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Senate Resolution Number Twenty-Eight - In Memory of Lawrence J. Petersen

Description: Resolution document composed by the Senate of the State of Texas that was created and sent to the Petersen family in condolences for the death of Lawrence J. Petersen. The first page of the document gives an account of Mr. Petersen's accomplishments both professionally and as a member of the community. The second page resolves to provide the surviving family - including siblings, wife, children, and grandchildren - a copy of the resolution expressing their sympathies. It is signed by the president, secretary, and a member of the Senate. A gold seal with two purple stripes has been placed besides the signatures on the left side. Both sheets have been stapled within the fold of a third piece of paper.
Date: February 2, 2005
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Death Certificate for Vera Nash]

Description: Photocopy of the death certificate for Vera Nash, daughter of Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price, who died December 25, 1990 in Pontiac, Michigan from congestive heart failure. She was buried in Hillview Cemetery in Springfield, Michigan.
Date: December 28, 1990
Creator: Michigan. Dept. of Public Health.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

Letter Declaring Danevang to be the Danish Capital of the State of Texas

Description: Correspondence sent to Mrs. Elsie Christiansen from D. R. "Tom" Uher, a member of the House of Representatives in the state of Texas. The document gives Mrs. Christiansen notice that House Concurrent Resolution 21 passed by both houses of the state congress, which made Danevang the Danish capital of Texas. Accompanying information indicates that Homer Smith worked with Mr. Uher on the process.
Date: June 22, 1990
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Senate Resolution - Declaring Danevang to be the Danish Capital of the State of Texas

Description: Senate resolution declaring Danevang to be the Danish capital of the state of Texas. The document lists some information about Danevang's heritage and some of the community's feats, and resolves that the resolution pass the 71st state legislature. It is signed by the president of the Senate, W. P. Hobby, as well as other members of the senate. A gold seal sticker has been placed on the bottom left corner, and the document itself stapled into the fold of a second sheet of paper.
Date: May 30, 1990
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Death Certificate for Nellie Cummings]

Description: Photocopy of the death certificate for Nellie Cummings, daughter of Benjamin F. Price and Asalene Johnson, who died May 1, 1982 in Palestine, Texas from apparent heart failure. She was buried in Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas on May 8, 1982.
Date: May 5, 1982
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville, October 1, 1981]

Description: Document detailing the terms of a loan agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville. Hetrick will pay the Darville $1,600 over a period of 16 months, with no interest.
Date: October 1, 1981
Creator: Hetrick, Ray D.; Darville, Richard & Darville, Patricia
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Lease for Use of Land by Oxy Petroleum, Inc.]

Description: Land lease granting rights to Oxy Petroleum, Inc. for eight acres in Anderson County, Texas held by Nellie Cummings. The agreement allows for the exploration for and removal of oil, gas, and minerals found on the property.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Cummings, Nellie
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Notice of Trial Date with envelope, American Express vs. LULAC - 1980-08-13]

Description: Notice of trial date sets the case of American Express vs. LULAC on the general docket of the 234th Judicial District of Texas on September 22, 1980. The notice is dated August 13, 1980, and lists Smith, Berg & Associates as attorneys for the plaintiff and John J. Herrera as attorney for the defense. The envelope is from Porto, Trueheart & Associates to John J. Herrera and sent via certified mail.
Date: August 13, 1980
Creator: Texas. District Court (234th Judicial District)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Filing of Charges by John J. Herrera against Joe Velez - 1978-06-10]

Description: This document is a notarized copy of charges filed by John J. Herrera to National President of LULAC, Manuel Gonzales, against State Director of California of LULAC, Joe Velez.
Date: June 10, 1978
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Power of attorney for Charles W. Norman]

Description: Power of attorney for Charles W. Norman. He appoints Kathrine Mary Norman of Harris County, Texas on May 22, 1978.
Date: May 22, 1978
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Walter Cooksey to Katherine Luz Herrera - 1977-10-21]

Description: Letter reminding Katherine Herrera of the speeding ticket she received earlier in the month with instructions on settling her fine. A handwritten note adds a phone number under Walter M. Cooksey's name along with "pd 10/25/77."
Date: October 21, 1977
Creator: Cooksey, Walter M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agenda of the LULAC Impeachment Proceedings, September 24, 1977]

Description: Agenda of the LULAC Impeachment Proceedings in Los Angeles, California on September 24, 1977, pertaining to the impeachment of Joe Velez.
Date: September 24, 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of Minutes from the LULAC Special Impeachment Proceedings - 1977-09-23]

Description: Draft of minutes from the LULAC Special Impeachment Proceedings held in Los Angeles, California on September 23, 1977. This draft is related to Joseph R. Benites's violation of the LULAC Constitution Article VI Section 7, subsection (2).
Date: September 23, 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Application for Order, Velez vs Herrera, et al. - 1977-09-08]

Description: Document titled, Application for Order Shortening Time, Change of Hearing Date on Order to Show Cause Re Contempt and Order thereon." The application was submitted in the case of Joe Velez vs John J. Herrera, et al., on September 8, 1977, by Eulalio Frausto, Attorney for Defendant Eduardo Morga, in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo. The order is signed by W. Howard Hartley, Judge of the Superior Court.
Date: September 8, 1977
Creator: Frausto, Eulalio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Notice of Motion, Joe Velez vs John J. Herrera et al. - 1977-09-23]

Description: Document titled, "Notice of Motion and Motion for Modification Order Dated July 5, 1977 and Papers in support thereof." The Notice was filed on September 8, 1977, in the Superior Court of the State of California County of San Mateo by Eulalio Frausto, Attorney for Defendant Eduardo Morga, in the case of Joe Velez vs John J. Herrera et al.
Date: September 8, 1977
Creator: Frausto, Eulalio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Deposition by John J. Herrera - 1977-08-19]

Description: Deposition by John J. Herrera, directed to Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, regarding the actions of Joe Velez. The deposition is notarized on August 19, 1977.
Date: August 19, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Deposition by John J. Herrera - 1977-08-19]

Description: Deposition by John J. Herrera, directed to Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, regarding the actions of Joe Velez. The deposition is notarized on August 19, 1977.
Date: August 19, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Deposition by John J. Herrera - 1977-08-19]

Description: Deposition by John J. Herrera, directed to Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, regarding the actions of Joe Velez. The deposition is notarized on August 19, 1977.
Date: August 19, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Deposition by John J. Herrera - 1977-08-19]

Description: Deposition by John J. Herrera, directed to Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, regarding the actions of Joe Velez. The deposition is notarized on August 19, 1977.
Date: August 19, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Deposition by John J. Herrera - 1977-08-19]

Description: Deposition by John J. Herrera, directed to Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, regarding the actions of Joe Velez. The deposition is notarized on August 19, 1977. Signatures are in blue ink.
Date: August 19, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library