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[Dancing with Lebanese Folk Dancers]

Description: Slide of A.A. Leonov dancing with female Lebanese dancers on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are many spectators in the background. The Lebanese dancers are dressed in sparkling traditional garbs. There are also other men dancing with the Lebanese dancers.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Carl and Curtis Jensen Working with a Tractor on Their Farm]

Description: Color photograph of two men, Curtis Jensen and Carl Jensen, working with a red tractor on their family farm. They are both wearing work clothes and matching hats. The man on the left is standing beside the tractor's rear. The man on the right is sitting in the seat of the tractor and is turned around toward the camera. In the background is a field of tilled earth.
Date: March 9, 1971
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Nolan A. Bowie to Mario Marcel Salas - November 20, 1974]

Description: Letter from Nolan A. Bowie to Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM). He writes to share his opinion on the dispute that developed between BCMM and KAPE radio, and as to whether or not the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would consider his petition to deny the radio station a license renewal. He doesn't think it will go far, but encourages Mr. Salas to not give up.
Date: November 20, 1974
Creator: Bowie, Nolan A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-09]

Description: Mailgram from Ray A. Gano, LULAC Abrazar Task Force Committee Chairman, to Manuel Gonzales, dated December 9, 1976. The mailgram is a confirmation of a message from Gano to Pete Villa reading, "It would be deemed that no response has been received if I am not in receipt of a written response to interrogatories mailed December 1, 1976 by December 13, 1976."
Date: December 9, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-14]

Description: Mailgram addressed to Manuel Gonzales and dated December 14, 1976. The message confirms a mailgram from Ray A. Gano, Abrazar Project Task Force Chairman, to Joe R. Benites at Adolph Coors. The message requests a response regarding the audit report and interrogatories about the Abrazar Program.
Date: December 14, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-07]

Description: Mailgram addressed to Manuel Gonzales and dated December 7, 1976. The message confirms a mailgram from Ray A. Gano, Abrazar Project Task Force Chairman, to Elisa de la Vara. The message indicates that the audit of the LULAC Abrazar Project is being compiled without de la Vara's input as she has not responded to the request for information.
Date: December 7, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-07]

Description: Mailgram addressed to Manuel Gonzales and dated December 7, 1976. The message confirms a mailgram from Ray A. Gano, Abrazar Project Task Force Chairman, to Fidel Davila. The message indicates that the audit of the LULAC Abrazar Project is being compiled without his input as Davila has not responded to the request for information.
Date: December 7, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-07]

Description: Mailgram addressed to Manuel Gonzales and dated December 7, 1976. The message confirms a mailgram from Ray . Gano, Abrazar Project Task Force Chairman, to Fred Ochoa. The message indicates that the audit of the LULAC Abrazar Project is being compiled without his input as Ochoa has not responded to the request for information.
Date: December 7, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joseph A. Porto with Affidavit and Motion for Summary Judgement - 1977-03-22]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Porto, dated March 22, 1977, directed to Ray Hardy, District Clerk of Harris County, and Alfred J. Hernandez, Attorney for Defendant. The letter refers to the enclosures, Affidavit in Support of Attorney's Fees and Motion for Summary Judgement, regarding American Express versus League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: March 22, 1977
Creator: Porto, Joseph A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Plaintiff's Original Petition and Exhibit A, American Express vs LULAC - 1976-11-05]

Description: Plaintiff's Original Petition and Exhibit A in the case of American Express vs LULAC, signed and submitted by the law offices of Joseph A. Porto. Exhibit A includes a balance statement from American Express for the account of Joe Velez and a deposition given by M. L. Diamond.
Date: November 5, 1976
Creator: Porto, Joseph A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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 A.D. Azios to John J. Herrera - 1976-03-17]

Description: Letter from A.D. Azios to John J. Herrera asking Herrera for his support to help Azios win the election of Judge of the Criminal Court No. 9. Azios also extends an invitation to Herrera to a reception on March 25th at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 2100 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas.
Date: March 17, 1976
Creator: Azios, A. D.
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[A Young Boy Working on a Loom]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy seated at a wooden loom, courtesy of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group that has its own booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has both hands situated on either side of strings that are held taut in the loom. Festival-goers are partially visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Oustide of a Representation of a 19th Century House]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hunter, Dr. Sean Burke, and state leaders of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The men are in front of a structure representing a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio. Festival booths and other participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Holding a Plate of Watermelon for a Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Description: Slide of a woman holding a plate of cut watermelon for a watermelon seed spitting contest that was sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are many people around and behind her for the contest, including a man with a microphone who is announcing for the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tigua Man Stoking a Fire Underneath a Frying Pan]

Description: Slide of a Tigua man squatting down to stoke a small fire in a makeshift stove at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stove is made up of bricks and has a steaming pan sitting on top of it. There another person to the far left who is holding a spatula, waiting to start cooking in the pan.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections