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[Letter from Jesse M. Medel to his mother, Francisca M. Medel - 1945]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten letter sent by Pvt. Jesse M. Medel from #t# Platoon Cantonment, A.R.O. 15922, care of Postmaster. New York, New York to his mother, Francisca M. Medel at 48 Kaiser Street, Houston, Texas. In that letter, he requested his mother to send to him a picture that he had asked her to save for him, and that he was presently in France.
Date: 1945
Creator: Medel, Jesse M.

[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Grose, Donald D.

[Letter from Lauro Cruz to Jesse Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter from Lauro Cruz, State Representative, House of Representatives, Austin, Texas, to Jesse Bocanegra of Houston, Texas, thanking him for the samples of candy sent through his secretary. He also enclosed a resolution by the House of Representatives, recognizing the hard work and success of the Bocanegra brothers, and carrying on the tradition of the Bocanegra family.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Cruz, Lauro

Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

Description: Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Date: unknown
Creator: Weingart, Mike

[Letter from Robert Calvert to La Colmena Candy Company - 1960-02-08]

Description: Letter from Robert Calvert, Controller of Public Accounts, State of Texas, Austin, to La Colemena Candy Company, Houston, Texas, acknowledging over-payment for the Cigarette Dealers permit which expires in February 29, 1960. The correct amount of tax due was $1.25. Therefore he asked the La Colemena Candy to attach a copy of the letter sent with the balance due, along with the Cigarette Dealers Permit No. 23934 (attached), to allow him to issue the permit.
Date: February 8, 1960
Creator: Calvert, Robert