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[A Woman and a Man Posing for a Picture Outdoors]

Description: Black and white photograph of an unidentified woman and man standing together in the yard of a white house with several windows. A tree trunk is visible to the left of the them. In the background, a few people are relaxing in wooden Adirondack lawn chairs. One of the figures is Alfred Hansen.
Date: August 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

A. Longwood Home

Description: Photograph of the A. Longwood farmstead property in Danevang, Texas. A dirt path in the foreground leads up to the main structure, a two-story house with white siding, intersecting gable roofs with light gray shingles, and double-hung windows on the first and second floors. A parked car is to the left underneath a tree. To the right, there is a red mechanical plow, and behind it, what appears to be an outbuilding. A white sticker placed on the front of the photograph indicates that it is "now Fred Swendsen rent house."
Date: August 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Boat in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat shaped float in a W. O. W. Parade. It is driving through the middle of a street, and children on the right side of the photograph are watching it pass in front of them. Other bystanders can be seen in the background.
Date: August 10, 1916
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[A Viking and a Scotsman]

Description: Photograph of two men at the Texas Folklife Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man standing on the left wears a gold Viking hat and a fur vest, while the man on the right wears a black hat with a tan shirt as he holds bagpipes against his left shoulder.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of People Learning a Hymn]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting outdoors at a picnic table with open books. One woman stands behind them with open hymnal instructing. According to accompanying information, the group is learning a new hymn in English at a Pioneer Conference in Austin, Texas.
Date: August 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of a group of unknown people]

Description: Portrait of a group of unknown people in front of an unidentified building. There are men and women in the group, and more people looking over the railing to the right. The women are wearing dresses, and three people are holding books. The "Stewart Photo Co." stamp on the back dates the photograph to August 31, 1936.
Date: August 31, 1936
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Funeral Program for Camilla A. Taylor, August 10, 1999]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Camilla A. Taylor, born June 26, 1919 and died August 3, 1999. The funeral was held August 10, 1999 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Robert L. Jemerson. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc., and she was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 10, 1999
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club
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

[Links Chapter Documentation: Resolution for Link Lucile F. Mitchell]

Description: Resolution issued by Barbara A. Lawrence, president of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc., to friends and family of chapter member Lucile F. Mitchell upon her death. Members wish to express their sympathy to Mitchell's friends and family and remember her as a compassionate person dedicated to service.
Date: August 23, 1996
Creator: Lawrence, Barbara A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dr. Charles A. Taylor to Sterling Houston - August 28, 1995]

Description: Letter from Dr. Charles A. Taylor, president of St. Philip's College, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He informs him that he would be pleased to host a reception to one of Houston's adaptations - On the Pulse of the Morning by the world-renowned poet Maya Angelou - before the production goes up. However, he is unable to provide additional funds to underwrite the event.
Date: August 28, 1995
Creator: Taylor, Charles A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Fredric A. Weiss to SAMC Board - August 20, 1980]

Description: Letter from Fredric a. Weiss to the San Antonio Media Center (SAMC) board. The letter reads as a summary of activities which have taken place with an organization of high school students interested in careers in the media. He discusses bake sales, television programs, and other activities they have performed.
Date: August 20, 1980
Creator: Weiss, Fredric A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Raoul A. Cortez to John J. Herrera - 1948-08-12]

Description: Letter from Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated August 12,1948. This is a reply to John Herrera's letter of August 6, 1948. President General Cortez encourages Herrera to call together the Houston area councils for a local convention, with a larger convention possibly to be held later. President General Cortez also replies to suggestions made in the earlier letter and invites Herrera to join in a visit to the LULAC Council Number 132 in El Paso, Texas.
Date: August 12, 1948
Creator: Cortez, Raoul A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[A Young Boy Working on a Loom]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy seated at a wooden loom, courtesy of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group that has its own booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has both hands situated on either side of strings that are held taut in the loom. Festival-goers are partially visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Weaving on a Loom with a Child in Her Lap]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman seated at a loom with a child in her lap. The loom is located in the Austin Weavers Co-op Booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating to the child how to use the loom, which has numerous strands of thread in it.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bea Garrison Telling a Story to a Young Girl From Audience]

Description: Photograph of Bea Garrison, from Utopia, telling a story onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a long gingham skirt and sitting in a rocking chair on the right, she is facing a young girl with pigtails who is sitting on a square hay bale on the left. Behind them is a painted backdrop of a wooden house front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Funeral Program for George A. Huddleston, August 11, 2010]

Description: Funeral program for Elder George A. Huddleston, born July 25, 1919 and died August 5, 2010. The funeral was held Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at True Holiness Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, officiated by Bishop R. A. Wauls, Pastor. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 11, 2010
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for John A. Tucker, Jr., August 12, 1991]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. John A. Tucker, Jr., born February 26, 1909 and died August 7, 1991. The funeral was held August 12, 1991 at Greater Corinth Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Carl Johnson. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc., and he was buried in the Gates of Heaven Memorial Gardens in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 12, 1991
Partner: San Antonio Public Library