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La Caliente Tortillas

Description: Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

Restaurant interior

Description: An artistic illustration of the interior of a restaurant. Most of the restaurant guests are single men sitting at small tables. A cocktail waitress is serving drinks on a tray. Three members of a band perform on a stage at the right-side of the illustration. The establishment looks more like a cocktail lounge or bar.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections