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[Bus Parallel Parked in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a bus parallel parked on a dirt road in front of a small wood-slatted church. The bus, which has curtains on the inside of the windows, has large lettering on the side that reads, "Missouri Pacific Trailways", "A Service Institution", and "National Trailways Bus System". The church, which is in the background behind the bus, spans the entire image. It has a tall belfry that is cut off at the top of the image. A covered parking area is visible on the far left-hand side of the image. There are several power lines and poles also visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "Taft, [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]".
Date: March 29, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Camp Hulen Main Chapel

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Lutheran Church in Danevang, Texas. There is a road visible in the foreground, as well a tall flagpole with an American flag positioned in front of the chapel.
Date: December 14, 1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Confirmation Class]

Description: Copy print of a group of adolescent boys and girls at their confirmation in front of the Danevang Lutheran Church. The structure behind them has two double-hung windows and horizontal siding. A concrete step can be seen on the leftmost part of the image where a young child stands holding to a railing. The girls and boys are dressed in formal attire in similar cut dresses and suits, respectively. In addition, they all have small corsages pinned to their chests. From left to right, they have been identified as Holger Thyssen, Norma Carlsen, Rodger Andersen, Elaine Hansen, Pastor Vaghn Duus, Jergen Gann, Louise Hansen, and Erling Smith.
Date: 1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Construction of Church

Description: Photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church in the early stages of construction. The major parts of the church's framework have been put in place, and a group of men are seen working on either side. There have been two large, flat wooden boards placed parallel to each other on an incline, acting, presumably, as a ramp for vehicles. There is a truck parked on the church's foundation, and a man is walking away from it to the right. A decorative border surrounds the photograph. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph indicates the photograph's donors.
Date: 1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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

[Crowd and a Parked Bus in Front of an Open Church Entrance]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of Hispanic church-goers standing in front of a church entrance. The crowd is made up of men, women, and children gathered into small, clustered groups. The church is a wood-slatted building with a row of windows on the right-hand side. It has a tall belfry that is attached to the open double-door entrance and cut off at the top edge of the image. A covered parking area is visible in the background on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a dirt road in the foreground with the back of a bus visible on the far left-hand side. There is a camera on a tripod also on the left in the foreground that is facing the church. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft - new blglg. [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]"
Date: March 29, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Crowd in Front of an Open Church Entrance]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic church-goers standing in a crowd in front of the entrance to their church. Most of the people in the group are facing the church, and there are a couple more smaller groups scattered throughout the image. The church building has a tall belfry that is connected to the double-door entrance and cut off at the top of the image. The building continues along the back right-hand side of the image, where there is another back entrance. There is a car parked in front of the church also on the far right-hand side. There is a camera attached to a tripod in the foreground across the dirt road from the church. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Taft, Texas 2nd Presby Church. [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]".
Date: March 29, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Dedication of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the dedication of the new Danevang Lutheran Church building. Two columns of pews, the ends of which are adorned with small floral decorations, are visible from the foreground to the background. Various men in suit jackets are seated in the pews to near full capacity. The pews lead to an altar visible in the background at the center of which is a table, a few stands with floral arrangements, and a framed painting that has a cross atop its frame. Pastor Michael Mikkelsen is standing in the background, to the far left of the altar.
Date: 1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Emma Nielsen Hansen and John Allenson

Description: Black and white photograph of a man and a woman, identified as John Allenson and Emma Nielsen Hansen, standing outdoors next to other unidentified individuals that are mingling with their backs to their camera. Emma, who is wearing a vest and a dress with flocked sleeves, has her arms crossed and is smiling at the camera. To her right, John is standing and fixing his tie. He is wearing a three-piece suit and a hat. Behind them, the side of a house is visible. A child's head is partially in view at the bottom of the foreground.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Emmas

Description: Black and white photograph of two women, a mother and a daughter, who share the same name; they are posed outdoors in front of a set of windows on a house located in Danevang. On the left is Emma Nielsen Hansen and on the right is her daughter, Emma Hansen Berndt. They are both wearing dark dresses with long sleeves. The younger Emma is wearing glasses. In the windows behind them, lace curtains are visible.
Date: April 1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Change in Facilities, Eugene J. Roth, April 4, 1947]

Description: An Order for Change in Facilities granted by the Federal Communications Commission. The Order was in response to the application of Eugene J. Roth, trading as Mission Broadcasting Company in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: April 4, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
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

[Federal Communicaton Commission Order for Construction Permit for Felix H. Morales, May 2, 1947]

Description: An Order from the Federal Communications Commission to amend the application of Felix H. Morales of Houston, Texas. The order acknowledge the change in frequency from 950 kc to 1510 kc and removed the application from the hearing docket.
Date: May 2, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library