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Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 3], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of the State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed March 12, 1947. The state sought to collect taxes from the Texas Power and Light Company allegedly owed for the years 1945 and 1946. The document, signed by presiding judge R. J. Johnston, orders to the court to pay costs and penalties collected by the court (as a result of the judge's decree) to the Assessor-Collector of Texas of Henderson County, Texas.
Date: 1947
Creator: Dowdy, J. D.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 2], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed January 7, 1947. Document is the decree of the court signed by presiding R. M. Johnston. The state sought to collect taxes from the Texas Power and Light Company allegedly owed for the years 1945 and 1946. This document describes the settlement reached in court by both parties. The document is signed by the attorneys for the plaintiffs (Edgar Hutchins of Hutchins and Weeden; W. D. Justice of Jusitice, Moore & Justice; and Gene Day) and attorneys for the defendant (Sam Holland, of Burford, Ryburn, Hincks & Ford; and Jos. Worsham of Worsham, Harrell, Burrow & Worsham)
Date: 1947
Creator: Dowdy, J. D.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 1], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed February 10, 1947. Document is the plaintiff's third amended original petition "to enforce the collection of certain state and county taxes and also taxes due certain districts and/or political subdivisions of Henderson County, Texas ... said taxes beind [sic] delinquent, due and unpaid to the State of Texas and Henderson County, Texas."
Date: 1947
Creator: Noeulier, K. & Dowdy, J. D.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

[Birth Certificate for Vera Mae Cummings]

Description: Birth certificate for Vera Mae Cummings, born in Palestine, Texas, May 15, 1922 to Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form. There is also a certificate stapled to the top of the back page certifying that the birth certificate is legitimate.
Date: January 30, 1943
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Sales Agreement, October 1945]

Description: Agreement for the sale of grocery fixtures and stock by A. J. and Raymond Holley to D. M. Forbess.
Date: October 3, 1945
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

[Exemption Certificate, July 16, 1947]

Description: Exemption certificate, dated July 16, 1947, allowing the Lutheran Concordia College exemption from sales tax for the International Business Machines.
Date: July 16, 1947
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Employee Guidance Form - Suzette Van Daell

Description: Employee Guidance Form for Suzette Van Daell evaluating her performance as a member of of the Women Airforce Service Pilots at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. The form asks 16 various questions over work ethic regarding various tasks, and all questions except the last three were marked as B, equaling a total of 60, or "Good."
Date: December 18, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of Ted Merchant]

Description: Statement of concern from Ted Merchant, an instructor with concerns of unqualified pilots endeavoring to instruct women trainees.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Document pertaining to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A. Prince, Victor J. Nelson, Robert Young, and Edwin Theodore Nelson, cause no. 1717, 1942]

Description: Document relating to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A. Prince, Victor J. Nelson, Robert Young, and Edwin Theodore Nelson, accused of fraud, filed January 19, 1943. Documents include a summary of the charges being filed.
Date: 1943
Creator: Parker, Geo W.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of George Hight #1]

Description: Legal statement of George Hight regarding the circumstances of a plane crash and his assessment of Henry S. Awbrey. Flight Instructor Hight gave a check ride to Awbrey and recommended that Awbrey be placed in the primary instructor's refresher course for additional time in primary aircraft before being allowed to conduct a class of instruction; however, his recommendation was not followed. Awbrey was instead placed in a basic trainer and ordered to start instruction. On June 7, 1943, Awbrey and trainee Jane Champlin crashed and were killed approximately 30 miles northwest of Sweetwater, Texas. Hight's understanding was that Awbrey had a rating of zero to eighty horse power aircraft and had not been given a check ride by an Army instructor nor did he have an Army proficiency rating. Additionally, trainees were being sent on night cross country flights without maps and the required transition work for night flying.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, April 27, 1942 #2]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from April 27, 1942 to April 27, 1943.
Date: April 27, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Documents pertaining to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A Prince, Victor J. Nelson, A. L. Leaverenz, Charles R. Carpenter, Nicholas K. Marshall, A. E. Hrbacek, and Elton Taylor, cause no. 1718, 1943]

Description: Documents that relate to the case of United States of America vs. Joe B. Plosser, Charles A Prince, Victor J. Nelson, A. L. Leaverenz, Charles R. Carpenter, Nicholas K. Marshall, A. E. Hrbacek, and Elton Taylor, accused of fraud, filed April 28, 1943. Documents include the verdicts as delivered by the foreman, Aubry D. Anderson, and a certificate of authenticity from the office of the Clerk of the District Court, George W. Parker.
Date: 1943
Creator: Parker, George W.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of William A. Stone #2]

Description: Statement of concern from William A. Stone, an instructor with concerns that trainees are given night cross country flights without experience in night landings and without maps.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Affidavit of Charles A. Prince]

Description: Affidavit of Charles A. Prince regarding his being the attorney to a Mr. Ernest A. Hall during 1939 and 1940 during the promotion of a motion picture entitled "Wake Up America to Indecency."
Date: June 25, 1943
Creator: Prince, Charles A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of Ted Merchant #2]

Description: Statement of concern from Ted Merchant, an instructor with concerns of unqualified pilots endeavoring to instruct women trainees.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, September 1, 1942 #2]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from September 1, 1942 to September 2, 1943.
Date: September 1, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Agreement for Electric Service, April 27, 1942 #3]

Description: Formal contract outlining an agreement for the Texas Electric Service Company to provide power to Plosser-Prince Air School in Sweetwater, Texas from April 27, 1942 to April 27, 1943.
Date: April 27, 1942
Creator: Texas Electric Service Company
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Legal Statement of William A. Stone]

Description: Statement of concern from William A. Stone, an instructor with concerns that trainees are given night cross country flights without experience in night landings and without maps.
Date: June 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Contract for the Creation of Plosser-Prince Air Academy]

Description: Contract of agreement between J. B. Plosser and Charles A. Prince for the creation of the Plosser-Prince Air Academy in Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: October 1, 1942
Creator: Plosser, Joseph B. & Prince, Charles A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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