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A. J. Hernandez will be honored

Description: Newspaper clipping announcing that A.J. Hernandez, the national president of LULAC, has been named "Father of the Year 1966" of Houston by La Hora Bautista. La Hora Bautista is a Baptist radio program heard daily over KLVL. Hernandez and his family will be honored at a banquet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Rusk School to give way for a freeway

Description: Photograph of Rusk School principal Mrs. Ruth Whitmire outside the front entrance to Rusk School with many pupils.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: Dauplaise, Marie
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Newspaper clipping about Dr. A. G. Gonzales]

Description: Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper clipping about Dr. A. G. Gonzales. The caption and text under the picture is: "Dr. A. G. Gonzáles El Dr. González es quizá el más joven de los médicos de nuestra raza aquí establecidos. Es originario de Guadalajara, Jalisco, y en la Escuela de Medicina de aquella capital hizo sus estudios y obtuyo el Titulo de..."
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
Date: June 20, 1952
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one

Description: Editorial expanding on some of the events mentioned or related to those outlined in John J. Herrera's letter to the editor. In his letter Mr. Herrera seeks support from the United States and Mexico to build a commemorative shrine to General Ignacio Zaragoza, the South Texas Mexican patriot and hero of the Battle of Puebla. The Editor follows with a detailing of several events in Mexican history from the Texas Revolution in 1836 to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1862-1867.
Date: unknown
Creator: Houston Post
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two

Description: Editorial from an unidentified newspaper expanding on some of the events mentioned or related to those outlined in John J. Herrera's letter to the editor. In his letter Herrera seeks support from the United States and Mexico to build a commemorative shrine to General Ignacio Zaragoza, the South Texas Mexican patriot and hero of the Battle of Puebla. The Editor follows with a detailing of several events in Mexican history from the Texas Revolution in 1836 to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1862-1867.
Date: unknown
Creator: Houston Post
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Cortez new Lulac President

Description: Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing Raoul A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions.
Date: June 14, 1948
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket

Description: Clipping from the Houston Post about Tucker Johnson, pants presser of Madisonville, who won the Houston Post Tournament prize for being the first person to buy the ticket to watch the game. He was the second straight winner of the prize. At head of title: "Tucker Johnson is champion again."
Date: unknown
Creator: Frank, Morris
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Wright says Pickle is aiding Blakley in race

Description: Newspaper clipping about Jim Wright, U.S. Congressman, saying that the Texas Employment Commission member Jake Pickle is helping William A. Blakley in the senatorial campaign.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan

Description: Brief newspaper article describing a dinner held in honor of Judge Jimmie Duncan, including some notable attendees, including E. A. "Squatty" Lyons and District Attorney Carol Vance.
Date: August 7, 1975
Creator: Houston Chronicle
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program: The World - A Global Experience]

Description: Program for The World - A Global Experience, an event hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc. on December 11th, 1995 and January 8th, 1996.
Date: December 11, 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]

Description: Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla.
Date: January 15, 1960
Creator: Lopez, David & Richardson, Charles
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Copy of editorial "Bandwagon has gone, Mr. Commissioner," from the San Antonio Evening News, September 21, 1962]

Description: Reproduction of an editorial from the San Antonio Evening News criticizing Albert A. Peña, Jr. and his Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations (PASO) organization for being derailed from their purpose, for not responding to the desires of most Latinos, and inability to solidify a party plank.
Date: September 21, 1962
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero

Description: Clipping from The Houston Post about a LULAC meeting held to honor Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia. Garcia received the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945, from President Harry Truman. Post photograph features Robert E. Smith ; Sergeant Macario Garcia ; and John J. Herrera. Article is from page 1 of Section 2, Friday, September 7, 1945 edition.
Date: September 7, 1945
Creator: Gregory, Martha
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Newspaper clipping with comic and fight results]

Description: Clipping from a newspaper page: one side has a comic of a paratrooper making a joke about "billowing silk" to a woman; the other side includes the results of a boxing match. Caption on comic reads: "Heh, Heh - Sorry babe, but us paratroopers just like the sight of billowin' silk."
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marius Hansen Anniversary Newspaper Photograph, March 20, 1973]

Description: Newspaper photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marius Hansen, Sr. celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary on March 20, 1973. Mr. Hansen is wearing a dark suit and boutonniere, seated to the right of a table; Mrs. Hansen is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage and is standing behind him to the left. There is a decorated, cone-shaped cake on the table topped with a heart containing the numeral "50." The caption below the photograph says "Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marius Hansen, Sr., are admiring their 'Kranse-Kage', Danish Wedding Cake, at their recent Golden Wedding Anniversary. The 'Kranse-Kage', used in the observance of anniversaries among the Danish people, is tiered, and when the top tier is removed, a bottle of wine is discovered inside for the happy couple."
Date: March 20, 1973
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Dr. John J. Pendergrass Obituary]

Description: Clipping from Dr. John J. Pendergrass' obituary, who passed on January 17, 1948. The text gives a biographical account of the doctor's education, family background, and retirement to Wharton county. It continues on the second page with anecdotes of his charity work. It ends with a small list of his surviving family, including his wife, two children, a sister, a brother, and five grandchildren.
Date: 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Clipping: "National Artists Organization Wrestles with Free Ideas"]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Austin American-Statesman, dated October 3rd, 1992. The featured article discusses the annual conference of the National Association of Artists' Organizations (NAAO), which was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A photograph of a man and an woman, Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco, accompanies the piece. Guillermo Gómez-Peña wears intricately embroidered pants, spiked wrist cuffs, a neck covering with fringe, and a spotted face mask. Coco Fusco wears a flowered headdress, gas mask, shell necklace, flowered armband, spotted bikini top, and grass skirt. The pair are linking arms and otherwise appear expressionless.
Date: October 3, 1992
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

Description: Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Date: unknown
Creator: Weingart, Mike
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Description: Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.
Date: January 22, 1954
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library