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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

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

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, 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; Pena, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Portrait of Dorothy Ingram]

Description: Portrait photograph of Dorothy Ingram. She is wearing a dark jacket and white shirt. Her hair is short and wavy, and she is looking at the camera with a neutral expression.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]

Description: Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla.
Date: January 15, 1960
Creator: Lopez, David & Richardson, Charles
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available.
Date: January 23, 1960
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1959]

Description: 1959 Harris County poll tax receipt number 350205 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1960
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1960-02-01]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera, asking Herrera of the dates, names and places of the second Pete Hernández trial, as Garcia wants to issue a reprint of the pamphlet "A cotton picker finds justice" and bring it up-to date.
Date: February 1, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross - 1960-02-12]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross, Board of Pardons and Paroles, Austin, Texas. Garcia expresses disappointment over the case of Pete Hernández and that Hernández is still confined in prison. Garcia wishes to meet Jack Ross in person to discuss this matter, because Garcia feels that Hernández's case was a question of jury discrimination.
Date: February 12, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Adolfo Chavez Calderon to Gus C. Garcia - 1960-02-15]

Description: Letter from Adolfo Chavez Calderon to Gus C. Garcia, advising Garcia about possible legal options for a divorce, to be obtained either in Mexico or in Europe.
Date: February 15, 1960
Creator: Chavez Calderon, Adolfo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1960-02-17]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera, informing Herrera that an immigration bill has been passed by the House granting temporary visas to fiancees of United States citizens. The Bill is now in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Garcia asks Herrera to send Garcia some detailed information about the divorce case for which Herrera has permission from the Social Security Administration to submit the decree for it.
Date: February 17, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Charles J. Lieck, Jr. - 1960-02-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Charles J. Lieck, Jr., District Attorney in San Antonio, from Gus C. Garcia. Lieck, Jr. had offered Garcia an appointment at the courthouse in Bexar County. Garcia gracefully declines the offer and states his reasons for doing so.
Date: February 19, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Civic Action Committee bulletin - 1960-03-09]

Description: Civic Action Committee bulletin, dated March 9, 1960. The headline is "Gonzalez to attend C.A.C. Barbacoa" and describes Senator Henry B. Gonzalez's upcoming visit to Houston.
Date: March 9, 1960
Creator: Civic Action Committee
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library