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[Couple in Day of the Dead Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in black Day of the Dead costumes. The woman is fanning out her dress and holding the man's hand. The man has a sombrero on and his leotard has a skeleton painted on it.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Stage Event at the Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of a stage event at the Paramount Theater. The background is an orange-brown. There are three people in the picture, each in bright costumes. The person in the foreground is blurred because they were spinning. Their outfit is blue that covers the entire body. They have a gold collar and head piece. There is another man in a white outfit with a yellow skirt and head piece with a black collar. Behind him and standing higher up, another man in a red and yellow outfit with wings attached to his arms and a bird-shaped head piece.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph

[Pamphlet: Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises the Día de los Muertos celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte. There are Day of the Dead themed illustration and photos that frame the information. A schedule of the event is also included.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Pamphlet

[People Attending the Grand Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large number of people in a room. They are celebrating the Grand Opening of the Mexic-Arte Museum's new location. There are artworks hanging on the wall to the right. Many of the people are speaking to one another. On the back wall, people can be seen leaning over a ledge on the second floor.
Date: September 23, 1988
Item Type: Photograph
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[The Austin Annual's Art Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of the art exhibition at the Austin Annual of 1987. In the background, there are sculptures on stands and behind them are artworks on the wall. There are other artworks hanging on the wall in the foreground and off to the sides.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph

[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Book

[Ribbon Cutting for Mexic-Arte Museum's New Location]

Description: Photograph of the ribbon cutting for the grand opening ceremony of Mexic-Arte Museum's new location. There are four men and two women attending, one of whom is Sylvia Orzo. The two women are holding the scissors and cutting the ribbon.
Date: September 23, 1988
Item Type: Photograph
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[Postcard: Cinco de Mayo Celebration]

Description: Postcard that advertises an event for Cinco de Mayo. On one side, artwork by Pio Pulido fills the paper. The phrase "5 May" is drawn in the middle of the paper. The art also features a snake, a person's profile and other items. On the flip side, there is mailing information.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Postcard

[Man and Woman Conversing]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman speaking to each other. The man is on the left and the woman on the right. There are people in the background. They are attending the Grand Opening of Mexic-Arte Museum's new location.
Date: September 23, 1988
Item Type: Photograph
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[Conference in Los Angeles]

Description: Photograph of three rows of people at the Open Dialogue Association of American Cultures in Los Angeles, California. The people in the first row are kneeling or sitting on the floor, the second row are sitting in chairs and the third row are standing.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph

[Man in Mask Sitting in a Car]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in a white car with a mask. The mask is sticking out of the car and partially covering the man's face. The mask has a white face with black markings, large blue feathers fanning out at the top and a few feathers coming out of the chin like a beard.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Planning for Día de los Muertos]

Description: Photograph of three men and one woman gathered around a round table with papers and notebooks scattered on the surface. There is one man is sitting away from the table with a book in his lap.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Preparing for Día de los Muertos]

Description: Photograph of people sitting around a table with notebooks and paper in front of them. There is one woman standing and looking over someone's shoulder. They appear to be developing plans and preparing the Día de los Muertos event.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Costumed People Posing]

Description: Photograph of ten people in costumes and masks made to look like sugar skulls posing for the camera. There is one person in the front lying on their side. A few people in the back are not looking to the camera.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Pamphlet: Mexic-Arte Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet of a schedule of events that Mexic-Arte Museum was hosting. The images on the pamphlet are Day of the Dead themed. There are also pictures of past events included along the bottom edge. There is also a history of the Day of the Dead holiday included.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Man and Woman in Día de los Muertos Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a man and a woman in vintage style clothing posing in front of the gates to a cemetery. The man on the left has a gray suit, gold wallet chain and a white hat. The woman has a black dress, a pearl necklace and a black head piece. Both have their faces painted like sugar skulls.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Day of the Dead Celebrations]

Description: Photograph of a group of people accompanied by a person in a white mask and hood. The people are laughing in response to the person in costume. In the background, there are a lot of people walking around.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Standing on the Hood of a Car]

Description: Photograph of a man with his face painted as a sugar skull standing on the hood of fancifully painted car. There is a woman sitting on the same hood. There is also a man in the background with his face painted like a sugar skull and a skeleton cut out hanging from the collar of his shirt.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People in Day of the Dead Costumes]

Description: Photograph of two girls in Day of the Dead dresses. The girl on the right is in a multicolored dress. She has a red shawl over her shoulders, a white top and the bell of her dress is green with a large pattern. She also has a sombrero on and her face is painted as a sugar skull. The girl on the left is wearing a white dress, mask and veil. In the background, there are artworks hanging on the wall.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Women in the Arts Warehouse Building]

Description: Photograph of five middle-aged to older women attending a teachers' workshop in the Arts Warehouse building. One woman on the far right is instructing the rest of women. There is a table in front of them that is covered in paper and craft supplies.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Young Girl Looking Up at Piñatas]

Description: Photograph of a young girl in a short red shirt that shows her stomach and a blue skirt. She has her hands joined above her head and is stretching towards piñatas that are hanging up. She is standing up on her tip toes.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph

[Artwork Hanging on a Wall]

Description: Photograph of artworks hanging on a wall at the Mexic-Arte Museum. There are four full pieces in the picture and one on the far right that is cut off. The pieces all feature Hispanic females.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
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