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[Mario Salas and Politicians During Election Night]

Description: Photograph of several politicians standing for a group picture during election night at Vicente Fox's headquarters. From left to right, they have been identified as Edwina Salas, councilman Mario Marcel Salas of San Antonio, former Texas governor Ann Richards, councilman Raul Prado, and Arizona congressman Edward L. Pastor.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from John Glines to Sterling Houston - June 15, 1999]

Description: Letter from John Glines of The Glines, a non-profit organization for gay arts, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes thanking him for showing an interest in The Glines, but that they are not looking for new material to produce.
Date: June 15, 1999
Creator: Glines, John
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Sterling Houston - June 11, 1999]

Description: Letter from Sterling Houston's sister. She writes informing her brother of her travel schedule and is happy to know that the poet Maya Angelou is supportive of his profession. She wishes him the best in his writing and writes admirably about his skill as a playwright.
Date: June 11, 1999
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Kitty Felde to Sterling Houston - June 9, 1999]

Description: Letter from Kitty Felde to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from Los Angeles to send word of her most recent play, Erdemovic. It tells the story of a young man who forcibly murdered during the fall of a United Nations post in the former Yugoslavia. She includes a copy of her resume and a synopsis of Erdemovic.
Date: June 9, 1999
Creator: Felde, Kitty
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Eduardo Diaz to Sterling Houston - May 14, 1999]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Diaz, director of the Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. His department has benefited from a one hundred thousand dollar allocation by the Community Revitalization Action Group. The funds were given with the intention of supporting art and cultural programs in neighborhoods, and the letter asks of Sterling to participate in a meeting to decide on guidelines for funding and selecting projects.
Date: May 14, 1999
Creator: Diaz, Eduardo
Item Type: Letter

[Greeting Card from Rose to Sterling Houston - March 15, 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Rose to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She is happy about a visit paid to her by one of Houston's friends. She is sick but sure that she will be back in good health within about four weeks. The front of the card has been printed with a photograph of an elaborate floral arrangement inside a wicker basket.
Date: March 15, 1999
Item Type: Artwork

[Greeting Card from Bianca Roberts to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Bianca Roberts to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Inside the card, she has written a short note about how wonderful of an experience it was to work with him. She offers her help in the future. Two small paper receipts have been included, but no reason for them is given in Bianca's note.
Date: 1999
Creator: Roberts, Bianca
Item Type: Artwork

[Thank You Card from Ms. Erna to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Thank you card from Ms. Erna to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She thanks him for all his help and wishes the world were made up of people like him. The front of the card shows a wooden wheelbarrow brimming with flowers and two overgrown butterflies.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Artwork

[Letter from Boyd Vance to Jump-Start Performance Company - April 9, 1998]

Description: Letter from Boyd Vance, artistic director of Pro Arts Collective, to Jump-Start Performance Company. He writes to express his excitement for an upcoming collaboration. He also expresses concern for promotion and publicity. In this photocopied version, Mr. Vance has included a check he wrote to the company for three-hundred dollars as well as a fax cover sheet.
Date: April 9, 1998
Creator: Vance, Boyd
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from William W. Cook - April 7, 1998]

Description: Letter from William W. Cook, chair of the National Black Theatre Summit at Dartmouth College, to participants of the National Black Theatre Summit. He writes to thank those involved for their work and participation. The gathering comprised of a conference and discussions on the future of theatre affecting, concerning, or about African-Americans. Several initiatives are mentioned, mandates that have been met, and areas that still need attention.
Date: April 7, 1998
Creator: Cook, William W.
Item Type: Letter

[Postcard to Sterling Houston - April 1998]

Description: Postcard from a friend of Sterling Houston's sent to his home in San Antonio, Texas. The note on the back expresses gratitude for receiving one of his plays - Le Griffon - and goes on to discuss personal matters. She appears to be recently married and expecting her first child. The front of the postcard shows a family of sequin artists in Haiti working in their home.
Date: April 1998
Item Type: Postcard

[Card Invitation from San Antonio Museum of Art - 1998]

Description: Card invitation from the San Antonio Museum of Art for Beyond Margins: Contemporary Art in the Community. The event, spread across different days and months, appears to have been a gathering of arts professionals to discuss and address various issues in the community. This particular invitation was sent out for an event moderated by Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright and director of the Jump-Start Performance Company.
Date: 1998
Creator: San Antonio Museum of Art
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - November 4, 1997]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She invites him to a celebration honoring MacArthur guests and the stage play "Ofrendas del Alma, del Corazon, y de la Mente" (translated to Offerings from the Soul, the Heart, and the Mind). At the end of her letter, she provides instructions to her home.
Date: November 4, 1997
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Item Type: Letter

[Postcard from The Marsh to Sterling Houston - November 1997]

Description: Postcard invitation from The Marsh, a theatre venue in San Francisco, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The invitation is for Civil Sex, a performance starring Brian Freeman, founder of the Postmodern African-American Homosexuals (Pomo Afro Homos).
Date: November 1997
Creator: The Marsh
Item Type: Postcard

[Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston - August 15, 1997]

Description: Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from France, where business operations for Omero magazine have moved. Her position at the publication remains unclear, but it appears that an interview with Houston over one of his plays, the Modernization of Sainthood, has remained unpublished due to its controversial content. Nancy wishes to publish something less controversial.
Date: August 15, 1997
Creator: de Mattia, Nancy
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Tito Villalobos Moreno to Sterling Houston - May 29, 1997]

Description: Letter from Tito Villalobos Moreno to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He apologizes for not being able to accept Houston's invitation to a performance, but he was delayed in Mexico with affairs at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. He also thanks him for setting up a meet with Alicia Mena, with whom he is working with to complete a music project.
Date: May 29, 1997
Creator: Moreno, Tito Villalobos
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Michele Autenrieth to Sterling Houston - May 6, 1997]

Description: Letter from Michele Autenrieth, account executive of Guerra DeBerry & Company, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to invite him to be a judge for the Annual Citicorp Employee Art Contest, where Citicorp employees present sculptures, paintings, and other forms of art.
Date: May 6, 1997
Creator: Autenrieth, Michele
Item Type: Letter