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[Children at a Congregation]

Description: Group of young girls standing at the pews of a church during a congregation. Some of the girls are looking at the camera, however many are looking in different directions. The girls are all dressed in light patterned dresses. There is a woman sitting and holding a young boy and another young girl. There are several adults standing at the pews in the background and reading from small bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown. Latin-American congregation meeting in 1st. Presby. Church".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Manse]

Description: Photograph of a manse. The house is white with wood siding, a black shingle roof, and gray trim around the door and windows. Trees are visible in the background. The hoods of automobiles are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Couple and their Baby at a Presbyterian Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a couple holding a young child and standing at the pews at a church congregation. Both of the people are facing toward the right-hand side of the image. Across the aisle from them on the right, more people are standing the same way and holding open bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of a Young Girl, Ruby Beth Allenson]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young girl seated on a chair that is situated on the lawn outside of a building whose wood siding is partially visible. Directly behind the girl is a large, leafy bush. The girl is identified as Ruby Beth Allenson. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a white bib collar; she is also wearing a bow on top of her hair. Her feet are clad in socks and shiny black shoes.
Date: October 6, 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Group of People Lined Up at the Side of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people stand in line along the side of a sided building. Most of the people in the group, which mostly consists of women, are looking at the camera and smiling. Everyone is dressed in their church attire. There is a beam and wire fence which contains the line at the side of the building. People are visible inside the building through the four open windows. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convención, Mercedes 1950 ?".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Girl Standing in a Convention Line]

Description: Photograph of a young woman standing in a crowded line for a convention. She is wearing a white blouse and is looking past the camera. There is another girl standing next to her who is looking at the camera and smiling. The slatted building which the line is standing against is visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Mercedes".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic Women Sitting at a Table]

Description: Photograph of a group of five Hispanic women sitting at a table in front of a stage. The wooden table in front of them has several objects on top of it, such as a bowl, a book, and a bell. There is a man standing on the far right-hand side of the image in between two of the women. The stage behind the group has steps leading up to it. There is a chalk board on the far left-hand side of the image with writing on it. There is also a piano, a couple of plants, and chairs on the stage. The handwritten note on the back of the image reads, "WACO Women of the Church- Officers. June 11, 1950 Pastor, (standing) Rev. Ismael Maldonado."
Date: June 11, 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1950-01-23]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, Acting LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, LULAC National President, dated January 23, 1950. This letter is advising the national LULAC office that a new LULAC council was organized in Pasadena, Texas, on January 22, 1950. Referenced in the letter are the names of officers and members. It is also a request for a charter to be sent pending the installation.
Date: January 23, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. F. Mireles - 1950-08-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to A. F. Mireles, Managing Editor and Publisher of the El Paso LULAC Bulletin, dated August 11, 1950. A request for information about the postal permission to publish and mail the El Paso LULAC Bulletin, as the Houston LULAC Council is considering publication of a Houston LULAC bulletin.
Date: August 11, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to E. A. Lyons - 1950-05-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to E. A. (Squatty) Lyons, Precinct 4 Commissioner, Houston, Texas, dated May 12, 1950. This is request to use Judge McGee's court room in the Civil Courts Building for the Junior LULAC monthly meeting. Herrera indicates that previously they had met at Hennessey Park but membership was dwindling because it was not a safe location.
Date: May 12, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from Gabe Garcia to Raoul Cortez, National LULAC President - 1950-06-10]

Description: Western Union telegram from Gabe Garcia of Kingsville, Texas, to Raoul Cortez, National LULAC President, dated June 10, 1950. Garcia is unable to attend the convention because of illness, but wants to convey his support for John J. Herrera's bid for National President.
Date: June 10, 1950
Creator: Garcia, Gabe
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Moriane Kirche]

Description: Photograph of the building Moriane Kirche taking by Emil Niggli in 1950. It is a rear view of the building and shows a basketball hoop in the backyard. The building is made primarily of stone and part of the building has a circular shape. On the back of the photograph is a stamp from the Library of Congress regarding the unknown copyright of the piece.
Date: 1950
Creator: Niggli, Emil
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

O. V. Christensen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home belonging to O.V. (Mickey) and Elsie Christensen. Photograph was taken a few feet away from a dirt road, capturing the front lawn on which a few slender trees have been planted. One door and several windows are seen on the house. Next to an air-conditioning system on the left wall, there appears to be a rosebush and other small shrubs planted along the edge of the wall.
Date: 1950/2010
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

4-H Dancers

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls posing for the camera in front of a curtain backdrop. They are wearing traditional Danish costumes, which consists of a pointed hat with ribbon attachments, a vest-like bodice tied across their bust, and a tied apron over a full skirt with horizontal stripes running across the bottom of the skirt. On the back row, from left to right, the girls have been identified as Jane Laustrup, Neva Bram, Peggy Bram, Sharon Krag, and Annette Waldman. On the front row, from left to right, they have been identified as Carolyn Lauritsen, Sharon Roberts, Beverly Waldman, and Eleanor Berndt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names again, and a secondary, upside down blue line of text reads, "Danish Dancers, Return to Lillian Roberts".
Date: 1950/1959
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Sam Brodsgaard in Car

Description: Photograph of a man inside the driver's side seat of an automobile. He has been identified as Soren (Sam) Brodsgaard. He wears a hat and a light-colored long-sleeve shirt. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph lists his name plus an additional line of text that reads, "Grandpa B. 1950."
Date: 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Photograph of Mrs. S.E. Granados]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. S.E. Granados. She is wearing a blouse and jacket and is kneeling on a lawn outside. In front of her are many bouquets of flowers. On one bouquet is a ribbon reading "Bienvenida." Other people are visible in the background. Mrs. Granados is identified as the president of an unnamed institution.
Date: 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary