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  • Collection: Research and Correspondence in Preparation for "Rostros y Almas/Faces and Souls"

Taped News Cutting Simon024.pdf
“Keeper of culture wins honor” is a newspaper article printed by the Austin American-Statesman on September 15, 1983. September 15th begins the month long recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, with the following day being “Diez y Sies”, Mexican…

This is a head shot that was submitted with Ruby Pérez's resume. It is presumably part of her acting portfolio.

Perez Resume Statement021.pdf
The document lists Ruby Nelda Perez's theatrical work. Some of the information contained in the document is a description of a play she performed in, theater groups she was involved with, and awards she has received.

Simon News Article.pdf
The newspaper clipping details some of Margarita Munoz Simon's accomplishments and activist positions in the Austin community. The clipping contains two photos of Munoz Simon and her work with broadcasting radio stations in 1950 and 1983. The article…

Lydia Perez Lined Paper006.pdf
It is speculated that Mary Visser collected these notes from Lidia and Cynthia Pérez's resumes. Together, the sisters founded a restaurant and non profit organization called La Peña.

La Pena Postcard013.pdf
The postcard is an invitation to "Los Niños y el Mundo"an art exhibit hosted by La Pena displaying student's artwork from Metz elementary school in Austin, Texas.

Huantes Resume Statement022.pdf
The cover letter is from Hunatés written to Dr. Mary Visser. Huantés is the Executive Director of the San Antonio Literacy Council.

Angel Postcard016.pdf
The postcard is from Las Manitas Avenue Cafe. The cafe was co-owned by sisters Lidia and Cynthia Pérez, two of the women displayed in the exhibit. It contains a personal message from one of the sisters to Lupita Barrera Bryant. The front of the…

This material is a clipping from an unknown media source (perhaps a pamphlet or poster) related to the American Deaf Dance Company. This clipping was collected during the research process to identify candidates for the exhibit; portrait subject…

Vision HWNT Newsletter019.pdf
This newsletter includes different articles about Latina women and their accomplishments and projects within the state of Texas. According to the newsletter, it is stated that "all rights belong to the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas."
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