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[Texas Association Certificate]

Description: Certificate of shareholding in "The Texas Association." The text of the document states that the recipient of the document is entitled to one share of stock in "The Texas Association."
Date: January 1, 1844
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[City of Waco $1 Certificate]

Description: Engraved certificate the size of a bank note with images and text on the front that says: "The City of Waco, State of Texas, Will pay to bearer One Dollar." There are black-and-white images on the front including a man carrying a spear on horseback (lower-left corner), a brick suspension bridge over a river with a city behind (center), and a train engine pulling a coal car (lower-right). The back of the certificate has a decorative design in blue ink surrounding the text "Receivable for all Advalorem Tax. Due the City of Waco." The recorder signature on the bottom right corner is signed by James H. Torbett.
Date: 1875
Creator: Waco (Tex.)
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Woman With Flowers]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images of the same woman. In the left image she is sitting in a wooden chair with her left arm on the armrest. She is standing in the right image. She is wearing a lace dress and a corsage. She is holding a piece of paper rolled up and tied with a ribbon.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

Travis County Survey Records: Surveyor's File Book 4

Description: Register of land certificates and files made from November 1856 to August 1885, including date of entry, by whom entered, certificate number, applicant or grantee, size, where issued, and locality of property. Indexed in file.
Date: 1856-11/1885-08
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[Woman in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of a woman in an apron standing in a kitchen holding a framed certificate. A calendar and a picture of Jesus are on the wall near the certificate. A refrigerator is at right with tins on top of it.
Date: March 1958
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Harris County Clerk to Newly-weds]

Description: Form letter to newlyweds from the Office of R. E. Turrentine, Jr., County Clerk of Harris County, stating that the marriage license will be microfilmed and stored in the permanent records of the County Clerk. The newlywed couple will receive a certified copy. A large portion of the letter gives newlyweds advice on how to settle arguments in their married life.
Date: 196u
Creator: Turrentine, R. E., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Confirmation Certificate, 1989]

Description: Confirmation Certificate to Mark Weiner. (Torah Quotation in left hand corner) "Ye shall be holy for I the Lord your God am Holy" - Lev.19:2 (Corresponding text in Hebrew in opposite corner) "CONFIRMATION CERTIFICATE THIS IS TO RECORD THAT Mark Weiner WAS CONFIRMED IN THE FAITH OF ISRAEL ON June 2 1989 29 Iyar 5749 IN THE PRESENCE OF THE CONGREGATION Beth-El Fort Worth, Texas" Signature 1 Signature 2 Signature 3 (Torah quotation on bottom) "All that the Lord hath spoken we will do and we will obey" - ex.24:7
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Painting and Documents]

Description: Photograph of a framed painting of a WWII-era fighter plane and several framed documents (including a letter, two certificates, and framed newspaper clippings) hanging on a white wall. Charlyne Creger's name is visible on one of the certificates (bottom, second from right).
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Rubin Knight Receiving a Certificate]

Description: Photograph of Rubin Knight receiving a certificate for ten years of service with Lone Star Beer. Behind the two men is a large building, likely the Fort Worth Lone Star Beer distributorship. Knight is wearing a uniform with a name tag.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society

Official Headlight Certificate

Description: Certificate certifying that the headlight equipment on a vehicle owned by K.B. Legett complies with the requirements of the Texas Automobile Headlight Law.
Date: January 28, 1926
Creator: State of Texas Highway Commission
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[LULAC Council Membership Certificate]

Description: LULAC council incorporation certificate used to certify "all the rights, privileges and immunities granted under the General Constitution of the League of United Latin American Citizens" for newly formed councils.
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library