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Identifier: MSS 0107
Scope and Contents This collection contains mostly photographs of the Rodriguez family businesses La Casa Verde grocery store and La Moderna furniture store. A small portion of the collection includes a dealer franchise document, money order, and grocery store advertisements from the 1930s.
Dates: 1911 - 1955; Majority of material found in 1930s-1940s
Identifier: MSS 0122
Scope and Content Note The Morales Collection contains documents pertaining to the family businesses including the Morales Funeral Home, KLVL Radio, a notary business, and the Union Fraternal. In addition, the Morales Collection contains approximately 700 pictures that include family, business, travel, hunting and fishing, the KLVL radio station, religion, the Morales funeral home in Houston, and areas that pertain to the childhood of Mr. and Mrs. Morales.
Dates: 1926 - 1991; Majority of material found in 1930s - 1960s
Identifier: MSS 0902
Scope and Contents This collection contains the 5 interviews and 12 digital files acquired at two Scanning and Oral History Day events hosted by the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. These events took place on September 21 and October 12, 2013 as part of the Houston Public Library’s Hispanic Heritage Month programming.
Dates: 1934-2013; Majority of material found in 1940-1958, 1990-2013
Identifier: MSS 0471
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 2 boxes with 13 folders of materials related to the Luna family which includes Aranza, Miranda, and Hernandez families. The bulk of the items are dated 1940s. The first box contains immigration papers, passports, employment records, photographs, newspaper clippings, military garrison caps, and a military ring. The second box contains oversized materials including two photographs and one employment insurance policy. ...
Dates: 1913 - 2000s; Majority of material found in 1940s
Identifier: MSS 0256
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of correspondence, certificates, and pamphlets from the many cultural and charitable organizations Reyna in which Reyna was active. Their are also numerous newspaper clippings for events Reyna helped organize. Of note are letters and correspondence from Houston politicans Louie Welch and Leonel Castillo.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1950-1975; 1922-1983
Identifier: MSS 0237
Scope and Contents The William Gutierrez Papers includes handwritten notes, letters, memorandums, reports, and proposals as well as newspaper clippings, event programs, discrimination claims, voter registrations, student questionnaires, city records, political campaigns, and publications. In addition to papers, this collection includes 35 photographs, two 8-track audio tapes, a personal planner, a nametag, and a book of commemoration.
Dates: 1966-1980; Majority of material found within 1970-1979
- Latinos (United States) 2
- League of United Latin American Citizens 2
- Magnolia Park (Houston, Tex.) 2
- Mexican American business enterprises -- Texas -- Houston 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Business enterprises -- Texas -- Houston 1
- CETA (The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) 1
- Civic leaders -- Houston (Tex.) 1
- Civil rights -- Texas -- Houston 1
- Denver Harbor (Tex.) 1
- Discrimination -- Texas -- Houston 1
- Fifth Ward (Houston, Tex.) 1
- Funeral homes 1
- Furniture Industry and Trade 1
- Fürth (Bavaria, Germany) 1
- Grocery trade 1
- Hellbrunn (Castle) 1
- Hispanic American business enterprises -- Houston -- Texas 1
- Hispanics (United States) 1 ∧ less
- Marquez, Domingo, (1930-2020) 1
- Reyna, Mary (María) Torres, 1911-1987 1
- Rodriguez, Ernesto, 1906-1978 1