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[News Script: Mexican ambassador]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Manuel Tello, the Mexico Ambassador to the United States visiting Dallas and speaking about the illegal immigration problem.
Date: August 26, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Flying wetbacks stop in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a planeload of illegal Mexican immigrants being deported back to their home country stopping in Dallas for the night.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Remarks by Professor Barbara Jordan: Chair, U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform to the National Conference of United We Stand, America

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan, as Chair of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, to the National Conference of United We Stand, America, in Dallas, Texas. The speech is about the work of her commission in the area of immigration.
Date: August 12, 1995
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Old Mill

Description: Book consisting of a number of historical accounts from people living in Bosque County, Texas; the accounts also include strange stories from the area. The book also talks about historical buildings within the county.
Date: 1925
Creator: Duke, Clyde
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration, (1821-1840) Its Causes and Results

Description: Book discussing the history or Norwegian immigration into the United States; it details the immigration from the first Norwegian settlement in America, through the "Exodus of 1836" and later settlements. The last section of the book deals with "Religious Work Among the Norwegians in America Down to the Year 1845." Index begins on page 451
Date: 1896
Creator: Anderson, Rasmus B. (Rasmus Bjørn), 1846-1936
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Travis County Naturalization Records: Naturalization Record

Description: Recorded copies of orders issued by county court granting citizenship to aliens from 1892-1893 and 1896-1902, showing case number, name of ex parte (alien), judgment of court granting citizenship, and signatures of clerk and presiding judge. Arranged chronologically by date recorded. Referenced in Index to Naturalization Records of Travis County.
Date: 1892/1902
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County Naturalization Records: Petition and Record

Description: Record of final action taken by county court on petitions for citizenship by aliens who have previously filed declaration of intention, including: a) Declarations of intention to become citizen, showing declaration number; court of jurisdiction; county; name, age, occupation, personal description, place of birth, date of birth, and present address of alien; country from which alien emigrated; name of vessel on which alien arrived or character of conveyance or name of transportation company if alien arrived by means other than vessel; alien's last foreign residence; name of foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty to which alien renouncing allegiance; port and date of arrival in United States; statement that alien not an anarchist or a polygamist or believer in practice of the latter; signature of alien making declaration; date sworn and subscribed; and signature of court clerk or deputy. b) Petitions for naturalization, showing petition number; court; date of petition; name, residence, occupation, date and place of birth of alien; place of departure; date of emigration; date and port of arrival in United States; name of ship in which arrival made (or mode of transportation, if not by ship); marital status of alien; name of spouse (if married); date and place of birth of spouse; name, date of birth, place of birth, and residence of each child; and signature of alien. c) Affidavits of two witnesses as to character of alien, showing name of affiant; name of alien; statement of number of years of acquaintance with alien, of alien's residence in United States for five years and in Texas for one year preceding date of application, and of alien's behavior as person of good moral character; signature of affiant; and clerk's attestation. d) oaths of allegiance, including statement of oath, date oath administered, and signature of alien. e) Orders of court ...
Date: 1904/1906
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County Naturalization Records: Petition and Record

Description: Record of final action taken by county court on petitions for citizenship by aliens who have previously filed declaration of intention, including: a) Petitions for naturalization, showing petition number; court; date of petition; name, residence, occupation, date and place of birth of alien; place of departure; date of emigration; date and port of arrival in United States; name of ship in which arrival made (or mode of transportation, if not by ship); marital status of alien; name of spouse (if married); date and place of birth of spouse; name, date of birth, place of birth, and residence of each child; and signature of alien. b) Oaths of allegiance, including statement of oath, date oath administered, and signature of alien. Arranged chronologically by date recorded; indexed in file. Referenced in Index to Naturalization Records of Travis County.
Date: 1906/1907
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[News Clip: Checkmate]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: November 29, 1997
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Travis County Naturalization Records: Record of Declaration of Intention

Description: Notices filed by aliens from 1887 to 1902 in Travis County, declaring intention to become citizens of the United States, showing declaration number; court of jurisdiction; county; name, age, occupation, personal description, place of birth, date of birth, and present address of alien; country from which alien emigrated; name of vessel on which alien arrived or character of conveyance or name of transportation company if alien arrived by means other than vessel; alien's last foreign residence; name of foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty to which alien renouncing allegiance; port and date of arrival in United States; statement that alien not an anarchist or polygamist or believer in practice of latter; signature of alien making declaration; date sworn and subscribed; and signature of court clerk or deputy. Arranged chronologically by date filed. Referenced in Index to Naturalization Records of Travis County.
Date: 1887/1902
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[News Clip: Immigration Bill]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: November 1, 1986
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Illegal FOLO pkg]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P. M.
Date: August 18, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Travis County Naturalization Records: Declaration Minutes A, pages 209-466

