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[Lopez Barber Shop, 1927]

Description: Photograph of employees of the Lopez Barber Shop. Man on the far right is Deteris Lopez.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Carlos Antonio Rios takes picture of movie theater]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Carlos Antonio Rios at market]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Second Ward Merchant's Softball Team, 1944]

Description: Photograph of the Second Ward Merchant's Softball team, with thirteen players in uniform and another four coaches and assistants. The team is posed in front of 2002 Congress Avenue Grocers. A collection of bats and mitts lie in the foreground.
Date: July 23, 1944
Creator: Litterst Commercial Photo Company
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios]

Description: Photograph of Carlos Antonio Rios, a photographer for the Houston Chronicle. Rios is wearing jeans and a polo shirt and has a beard. Rios is holding a camera with a camera bag slung over his right shoulder. Rios stands on a grassy median near a street full of cars.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Group portrait on porch of Rusk Settlement]

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-eight men, women and children on the porch of Rusk Settlement. A sign above the group reads: "Rusk Settlement. 301 Gable Street. A Community Chest Agency. Visitors Welcome."
Date: unknown
Creator: Cecil Thomson Studios
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Rio Rico Grocery and Market, 1940]

Description: Photograph of the Rio Rico Grocery & Market employees. From left to right: Melchor Garza Cantu, Simon Ibarra, Ruben Lopez, Lila Ibarra.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Johnny Velasquez and his Valley Serenaders]

Description: Photograph of a musical group, Johnny Velasquez and his Valley Serenaders, on stage. Three men on saxophone, one man on drums, one man on trumpet, one man on bass and one man on piano.
Date: 195u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Front of Ortega Blacksmith Shop]

Description: Photograph reproduction from a postcard print of the front of Jim Ortega Blacksmith, Horseshoeing & Repairing Shop.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

["La Moderna" store, Magnolia Park]

Description: Photograph of the "La Moderna" store in Magnolia Park. Two-storied building, with red brick on the ground level, and yellow wood siding on the upper level. A sign above the entrance reads: "Libreria Kaliman"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic church in Houston, Texas. The building is made of red brick with white trim and has multiple stories with a square tower in the front. A street and traffic light are visible in the foreground. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, plaque]

Description: Photograph of commemorative plaque hung outside of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Old Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard]

Description: Photograph of the old Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard. Gray single-story building with large bushes out front. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, view of street entrance]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof. Central Bank building and a billboard advertisement for Sprite visible in the background.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Salon Juarez in Magnolia Park]

Description: Photograph of the Salon Juarez in the Magnolia Park neighborhood. The building is a grey one-story structure. A sign in red font hangs above the front door, reading: "Benemerita Sociedad Mutualista Benito Juarez." This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Old El Sol office]

Description: Photograph of the old El Sol office on Navigation Boulevard, across from the Crespo Funeral Home. This location of the El Sol office is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Morales Funeral Home on Canal Street]

Description: Photograph of Morales Funeral Home, a two-storied building, painted yellow. The Morales Funeral Home is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard]

Description: Photograph of Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard. Two-storied building, partially white-washed. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, from street]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant taken from the street. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of actor Jose Areu in hat]

Description: Portrait of actor Jose Areu, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a dark-colored shirt, a hat, and heavy make-up.
Date: 1928
Creator: Murillo Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Joe Torres and family]

Description: Photograph of Joe Torres Family. Standing top row: Mr. Torres's two sons ; in the middle is his grandson. Second row: the wife of the son on the left of the top row, seated with a baby on her lap ; Mrs. Torres seated with two grandchildren standing on each side ; Mr. Torres ; the wife of the son on the rightof the top row, seated with a baby on her lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of actor Jose Areu in make-up]

Description: Photograph of actor Jose Areu with make-up and only two teeth showing, in a frightening pose. He is wearing a nose ring.
Date: unknown
Creator: Murillo Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library