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[Letter from Lloyd Bentsen to John J. Herrera - 1978-01-10]

Description: Letter from Bentsen, member, Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for his views and comments on the Illegal Action Plan which Bentsen is co-sponsoring in the Senate. Bentsen is also enclosing a copy of the Congressional Record which outlines this plan.
Date: January 10, 1978
Creator: Bentsen, Lloyd
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

[LULAC Newsletter from the office of the National Vice-President, Ray Doria - 1978-04]

Description: League of United Latin American Citizens Newsletter from the office of the National Vice-President, Ray Doria, dated April 1978. The newsletter lists by date Doria's actions as a LULAC officer from October 29 to April 9. The newsletter also conveys details on the national convention in Las Vegas.
Date: April 1978
Creator: Doria, Ray
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ray A. Gano to Eduardo Morga - 1978-02-06]

Description: Letter from Ray A. Gano to Honorable Eduardo Morga, National LULAC President, dated February 6, 1978, and printed on League of United Latin American Citizens latterhead. The subject of the letter is the National LULAC Convention in Las Vegas. Gano expresses concern over the lack of planning and preparation for the convention and suggests that Arizona's Phoenix Council be put in charge of the event.
Date: February 6, 1978
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel Gonzales to Manuel H. Garcia - 1978-11-28]

Description: Letter handwritten on League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead and dated November 28, 1978. The letter is from Manuel Gonzales to Manuel H. Garcia, attorney. The letter discusses the lawsuit against LULAC by Banco Internacional. The letter also refers to an enclosed letter from Eduardo Pena, LULAC National President, and a copy of LULAC's Articles of Incorporation.
Date: November 28, 1978
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mail gram from Manuel Gonzales to Ed Pena - 1978-11-13]

Description: Copy of a mailgram from Manuel Gonzales to Ed Pena, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, dated November 13, 1978. In the telegram, Gonzales urges Pena as the current president to contact LULAC's attorney regarding the court date for the suit against LULAC by Banco Internacional. Testimony will be needed at the trial.
Date: November 13, 1978
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Allison Sanders - 1978-10-03]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Allison Sanders of the Houston Chronicle in response to a column Sanders wrote about Monty Levine and the "po boy-hamburger episode," which reminded Herrera of the closing of the oyster bar owned by his deceased friend George P. Kelley.
Date: October 3, 1978
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agnes and Ervin Comeaux]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Agnes and Ervin Comeaux, standing together at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red blouse, a full, striped skirt and a white hat. She is holding a parasol over her shoulder. Next to her, Ervin is wearing a button-up shirt, a white fringed vest, and a red beret. They are members of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Agnes Comeaux with Parasol]

Description: Color photograph of Agnes Comeaux, a member of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club and a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in red and white attire, including a matching parasol, hat, and sunglasses.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Color photograph of a young man dressed in Alabama-Coushatta tribal embellishments. He is participating as a dancer representing the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a beaded headband, a beaded stole, and a beaded necklace. Secured by a tie at his chin, his headdress protrudes from behind him; it is made of feathers in various colors.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Alamo City Highlanders]

Description: Color photograph of a marching band of men playing the bagpipes at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in traditional Scottish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. His hands are placed on a bulbous glass container filled with wine that he has made; a white tube that is embedded in the container's cap leads off the picture plane. His booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker, with a Friend]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. He is holding a corked glass bottle filled with wine. Several more bottles are on the table before him, as is a large jug of wine that has an embedded tube running from its cap. A man, who is also wearing a cowboy hat, stands to his right. This booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of five women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing black bra tops trimmed in gold with sheer bedleh-style pants. They are caught mid-dance, each with one of their arms in the air. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dancefloor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing the traditional Lebanese dancing costume: a bra top and bedleh-style pants. They are dancing in a circle with their arms open and extended horizontally. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dance floor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections