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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

[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

Description: Agenda for a trip to Mexico from October 5-13, 1951. Sightseeing plans on agenda mention visiting Mexico City, Acapulco, Guadalajara, Veracruz. Includes meeting with the Mayor and City Officials of Mexico City at City Hall, and introduction to President Miguel Alemán Valdés.
Date: October 5, 1951

Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa: "A tribute to great achievement"

Description: 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.
Date: 198u
Creator: McCandless, Marla

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-10-15]

Description: Letter from Douglas Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated October 15, 1969. The letter, mailed from University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas, details the new house Douglas has found near campus. Douglas also wishes his father luck on an upcoming speech and discusses the ways he believes the Latino minority can elevate itself in society through peaceful means and expresses concern over the tactics of the Brown Power Movement.
Date: October 15, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1971-01-09]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated January 7, 1971 and mailed from Puebla, Mexico, to Houston, Texas. The letter states that Douglas M. Herrera has been relieved of his position at the County Clerk's Office. He explains that he has returned to school to take education courses in the hopes of qualifying to teach.
Date: January 7, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.