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[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club

LULAC and the Latin-American in Texas

Description: Draft of speech written by John J. Herrera titled "LULAC And The Latin-American in Texas." Discusses growing numbers of Spanish-speaking people in Texas and the role of LULAC as a liaison between them and the Anglo community to address issues of separateness in the communities. Notably the most pressing issue for LULAC has been the immigrant laborers and the ensuing problems of health, education, welfare, housing and employment.
Date: 1940/1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Wedding photograph of Joe Castillo and his wife]

Description: Wedding photograph of Joe Castillo and his wife, taken around 1940. The bride is wearing a white silk long dress, with white decorated band on her head and a veil. She holds a bunch of white flowers in her hand, wearing white gloves. The groom, Joe Castillo, is wearing a black suit and tie with a white flower boutonniere on his coat. He also is wearing white gloves.
Date: 1940
Creator: Barton Texas History Center, The University of Texas at Austin