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All Residents of Galveston

Description: Two-page list of residents of Galveston, giving the names and street addresses for each. The first page is titled "All Residents of Galveston" and has check-marks made in pencil next to most of the addresses. The second page is titled "U.S. Citizens All Residents of Galveston."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Boy Playing in the Sand]

Description: Photograph of a boy playing in the sand with a shovel and pail on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman holding a small child is standing behind him and several people are in visible the distant background. "Galveston Beach" is sponsored by Galveston Shrimp Festival.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Junior]

Description: Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Jr., Agent of Emken-Linton Burial Association in Texas City, Texas. Handwritten notes on the back list the name, address, and phone numbers of Alfred J. Hernandez of Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Emken-Linton Burial Association
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Business card of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Business card of Manuel Urbina II, who had a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Austin. Card lists Urbina's contact information at the College of the Mainland in Texas City, Texas, and his home address in Pasadena, Texas. On the back of the card is the address for Leo's Mexican Restaurant.
Date: unknown
Creator: College of the Mainland
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

La Caliente Tortillas

Description: Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Card listing names and addresses for LULAC and WOW officers]

Description: Card is addressed to Dr. William D. Decker and lists the names and addresses for the President, Vice President, and Secretary of LULAC, as well as the Secretary for WOW "Moreles" Camp Number 3365. It had been stapled to a list which included all the persons listed on the card.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and John W. Spies - September 1940]

Description: Letters between Dr. Meyer Bodansky from the University of Texas School of Medicine, and Dr. John W. Spies, who is the Dean of the School of Medicine. In the second letter, which is dated September 16, 1940, Dr. Meyer Bodansky requests vacation time for either October or November of the same year. The first letter, which is dated September 16, 1940, is a response from Dr. Spies to Dr. Bodansky, and requests that he bring up the matter closer to the time.
Date: September 16, 1940
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Spies, John W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Item Type: Book
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Four Men in Front of an Elevated House]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing in front of a white slatted house that is elevated from off the ground. The men are standing and looking at each other; three of the men are laughing. Two of the men are wearinghats, and one man, who is older, is wearing a bowtie. Writing on the back of the photograph reads "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic People on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a large group of Mexican people on the porch of a light-colored, wood-slatted house. Everyone is facing the camera and many are smiling. There are only four men in the group; three are standing in the very front. They are wearing white collared shirts and trousers, and one of them is wearing a suit jacket and bowtie. All of the women are wearing light cotton dresses. There are five young boys at the front of the group on the far right; they are all dressed like the men. There is also one young girl in the group on the lefthand side. There is an open double door entrance behind the group of people. On either side of the entrance there is a window. On the far lefthand side of the image, a stilt that is elevating the house from the ground is visible. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic Women and Children on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of Mexican women and children on the porch of a light-colored, wood-slatted house. Four young women stand in a row on the very top step in front of an open double doorway. They are all wearing light fitted cotton dresses and holding books and purses. In front of the women, there are four young boys and one young girl sitting on the steps of the porch. The boys are all wearing light collared shirts and trousers, and the girl is wearing a light cotton dress. Another young woman is visible inside the dark doorway. Two windows are visible on either side of the doorway. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Young Hispanic Boys and Girls on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of young Mexican boys and girls on the front porch of a light-colored wood-slatted house. The group includes four teenage girls in light cotton dresses standing together in a row on the left side of the porch. In front of them there are three young boys sitting on the top step of the porch. They are all wearing light collared shirts and trousers. There is one teenage boy standing at the edge of the porch and looking down toward the ground on the far righthand side. Behind the group of children, there is an open double doorway with a man standing inside visible. There is a window on either side of the doorway. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Galveston".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Handwritten notecard listing Texas City LULAC Council members]

Description: Notecard listing Texas City LULAC Council members and their elected positions. Date of October 1947 is written in pencil. Appears to be same list of members mentioned in John J. Herrera's letter of October 2, 1947 to Dr. José Maldonado, President General of League of United Latin American Citizens, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Date: October 1947
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Joel and Eddie Castello]

Description: Photograph of Joel and Eddie Castello in Galveston, 1930s.
Date: 193u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Joel Castela in Galveston]

Description: Photograph of Joel Castela in Galveston, 1940s. Joel is leaning against a car.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Blas M. Salinas to John J. Herrera - 1950-09-07]

Description: Letter from Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Advisor, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated September 7, 1950. Salinas is concerned about the disorganization within the Galveston LULAC Council. Salinas asks for recommended sites for the upcoming Regional LULAC Convention. Salinas also inquires if "LULAC" has ever been copyrighted.
Date: September 7, 1950
Creator: Salinas, Blas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library