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[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
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

[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

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

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

[Notebook of Meeting Minutes for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Meeting minutes for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc., covering the time period of September 17, 1960, to (possibly) May 17, 1962. Written inside a maroon spiral notebook, copious notes discuss the inner-workings of the organization's many meetings.
Date: 1960-09-17/1962-05-17
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1960-04]

Description: Program for San Jacinto Day Celebration held on April 20-21, 1960. The cover of the program has an aerial image of San Jacinto State Park with the title and dates printed to the left. Pages two and three of the program list the program events by date and time as well as the committee chairmen and pageant judges. Pages four and five list the princesses, their flag, and the group they represent. Page six of the program lists the escorts for the princesses. Page seven lists: San Jacinto State Park Commission, San Jacinto Museum of History Association, Color Guard, Parade Marshall, and Parade Participants. The back cover of the program has an illustration of the six flags over Texas and the statue of Sam Houston on horseback.
Date: 1960-04-20/1960-04-21
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Pete Hernández - 1960-06-08]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Pete Hernández, informing Hernández that Jack Ross of the Board of Pardons and Paroles has recommended a parole for him, and as soon as the necessary requirements are met, Hernández will be released from prison. Garcia hopes Hernández's future free life will be fruitful, and he will succeed in life.
Date: June 8, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston 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 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

[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