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[Follow-up court document suggesting means to curb juvenile delinquency]

Description: Written recommendation to the Harris County grand jury regarding measures to curb juvenile delinquency. This is a follow up to the written recommendation dated July 7, 1944.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ruiz, John J.; Fraser, D. A.; Herrera, John J. & Montalbo, Philip J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - June, 1954]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to procure a dependency discharge for her husband. The document contains the signature of Mrs. Cisneros. The name of the Wharton County Notary Public and the exact date in June, 1954 were left blank.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Exhibits A and B, Manuel Uriarte vs. LULAC]

Description: Documents are labeled "Exhibit A" and "Exhibit B". Exhibit A, a letter from Federico Perez-Molina, Project Director, to Manuel Uriarte, is dated June 21, 1976, and printed on League of United Latin American Citizens National Enterprise Development letterhead. The letter confirms an offer of employment to Uriarte. Exhibit B is a memorandum to Manuel Uriarte dated October 21, 1976, which terminates his employment.
Date: {1976-06-21, 1976-10-21}
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Power of Attorney granted by Manuel Gonzales and John J. Herrera to Ray A. Gano, April, 1977]

Description: Document grants Power of Attorney for Manuel Gonzales, National President of League of United Latin American Citizens, and John J. Herrera, National Legal Advisor of LULAC, to Ray A. Gano, the State Director of LULAC for the state of Arizona, dated April 1977. The document is unsigned.
Date: April 1977
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel & Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Reply by Black Coalition on Mass Media to FCC Regarding KAPE Radio License]

Description: Reply by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding a dismissal of the KAPE radio license. In prior records, the BCMM filed a petition to get KAPE radio off the air, criticizing the San Antonio broadcasters for their poor track record with the African-American community. According to the document, this petition was blocked by KAPE on grounds of being untimely filed. It is the intention of this particular document to refute KAPE and persuade the FCC to accept their original petition.
Date: 1974
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Petition by Black Coalition on Mass Media Against KAPE Radio License]

Description: Petition filed by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against the KAPE radio license. The radio station, a local broadcaster in San Antonio, is criticized by the BCMM for its poor track record with the African-American community. The petition is an attempt to intervene in their license renewal and get them off the air, listing various reasons for their rationale.
Date: 1974
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Annual Occupation Tax Recepit Number 230

Description: Occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid ten dollars for both a state and county tax. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom left corner.
Date: 1885-11/1886-09
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Notice of Classification

Description: Notice of classification document sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by a member of the Local Board (name is partially visible but a hard crease halfway down the middle of the postcard has rendered it difficult to read). It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
Date: August 8, 1942
Creator: United States. Government Printing Office.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Notice of Classification

Description: Notice of classification postcard sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name and Ejner's classification, as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by John Norris. It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
Date: February 20, 1943
Creator: U.S. Government Printing Office
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Mrs. C. C. Jensen's Insurance Policy]

Description: Insurance policy document belonging to Mrs. C. C. Jensen of Danevang, Texas. According to the content in the document, she applied for membership with the Danish Mutual Insurance Association for protection against any fire or lightening damage that could affect her home and furnishings. Signatures from the president and secretary of the organization can be seen at the bottom, by P. J. Petersen and Peter Harton, respectively. When folded, the back of the document acts as a pamphlet that lists the various bylaws and article of the insurance organization.
Date: 1931
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 35

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1889
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 273

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.63 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1888
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 1040

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1886
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 164

Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid a total of $2.62 in state and county taxes for this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Date: 1887-10/1888-07
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Articles of Incorporation of the Danish Mutual Insurance Company]

Description: Legal document inaugurating the Danish Mutual Insurance Company's corporate membership, filed through the Secretary of State's office in Austin, Texas, and signed under a notary. The document specifies a twenty year lifetime minimum and the seven men of the first board of directors who will be in charge of insuring both Wharton and Matagorda counties. They are as follows : Neils Christian Jensen, Marcus Nielsen, Helvig Jensen Berndt, H. P. Hermansen, Jasper J. Juhl, Marcus Christensen, and Niels M. Hansen.
Date: 1901-05/1901-06
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Revaluation Policy of Property

