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4-H Girls in Danish Costumes

Description: Copy negative of a group of 4-H girls dressed in Danish costumes, dancing around a Christmas tree in the Danevang Community Hall, located in Wharton County. Eight young girls are wearing dresses and hats, and they are holding hands with each other.
Date: December 1958
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1958 Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1958 confirmation class and their pastor gathered for a group picture inside a church. Behind them, inside a small alcove is a statue of Jesus Christ with hands outspread in front of him looking down. They are all wearing formal attire. The boys wear two-piece suits and the girls are in light-colored dresses. They all have corsages pinned to their chests. From left to right, they have been identified as: Top row: Harold Smith, Ronnie Dippel, David Hildpold, Lilburn Shulty (possibly), and Pastor Jespersen. Bottom row: Gendra Bram (possibly), Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and "Mike" Brodsgaard. These names are also hand-written on the back of the photograph in black ink.
Date: 1958
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1958
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birth Certificate for Benjamin F. Price]

Description: Birth certificate for Benjamin F. Price, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1873 to Sam Price and Mary Foster. According to the certificate, both of his parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of his birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

Confirmation Class - 1958

Description: Copy negative of the 1958 confirmation class of Danevang Lutheran Church, which is located in Wharton County, Texas. In the photograph, eight confirmation students are dressed in suits and dresses, and they are standing at the altar of the church with their pastor. From left to right, top to bottom, the individuals pictured are Harold Smith, Ronnie Wind, David Hiltpold, Lilburn Schultz, and Pastor Ronald Jespersen in the top row, and Neva Ray Bram, Marilyn Thaysen, Beverly Waldman, and Mike Brodsgaard in the bottom row.
Date: 1958
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Funeral Program for Minnie Logwood Madison, December 17, 1958]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Minnie Logwood Madison, born January 29, 1872 and died December 13, 1958. The funeral was held Wednesday, December 17, 1958 at St. Paul Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. J. H. Carruthers, Minister. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in City Cemetery No. 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: December 17, 1958
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Albert Thomas - 1958-01-14]

Description: Letter to Congressman Albert Thomas from John J. Herrera, dated January 14, 1958. Herrera asks Thomas if he could assist League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 in obtaining either the plaque or the bell from the Liberty Ship named after Benito Juarez and if it could be presented by Thomas to LULAC at the start of Thomas's campaign.
Date: January 14, 1958
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1958-04-23]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson expressing his gladness at John J. Herrera's interest in Luciano Richard Santoscoy, who was trying to become a Senate Page. Johnson also writes he was looking forward to seeing Herrera at the LULAC Convention in Laredo in June. The letter is typed on United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader letterhead. In pencil, a note at the top reads: "Make 2 copies to send to Santoscoy."
Date: April 23, 1958
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Walter C. Ford to Albert Thomas - 1958-01-24]

Description: Letter from Walter C. Ford, Acting Maritime Administrator, to Albert Thomas, Congressman in the House of Representatives, dated received on January 25, 1958. The letter indicates that the SS Benito Juarez was sold "for registration under the Indian flag" and the bell and plaque remain with the ship.
Date: January 24, 1958
Creator: Ford, Walter C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 3, January 1958

Description: Monthly magazine of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) contains official notices, agendas, and other organizational information as well as articles and anecdotes submitted by members. This issue is dedicated to Americans suffering from paralytic polio and the March of Dimes campaign.
Date: January 1958
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library