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[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]
A flyer with the afternoon’s agenda - including video interviews, speeches, and awards - of first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917. Mrs. Pancho Villa and three men who rode with Villa are interviewed in the videos, including Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, Rafael Lorenzana Reyna, and Jesus M. Gonzalez. Included with the flyer is a souvenir bookmark from the reunion.
[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, September 14-15, 1957]
Agenda for the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting from September 14-15, 1957, at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel in Houston, Texas.
[Agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville, October 1, 1981]
Document detailing the terms of a loan agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville. Hetrick will pay the Darville $1,600 over a period of 16 months, with no interest.
[Alamo Furniture Company baseball team]
Photograph of the Alamo Furniture Company's baseball team, taken in the late 1920s. Top row (left to right): Jessie Chavez, Frank Gabino's nephew ; unknown ; unknown ; Lupe Garcia ; unknown ; Jessie Aldaco ; Henry Perry ; Francisco Gabino, sponsor ; Ignacio Rodriguez, Gabino's nephew ; Arturo Rodrieguez. The man on top of the automobile with the dog is Steve Alfaro. The man in the background is Ruben Munguia, the owner of the Alamo Furniture shop. Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino sponsored the team for many years. They played in town and out of town.
American Legion Post 472 Color Guard & Drill Team Roster
Roster for the color guard and drill team for the American Legion Post #472.
[Los Amigos Glee Club and Jones Center Serenaders]
Photograph of the members of the musical groups, Los Amigos Glee Club and Jones Center Serenaders. Twenty four men and eight women, standing and sitting on a stage. Several hold instruments, including guitars and a bass.
[Ann Miller welcomed to Houston by Mayor Roy Hofheinz]
Photograph of actress Ann Miller with Houston by Mayor Roy Hofheinz.
[Application for War Ration Book by Frank Latlip]
War Ration Book Application card completed by Frank Latlip, Senior. It was mailed from El Paso, Texas on May 29, 1943. It is stamped: "No. 888908 CW"
[Aracely Express sign]
Photograph of an Aracely Express sign.
[Aracely Express sign]
Photograph of Aracely Express sign.
[Arturo Rosales standing at podium]
Photograph of Arturo Rosales, Professor of Chicano History at the University of Houston, standing at a podium. Rosales is wearing glasses and a white shirt.
[Assassination of General Francisco Villa]
Postcard of the assassination of General Francisco Villa.
[Audience watching people on stage at Coliseum]
Photograph of an audience watching people on stage at the Coliseum, 1982.
Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement"
Flyer from Leo's Mexican Restaurant detailing the biography of founder Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, who fought with revolutionary Pancho Villa as a young man. Reynosa later came to Houston, Texas and opened his diner in 1942. The image on the front is of Reynosa (on left) and a compatriot, both in military costume. The photograph was taken in 1914, when Reynosa was 14 or 15 years old.
[Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, at 14 or 15 years old]
Photograph of Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa (on left) with fellow soldier during Reynosa's time with revolutionary Pancho Villa. Both young men are wearing military uniform.
[Azteca Theater]
Photograph of people at the Azteca Theater.
[Baby in bassinet in front of Alamo Grocery store]
Photograph of a baby sitting up in its bassinet, wearing all white. The bassinet is parked outside of the Alamo Grocery and Market store.
[Balance sheet for 1966 LULAC Convention]
Account balance sheet for the planning of the 1966 LULAC National Convention in Houston, Texas.
[Band of children on Fiestas Patrias float]
Photograph of a band of children on a Fiestas Patrias float, 1982. A sign on the float reads, "Ripley."
[Baptism of thee children]
Photograph of a baptism of three children at El Mesias Church, 1951.
[Barbers and Men inside La Preferencia Barber Shop]
Photograph of barbers and men inside La Preferencia Barber Shop, 1924-27.
[Barbers posing inside La Preferencia Barber Shop]
Photograph of barbers posing inside La Preferencia Barber Shop, 1924-27.
[Bernice Kinkaid in law office of John J. Herrera]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid in law office of John J. Herrera, 1962. Bernice Kinkaid stands behind a floral arrangement. Text on floral arrangement ribbons: "In memoriam LULAC"
[Bernice Kinkaid posing in an office]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid posing in an office, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid posing next to floral arrangement]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid posing next to a floral arrangement, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid standing in an office]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid standing in an office, 1962.
[Bernice Kinkaid standing next to floral arrangement]
Photograph of Bernice Kinkaid standing next to a floral arrangement, 1962.
Bienaventurado el 1899-1967
Report on the life and legacy of Reverend Manuel Urbina who passed away on August 14, 1967. The report is written by Urbina's widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
[Big Bonus saving stamps]
Four big bonus saving stamps from the Big Bonus Stamp Company.
[Biographical dates of Manuel Urbina]
Short document detailing the biographical dates of Manuel Urbina, including his birth and marriage dates and the number of years he served as a minister in various cities.
[Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina]
Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina released by the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board, Division of Communication, September, 1966. The document includes brief biographical details, education, and experience.
[Birth certificate for Miguel Gomez]
Birth certificate (Coahuila State, Mex) for Miguel Gomez, son of Mathilde Gomez, born December 31, 1904.
[Bishop C.E. Bryne visits Our Lady of Guadalupe School]
Photograph of Bishop C.E. Brine of Galveston, Texas visiting Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Houston, Texas.
[Book donation ceremony]
Photograph of a book signing ceremony. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene Salce de Urbina to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1986 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands on the rigth. Manuel Urbina, II stands far left.
[Boy and girl in front of street with Texaco Station]
Photograph of a young boy in overalls and a little girl in a dress standing on a curb next to the street. A Texaco service station is visible in the background.
[Boyd's Chicken Dinner]
Photograph of Boyd's Chicken Dinner, 1950s. Four images.
[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]
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.
Breve Reseña Biografica del Extinto Rev. Manuel Urbina, 1899-1967
Report on the life and legacy of Reverend Manuel Urbina who passed away on August 14, 1967. The report is written by Urbina's widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Burnham Executive van (with or without power tailgates)
Design of a 22 foot executive van featuring: With and without 4000 lb power tailgates ; Tire size - 900 x 20 ; Aero-Logistic tie-offs in walls and floors ; nylon strapping - 3500 lb test; cubic capacity - 1300 cu. ft. All the drawings have indicated the exact measurements in height, length and width.
[Business card of Manuel Urbina]
Business card of Manuel Urbina II, who had a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Austin. Card lists Urbina's contact information at the College of the Mainland in Texas City, Texas, and his home address in Pasadena, Texas. On the back of the card is the address for Leo's Mexican Restaurant.
[Camera misfire]
Camera misfire.
[Campo Laurel, Woodmen of the World, at Washington Cemetery]
Photograph of members of the Campo Laurel chapter of the Woodmen of the World, at Washington Cemetery, in the 1920s.
[Card with message for ration book holders]
Document containing a message to ration book holders, with explanation about the legal prices of food items. Contains a "simple pledge-- I will accept no rationed foods without giving ration stamps. I will never pay more than legal prices."
[Cargo ship unloading, Houston port]
Photograph of a cargo ship being unloaded at the Houston port.
[Cargo train going through the plains]
Photograph of a cargo train going through the plains.
[Carlos Antonio Rios at market]
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.
[Carlos Antonio Rios takes a picture of El Pariente Nite Club]
Photograph of Houston Chronicle photographer Carlos Antonio Rios taking a photograph outside of the El Pariente Nite Club. The entrance to the club is visible on the right, and several customers can be seen walking away from the club.
[Carlos Antonio Rios takes picture of movie theater]
Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios, a photographer for the Houston Chronicle. Rios is wearing jeans and a brown polo shirt and has a beard. Rios has a camera bag slung over his right shoulder. Rios stands on a grassy area across the street from a movie theater. Rios is taking a picture of the movie theater.
Carr will speak to LULACs
Newspaper clipping stating that State Attorney General Waggoner Carr will speak at the 1966 LULAC convention.
[Catechism class at St. Vincent's cemetery]
Photograph of a catechism class at St. Vincent's cemetery, circa 1933.