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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Mr. Hausler - 1942-08-14]

Description: Letter to Mr. Hausler, Personnel Superintendent at the Brown Ship Yard in Houston, Texas from John J. Herrera dated August 14, 1942. Written on LULAC letterhead, the letter is concerning "discrimination against workers of Mexican extraction." John J. Herrera is writing to inquire if Mr. Hausler is aware of these practices.
Date: August 14, 1942
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header".
Date: August 9, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Notice of Classification

Description: Notice of classification document sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by a member of the Local Board (name is partially visible but a hard crease halfway down the middle of the postcard has rendered it difficult to read). It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
Date: August 8, 1942
Creator: United States. Government Printing Office.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for two baseball games to be played between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas on Sunday, July 26, 1942 starting at 3 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown on the poster. Entrance fee: Men: 35 cents ; Women: 20 cents plus taxes.
Date: July 26, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from E. P. Hamilton to Eleanor Bodansky - May 18, 1942]

Description: Letter from E. P. Hamilton to Eleanor Bodansky, discussing with Mrs. Bodansky the royalties and contracts appropriate for the publication of a textbook written by her late husband, Dr. Meyer Bodansky. Also included is consideration of a doctor who assisted Dr. Bodansky in writing the textbook, Dr. Marion Fay.
Date: May 18, 1942
Creator: Hamilton, E. P.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Felicitas Latlip's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Felicitas Latlip. Felicitas Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Frank Latlip, Senior's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Frank Latlip, Sr. Frank Latlip's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 2 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Rosalio Gonzalez's War Ration Book One]

Description: War Ration Book One that belonged to Rosalio Gonzalez. Rosalio Gonzalez's address and physical description is recorded. The booklet contains 13 unused ration stamps for a variety of goods.
Date: May 4, 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1942. The article is pasted on a piece of brown paper along with John J. Herrera's business card that lists his profession as "Notary Public, Income Tax Work". The article includes four photographs including one of John J. Herrera holding a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1942-04-21]

Description: Speech delivered by John J. Herrera on April 21, 1942 at San Jacinto Memorial Park for the 106th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Herrera reminds the audience of the important role Latin American patriots played in the battle for Texas independence and continue to play in modern times. Herrera cites international unity as the key to victory in World War II.
Date: April 21, 1942
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Eleanor Bodansky to Oscar Bodansky - April 17, 1942]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Bodansky to her brother-in-law, Oscar Bodansky, informing him that she has mailed several signed papers to a publishing company, named Wiley. The letter also speaks of many personal items, including Eleanor's health, her day to day activities, the well-being of her children, and other people with whom she spends her time.
Date: April 17, 1942
Creator: Bodansky, Eleanore A.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Martin Matheson to Eleanor Bodansky - March 18, 1942]

Description: Letter from Martin Matheson, Advertising and Sales Manager of John Wiley & Sons Publishers, to Eleanor Bodansky, informing her that the publisher has given permission for a society to reprint on film a table from her late husband's textbook. As this is a normal request of an old edition, they did not seek Mrs. Bodansky's permission.
Date: March 18, 1942
Creator: Matheson, Martin
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT