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[Group of Hispanic People on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a large group of Mexican people on the porch of a light-colored, wood-slatted house. Everyone is facing the camera and many are smiling. There are only four men in the group; three are standing in the very front. They are wearing white collared shirts and trousers, and one of them is wearing a suit jacket and bowtie. All of the women are wearing light cotton dresses. There are five young boys at the front of the group on the far right; they are all dressed like the men. There is also one young girl in the group on the lefthand side. There is an open double door entrance behind the group of people. On either side of the entrance there is a window. On the far lefthand side of the image, a stilt that is elevating the house from the ground is visible. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Young Hispanic Boys and Girls on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of young Mexican boys and girls on the front porch of a light-colored wood-slatted house. The group includes four teenage girls in light cotton dresses standing together in a row on the left side of the porch. In front of them there are three young boys sitting on the top step of the porch. They are all wearing light collared shirts and trousers. There is one teenage boy standing at the edge of the porch and looking down toward the ground on the far righthand side. Behind the group of children, there is an open double doorway with a man standing inside visible. There is a window on either side of the doorway. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic Women and Children on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of Mexican women and children on the porch of a light-colored, wood-slatted house. Four young women stand in a row on the very top step in front of an open double doorway. They are all wearing light fitted cotton dresses and holding books and purses. In front of the women, there are four young boys and one young girl sitting on the steps of the porch. The boys are all wearing light collared shirts and trousers, and the girl is wearing a light cotton dress. Another young woman is visible inside the dark doorway. Two windows are visible on either side of the doorway. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George E. Pabinowitz to Eleanor Bodansky - October 21, 1941]

Description: Letter from George E. Pabinowitz to the wife of the late Dr. Meyer Bodansky, dated October 21, 1941. The letter informs Mrs. Bodansky that her late husband is being honored at the University of Texas with a memorial plaque, which was bought with funds raised by the members of Phi Delta Epsilon.
Date: October 21, 1941
Creator: Pabinowitz, George E.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Wood-Slatted Church on Stilts]

Description: Photograph of the side of a long, wood-slatted church on stilts. The building spans across the entire image. The front entrance of the building is on the far lefthand side of the image. The front entrance consists of a dark double door entrance and two windows. There is an elevated wooden landing in front of the doorway with stairs leading up to it. There is a solid slatted belfry with no windows on top of the roof above the entrance. There are eight equally spaced windows on the side of the building. There is a side entrance at the wing of the church that is on the far righhand side of the image. There are two more windows on this wing. Another section of a building is visible behind the church on the far lefthand side. The ground surrounding the building is sparse grass and dirt. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Galveston, 1953".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Men of Workers' Institute]

Description: Photograph of a group of men of a Workers' Institute standing on the front steps of a building. The men are dressed in slacks, button-down shirts, and ties. One man is walking in front of the steps, facing away from the camera. The structure behind the men is white with wood siding and is elevated off the ground by wood pillars. The photograph is out of focus.
Date: July 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Four Men in Front of an Elevated House]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing in front of a white slatted house that is elevated from off the ground. The men are standing and looking at each other; three of the men are laughing. Two of the men are wearinghats, and one man, who is older, is wearing a bowtie. Writing on the back of the photograph reads "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Men and Woman in Ocean]

Description: Photograph of three men and one woman swimming and wading in the ocean. The woman is wearing a black swimsuit. Behind the group is the white crest of a wave. No land is visible. The people are identified as part of a Workers' Conference.
Date: 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from G.C. Martinez to all LULAC officers and councils]

Description: Letter from G.C. Martinez to all League of United Latin American Citizens officers and councils sending out a reminder to book hotels and make plans to attend the 26th National Convention. The letter mentions that the Convention headquarters were the Buccaneer Hotel at 23rd and Beach Boulevard, Galveston, Texas. The letter also mentions that there will be receptions, banquets, dancing a floor show and a name band. There is also mention of a two and a half hour boat ride with luncheon and entertainment aboard as well as "a very special beach party" to "wind up the convention."
Date: unknown
Creator: Martinez, G. C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas - 1950]

Description: Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas on November 12, 1950. Mentions attendance of 250 persons, discussion of problems in Wharton County and surrounding territory, and lists guests of honor. Indicates that a result of this meeting is a reorganization of the Texas City LULAC Council and the formation of a new council in Palacios, Texas.
Date: 1950
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Group on Steps of White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of men, women, and children at an unnamed rally standing on the front steps of a building. The people are dressed in Sunday attire. The building behind them is white with wood siding and is elevated off the ground by wood pillars. Automobiles and other buildings are visible behind the structure.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Men of Workers' Institute]

Description: Photograph of men of a Workers' Instutute standing on the front steps of a building. The men are dressed in slacks, button-down shirts, and ties. The building behind them is white with wood siding and is elevated off the ground by wood pillars.
Date: July 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of People in Ocean]

Description: Photograph of a group of people swimming in the ocean. Only their heads and tops of their heads are visible. Behind the group and in front of the group waves are cresting. No land is visible. The group is identified as part of a Workers' Institute.
Date: 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from John J. Herrera to José Maldonado - 1947-10-02]

Description: Carbon copy of letter to Dr. José Maldonado, President General of the League of United Latin American Citizens from John J. Herrera, Regional LULAC Organizer for Texas dated October 2, 1947. Enclosed with the letter is a carbon copy of the Cashiers Check that was sent with the original letter. This letter is a request to issue a charter for a new Texas City Men's Council of LULAC.
Date: October 2, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from F. Kraus to Meyer Bodansky - October 14, 1940]

Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky from F. Kraus of the Medicinal Specialty Department of the Merck & Co. Inc. Manufacturing Chemists. The letter expresses the company's appreciation of Dr. Bodansky's interest in it's scientific research publications, and informs him that a copy of a requested brochure is being sent to him.
Date: October 14, 1940
Creator: Kraus, F.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Resolution, LULAC Foundation - June, 1976]

Description: Resolution regarding the LULAC Foundation, signed and submitted by Eduardo Morga and Hank Aquirre. The resolution establishes inclusion of the LULAC Foundation as part of the League of United Latin American Citizens entity to be presided over by a board comprised of members a majority of of which are also Supreme Council Members, and the foundation is accountable to the Supreme Council. The resolution is signed by M. Gonzales and indicates approval on June 1976 by the National Supreme Council.
Date: June 1976
Creator: Morga, Eduardo & Aquirre, Hank
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ramon Sandoval - 1950-10-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Ramon Sandoval, Secretary of Galveston LULAC Council, dated October 16, 1950. This is a request for a report on Galveston LULAC Council activities to be submitted at the LULAC Supreme Council meeting.
Date: October 16, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera - 1978-10-02]

Description: Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's help. A second cousin of Cavazos's is being charged with possession of a firearm, to be tried in Galveston on October 11, 1978. The letter is handwritten on County of Hidalgo letterhead.
Date: October 2, 1978
Creator: Cavazos, Ramiro
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library