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[Letter from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee to Rabbi Henry Cohen - March 17, 1920]

Description: Letter to Rabbi Henry Cohen from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on March 17, 1920, discussing an article published in a Polish newspaper and a monetary transaction. The above mentioned newspaper article is attached to the letter.
Date: March 17, 1920
Creator: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Wedding photograph of Hermenegildo and Raquel]

Description: Photograph of a Mexican American couple. The bride is dressed in white with a long veil, and a beautiful head decoration. She is holding a bunch of white flowers. She is sitting on a chair and the groom is standing, dressed in a black suit. He is wearing gloves.
Date: October 14, 1929
Creator: Berlin's Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Danevang School Class of 1927]

Description: Black and white photograph of a group of students posed for a portrait in front of their school. They are arranged in six rows, with the last row standing within the enclave of the porch. A few boys are standing within the open window frames that are on either side of the porch. Two children sitting at the center of the front row are holding a chalkboard that has written on it the class information and date.
Date: February 8, 1927
Creator: Dedrick's Studios
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of Doris Andersen Seated on Chair]

Description: Studio photograph of a young girl, identified as Doris Andersen, seated on the left armrest of a wicker chair. There is a painted backdrop behind her. She wears a dark dress with light-colored socks and a pair of single-strap shoes. The photograph has been placed inside the small triangular inserts of a stiff paper frame that bears, on its right bottom corner, the name of the photography studio where the image was taken. This was then pasted into a textured fold-out folder.
Date: 1923/1926
Creator: Dickinson Studios
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Juhl Family Portrait]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white portrait of the Juhl family, professionally shot in a photographer's studio. There are two rows of family members. In the first row, the eldest relatives are seated with the youngest, three children, standing in between them. The second row is made of seven more family members.
Date: 1925
Creator: El Campo Studio
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Envelope for the Fox Company]

Description: Envelop for the Fox Company. The envelope advertises the prices for developing film and displays samples of the services offered by the Fox Company. These services include framed hand colored enlargement, the fox-tone border, and "new-tone" color scheme for photographs. The front has the name "Emil Jentsch" written on it.
Date: 1928
Creator: Fox Company
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Boys basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Boys Basketball Team at the Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Team for the years 1923-24. In the center, a player is holding a ball marked 1924. First row, left to right: Captain Ralph W. Emerson ; Lafitto Jesus Kawas ; Manuel Garcia ; Corrado Alvarado ; Hidalgo Ramos. Second row, left to right: Eloi Leal ; Roberto Goreno ; Solomon Masso ; Alfredo Barrero ; Fidelio Guerero.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Girls basketball team, Holding Institute, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the girls basketball team, San Antonio Texas. In the center, a player is holding a basketball marked, "HH 24". Back row, from left to right: Juana Gomez ; Mary Dobbs ; Myrtie Jones, Captain ; Eula Hill ; Mary Nixon. Middle row, from left to right: Anita Alarcon ; Wilson ; Carmen Rodriguez ; Francisco Perez ; Ema Trevino. Front row, from left to right: Consuelo de Leon ; Noemi Cavazos ; Celia Osuna.
Date: 1924
Creator: Garcia's Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Paul E. Howe to Meyer Bodansky - May 1925]

Description: Letter from Paul E. Howe to Dr. Meyer Bodansky requesting information regarding several new procedures developed for determining chemical levels within domestic animals. The letter outlines several areas of concern regarding the equations used in developing the procedures.
Date: May 19, 1925
Creator: Howe, Paul E.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Menu from the XIII International Physiological Congress, Boston 1929 and Two Tickets from The Philosophical Society of Texas for Dr. Meyer Bodansky and Mrs. Meyer Bodansky - August 22, 1929]

Description: Menu from the XIII International Physiological Congress Boston of 1929 including two tickets granted by The Philosophical Society of Texas to Dr. Meyer Bodansky and Mrs. Meyer Bodansky.
Date: August 22, 1929
Creator: International Physiological Congress.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Andrew & Dagny Jensen Marriage License

Description: Marriage license provided to Anders Jessen Jensen and Dagny Andersen from the Wharton County courthouse. There is a black and white illustration at the very top of the document of a bell composed entirely of small flowers, with a leafy vine emerging from the back of the bell and encircling it in an arc. This bell is inside a circular motif with decorative geometric elements around the edge, and is flanked on both sides by bold, Old English text that declares the document as a Marriage License. Hand-written text has been placed in several areas: where it calls for the names of the couple, dates, signatures, etc. The actual ceremony was ordained by Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm. When closed, the information provided in the opened document is condensed into the upper half of the document's back.
Date: December 29, 1922
Creator: Kral, F. L.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Jesus Murillo - "Our Hercules"]

Description: Photograph of a mural by Jesus Murillo, depicting Houston businessman Jesse H. Jones, captioned: "Our Hercules", with his face and body enlarged, holding a picture of "Downtown Houston" in his hands.
Date: 1928
Creator: Murillo Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library