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[Dorothy Ingram]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Ingram. She is wearing glasses and a stripe-patterned top, and her hair is pulled up into a bun. She is shown from the shoulders up and is looking towards the camera.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[1960 Confirmation]

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class dressed in religious robes standing in front of a figure of Jesus Christ that is surrounded by candles. There are seven boys and five girls. The boys are each wearing a bow tie.
Date: 1960
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang 4-H Club

Description: Photograph of members of the Danevang 4-H Club in front of a wooden wall. The girls wear dresses, and the boys wear jeans with short and long-sleeved shirts. Six girls are in the back, identified from left to right as Ruth Allenson, Glenda Christensen, Idel Bram, Jane Laustrup, Dorothy Waldman, and Beverly Elaine Waldman. In the front row, from left to the right, the boys have been identified as Timmy Nielsen, Johnny Brodsgaard, Vernon Bram, Kenneth Christensen, and Dennis Andersen. There is a Danish Heritage Society stamp on the back of the photograph which also lists their address.
Date: 1960/1970
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wilburt & Peggy Hansen

Description: Photograph of single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Peggy and Wilbert Hansen. Taken some distance away from the entrance, the photograph captures a front lawn cut short and a front facade with a line of small bushes lining the outside walls. The house has a hip roof with dark shingles and green shutter windows. A large tree with thin branches can be seen behind towering over the house.
Date: 1960/1980
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Funeral Program for Johnny W. Riggins, October 1, 1960]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Johnny W. Riggins, born October 14, 1912 and died September 26, 1960. The funeral was held Saturday, October 1, 1960 at West End Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. J. A. Kemple. Funeral arrangements were made through Collins Funeral Home and he was buried in Eastview Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 1, 1960
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Walter M. Inman, May 7, 1960]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Walter M. Inman. The funeral was held Saturday, May 7, 1960 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. C. William Black, Minister. Funeral arrangements were made through Collins Funeral Home and he was buried in Eastview Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 7, 1960
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Isaac Hawkins, May 25, 1960]

Description: Funeral program for Brother Isaac Hawkins, died May 20, 1960. The funeral was held Wednesday, May 25, 1960 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. C. William Black, Jr., Pastor. Funeral arrangements were made through Collins Funeral Service and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 25, 1960
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Mamie Lee Jackson, July 4, 1960]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Mamie Lee Jackson. The funeral was held Monday, July 4, 1960 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. J. H. Carruthers, Minister. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter Undertaking Company and she was buried in San Antonio Masonic Lodge No. 1 Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 4, 1960
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1960-10-31]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, to John J. Herrera, and forwarded to E.J. Buckley, Captain, Warrant Division and J.D. Walters, Senior Captain. Kern writes regarding the pending fines issued on the named cases stated in the letter.
Date: October 31, 1960
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza - 1960-10-27]

Description: Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza. Cazares asks Garza for his support for the Kennedy-Johnson ticket in his area. In this connection, Cazares has mailed 500 envelopes and letters written in Spanish to be mailed to the people in Garza's area.
Date: October 27, 1960
Creator: Cazares, Edward A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George Hernandez to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from George Hernandez, Secretary, Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur, Texas, to John J. Herrera. Hernandez thanks Herrera for being present at the Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur's election rally, and praises Herrera for his inspiring speech. Hernandez also invites Herrera to participate and hear the next Democratic candidate, Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Hernandez, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Peña, Jr., Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas to all Texas voters - 1960]

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Peña, Jr., Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas urging those of Hispanic American descent to vote for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson in the upcoming election on November 8, 1960. The letter argues that if all of the Hispanic Americans in Texas vote for the democratic ticket, it may decide which way the state votes, since the rest of Texas is fairly split between the Republican and Democratic tickets.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000; Peña, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-22]

Description: Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr., Chairman, Viva-Kennedy Johnson Clubs to John J. Herrera congratulating Herrera for his dedication and participation in the election campaign for the Democratic Kennedy-Johnson ticket. Pena cautions that the pledges made prior to the election should be fulfilled.
Date: November 22, 1960
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Woodrow Seals - 1960-09-14]

Description: Letter to Woodrow Seals, Chairman, Kennedy-Johnson Campaign Headquarters from John J. Herrera. Herrera recommends making a pamphlet in which Senator Dennis Chavez, who is highly respected by the Latin American people, interviews Senator Kennedy, asking Kennedy questions about the Latin American situation. The pamphlet would be written in Spanish to reach the wider Latin American population.
Date: September 14, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Valdez - 1960-06-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Valdez, dated June 3, 1960, and stamped "COPY." Herrera requests a full brochure of all activities planned for the LULAC National Convention so that it can be discussed on a Spanish-language radio station in the Houston area.
Date: June 3, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Campos - 1960-01-30]

Description: Letter from Tony Campos, Executive Director for LULAC, dated January 30, 1960, and printed on Little School of the 400 letterhead. The letter announces the opening of a LULAC pre-school program at Clayton Courts Housing Units.
Date: January 30, 1960
Creator: Campos, Tony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library