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Abstract of Title to Part of Block 4 of "Westview Addition" to the City of Houston, SSBB, in Harris County, Texas

Description: Abstract of title to part of block 4 of the "Westview Addition" to the City of Houston, including the General Warranty Deeds, Assignment of V/T & D/T, Agreement, Right-of-Way Deed, Quit-Claim Deed, Release of Interest, Release of V/T, Release of V/L, Assignment of M/L, Release of M/L for the property area.
Date: July 20, 1944
Creator: Texas Abstract Company Incorporated
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit signed by Ernesto Herrera - 1948-12-07]

Description: Notarized affidavit regarding two tracts of land owned by Ernesto Jimenez Herrera. One lot is in the Houston Suburban Estates subdivision and the other two lots are in the City Gardens subdivision. Herrera does not claim any of these properties as his homestead. Instead he is leasing his business property at 124 Preston Avenue.
Date: July 12, 1948
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Amendment to LULAC Charter - 1940-04-15]

Description: Copy of an Amendment to League of United Latin American Citizens Charter dated April 15, 1940. The amendment extends the territorial limits of the corporation from "The State of Texas" to "United States of America".
Date: April 15, 1940
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bill for Services Rendered for John J. Herrera by John H. Barron - April 14, 1947]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of an itemized bill sent to John J. Herrera for services rendered by John Barron, Consulting Radio Engineers of Washington, D.C. Services rendered between March 5 through April 11, 1947 and totaled $906.05.
Date: April 14, 1947
Creator: Barron, John H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birth Certificate for Vera Mae Cummings]

Description: Birth certificate for Vera Mae Cummings, born in Palestine, Texas, May 15, 1922 to Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form. There is also a certificate stapled to the top of the back page certifying that the birth certificate is legitimate.
Date: January 30, 1943
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Contract between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi - May 10, 1947]

Description: A memorandum of a contract made between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi in Bexar County, Texas. The contract stated that Morales had employed Belfi as the general manager of the proposed radio station in Houston, Harris County, Texas. The contract listed the salary and commission terms Belfi was to receive as well as housing and transportation accommodations. The full term of the contract was to expire after ten years on May 10, 1957 and it was signed by both parties and notarized.
Date: May 10, 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Contract between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi - May, 1947]

Description: A contract for personal services between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi. The contract provides details about their employment agreement and payment terms. The blank contract was not dated or signed.
Date: May 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Copy of case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Copy of a legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Decision regarding the charges brought by the Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Charges filed by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice against Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, dated December 11, 1944, for engaging in discriminatory employment practices at the Deer Park Refinery in Houston, Texas.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit, for Blake Smith, Jr., and Eugene Smith Womack, May 2, 1947]

Description: An Order for Construction Permit from the FCC. The order dismissed the application of Felix Morales in Houston thereby removing the conflict with another applicant for the same radio facilities. The FCC Order granted a construction permit to Bi-Stone Broadcasting Company in Mexia, Texas.
Date: May 2, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit Hearing, Roy Hoefheinz and W. H. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for a Hearing in regards to the application for a Construction Permit filed by the Texas Star Broadcasting Company of San Antonio, Texas. The Hearing would determine if there would be interference with the radio services proposed in the pending application submitted by Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Hearing, for Roy Hofheinz and W. N. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: A notice from the Federal Communications Commission regarding the application of Texas Star Broadcasting Company. This is an order for a hearing for Mission Broadcasting Company to determine the legal, technical, financial and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the proposed station in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communicaton Commission Order for Construction Permit, Eugene J. Roth, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for Construction Permit regarding the Mission Broadcasting Company (KONO) of San Antonio, Texas. An application had been submitted to change the facilities of KONO in San Antonio and a hearing was needed to determine the technical, financial, and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the station.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Financial Statement for Felix H. Morales]

Description: Financial Statement prepared for Felix H. Morales for September 1947. The statement lists Morales' assets as $40,194.27, total liabilities as $7,085 and net worth as $33,109.27.
Date: September 1, 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

Description: Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: Rice, Ben H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

Description: Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: Rice, Ben H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

Description: Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: Rice, Ben H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library