Description: Insurance policy document written in Danish. It was sent by Carl Harton in order to apply for membership to cover household goods against fire or lightning damages. When folded, the document acts as a pamphlet on the back, where much of its bylaws and fine print policies appear to be stated.
Date: August 23, 1930
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Release of Oil and Gas Lease

Description: Release document of an oil and gas lease between the Roxana Petroleum Corporation and Carl Harton and his wife Christiane Harton. The document states that the petroleum company is relinquishing 70 acres of property in Wharton County, along with all rights, to the Hartons. Signatures were made on the bottom by the vice-president of the corporation and a notary. When closed, on the back, the top quarter of the document condenses the document into two lines of text that read, "Release of Oil and Gas Lease Roxana Petroleum Corporation To."
Date: February 14, 1927
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Articles of Agreement for Warranty Deed]

Description: Deed recording the transaction between Laurits J. Lykke and his wife Hanna with Carl Harton regarding the sell of 70 acres of land in Wharton County, which was sold to Carl for a total sum of $8,298.12. The document goes on to give specific payment schedules and other relevant information. The deed is held together with a second document, a smaller piece of paper that was signed by a notary of Wharton County authenticating the transaction.
Date: 1899
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Power of Attoney from Lykke Heirs to Peter Harton

Description: Power of attorney document, also known as a letter of attorney, between the Lykke heirs and Peter Harton. The first page lists the individuals present during the document's creation. The second page describes the transaction between the Lykkes and Peter Harton, who is receiving a sizable amount of property, as well as the right to manage and control the property in any way he sees fit.
Date: July 27, 1931
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Marriage License of Carl Harton & Anna Krenek

Description: Marriage license provided to Carl Harton and Louise Krenek, presided by F. L. Kral, the county clerk of Wharton County. There is a black and white illustration at the very top of the document of a bell composed entirely of small flowers, with a leafy vine emerging from the back of the bell and encircling it in an arc. This bell is inside a circular motif with decorative geometric elements around the edge, and is flanked on both sides by bold, Old English text that declares the document as a Marriage License. When closed, the information provided in the opened document is condensed into the uppermost quarter of the document's back.
Date: November 3, 1933
Creator: Kral, F. L.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Jensen's Declaration of Intention

Description: Declaration of Intention given to Andrew Jensen from the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. Signed in the county of Matagorda, the document declares Andrew's intention to become a natural citizen of the United States. It renounces his citizenship in Denmark and the King Frederick VIII. An embossed seal can be seen on the bottom left corner.
Date: May 27, 1910
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Andrew Jensen's Naturalization Papers

Description: Certificate of naturalization provided to Andrew Jensen after he became a citizen of the United States. Some biographical information is provided as well as additional standard signatures and bureaucratic fine print. There are two stamps on the back of the certificate, both of which appear to be written in Danish.
Date: June 1, 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Andrew J. Jensen's Honorable Discharge from the Army of the United States]

Description: Discharge paper given to Andrew J. Jensen from the Army of the United States. The document states that Andrew was honorably discharged from his position of mechanic by reason of demobilization. Andrew's physical description follows, along with signatures from a commanding officer. Further biographical information is given on the back. Additionally, a piece of paper has been stapled on the back that was signed by the clerk of the county court in Wharton authenticating the document.
Date: 1919-06-26/1940-06-24
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Chattel Mortgage to First National Bank of El Campo by Andrew Jensen

Description: Document recording a mortgage taken out by Andrew Jensen from the First National Bank of El Campo, Texas. Andrew took out three hundred dollars with a ten percent interest. A piece of paper has been stapled on the back with a stamp of approval and two postage stamps.
Date: May 10, 1923
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society