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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

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

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 2017
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

[Guide: "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada" Exhibition]

Description: Guidebook that complements an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada [Youth Overdrive]". The cover of the guidebook features the title "YLA11" in a triple-lined typeface along with the rest of the title in a rounded uppercase typeface. The title is framed by rounded squares with a different icon in each. The inside cover of the book contains a list of sponsors and contributors along with the dates of the exhibition. The first page reiterates the title and highlights the curator of the exhibition as well as the museum logo. Page three features a "Foreword" introductory passage by the executive director. Pages four through nine details the nature, meaning, and highlights of the exhibition. The rest of the guide primarily consists of profiles of contributing artists. Each artist profile includes the name of the artist as the title, the artist's hometown as a subtitle, a photograph of a highlighted piece of artwork, and a couple of paragraphs of biographical and professional information. There is a "List of Works" at the back of the guidebook along with a list of museum staff and board of directors. The back cover of the guidebook features the logos from sponsors as well as the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

The Nineteenth National Assembly of The Links, Incorporated, July 1974

Description: This booklet contains information for delegates to the 19th National Assembly of the The Links, Inc., including a newsletter, announcements, pre-assembly information, a workbook, and business agenda items. This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States.
Date: 1974
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
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

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

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 Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Description: This German text is the third of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Description: This German text is the first of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Description: This German text is the second of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1981

Description: "This booklet is a compilation of the historical facts of the Western Area, The Links, Incorporated. It can serve as a handy reference for members who are interested in the history of the Area." -- p. 1. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1981
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1985

Description: "This booklet is a compilation of the historical facts of the Western Area, The Links, Incorporated. It can serve as a handy reference for members who are interested in the history of the Area." -- p. 1. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1985
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
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

Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Description: This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Date: 1849
Creator: Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Book: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Date: 1988
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

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 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 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