Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Collection consists of forty one, 8x10, black-and-white photographs taken by Alex Arroyos. Images are of President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and Lady Bird Johnson attending a meeting of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) at the Rice Hotel in Houston on the night of November 21, 1963.
The Chairez Family Papers comprises one document box of miscellaneous letters, notes, excellent photographs, music scores, flyers, clippings, a scrapbook, and other publications retained by one of the founding families of the Mexican colonia in Magnolia Park. Altogether, the collection gives insight into the early social and cultural development of the Houston Mexican American community during its formative years.
This collection contains the administrative records of Club Cultural Recreativo México Bello including correspondence, meeting minutes, pamphlets, flyers, publications, and membership applications. Additionally, this collection contains a scrapbook, film, and photographs.
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.
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.
This is a collection of records compiled by Dr. Guadalupe Quintanilla's personal secretary. The largest component of this collection is the published articles about Dr. Quintanilla which feature several writings about her role with the Houston Police Department. In addition, the scrapbooks, carefully arranged by her secretary, offer an overview of Quintanilla's life and travels.
This collection contains the personal and legal records of Henry V. Sanchez. Legal Records pertain mostly to the trials surrounding those arrested and accused of inciting a riot during the Moody Park incident in Houston in 1978. This collection also contains digital scans of select pieces of art created by Henry V. Sanchez as well as photographs of Sanchez.
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.
This collection contains the organizational records of the Museo Guadalupe Aztlan and the personal memoirs of Jesus Cantu Medel, Founder and Director of Museo Guadalupe Aztlan. A large portion of this collection includes the program planning notes and flyers for the Museo’s signature events: the Cine Cuauhtemoc Pan American Film Festival, Dia de los Muertos Annual Celebration, Raza Youth Conference, and Sembradores de Aztlan Oral History Project.
This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to Juvencio Rodriguez's civic engagement in Houston.The correspondence regarding the protest of the Latin American Club Committee of Houston against the practice of classifying Latin-American citizens into a color by the Social Security Office (1936) is a particularly valuable record in this collection for scholars researching this topic.
This collection contains administrative records of various districts, councils, and committees of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). The bulk of the collection relates to multiple councils in Houston and District Number 8 in Texas. Other geographic locations represented in this collection include El Paso (TX), Freeport (TX), New Mexico, and California.
This collection is comprised of correspondence, certificates, and pamphlets from the many cultural and charitable organizations in which Reyna was active. Their are also numerous newspaper clippings for events that Mary Reyna helped organize. Of note are letters and correspondence from Houston politicans Louie Welch and Leonel Castillo.