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[Soldiers Pay Record Book]

Description: Soldiers pay record book from World War I belonging to Andrew Jensen. Information recorded includes total monthly pay, deductions, net monthly pay, date paid, and the name of the quartermaster making the payment. According to the title page, this book was carried by the soldier for his own records. The book indicates that Jensen's total monthly wages were $33.00, and his net monthly pay, after $7.00 deducted for insurance, was $26.00. His monthly pat later went up to $40.20 total and $33.20 net. Jensen was drafted into the National Army on September 19, 1917 and reported to Bay City, Texas. The pay book was opened on January 1, 1919, and he returned to the U.S. from foreign service on June 15,1919. He applied for War Risk Insurance in the amount of $10,000.
Date: January 1, 1919
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

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
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 9

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 10

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 1

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 2

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 4

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 5

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 6

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 7

Description: This book contains photographs of the Artes Graficas building, which was part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. The photographs show various interior and exterior parts of the building with maps on the back to show the location of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 8

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 3

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

A Comfort Christmas

Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Date: 1996
Creator: Bohnert, Paula & Bohnert, Hannah
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Description: Book about Heinrich Weltner, including a biography for Weltner, detailed information about his graphite drawings, and the genealogy of the Weltner family. The index begins on page 45.
Date: 2009
Creator: Stappenbeck, Herb & Funke, Patricia
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Texas in the Civil War: Comfort's Monument Story

Description: Book containing information about the Civil War in Texas, including the story of the Nueces Massacre and oral histories from individuals living in Texas during the Civil War. The index begins on page 64.
Date: 1997
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne & Stewart, Mike
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The cabin book: or, sketches of life in Texas

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864 & Mersch, Ch. Fr.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Das Cajütenbuch: oder nationale Charakteristiken.

Description: This German text is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1846
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung dahin

Description: This German text is a contemporary history and description of the United States of America based on the author's first hand observations, written as a guide for German emigrants. According to the bookseller's note: "This book contains information about German travelers in the state of Texas. It includes discussions on the physical aspects of the land, natural products, Indians, the West, social life and customs throughout the state, as well as information about education, schools, and other stories."
Date: 1853
Creator: Menzel, Gottfried, 1798-
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections