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Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Description: This German text is the first of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Description: This German text is the second of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Description: This German text is the third of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The cabin book: or, sketches of life in Texas

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864 & Mersch, Ch. Fr.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Das Cajütenbuch: oder nationale Charakteristiken.

Description: This German text is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1846
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Description: This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Date: 1849
Creator: Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin

Description: This German text is a contemporary history and description of the United States of America based on the author's first hand observations, written as a guide for German emigrants. According to the bookseller's note: "This book contains information about German travelers in the state of Texas. It includes discussions on the physical aspects of the land, natural products, Indians, the West, social life and customs throughout the state, as well as information about education, schools, and other stories."
Date: 1853
Creator: Menzel, Gottfried, 1798-
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Soldiers Pay Record Book]

Description: Soldiers pay record book from World War I belonging to Andrew Jensen. Information recorded includes total monthly pay, deductions, net monthly pay, date paid, and the name of the quartermaster making the payment. According to the title page, this book was carried by the soldier for his own records. The book indicates that Jensen's total monthly wages were $33.00, and his net monthly pay, after $7.00 deducted for insurance, was $26.00. His monthly pat later went up to $40.20 total and $33.20 net. Jensen was drafted into the National Army on September 19, 1917 and reported to Bay City, Texas. The pay book was opened on January 1, 1919, and he returned to the U.S. from foreign service on June 15,1919. He applied for War Risk Insurance in the amount of $10,000.
Date: January 1, 1919
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Minutes of the Eleventh Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc., June 22-23, 1964

Description: Conference minutes include an account of the proceedings, reports, financial statements, committee membership lists, and other information relevant to the meeting of the Western Area division of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. that are located in the western United States.
Date: June 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Minutes of the Fifteenth Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc., June 23-24, 1968

Description: Conference minutes include an account of the proceedings, reports, financial statements, committee membership lists, and other information relevant to the meeting of the Western Area division of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. that are located in the western United States.
Date: June 1968
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 1

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 2

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 3

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 4

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 5

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 6

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 7

Description: This book contains photographs of the Artes Graficas building, which was part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. The photographs show various interior and exterior parts of the building with maps on the back to show the location of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 8

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 9

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 10

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

The Nineteenth National Assembly of The Links, Incorporated, July 1974

Description: This booklet contains information for delegates to the 19th National Assembly of the The Links, Inc., including a newsletter, announcements, pre-assembly information, a workbook, and business agenda items. This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States.
Date: 1974
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Scrapbook: The San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Scrapbook of items compiled by the San Antonio, Texas chapter of Links, Inc. including newspaper clippings, booklets, event programs, postcards, and other items related to the activities of the organization.
Date: 1975~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio