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Barber shop, Wichita, Kansas

Rafael Lopez and an unidentified barber at the McConnell Air Force Base barber shop, Wichita, Kansas.

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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House staff, El Paso, Texas

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows the staff at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, El Paso, Texas.

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Rafael and Concepcion Lopez

Portrait of Rafael and Concepcion (Connie) Lopez, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico. Mr. Lopez served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, the couple owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita.

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Bean pot

Rafael and Concepcion (Connie) Rocha Lopez owned this large, glazed terra cotta pot. Both Rafael and Connie were born in Mexico. They frequently returned there and brought things back with them, including this crock pot. Reportedly, Connie used the pot in her home to cook beans. In 1963, the Lopez's opened Connie's, the first family-owned Mexican restaurant in Wichita, Kansas.

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Pin

Small silver-plated aluminum decorative pin. Design consists of a knife, a fork, and a spoon laid together with their handles crossed. Utensils have plain handles. Post on back for attaching to garment. Wichita's oldest family-run Mexican restaurant is Connie's Mexico Cafe. This pot was used by its founders, Concepción "Connie" Lopez and her husband Rafael.

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Pin

Small silver-plated aluminum decorative pin. Design consists of a knife and a fork laid together with their handles crossed. Utensils have decorative handles. Bar pin with rolling clasp on back for attaching to garment. Wichita's oldest family-run Mexican restaurant is Connie's Mexico Cafe. This pot was used by its founders, Concepción "Connie" Lopez and her husband Rafael.

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Concepcion, Carmen, and Rafael Lopez

Jeffrey's

A formal portrait of Concepcion (Connie), Carmen, and Rafael Rocha Lopez of Wichita, Kansas. Mr. Lopez served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, the Lopez family owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita, Kansas.

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Fiesta Mexicana, Topeka, Kansas

Topeka Daily Capital

This black and white photograph shows the Reverend Raymond Gaitan surveying storm damage at the annual Fiesta Mexicana site in Topeka, Kansas.

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Concepcion and Rafael Rocha Lopez

Portrait of Concepcion (Connie) and Rafael Rocha Lopez, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico. He served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, the couple owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita, Kansas.

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Tortilla warmer

Small, square-shaped bag made of off-white cotton fabric. Shallow flap across top edge of bag. Green and white striped trim sewn around edges. Brightly colored embroidered image of a person on a donkey riding toward a church sewn on the front. Interior covered in sweatshirt-like material. Wichita's oldest family-run Mexican restaurant is Connie's Mexico Cafe. This pot was used by its founders, Concepción "Connie" Lopez and her husband Rafael.

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