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 County: Victoria County, TX
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a small congregation of Hispanic people sitting in the pews of a church. The bench in the foreground is empty. There are three windows with closed blinds on the left-hand side of the image, and a closed door in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria - Stewardship Confs."
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Funeral Program for Virtie Smith Brown, February 8, 1979]

[Funeral Program for Virtie Smith Brown, February 8, 1979]

Date: February 8, 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Virtie Smith Brown, born January 24, 1918 and died February 3, 1979. The funeral was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Minister and the second service was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. F. J. Hobs. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor Mortuary and she was buried in Arenosa Cemetery in Victoria, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Girl Playing a Piano in a Church]

[Girl Playing a Piano in a Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Hispanic girl playing a piano at a church congregation. The girl and the piano are situated on the right-hand side of the image. There are several people sitting in pews in the foreground and facing a woman who is talking at the front of the room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "n.g. V.C.S. Institute, Victoria 6-4-50".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Group of Hispanic People Crowded Under a Crooked Tree]

[Group of Hispanic People Crowded Under a Crooked Tree]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic people crowded under a dead, crooked tree. Many of the people in the group are holding books or papers. There is a young girl standing away from the group on the right-hand side of the image. Three houses are visible spread across the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria 1/12/50 2nd Presby. Church".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Group of People Visiting in Front of a Church]

[Group of People Visiting in Front of a Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of well-dressed men and women visiting in front of a church. Most of the people are wearing suits and jackets, and have their backs facing the camera. There is a tree with a bicycle underneath it on the right-hand side of the image. There are several half-round windows along both the front and the side of the wood-slatted building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria 1/19/50 'going into the House of the Lord".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Manse Elevated on Concrete Blocks]

[Manse Elevated on Concrete Blocks]

Date: October 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a side view of a light-colored, wood-slatted house that is elevated from the ground on concrete blocks. There is a concrete porch with a wooden chair at the front of the house on the right-hand side of the image. Two pillars on either side of the porch help support the roof overhead. There are three windows at the front of the house and five at the side visible on the left. The sky is obscured by the wispy leaves and branches of the large trees above. Several shrubs, weeds, and smaller trees surround the front of the house. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria, Manse at 305 E. Church St.".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[People Sitting in the Benches of a Church]

[People Sitting in the Benches of a Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting in the benches of a church and facing a speaker at the front of the room. The speaker, who is standing at the front of the room in the background of the image, is holding an open book. Two doors leading to the outside and another room are visible on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "V.C.S. Institute Victoria, Texas, June 4, 1950".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Photograph of Children in Front of White Building]

[Photograph of Children in Front of White Building]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of children standing and kneeling in front of a white building. The group consists of boys and girls. One boy in front is holding a small white dog. Behind the children is a woman wearing a blue dress. The building behind the group has wood siding.
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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