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[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

Description: Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.
Date: July 10, 1951
Creator: Cisneros, Abel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

Description: Agenda for a trip to Mexico from October 5-13, 1951. Sightseeing plans on agenda mention visiting Mexico City, Acapulco, Guadalajara, Veracruz. Includes meeting with the Mayor and City Officials of Mexico City at City Hall, and introduction to President Miguel Alemán Valdés.
Date: October 5, 1951
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Angleton Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting, maybe in a church. There are adults and children in the picture. The note on the back identifies the location as Angleton and dates the photograph to 1951.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

Description: Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention.
Date: 1951
Creator: National LULAC President
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Car Parked in Front of Two Church Buildings]

Description: Photograph of a car parallel parked in front of two church buildings. Both of the buildings are light-colored brick, have covered porches, and have a line of windows at the side. There is a sidewalk in front of the buildings as well as several shaped bushes and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Manse at night Entrance to annex at left".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children performing in church]

Description: Photograph of children performing for an audience in the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. The children are standing at the front of the sanctuary, and there is a pulpit behind them. The audience is seated in the pews and wooden chairs. On the wall behind the children is clock and a Sunday School attendance board. A woman is playing the piano to the left. The following is written on the back: "Austin V. C. S. 1951."
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Church in Angleton]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building. There is a man standing in front wearing a suit and holding a hat. The note on the back identifies the location and dates the photo to 1951.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Church in Angleton]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building. There are other buildings in the background. Two men are standing in front of the entrance. The names Seddon and Damian are written on the back. The note on the back also identifies the location and dates the photograph to 1951.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Class Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys and a teacher standing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School building. The six boys are all wearing baggy pants and light-colored collared shirts. The teacher, who is standing behind the boys, is wearing a suit and holding a book and papers. The building behind the group is elevated off the ground with stilts. The open windows that line the walls make the inside of the building partially visible. In the background behind the building, there is a large bush and several people standing behind it. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 4. Vincente Huerta. Newgulf"
Date: September 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Court indictment, United States of America vs. Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros - 1951-09-24]

Description: District Court of the United States indictment for the case of United States of America versus Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros. The case concerns the unlawful acquisition, transfer, and sale of marijuana by the defendants.
Date: September 24, 1951
Creator: District Court of the United States
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Discrimination story condemned

Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens event - 1951]

Description: Draft of a speech for an end-of-the year celebration event for the League of United Latin American Citizens by John J. Herrera. Herrera addresses the Houston, Rosenberg, Wharton, El Campo, Palacios, Freeport, Texas City and Galveston LULAC Councils.
Date: 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Envelope from the Supreme Court of the United States to John J. Herrera - 1951-02-05]

Description: Envelope sent to John J. Herrera, Counsellor at Law, 710 Scanlan Building, Houston 2, Texas. This envelope was sent from the Supreme Court of the United States, Washington D.C., through the Office of the Clerk on February 5, 1951 at 7:30 p.m.
Date: February 5, 1951
Creator: United States. Supreme Court
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Family Photograph at Otto Hansen Residence]

Description: Photograph of a group of people in front of the Otto Hansen residence in Danevang, Texas. The house behind them has several windows, and it looks to be two stories, judging by the second floor balcony seen in the far right of the photograph. The women wear long dresses, while the men wear nondescript shirts and trousers. The woman on the far left has been identified as Mrs. Otto Hansen, and the man wearing the dark-colored shirt as Melvin Hansen. No other names have been provided. There is a decorative border surrounding the photograph. Two repeating stamps on the back show a leaping fox on which lines of text read, "Fox-Tone Print Fox Co. San Antonio, Texas, January 1951"
Date: January 1951
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Four Generation Hartons

Description: Photograph of four generations of the Harton family at a wedding celebration. Peter Harton and Stephanie Reif Harton sit on two wooden chairs wearing dark-colored formal wear, with flowers pinned to their chests. In the back, a woman identified as Billie Anne Baumert, wears a kimono-style dress. To her left, a man identified as Wilhem Harton is wearing a suit and tie, while holding a young boy identified as Richard Dean Baumert, wearing a tank and shorts. Wallpaper of a floral design covers the wall behind them. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph reads, "Four Generations. Billie Ann Harton Baumert - Richard Dean Baumert oldest/first great-gran'son held by Wilhelm Harton. Bestafa - Peter Harton, Bestamon - Stephanie Reif Harton Taken Oct. 1951 @ golden wedding celebration for Bestmon ~ Bestafa @ Danevang, Texas [sic]".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a light-colored, wood slatted Presbyterian church. On the right-hand side, there is a small entrance to the church that consists of three corner steps leading up to two open doorways. There are two closed and blinded windows at the front of the building, as well as a sign that reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana" above the first front window. The side of the church is visible on the right-hand side of the image; it is lined with windows. The building is elevated from the ground on short stilts and is surrounded by trees and bushes. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "New Braunfels, First (Mex.) Presby Ch".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of Church and Manse]

Description: Photograph of the front of a lightly-colored brick church and manse. The church is situated on the far left-hand side of the image, while the manse sits next to it on the far right. Several shaped bushes and shrubs are planted in front of both buildings. There is a road in front of the buildings in the foreground of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Church and manse".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Stage with Fold-Up Chairs]

Description: Photograph of the front of a stage, which is in the background of the image, and several rows of fold-up chairs facing it. There is an aisle down the center of the room that leads to the front of the stage. The stage has a geometric border around is as well as curtains on either side. Part of a piano is visible on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco- interior of annex assembly room".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary