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Hans

Description: Copy negative of Hans Michaelsen, a World War II veteran in San Antonio, Texas. Hans is sitting down on a large rock platform, facing forward. He is dressed in a suit and a military hat. There is a house and a car visible in the background of the photograph.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from Jose Angel Medrano to Elizabeth Cisneros - 1947-08-02]

Description: Letter to Elizabeth Cisneros, Secretary, Club Recreativo Regis, inviting members of the club to the first anniversary Ball of the Club Recreativo de Veterans, Houston, Texas, on August 3, 1947. The letter is signed by Jose Angel Medrano of Club Recreativo de Veteranos. Included with the letter are two typed sheets of the names of the 1947 members of Club Recreativo de Veteranos, Houston, Texas, with their addresses.
Date: August 2, 1947
Creator: Medrano, Jose Angel
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Soldiers Coming Home 1918

Description: Copy negative of a line of uniformed soldiers walking out of the main chapel of the Danevang Church in Danevang, Texas.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Parade

Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. Both photographs show a group of veterans marching in a parade. There is a man holding a flag in the second photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Dallas Journal, Volume 54, 2008

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 104.
Date: October 2008
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Lamar County Confederate Memorial Statue

Description: Photograph of Confederate Veteran Memorial Statue on the courthouse lawn in Paris, Texas. Besides the statue of a soldier, there are busts of four Confederate leaders around the base, sculpted by Coppini.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Last Known Veterans of the 1836 Texas Revolution

Description: 1906 photograph of veterans of the Texas Revolution. Pictured are W. P. Zuber of Austin, J. W. Darlington of Taylor, Aca C. Hill of Oakville, S. F. Sparks of Rockport, L. T. Lawlor of Florence, and Alfonso Steel of Mexia. "We'll rally 'round the flag boys, we'll rally once more". The Texas Veterans Association, an organization of those who had served prior to, during, and immediately after the Texas Revolution, held its first convention in Houston on May 13–15, 1873, with about seventy-five veterans present. After 1876 the annual meetings, held in some seventeen different Texas cities, always took place in the week including April 21, San Jacinto Day. At the Goliad meeting in 1906 only six of the last ten known survivors of the Army of the Republic of Texas were present: William P. Zuber, Alfonso Steele, John W. Darlington, Asa C. Hill, S. F. Sparks, and L. T. Lawlor. The association dissolved in Austin on April 19, 1907, during its thirty-fifth annual convention. With its dissolution its work was taken over by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. The stories of some of these men can be found in the Handbook of Texas.
Date: 1906
Creator: C.A. Major
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

[Ladies Auxiliary in Gonzales, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of women who are a part of the Gonzales Ladies Auxiliary in 1943. The eleven women, who are wearing cotton dresses, cardigans, skirts, and jackets, are sitting on the grass in front of a church. The women are mixed ethnicities, and appear to be middle-aged and younger. The church behind them is raised from the ground on brick blocks. It is white and has three large windows on the side the women are sitting on. The back of the photograph has a cut-off stamp on the top and handwriting that reads, "Ladies Auxiliary Gonzáles, Texas. 2/28/43".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Oral History Interview with Katie Sherrod, November 10, 2012

Description: Interview with Katie Sherrod, a journalist in Dallas and Forth Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her involvement in various women's rights movements during the 1970s, and her career as a newspaperwoman and a broadcast journalist.
Date: November 10, 2012
Creator: Mehdi, Sahar; Nolasea, Diana & Sherrod, Katie
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Texas Veterans Leadership Program

Description: This pamphlet provides information about the Texas Veterans Leadership program.
Date: November 2012
Creator: Texas Workforce Solutions
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1002, Chapter 429

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the designation of program costs for providing bill payment assistance to certain military veterans as a necessary operating expense that is a first lien against revenue of certain electric and gas utilities' revenue securing certain public securities or obligations.
Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3613, Chapter 1405

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead and to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 297, Chapter 1346

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to resident tuition rates and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and servicemembers and their spouses and children.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Senate Concurrent Resolutions 38

Description: Concurrent resolution introduced by the Texas Senate and House of Representatives relating to Memorializing Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to veterans who served on the inland waterways, territorial waters, and in the airspace of the Republic of Vietnam.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department