Ink Tag

  • Object: Bumper Sticker (Henry Cisneros for Mayor Bumper Sticker)

    Object: Bumper Sticker (Henry Cisneros for Mayor Bumper Sticker)

    Oct 01, 2018

    In 1981 Henry Cisneros became the first Hispanic mayor of a major American city. This object is a bumper sticker used during Henry Cisneros’ campaign for mayor of San Antonio. Henry Gabriel Cisneros was born in a neighborhood that bordered the predominately Mexican West side [...]

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  • Object: Handbill (Woman’s Pavilion for HemisFair ’68 Brochure)

    Object: Handbill (Woman’s Pavilion for HemisFair ’68 Brochure)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This is a brochure from the Woman’s Pavilion for HemisFair ’68 requesting donations. Sister Mary Corita of the Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles, California designed the cover. The cover features the words, “The joyous responsibility of being a woman [...]

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  • Object Blog: Drawing (Tejanos del Siglo XVIII)

    Object Blog: Drawing (Tejanos del Siglo XVIII)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This is a pen and ink drawing entitled “Tejanos del Siglo XVIII” by artist J. Cisneros, commissioned by the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures. The Spanish presence in Texas has a long history. Originally, Spanish emissaries ran Texas as part [...]

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  • Object: Magazine (The Saturday Evening Post Magazine)

    Object: Magazine (The Saturday Evening Post Magazine)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This object is an issue of “The Saturday Evening Post” from March 1911. The cover features the illustration of a woman wearing a broad brim hat, a white blouse, and holding a pink chain purse. She is checking her makeup [...]

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  • Object: Coin (Coins, Token & Commemorative card)

    Object: Coin (Coins, Token & Commemorative card)

    Oct 01, 2018

    Coin, Coin, Token, Card Materials: On June 1, 1882 a group of friends and family gathered at the laying of the foundation stone for the new home of Edward Kotula and his family. As a tribute to their friend a [...]

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  • Object: Drawing (Mary Crownover Rabb Churning)

    Object: Drawing (Mary Crownover Rabb Churning)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This object is a pen and ink drawing titled “Mary Crownover Rabb Churning” by Michael Waters. Mary Crownover Rabb wrote one of the first accounts of early life on the Texas frontier. Mary penned her story of life on the [...]

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