Description: Notices filed by aliens, declaring intention to become citizens of United States, showing declaration number; court of jurisdiction; county; name, age, occupation, personal description, place of birth, date of birth, and present address of alien; country from which alien emigrated; name of vessel on which alien arrived or character of conveyance or name of transportation company if alien arrived by means other than vessel; alien's last foreign residence; name of foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty to which alien renouncing allegiance; port and date of arrival in United States; statement that alien not an anarchist or a polygamist or believer in practice of latter; signature of alien making declaration; date sworn and subscribed; and signature of court clerk or deputy. Arranged chronologically by date recorded; indexed in file. Part 2 of 2.
Date: 1890-11/1899-11
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). District Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Travis County Naturalization Records: Declaration Minutes B

Description: Notices filed by aliens, declaring intention to become citizens of United States, showing declaration number; court of jurisdiction; county; name, age, occupation, personal description, place of birth, date of birth, and present address of alien; country from which alien emigrated; name of vessel on which alien arrived or character of conveyance or name of transportation company if alien arrived by means other than vessel; alien's last foreign residence; name of foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty to which alien renouncing allegiance; port and date of arrival in United States; statement that alien not an anarchist or a polygamist or believer in practice of latter; signature of alien making declaration; date sworn and subscribed; and signature of court clerk or deputy. Arranged chronologically by date recorded; indexed in file.
Date: 1900-03/1906-09
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). District Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Travis County Naturalization Records: Index to Naturalization Records of Travis County from 1840-1906, A-K

Description: Reference to Travis County naturalization records of the County Clerk, District Clerk, and Commissioners Court, including Declaration Minutes, Naturalization Record, Record of Declaration of Intention, Naturalization Record, and Petition and Record. Shows name of naturalized citizen, record reference, name of court, country of birth or allegiance, year of birth or age, date of proceedings, nature of proceedings, and remarks. Reference prepared by Works Progress Administration's Texas Historical Records Survey. Arranged alphabetically by name of naturalized citizen. Part 1 of 2.
Date: unknown
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). District Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Travis County Naturalization Records: Index to Naturalization Records of Travis County from 1840-1906, L-Z

Description: Reference to Travis County naturalization records of the County Clerk, District Clerk, and Commissioners Court, including Declaration Minutes, Naturalization Record, Record of Declaration of Intention, Naturalization Record, and Petition and Record. Shows name of naturalized citizen, record reference, name of court, country of birth or allegiance, year of birth or age, date of proceedings, nature of proceedings, and remarks. Reference prepared by Works Progress Administration's Texas Historical Records Survey. Arranged alphabetically by name of naturalized citizen. Part 2 of 2.
Date: unknown
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). District Clerk's Office.
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Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Travis County Naturalization Records: Naturalization Record 1890-1903

Description: Record of final action taken by district court on petitions for citizenship by aliens who have previously filed declarations of intention, including: a) Declarations of intention to become citizen, showing date of declaration; name,, country of nativity and allegiance, and age of alien; port from which emigrated; date of emigration; port and date of arrival in United States; recital of statement of application for citizenship, of intention to become citizen, and of renunciation of allegiance to foreign power; signature of declarant; and clerk's attestation. b) Petitions for naturalization, showing petition number; date of petition; court; name, place of residence, occupation, date of birth, and place of birth of alien; place of departure; date of emigration; port of arrival in United States; date of arrival; name of ship on which arrival made (or mode of transportation, if not by ship); marital status of alien; name of spouse (if married); date and place of birth of spouse; name, date of birth, place of birth, and residence of each child; and signature of alien. c) Affidavits of two witnesses as to character of alien, showing name of affiant; name of alien; statement of number of years of acquaintance with alien, whether alien has resided in United States for five years, whether in Texas for one year preceding date of application, and confirmation of alien as a person of good moral character; signature of affiant; and clerk's attestation. d) Oaths of allegiance, including statement of oath, date oath administered, and signature of alien. e) Orders of court admitting alien, showing term of court, date of proceedings, name of alien, order of court admitting petitioner, and signature of presiding judge. Arranged chronologically by date of proceedings; indexed in file. Referenced in Index to Naturalization Records of Travis County.
Date: 1890-09/1903-06
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). District Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office