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[Beaumont Police Department]

Description: Photograph of the Beaumont Police Department. There are ten men posing in front of the building, three are seated on motorcycles and the rest are standing. The officer on the left is identified as Tommy Baxter by writing on the back of the photograph, which also dates it 1943.
Date: 1943
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[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

[Boy Scouts of America Charter for Troop #426, Houston, Texas]

Description: The original charter of Boy Scout Troop #426 of Houston, Texas dated October 31, 1943. The troop was sponsored by The League of United Latin American Citizens, with John J. Herrera as Scoutmaster of the troop. It is printed in color on the official Boy Scouts of America charter form.
Date: October 31, 1943
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Carl Thyssen Family

Description: Photograph of members of the Thyssen family standing outdoors in front of a large bush. Behind the bush, there is a two-story structure with two double-hung windows and horizontal siding. The majority of the family group is dressed in formal attire, with the exception of two children in the front row that appear more casual. All names have been provided, but they have not been matched to people pictured. However, Carl Thyssen is presumably the older man on the far right wearing the three-piece suit.
Date: 1943
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Carl Thyssen Family

Description: Photograph of members of the Thyssen family in front of a large bush during a Christmas celebration. A two-story structure can be seen behind them with horizontal siding, three windows, and an elevated foundation. A second bush is off to the right. They are dressed in formal attire. A kneeling man in the front row is also wearing a military uniform while holding the hand of a woman in a dark dress. Names have been supplied by accompanying information, but they have not been matched to any single individual. On the back of the photograph, hand-written text seems to say, "Mother and party w/ her family Christmas 1943."
Date: December 1943
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]

Description: Part of page from a scrapbook with a note from the Supreme Court of Texas congratulating John J. Herrera, with envelope, and a business card for John J. Herrera. Note, envelope, and business card are laminated on a piece of thin cardboard.
Date: October 24, 1943
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Danevang School Students]

Description: Copy print of school students and two of their teachers standing on the front steps of a school in Danevang, Texas. Behind them, there is an open double-door entryway. They have been lined up into three rows. From left to right, the first row has been identified as Lawrence Harton, Gunnar Thyssen, Vernon Swendsen, Barbara Strarup, Lawrence Petersen, Leroy Strarup, and Julian Christiansen. The second row, from left to right, has been identified as Martin Strarup, Alton Nielsen, Preston Hicks, Lillie Jensen, Irene Hansen, Shirley Strarup, and A. R. Zieschang. The last row, from left to right, is comprised of Donald Hicks (teacher), Jack Hansen, Isabel Nielsen, Joyce Hansen, and Mrs. Hicks (teacher).
Date: 1943/1944
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[The fight for democracy - proofread copy]

Description: Speech given by Carlos E. Castañeda at San Jacinto on April 21, 1943. Castañeda speaks of the unconquerable determination to do or die by the army of "freemen" to preserve the liberty and freedom of the country in face of the brutal tyranny by the "army of a dictator".
Date: April 21, 1943
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from E. P. Hamilton to Oscar Bodansky - June 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from E. P. Hamilton to Captain Oscar Bodansky, asking for his permission to go ahead with arrangements to translate a textbook written by the late Dr. Meyer Bodansky into Portuguese for Brazil. Mr. Hamilton lists several questions for Oscar Bodansky to answer before continuing with arrangements.
Date: June 1, 1943
Creator: Hamilton, E. P.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda, page one - 1943]

Description: Page 1 of a letter from John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda, detailing the firing of eleven Hispanic women from Brown Shipyard. The women were laid off on July 23, 1944. Herrera is recommending the case to the Committee on Fair Employment Practice's office.
Date: 1943?
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda, page two- 1943]

Description: Page 2 of a letter from John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda, detailing the firing of eleven Hispanic women from Brown Shipyard. The women were laid off on July 23, 1944. Herrera is recommending the case to the Committee on Fair Employment Practice's office.
Date: 1943?
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Senor Liciendado Ezequiel Padilla - 1943-08-02]

Description: Letter written in Spanish from John J. Herrera to Senor Liciendado Ezequiel Padilla, Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores, Mexico, D.F. dated August 2, 1943. Includes a handwritten postcript written by John J. Herrera stating "He sent the picture! 8/11 same year."
Date: August 2, 1943
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Notice of Classification

Description: Notice of classification postcard sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name and Ejner's classification, as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by John Norris. It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
Date: February 20, 1943
Creator: U.S. Government Printing Office
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. F. P. Rugerio and son]

Description: Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. F. P. Rugerio and their son standing in front of the Bay City Manse. The manse is a wooden house with a covered porch and trees in front. The reverend is wearing a suit, and his wife is wearing a flower-print dress. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken sometime between 1943 and 1946.
Date: 1943/1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary