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[Postcard of the Little Mexico Restaurant in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the Little Mexico Restaurant. The description on the back reads, "Little Mexico Restaurants, Inc., In the heart of Orange, on Hwy. 90, Serving the Finest of Mexican Food, Steaks, Oysters, Shrimp, and Fried Chicken. Private Dining Rooms for Banquets and Dinner Parties. Recommended by Leading Connoisseurs. Also Beaumont, Texas." The building is in a Spanish-style architecture with a tile roof. A large palm tree grows outside of the restaurant. The sign is shaped like a sombrero.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Date: 1915
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Oden's Drive Inn]

Description: This restaurant and grocery store was once located at 3403 Highway 280 east in Mineral Wells. It is no longer [2012] in existence. The photograph shows 1940's and 1950's cars parked in front. The Odens resided above the business.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Group of Men and Women in Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women at a Christmas celebration in Mexico. They are seated at a table in a crowded restaurant. They are all holding beverages, and have several empty and half-full bottles and glasses on the table already. From left to right, they have been identified as Sibyle Wind, Ruth Brodsgaard, Julia Knudsen, Henry Knudsen, Chris Brodsgaard, and Iver (Jack) Wind.
Date: 1977
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Frank Gabino and employees on the 1800 Block of Congress]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino, son and employees outside of the Alamo Furniture Store on the 1800 block of Congress Avenue, Houston, Texas. Line of delivery trucks in front of store. From left to right: Frank Gabino ; Frank Gabino, Jr. ; Anatoin Reyes ; Ignacio Rodriguez. The Crystal Cafe is visible at the far corner; it was run by Gus Gavriel.
Date: 1928
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Sands Hotel Restaurant

Description: Photograph of an interior view of the Sands Hotel Restaurant. There are tables and chairs with four places set. In the background, there is a wall with a decoration consisting of a fishnet and driftwood.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library