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Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, Donald Dippel, Sr. and Dorabel Hansen Dippel are standing behind the counter in the service station. Two of their children are sitting on top of the counter.
Date: 1969~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Funeral Program for George Duhart, February 8, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. George Duhart, born October 2, 1901. The funeral was held February 8, 1969 at Saint Joseph A. M. E. Church, officiated by Rev. D. A. Smith. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Gates of Heaven Memorial Gardens in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 8, 1969
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Sadie M. Bennett, January 22, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Sadie M. Bennett, died January 18, 1969. The funeral was held Wednesday, January 22, 1969 at Greater Corinth Baptist Church, officiated by B. Tyree Alexander. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in City Cemetery No. 3 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 22, 1969
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Sam Jones, April 17, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Sam Jones. The funeral was held Thursday, April 17, 1969 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. LaValle Lowe, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: April 17, 1969
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Tommie Ray McVea, Jr., May 1, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Brother Tommie Ray McVea, Jr., born August 3, 1948 and died April 1969. The funeral was held May 1, 1969 at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. John A. Kemple, Pastor. The funeral arrangements were made through Collins & Bryant Mortuary and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 1, 1969
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Virgie Meadows, July 24, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Virgie Meadows, born September 23, 1900. The funeral was held July 24, 1969 at Jacobs Chapel Methodist Church, officiated by Reverend Prenza L. Woods. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and she was buried in City Cemetery No. 3 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 24, 1969
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Walter Aaron, October 14, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Walter Aaron, died October 12, 1969. The funeral was held October 14, 1969 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. James. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 14, 1969
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Grose, Donald D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-05-16]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated May 16, 1969. Douglas details his plans to leave university for summer work in Alaska. The letter is handwritten on loose leaf paper and mailed from the University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas.
Date: May 16, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-06-10]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera. The letter reiterates Douglas' concerns regarding his father's drug use and urges him to realize the danger. The last page of the letter ends mid-sentence indicating perhaps pagee are missing from the letter.
Date: June 10, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-09-24]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera dated September 24, 1969. The letter briefly describes Douglas and Mary's arrival in Mexico and the goes on to discuss at length his concerns over his father's use of diet pills that contain Benzedrine and Dexedrine. Douglas expresses concern over use of these pills and the effects they are having on John's personality and the people around him. Douglas offers to leave school and get a job so that his father does not feel pressured to continue taking speed.
Date: September 24, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-10-15]

Description: Letter from Douglas Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated October 15, 1969. The letter, mailed from University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas, details the new house Douglas has found near campus. Douglas also wishes his father luck on an upcoming speech and discusses the ways he believes the Latino minority can elevate itself in society through peaceful means and expresses concern over the tactics of the Brown Power Movement.
Date: October 15, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library