shop.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman and children in front of stores]

Description: Photograph of a woman holding a young boy and a young girl close to her sides. Several stores are visible behind them, including: Botica Guadalupe Drugs, a liquor store, a hotel, and a radio shop.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph