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[Letter from Ray A. Gano to John J. Herrera - 1979-06-08]

Description: Letter from Ray A. Gano dated June 8, 1979 and printed on League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead. The letter informs recipients that, due to family obligations, Gano will not be able to make it to the 50th Anniversary National Convention to be held in Houston. Below the typed text of the letter is a handwritten note to John J. Herrera from Gano. It reads, "Please help us, you are a man of principle and ethics, consider what happened to Arizona during Joe Benites' term - Again we must act to protect the League - I know you can help us and I know you will."
Date: June 8, 1979
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ray A. Gano to John J. Rhodes - 1979-06-07]

Description: Letter from Ray A. Gano to Congressman John J. Rhodes, dated June 7, 1979, and printed on League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead. The letter states Gano has heard of Rhodes' plans to retire and urges him to reconsider stating that "the Hispanic's want you to stay".
Date: June 7, 1979
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Woman at a Microphone]

Description: Photograph of a female member of E-Heart Land & Cattle Co. at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She has long brown hair and is standing next to a microphone. A black instrument strap on her shoulder is visible, but the photo is cropped as not reveal what instrument she is playing. She is smiling and looking to the left, revealing a gap between her two front teeth.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Making a Saddle]

Description: Photograph of a saddler working on his light brown saddle at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is leaning over the nearly completed saddle, working on the detail at the rear part of it. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a red shirt, and jeans.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Eugene J. Pitman to Ray Hardy - 1979-03-01]

Description: Letter from attorney Eugene J. Pitman to district clerk Ray Hardy accompanying a Notice of Intent to take the deposition of the defendant, which Pitman asks be filed with other documents pertaining to the case Zdenka A. Mohr, et al vs. John F. Silva, et al. John J. Herrera received a carbon copy of the letter.
Date: March 1, 1979
Creator: Pitman, Eugene J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Woman Performing at T.E.A.C.H Acting Company]

Description: Photograph of a woman with T.E.A.C.H. Acting Company performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is on stage sitting behind a microphone, wearing jeans and a white crocheted shawl wrapped around her head and body. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[T.E.A.C.H. Acting Company Performing]

Description: Photograph of two members of T.E.A.C.H. Acting Company performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman wearing an apron is sitting on the left while a young man sitting to her right is pretending to drive. He has long hair and is wearing a jean jacket.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[T.E.A.C.H Acting Company Members Putting on Makeup]

Description: Photograph of two women and a man with T.E.A.C.H. Acting Company putting on stage makeup at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The three are sitting at a table which contains several brushes and colors of face paint. The woman in the foreground is painting her lips purple. Her face is painted white with a rainbow stripe. Sitting next to her in the middle ground is a man drawing wrinkles on his face. In the background at the end of the table is a blonde woman drawing on exaggerated eyebrows and eye makeup.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Schedule for "The 1980's: A Decade of Challenges for the Mexican American" - February 12, 1979]

Description: The printed schedule details the event, "The 1980's: A Decade of Challenges for the Mexican American", held on February 12, 1979, and hosted by the North Houston LULAC Council 688 in commemoration of League of United Latin American Citizens' 50th Anniversary.
Date: February 12, 1979
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Cruz Marquez Shearing a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is straddling a sheep that is laying on a platform, shearing wool off of its head. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Charlie Havard Making a Fish Net]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Havard demonstrating how to make a fish net at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing overalls and a straw hat, he is sitting in a lawn chair tying knots in a nylon rope that is attached to a table in front of him.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Standing Next to a Dairy Cow]

Description: Photograph of a young boy standing next to a light-colored dairy cow at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The blonde boy is on the right, smiling, and wearing a white and navy t-shirt, and red gym shorts. The cow is wearing a bell and a rope halter.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bruce Montague Lassoing a Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Montague, trick roper, lassoing a group of children at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The group of children are sitting on a small hay bale and Montague is standing next to them. The very large lasso is enveloping all of them. A few spectators are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bob Goebel Serving German Sausage on a Stick]

Description: Photograph of Bob Goebel serving German Sausage on a stick in the Wursfest food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a striped shirt, brown lederhosen and a purple alpine hat, he is holding up a sausage and a roll, skewered together on a stick.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bob Goebel Serving German Sausage on a Stick]

Description: Photograph of Bob Goebel serving German Sausage on a stick in the Wursfest food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a striped shirt, brown lederhosen and a purple alpine hat, he is holding up a sausage and a roll, skewered together on a stick.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Andy Owens Carving the F Hole of a Violin]

Description: Photograph of Andy Owens, from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Crouched down beside his work surface, he is carving one of the F holes out of a violin. He has curly brown hair and a medium-length beard.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bob Goebel Serving Sausage on a Stick]

Description: Photograph of Bob Goebel serving sausage on a stick in the German food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing lederhosen and an alpine hat, he is holding a sausage skewered with a roll.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Juan Martinez Thatching a Roof]

Description: Photograph of Juan Martinez demonstrating how to thatch a roof at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is gathering a small bundle of straw and placing it strategically on a wood frame while three boys watch him.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hugh Vaughn Making a "Texas Rocker"]

Description: Photograph of Hugh Vaughn making a "Texas Rocker" at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is carving a piece of wood that is spinning rapidly on a lathe. He is holding the carving tool in one spot on the spinning piece of wood to make an even indention all the way around. His forearms are covered in wood chips.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[James Ander Caning a Chair]

Description: Photograph of James Ander weaving caning for chair seats at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Using a wooden frame, he is weaving long, thin bamboo pieces to make a seat bottom that will be attached to a chair. Some festival visitors are watching from the other side of the table.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections