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[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
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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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
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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Babe Hansen & Michael Brodsgaard in Car

Description: Photograph of a young boy and man in a car with the top down. According to accompanying information and a hand-written notation on the back of the photograph, they are at Danevang Filling Station. Additionally, the names Babe Hansen and Michael Brodsgaard have also been supplied. Babe is the man in the driver's side seat and Michael is the young boy climbing the car from the back door. They both wear plaid shirts and light-colored pants.
Date: 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Christmas Card from Pedersen Family]

Description: Christmas card sent out by the Pedersen family from Danevang, Texas. The front page of the card bears an image of the family - Gordon, Alice, and Pastor John - around a piano. Alice is seated at it as she lays her hands on the keys and looks slightly to the right at the camera. She wears a light-colored jacket with dark trim accents and glasses. Her husband, Pastor John, stands behind her on the right wearing a two-piece suit. Finally, Gordon, next to Alice on the left, has his hands behind his back and wears a collar shirt and dark, belted pants. The back of the card bears a second image. This time, of Gordon Pedersen resting his hands on a horizontal sign with the bold heading that reads, "DANEVANG." He wears a hat and is standing outdoors in a grassy area. The caption beneath this image reads: "Our best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Alice, Gordon & John Pedersen."
Date: 1948/1953
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Cortez new Lulac President

Description: Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing Raoul A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions.
Date: June 14, 1948
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Dr. John J. Pendergrass Obituary]

Description: Clipping from Dr. John J. Pendergrass' obituary, who passed on January 17, 1948. The text gives a biographical account of the doctor's education, family background, and retirement to Wharton county. It continues on the second page with anecdotes of his charity work. It ends with a small list of his surviving family, including his wife, two children, a sister, a brother, and five grandchildren.
Date: 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Family Relaxing in Their Yard]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman and two men sitting on lawn chairs in the yard of a house that is partially visible behind them. The woman, identified as Anna Nielsen, is wearing a dress and glasses and has her hair in a bun; she is checking her fingernails. To her immediate right is her husband, Peter, who is leaning forward in his chair with his arms on his knees. Beside him is Alfred Nielsen, the couples' nephew; he is leaning back in his seat with his hands behind his head.
Date: August 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Graves of Adolph and Sophia Filter]

Description: Black and white photograph of two graves with a large, stone grave marker in between. The graves belong to Adolph and Sophia Filter. There are floral wreaths at the head of each grave. The tombstone between has a cross at its top. There are trees visible in background of the picture.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Fox Company
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Group Photo

Description: Photograph of a group of men, women, and children standing outdoors a short distance away from the front entrance of a house. Names have been provided, but accompanying information has not matched given names to the positions of the individuals pictured. They are arranged close together and are dressed in casual attire. The back end of a car can be seen on the rightmost part of the image; behind that, a neighboring single-story house with an inclined roof.
Date: 1948~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Hispanic Couple Wearing Traditional Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic couple dressed in traditional costumes. The first costume consists of a light, flowing dress with ruffles. The girl wearing this costume is also holding a folding fan, smiling, and standing on the right. The second costume consists of a dark, decorated jacket and matching knee-length pants. The two people are standing next to a building with windows on the right-hand side of the image and a grassy field with palm trees on the left-hand side. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex Pan-Am. Day".
Date: April 19, 1948
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

Description: Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: Rice, Ben H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

Description: Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: Rice, Ben H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

Description: Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.
Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: Rice, Ben H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera - 1948-08-25]

Description: KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera for C.V. Buster Kern. The introduction highlight's the Herrera family's history in Texas. Includes disclaimer that the following broadcast is a paid commercial bought by friends of C. V. "Buster" Kern, in behalf of Kern's candidacy for Harris County Sheriff.
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: KLEE (Radio station : Houston, Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-18]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern to John J. Herrera. Kern writes that he appreciates the radio talks by Herrera made in support of Kern during the recent campaign for the Sheriff's office. Personal note written at the bottom of the letter to John J. Herrera: "Sorry you didn't get to the birthday party. Hope to see you soon, Johnny."
Date: September 18, 1948
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales - 1948-08-04]

Description: Letter sent to Felix H. Morales from D. F. Prince in Washington, D. C. Prince advises Morales that if he is considering purchasing an existing station, he will be required to file another application. Prince provides Morales with information about the standard filing process. Prince also notes that many radio stations have difficulties making the same profits they saw during the war.
Date: August 4, 1948
Creator: Prince, D. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales - 1948-08-24]

Description: Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales. Prince acknowledges Morales' August 21st letter in which Morales inquired about the cost of applying for an AM radio station in Houston. Prince provides an estimate for legal charges from $2500 to $3500 plus incidental expenses. Prince also provides an estimate for Mr. Barron, which would be between $10,000 to $12,000. Prince advises Morales of the risks of proceeding with the amended application and suggests he seek the assistance of John J. Herrera.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Prince, D. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library