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Addicks Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1957
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising]

Description: Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising. "As your MESSENGERS TO These Influential and Civic-Working Voters, Use The Houston Times With 81 Separate Local Newspapers Each One Edited by the Reader's Own Pastor." The advertisement also boasts, "ONLY 3 1/2 Cents Per Paper"; "LEAD Your Race from the Start."
Date: 1954
Creator: Houston Times All-Church Press
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ernest Rosales - 1957-11-06]

Description: Witness testimony giving Ernest Rosales's account of the night of November 1, 1957, describing Rosales and his friends being engaged in a fight with some other men, during which shots were fired. Second page of testimony is not included here.
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Rosales, Ernest
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Aldine Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 1956
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Almeda Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 1957
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[American Rice Growers Cooperative Association Report, April 20, 1953]

Description: American Rice Growers Cooperative Association report on Senate bill number 301 and its implications on water rights, irrigation, and drainage. The American Rice Growers Cooperative Association could be forced to shut off water critical to their operations. J. F. Collier is urging association members to contact their representatives in both legislative houses to voice their opposition to the bill.
Date: April 20, 1953
Creator: Collier, J. F.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Appointment of Jacob I. Rodriguez to position of LULAC National Director of Publicity and Editor of LULAC News by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President - July 20, 1952]

Description: Onionskin paper copy of appointment of Jacob I. Rodriguez to position of LULAC National Director of Publicity and Editor of LULAC News by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 20, 1952.
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Appointment of Reynaldo de la Garza to position of LULAC National Special Organizer At Large by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President - July 20, 1952]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the appointment of Reynaldo de la Garza to position of LULAC National Special Organizer At Large by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 20, 1952.
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1958
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bacliff Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 1957
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baytown-La Porte Tunnel Opening

Description: Interviews with area citizens and speeches of prominent guest speakers, including Allen Shivers, governor, and Tommy Cook, president of Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce. Also, a recording of Edward R. Murrow's radio broadcast of "I can hear it now", recorded July 4, 1953 from station KREL, Baytown, TX.
Date: September 22, 1953
Creator: Murrow, Edward R.; Cook, Tommy & Shivers, Allen
Partner: Lee College