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[Good Luck Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and has a green, four-leaf clover on one side with a horseshoe that says, "Good Luck"; on the other it has the text: "Roosevelt Buffet, Good for 1 Glass of Keg Beer, 227 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted blue and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Military Plaza: San Antonio

Description: Engraving of a plaza with scene showing men and women, dogs, horses, and oxen. There are several buildings in the background, of different styles. In the foreground, groups of people are stopped and there are various items on the ground around them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schott, Arthur
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

Description: Postcard of the landscape of Cerro de Guadalupe. The postcard depicts two houses in front of a small hillside. The houses are small, one-story made of wooden slats. The closest house features a front porch and fence. A road runs to the right of both houses and toward the base of the hill. Several people are standing outside of the second house. A hand-written inscription reads "Cerro de Guadalupe H. Zuacuaro Mich. No 2." On the back, a letter is inscribed from Federica Abreu to Victoria, dated February 12.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

[Three Similarly Dressed Women Standing on a Lawn in San Antonio]

Description: Black and white photograph of three women standing on a lawn and posing for a photograph. All three of them are wearing long dark skirt, long dark jackets, hats, and shoes. Their shadows are visible behind them; the shadow of an individual in a hat is also visible in the foreground, although the actual individual is not. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Pattie - Bertha - Alva. Taken in San Antonio on Alva's birthday. She is the girl who went to Chicago with us."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

Description: Plaque containing a tile from the Alamo, given as gift to Texas Independence Day Organization on March 2, 1955. The wooden plaque contains the tile at the top and a badly-damaged document underneath giving the history of the Alamo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Black and white photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a chicken trapped in a mailbox is prodded out by a man holding a plunger at the open end. The mailbox is unusually large to accommodate the chicken and even has a graphic of a chicken on its side. A large crowd is gathered around to watch the spectacle, a traditional event, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Salute to Youth Awards]

Description: Program for the Salute to Youth Awards ceremony hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc.
Date: unknown
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[1-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 1 [cent] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-Less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Saloon Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 2 1/2 at the Bar" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Bull Bros. Saloon, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[2-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 2 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-Less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted red and says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted green and says, "Good for $1.00 in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Toddler in Graveyard

Description: Photograph of a toddler playing in a cemetery. The child stands in a floral arrangement to the left of a gravestone. She is smiling and looking off toward the left, wearing a sleeveless dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Tombstone with Flowers

Description: Photograph of a tombstone covered with flowers. A small cross was placed in front of the grave.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Tombstone with Flowers

Description: Photograph of a tombstone covered with flowers. A small cross was placed in front of the grave.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Soldier on Tank

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing on top of a tank. The soldier is dressed in full uniform, standing rigidly on top of the front of the tank.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Ad for Photo Enlargements with the Fox Company]

Description: Ad for photo enlargements with the Fox Company. The ad features a framed photograph of a girl wearing a coat, hat, and knee-high socks. Next to the photograph are the words "Special big picture made from any good film complete with beautiful easel folder nearly a foot big, Hand colored 65 cents, The Fox Company, San Antonio, TX." The Fox Company's stamp is on the back of the photograph and says "Guaranteed for Life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Creator: Fox Company
Item Type: Image
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

The Music of Robert Xavier Rodriguez

Description: This promotional catalog provides a brief biography of the composer Robert Xavier Rodriguez and descriptions of several of his orchestral, operatic, choral, and other works that are available through his publisher as either sheet music or recordings.
Date: 198u
Creator: Galaxy Music Corporation
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Ed Dewees

Description: Studio portrait of Ed Dewees, son of Thomas Dewees. Ed Dewees appears to be a teeanager. He is sitting on a large, imitation stone, leaning on his left elbow on another imitation stone. In his right hand, he holds a narrow cane. He is wearing a dark suit and white shirt with perhaps a white tie. His hair is rather long on top and very curly and dark. He is wearing dark boots and his hat is on the ground by his right foot. His legs are crossed. The photographer's back drape shows a tree to the left of the photo. The photographer's name and information is at the bottom: Callaway, San Antonio, Texas
Date: unknown
Creator: Callaway Photographers
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Portrait of a Baby]

Description: Portrait of a baby, aged six months and twelve days. The child is sitting on stool with a layer of fur on top. The baby is wearing a light-colored, long sleeved outfit. The photograph was taken outside and in the distance a trees can be seen. On the back is a stamp for the photography studio and the child’s name and age. The writing is blends in with the mat and is difficult to read.
Date: unknown
Creator: Eagle Picture Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Conference at HemisFair '68

Description: Image of the Conference at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio