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Heritage, 2008, Volume 1

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: 2008
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

The Americanization Ideal

Description: Text wherein Barbara Jordan, Peter Goldmark, and Antonia Hernandez discuss immigration in America. The text begins with a copy of an article by Barbara Jordan that also discusses the subject of immigration and xenophobia.
Date: September 11, 1995
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Alert: HIV Immigration Act]

Description: An alert from the Center for Disease Prevention Services, addressing the CDC's opposition to HIV being on the list of communicable disease for The Immigrations Act (P.L. 101-649).
Date: February 22, 1991
Creator: Center for Disease Prevention Services
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Press Release: Immigration Policy]

Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force calling the community to action to keep the U.S. government from putting people with HIV or AIDS on an immigration restriction list.
Date: June 4, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[C. J. Nelin's Order of Final Naturalization]

Description: Order of Final Naturalization by the District Court of San Saba County, Texas, entered on 1891-12-12, admitting Carl John Nelin to citizenship after a determination by the court that he has satisfied all residence requirements, demonstrated good moral character and a dedication to the principles of the United States, has sworn to support the Constitution of the United States, and has renounced allegiance to the King of Sweeden (sic.) and all other foreign powers.
Date: 2000
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[C. J. Nelin's Declaration of Intention]

Description: Photocopy of Carl John Nelin's declaration to become a citizen of the United States, his statement of birthplace to be Nenike, Sweden, and his renunciation of allegiance to a foreign power, in particular the King of Sweden, along with the district clerk's certification and official filing information.
Date: 2000
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Summary of Passenger Information for the S.S. ADRIATIC]

Description: A summary of all passenger information gleaned by Cecil R. Nelin during his search, showing that there were 549 passengers aboard the S.S. ADRIATIC, with 33 of them being lodged in saloons, or cabins, and the other 516 (including his father, Carl J. Nelin) in steerage.
Date: 2000
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

Biography of Nelin + Johnson Families

Description: Biographical accounts about Carl John Nelin and P. N. Johnson by Dalmer E. Nelin, Carl John Nelin's widow and P. N. Johnson's daughter, who, during her 83rd year, observes that both men had come to America expecting to find a "pot of gold" in a "land of milk and honey."
Date: [1958..2000]
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Request for Information about C. J. Nelin's Arrival in America]

Description: Cecil R. Nelin's notes regarding information he needs concerning Carl J. Nelin's arrival from Sweden into the United States, stapled to an Order for Copies of Ship Passenger Arrival Records, mailed 1989-06-12 by Cecil Ray Nelin to the National Archives Trust Fund to confirm Carl J. Nelin's arrival in New York, N. Y., on 1881-05-28.
Date: 1989~
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[C. J. Nelin's Order of Final Naturalization]

Description: A partial list or Manifest for the S.S. ADRIATIC, signed by J. W. Jennings, Master, after the ship arrived at the Port of New York, N.Y., on 1881-05-28 lists 29-years-old Carl J. Nelin as a steerage passenger along with many other Swedish emigrants and shows his occupation as "Laborer."
Date: May 28, 1881
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[August Young's Declaration of Intention, 1918]

Description: Photocopy of August Young's sworn Declaration of Intention (filed in the McCulloch County District Court) to become a United States citizen, containing his renunciation of loyalty to any foreign power, in particular the King of Sweden, and recitation of his arrival from Jonkaping, Sweden to the port of New York in the State of New York aboard a White Star Line vessel on 1889-02-16 and his present marriage to Annie Young, who was born in Sweden.
Date: August 1918
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[August Young's Oath of Allegiance and Order Admitting to Citizenship, 1923]

Description: Photocopy of August Young's Oath of Allegiance presented to the McCulloch County District Court, in which he renounces allegiance to any foreign power, particularly to the King of Sweden, before swearing allegiance to the United States, together with the Order that admits him to citizenship.
Date: March 27, 1923
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Press Release: Urgent Call for Action on Immigration Policy]

Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task force calling the LGBT community and persons with AIDS to come together to oppose the recent decision to keep people with HIV/AIDS from being able to enter into the United States and possibly deporting HIV/AIDS positive individuals out of the country.
Date: June 4, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Immigrants]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about George and Vera Kyriakides immigrating to the United States from Germany with the help of Emmett Godfrey.
Date: October 27, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

From Sweden to America

Description: Genealogical account of the Steelhammer family, covering the descendants of John Albert Steelhammer. Each page of the document covers the history of a particular family member.
Date: {2013-10-19..2013-10-20}
Creator: Steelhammer, Gilbert
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

The Journey from Sweden to America

Description: Booklet discussing the history of the Blomstrom family from their time in Sweden to their arrival in America. It includes photographs and illustrations of the family, as well as the coat of arms for Laurentz Blomstom; also included are genealogy lists and family histories.
Date: 2005~
Creator: Blomstrom, Helen Spiers
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

"The History of East Sweden" - By Diane Johnson

Description: Copy of an essay written by Diane Johnson, depicting the journey of Swedish immigrants, Charles Conard and Mina (Gustafson) Johnson, to the East Sweden area in 1887, where they, and other Swedish immigrants, played important roles in the development of a thriving community.
Date: 1950
Creator: Johnson, Diane
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Press Release: AIDS Anniversary Opinion]

Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) marking the 10th anniversary of the AIDS crisis and the NGLTF offering insight and opinion into what this means for the LGBT community.
Date: June 1, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Barbara Jordan Acceptance Speech at Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies]

Description: Text of acceptance speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies commemoration of the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She discusses immigration policy and and the civil rights of immigrants. Handwritten edits appear throughout the photocopied document.
Date: 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University