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1994-1996 Biennium Report: The Links, Incorporated

Description: This booklet is a report on the activities at the national level organization of The Links, Inc. from 1994-1996. It includes information about the organization's national and international services, youth outreach, and arts initiatives as well as financial statements. The Links, Inc. is located in the United States and headquartered in Washington D.C.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

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 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

[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Date: 1988
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

Description: Guidebook created as an accompaniment to an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo, Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico", which ran from October 18 to December 28, 2002. The guidebook contains information on the both the museum and the exhibit, and includes an in-depth description of the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the exhibition. There are also activities such as trivia quizzes and puzzles that are related to the exhibition included in the book.
Date: 2002
Creator: Zamora, Herlinda & Johnston, Margaret
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

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

A Comfort Christmas

Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Date: 1996
Creator: Bohnert, Paula & Bohnert, Hannah
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne & Stewart, Mike
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

[Guide: The Art of the Cathedral, The Bicentennial of the Saltillo Cathedral, 1801-2001]

Description: Guidebook published in honor of the bicentennial anniversary of the Saltillo Cathedral in Saltillo, Mexico. There are several colorful pictures along with historical information in the book. There are two introductions at the beginning of the book by Raúl Vera López, who is the Bishop of the Saltillo Cathedral, and Javier Villarreal Lozano, who is the director. There is a separate letter typed in Spanish at the back of the book that was written by the Governor of the State of Coahuila.
Date: 2002
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Guide: "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada" Exhibition]

Description: Guidebook that complements an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada [Youth Overdrive]". The cover of the guidebook features the title "YLA11" in a triple-lined typeface along with the rest of the title in a rounded uppercase typeface. The title is framed by rounded squares with a different icon in each. The inside cover of the book contains a list of sponsors and contributors along with the dates of the exhibition. The first page reiterates the title and highlights the curator of the exhibition as well as the museum logo. Page three features a "Foreword" introductory passage by the executive director. Pages four through nine details the nature, meaning, and highlights of the exhibition. The rest of the guide primarily consists of profiles of contributing artists. Each artist profile includes the name of the artist as the title, the artist's hometown as a subtitle, a photograph of a highlighted piece of artwork, and a couple of paragraphs of biographical and professional information. There is a "List of Works" at the back of the guidebook along with a list of museum staff and board of directors. The back cover of the guidebook features the logos from sponsors as well as the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Description: Book about Heinrich Weltner, including a biography for Weltner, detailed information about his graphite drawings, and the genealogy of the Weltner family. The index begins on page 45.
Date: 2009
Creator: Stappenbeck, Herb & Funke, Patricia
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

The Journal, Volume 10

Description: In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Links, Inc., this book collects brief histories and reports of the organization's local chapters from 1946-1996. It was presented at the organization's 30th National Assembly, and its theme is "Linkages...Toward the Possible: Celebrating 50 Years of Friendship and Service."
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1981

Description: "This booklet is a compilation of the historical facts of the Western Area, The Links, Incorporated. It can serve as a handy reference for members who are interested in the history of the Area." -- p. 1. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1981
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1985

Description: "This booklet is a compilation of the historical facts of the Western Area, The Links, Incorporated. It can serve as a handy reference for members who are interested in the history of the Area." -- p. 1. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1985
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1995

Description: "This booklet is an update of the historical facts of the Western Area of The Links, Incorporated published in 1993. It is designed to present an objective and accurate account of the growth and accomplishments of our Western Area from 1954 to 1995.... [T]his booklet is not intended as an in-depth report of the program activities of each individual chapter. It is included only to give us an overview of the nature and variety of activities and projects that are being implemented, thus enhancing the growth and development of our area and our national body as a whole." -- Preface. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, awards, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

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

Minutes and Proceedings of the Twenty-Second National Assembly of The Links, Inc., June-July 1980

Description: This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. Conference proceedings include a program of events, reports, financial statements, committee membership lists, and other information relevant to the national meeting of The Links, Inc. The theme for this year's conference is "Improving the Quality of Life by Linking Leadership and Service to Meet the Challenge of Community and National Needs."
Date: 1980
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio