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[Flyer for the film “La Paloma"]

Description: Flyer for the film "La Paloma", giving a summary, cast list and details of the movie shown at Teatro Azteca. The film starred Medea de Novara as Empress Carlota.
Date: 1937
Creator: Azteca Films Distributing Company
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League All Stars

Description: Clipping from the magazine El Puerto Volume 1, Number 2, Houston, Texas, Oct. 1959. Contains a colored picture of the "Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League" before their final game of the season with the "Medias Negras" from Piedras Negras, Coah, Mexico. The league played at Piedras Negras Labor Day.
Date: October 1959
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose Angel Medrano to Elizabeth Cisneros - 1947-08-02]

Description: Letter to Elizabeth Cisneros, Secretary, Club Recreativo Regis, inviting members of the club to the first anniversary Ball of the Club Recreativo de Veterans, Houston, Texas, on August 3, 1947. The letter is signed by Jose Angel Medrano of Club Recreativo de Veteranos. Included with the letter are two typed sheets of the names of the 1947 members of Club Recreativo de Veteranos, Houston, Texas, with their addresses.
Date: August 2, 1947
Creator: Medrano, Jose Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jesse M. Medel to his mother, Francisca M. Medel - 1945]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten letter sent by Pvt. Jesse M. Medel from #t# Platoon Cantonment, A.R.O. 15922, care of Postmaster. New York, New York to his mother, Francisca M. Medel at 48 Kaiser Street, Houston, Texas. In that letter, he requested his mother to send to him a picture that he had asked her to save for him, and that he was presently in France.
Date: 1945
Creator: Medel, Jesse M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Grose, Donald D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lauro Cruz to Jesse Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter from Lauro Cruz, State Representative, House of Representatives, Austin, Texas, to Jesse Bocanegra of Houston, Texas, thanking him for the samples of candy sent through his secretary. He also enclosed a resolution by the House of Representatives, recognizing the hard work and success of the Bocanegra brothers, and carrying on the tradition of the Bocanegra family.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Cruz, Lauro
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

Description: Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Date: unknown
Creator: Weingart, Mike
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Robert Calvert to La Colmena Candy Company - 1960-02-08]

Description: Letter from Robert Calvert, Controller of Public Accounts, State of Texas, Austin, to La Colemena Candy Company, Houston, Texas, acknowledging over-payment for the Cigarette Dealers permit which expires in February 29, 1960. The correct amount of tax due was $1.25. Therefore he asked the La Colemena Candy to attach a copy of the letter sent with the balance due, along with the Cigarette Dealers Permit No. 23934 (attached), to allow him to issue the permit.
Date: February 8, 1960
Creator: Calvert, Robert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Language Missions Report of Missionary Work for Manuel Urbina for the month ending April 25, 1964]

Description: Personal report of Manuel Urbina's work at the Magnolia Temple for the month ending on April 25, 1964. Includes Urbina's activities and a report on the congregation served. Urbina notes that the main emphasis for the next month will be "cruzada nueva vida."
Date: April 25, 1964
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Language Missions Report of Missionary Work for Manuel Urbina for the month ending May 25, 1964]

Description: Personal report of Manuel Urbina's work at the Magnolia Temple for the month ending on May 25, 1964. Includes Urbina's activities and a report on the congregation served. Urbina notes that the main emphasis for the next month will be "cruzada nueva vida."
Date: May 25, 1964
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Newspaper clipping about Dr. Angel Leyva]

Description: Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. Angel Leyva. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. Angel Leyva. Es muy probable que sea el Dr. Angel Leyva el decano de los médicos mexicanos que hay en Houston. Hace poco menos de tres años que llegó a esta ciudad y comenzó a ejercer su profesión, creán-dos desde luego una clientela..."
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Newspaper clipping about Dr. Luis F. Venzor]

Description: Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. Luis F. Venzor. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. Luis F. Venzor. La vida del Dr. Venzor puede citarse como ejemplo de firmenza y de tenacidad. De familia pobre en bienes de fortuna tuvo..."
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Newspaper clipping of La Gaceta Mexicana cover page]

Description: Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper cover page from September 15, 1928. Text on clipping is: "La Gaceta Mexicana. Revista Ouincenal. Organo de la libreria Hispano Americano. Houston, Texas, Septiembre 15 de 1928, Num 14. Número Especial de Commemoración de la Independencia. 5c"
Date: September 15, 1928
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library