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[Boys in Canoe During Flood]

Description: Photograph of two boys on the back of a canoe during the 1915 flood in Port Arthur. Water from the flood is about knee-deep, and there are groups of people in the background around a building. The caption on the bottom dates the scene August 18th, 1915. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: August 15, 1915
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Funeral Program for Sally Mae Green, August 15, 1992]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Sally Mae Green, born November 11, 1918. The funeral was held August 15, 1992 at Emmanuel A. M. E. Church, officiated by Rev. C. S. Marshall. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 15, 1992
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Willie Mae Bell, August 15, 1998]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Willie Mae Bell, born November 2, 1938 and died August 10, 1998. The funeral was held Saturday, August 15, 1998 at Calvary Baptist Church, officiated by Robert Miller, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Meadowlawn Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas. Includes a resolution from the congregation of Calvary Baptist Church.
Date: August 15, 1998
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Invoice from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1950-08-15]

Description: Invoice on account of The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas, sent to John J. Herrera, dated August 15, 1950. This invoice is for a letter to Mrs. Jackson dated August. 11, 1950. The cost was 10 cents per line, totaling $16.20.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Fort Bend Reporter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to B. W. Payne - 1950-08-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to Houston Chief of Police B. W. Payne dated August 15, 1950. This is a reference letter for Rufus L. Ramirez who would like to apply to be a policeman for the City of Houston. Ramirez is one-half inch short of the height requirement, and Herrera feels his personal and military qualifications should be considered.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston - August 15, 1997]

Description: Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from France, where business operations for Omero magazine have moved. Her position at the publication remains unclear, but it appears that an interview with Houston over one of his plays, the Modernization of Sainthood, has remained unpublished due to its controversial content. Nancy wishes to publish something less controversial.
Date: August 15, 1997
Creator: de Mattia, Nancy
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Texas Governor Allan Shivers to John J. Herrera - 1950-08-15]

Description: Letter from Texas Governor Allan Shivers to John J. Herrera dated August 15, 1950. This is in reply to Herrera's letter of August 8,1950. Governor Shivers expresses his appreciation for Herrera's support and extends an invitation for Herrera to stop by the Executive Department for a visit when Herrera is next in Austin.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Shivers, Allan, 1907-1985
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Manuel Gonzales to All LULAC Council Presidents and Members - 1979-08-15]

Description: Memorandum from Manuel Gonzales, League of United Latin American Citizens Membership Committee Chairman, directed to "All LULAC Council Presidents & Members." The memo, dated August 15, 1979, states the objectives of the Membership Committee and the importance of keeping membership up.
Date: August 15, 1979
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Ruben Bonilla, Jr. - 1979-08-15]

Description: Copy of a memorandum from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to the National Executive Board dated August 15, 1979. The memo requests nominations for 1980 Convention Committee Chairpersons.
Date: August 15, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Ruben, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Myrtle Waldman and Her Children]

Description: Black and white photograph of a mother and her children posed outdoors for a picture in front of a house. The mother, Myrtle Waldman, is visible from the chest up; on her lap is a sizable blanket where her infant daughter is laying. To her left, Myrtle's other daughter is seen peeking from behind the blanket, visible from the chin up. The trunk of a tree and a few bushes are in the background.
Date: August 15, 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society