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[Photograph of a citizenship class]

Description: Photograph of a class in citizenship, from "Neigborhood Doorways". The writing on the blackboard shows 'La Constitucion es la Nacion". Two men and four women reciting the pledge of allegiance in front of the U.S. flag.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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
Item Type: Book
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

College Bulletin, Number 95, November 1, 1921

Description: This bulletin includes two outlines titled, "Woman's Citizenship Problems" and, "Americanization" as well as a forward at the beginning and suggested reading at the end.
Date: November 1, 1921
Creator: Texas State College for Women. College of Industrial Arts.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University

[Barbara C. Jordan Naturalization Ceremony Speech]

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at a Naturalization Ceremony in Austin, Texas, addressing the honor of American citizenship.
Date: January 21, 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Group of new U.S. citizens swears loyalty to the Constitution of the United States]

Description: A group of people, with a young woman prominent in the photo, hold up their hands and swear loyalty to the Constitution of the United States. There were an estimated 500 persons at the ceremony, who swore fidelity and obedience to the Constitution of the United States and became citizens.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Ciudadania

Description: This article describes the intense emotions that people felt as they became citizens of the United States during a naturalization ceremony in Arlington. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: March 29, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Forty become citizens]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about naturalization ceremonies for 40 new U.S. citizens in Fort Worth.
Date: January 10, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Naturalization]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about naturalization ceremonies for new American citizens at a Dallas courtroom.
Date: June 15, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman as he was gaining citizenship to the United States. The opening line of the document declares that he "solemnly swear[s], that it is bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince..."
Date: February 4, 1882
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Identification Card for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Identification card belonging to Charles W. Sloman with his birth information, age, height, and eye color. On the middle section of the card there is a statement signed by Fred C. Pabst which reads: "the person described on page 2 hereof has produced to me proof in the manner directed by law, and I do hereby certify that the said person is a citizen of the United States of America."
Date: November 18, 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Certificate of Citizenship to Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Citizenship presented to Charles William Sloman in 1884. This certificate says that Charles has "appeared in open Court in the District Court of Galveston County...and applied to said Court to be admitted to become a Citizen of the United States of America."
Date: February 13, 1884
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation