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1940 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in a grassy outdoor area close by some trees. Six girls in white dresses stand in the front row while five boys who are mostly only able to seen from the neck up, stand directly behind them. In the background a steeple with a cross on the top is visible.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1940 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the 1940 confirmation class of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Six girls in white dresses stand in the front row while five boys in suits stand directly behind them on the steps of the church building. Two windows are visible behind them.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1941 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Seven girls and six boys stand arranged in three rows in front of the church building. They are accompanied by an older man, identified as Pastor A.E. Frost on the left. Behind the group, the church doors and two windows are visible. Above the building's doors is the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE." On the back of the photograph is a note written in Danish.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1944 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the 1944 confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church], whose doors are open. Six girls in white dresses with flowers pinned to their chests stand in the front row while six boys, also formally dressed, stand in the back. They are accompanied by a man on the right identified as Pastor Vaghn Duus. The photograph has a decorative border above which a handwritten note in Danish was penned.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1945 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the 1945 confirmation class of [Danevang Lutheran Church] standing inside their church. They are posed in front of an intricate altar that has four spires and that appears to have a religious image at its center. The group, comprised of three girls and eight boys, is flanked by two windows and the ceiling above the group is concave. The girls wear white dresses and corsages pinned to their clothing and the boys wear suits with boutonnières pinned to their lapels. Directly situated before the group is a white stand. To the right of the group is a flower arrangement and in the foreground the blurry shape of pews are visible.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1945 Storm

Description: Copy negative of hurricane damage after a storm in Danevange, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, a building is knocked over on it's side against the telephone office. The other two buildings pictured are missing roof shingles and boards.
Date: August 28, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1946 Confirmation]

Description: Black and white photo of a confirmation class, composed of six boys and one girl, all of whom are formally dressed and have a flower pinned to their chest. They are accompanied by an older man on the left who is identified as Pastor Vaghn Duus. Behind them is a building whose doors are partly visible.
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1949 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photo of the 1949 confirmation class, composed of four girls and four boys. The girls are each wearing a white dress and the boys are each wearing suits. Each individual has a flower pinned to their chests. They stand in two rows in front of an altar that features a figure of Jesus Christ.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1949 Confirmation Class of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white copy print of a confirmation class standing behind a banister in the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel. The class is comprised of four boys and four girls; they are arranged in a line alternating between girls and boys. The girls are wearing dresses and the boys are wearing suits and ties; all of them have a floral boutonniere attached to their clothes. Facing them is a robed clergy member, identified as Pastor John Pedersen. He is holding a book with a cross on its cover. The chapel windows are visible in the background.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

78th U.S. Congress, Second Session, Senate Bill 2048

Description: Bill introduced to the United States Senate and House of Representatives to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, or ancestry.
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Congress (78th, 2nd session : 1944)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Ellington Field and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement of a baseball game, Ellington Field vs. Southern Select, to be played at the Cleveland Diamond field, on Sunday April 19, 1942 at 2:30 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown in the poster. The poster also contains advertisements.
Date: April 19, 1942
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header".
Date: August 9, 1942
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for two baseball games to be played between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas on Sunday, July 26, 1942 starting at 3 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown on the poster. Entrance fee: Men: 35 cents ; Women: 20 cents plus taxes.
Date: July 26, 1942
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club
Item Type: Poster
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Alice Hansen, I. E. Hansen, and Michael Brodsgaard on Automobile]

Description: Photograph of a child, identified as I. Elva Hansen (Babe), a woman, identified as Alice Hansen, and a man, identified as Michael Brodsgaard, on an automobile. The man and the woman are seated in the front seats, while the child is standing on the protruding part of the car's right fender. There are a couple of houses far away in the distance. Hand-written text in ink on the back of the photograph reads, "Babe and Alice Hansen 1948 Michael Brodsgaard on fender."
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Andrew Berndt and Myrtle Waldman]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman and a man (identified as Myrtle Hansen Waldman and Andrew E. Berndt) standing in a grassy area near an automobile. The two individuals are both wearing hats. Near Myrtle's feet are a basket and a suitcase. Andrew is standing directly next to the car. A dirt road is visible behind them.
Date: August 1, 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Animal Experiment Progress Report by Meyer Bodansky - February 1941]

Description: Experiment report by Dr. Meyer Bodansky discussing the use of certain chemicals and compounds in an experiment on rats. Dr. Bodansky notes the health and activity level of the rats and any interesting occurrences in the rat population. He notes that the rats seem healthy and none have died. Dr. Bodansky tells of his interest in the possibility of future experiments involving sodium sulfoacetate.
Date: February 15, 1941
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Anne Berndt in Her Military Uniform]

Description: Black and white photograph of Anne Berndt in her Women's Army Corp uniform, which consists of a single-breasted jacket, a skirt, heeled shoes, and a garrison cap. A purse is hanging from her shoulder. She is standing outdoors on a lawn; various bushes and trees are visible behind her.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Annette and Beverly Waldman

Description: Black and white photograph of two young girls who are sisters, standing outdoors on a lawn and posing for a photograph. The girls, who are holding hands, are identified as Annette Waldman and Beverly Waldman. They are both wearing dresses and the older sister has a purse in one of her hands. Behind them is a large bush.
Date: April 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society