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[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Boys Basketball Team at the Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Team for the years 1923-24. In the center, a player is holding a ball marked 1924. First row, left to right: Captain Ralph W. Emerson ; Lafitto Jesus Kawas ; Manuel Garcia ; Corrado Alvarado ; Hidalgo Ramos. Second row, left to right: Eloi Leal ; Roberto Goreno ; Solomon Masso ; Alfredo Barrero ; Fidelio Guerero.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Girls basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the girls basketball team, San Antonio Texas. In the center, a player is holding a basketball marked, "HH 24". Back row, from left to right: Juana Gomez ; Mary Dobbs ; Myrtie Jones, Captain ; Eula Hill ; Mary Nixon. Middle row, from left to right: Anita Alarcon ; Wilson ; Carmen Rodriguez ; Francisco Perez ; Ema Trevino. Front row, from left to right: Consuelo de Leon ; Noemi Cavazos ; Celia Osuna.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit Hearing, Roy Hoefheinz and W. H. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for a Hearing in regards to the application for a Construction Permit filed by the Texas Star Broadcasting Company of San Antonio, Texas. The Hearing would determine if there would be interference with the radio services proposed in the pending application submitted by Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Hearing, for Roy Hofheinz and W. N. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: A notice from the Federal Communications Commission regarding the application of Texas Star Broadcasting Company. This is an order for a hearing for Mission Broadcasting Company to determine the legal, technical, financial and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the proposed station in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communicaton Commission Order for Construction Permit, Eugene J. Roth, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for Construction Permit regarding the Mission Broadcasting Company (KONO) of San Antonio, Texas. An application had been submitted to change the facilities of KONO in San Antonio and a hearing was needed to determine the technical, financial, and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the station.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Manuel Gonzales - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter John J. Herrera sent to Manuel Gonzales of San Antonio, Texas. The letter is in regards to Felix H. Morales who filed an Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Gonzalez to prove discrimination in the application process.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Charles L. Belfi to Felix H. Morales - 1947-03-28]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter sent to Felix H. Morales from Charles L. Belfi in San Antonio, Texas. Belfi writes to accept the job offer as General Manager of the radio station and outline the monetary arrangement he is to receive.. A copy of Belfi's resume is also included which covers his radio experience from 1930 to 1946.
Date: March 28, 1947
Creator: Belfi, Charles L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Change in Facilities, Eugene J. Roth, April 4, 1947]

Description: An Order for Change in Facilities granted by the Federal Communications Commission. The Order was in response to the application of Eugene J. Roth, trading as Mission Broadcasting Company in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: April 4, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to Alsonso S. Perales - 1947-04-11]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the letter sent by Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda to Alonso S. Perales in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Castañeda discusses the special election for the State Senate and the possibility of John J. Herrera running as a candidate. Castañeda provides details for obtaining votes and financial support for Herrera's campaign.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Contract between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi - May 10, 1947]

Description: A memorandum of a contract made between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi in Bexar County, Texas. The contract stated that Morales had employed Belfi as the general manager of the proposed radio station in Houston, Harris County, Texas. The contract listed the salary and commission terms Belfi was to receive as well as housing and transportation accommodations. The full term of the contract was to expire after ten years on May 10, 1957 and it was signed by both parties and notarized.
Date: May 10, 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[League of United Latin American Citizens Resolution]

Description: Onionskin paper copy of Resolution Number 1 of the League of United Latin American Citizens from the Regional Convention at San Antonio, Texas, held September 20-21, 1947. This is an unsigned carbon copy with signature lines for Ike Martinez, Council #12, and B. D. Serna, Council #56. The resolution was to have each LULAC Council contribute to a School Improvement Fund to carry out measures to improve educational conditions and facilities for children of Latin-American descent in the state of Texas.
Date: September 20, 1947
Creator: League United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia - 1948-04-07]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C.Garcia, congratulating Garcia and his team for his victory as a member of the San Antonio Independent School District. On behalf of the LULACs in Houston and Galveston, Herrera wishes to organize a reception for Garcia in Houston, and asks Garcia a suitable date for the occasion.
Date: April 7, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1948-04-23]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Gus C. Garcia of Miller, Garcia & Curry Law Offices in San Antonio, Texas, dated April 23, 1948. Garcia references his "campaign" and thanks Herrera for his publicity during the campaign. There is also mention made of a banquet that Herrera has offered to hold in Garcia's honor.
Date: April 23, 1948
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Cortez new Lulac President

Description: Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing Raoul A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions.
Date: June 14, 1948
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]

Description: Newsflash from KCOR radio station, reporting on news from Austin, Texas, from Raoul A. Cortez, President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Judge Ben H. Rice, Jr., from the Federal Court in Austin, has ordered a statewide ban on segregation of Mexican-American children in Texas schools, stating that the practice is unconstitutional and violates the 14th Amendment.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: KCOR
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library