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[Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book]

Description: Photograph of Irene Salce de Urbina signing a book. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1985 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands to her left.
Date: October 31, 1985
Item Type: Photograph
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[Soldiers pose in front of military tank]

Description: Photograph of eighteen soldiers posing in front of a military tank during the summer of 1948. One man, facing away from the camera, stands at the entrance to the tank. Two other tanks flank the group.
Date: August 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Photograph of a citizenship class]

Description: Photograph of a class in citizenship, from "Neigborhood Doorways". The writing on the blackboard shows 'La Constitucion es la Nacion". Two men and four women reciting the pledge of allegiance in front of the U.S. flag.
Date: 1930
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