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[Magazine Clipping of Harlingen Sorghum] (open access)

[Magazine Clipping of Harlingen Sorghum]

Magazine clipping of an image that has printed text across the top and bottom that says, "Harlingen Sorghum--Planted May 4,1908, Photographed July 25,1908." The photograph includes Lon C. Hill and a young girl standing in front of the long grain, and the young girl has one arm resting on a dog. The reverse has text from a Gulf Coast Magazine article.
Date: 1908~
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: German Food Crisis] (open access)

[Clipping: German Food Crisis]

Newspaper clipping discussing the details of the food crisis in Germany and how the United States reacted to the situation.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: The Day] (open access)

[Clipping: The Day]

Newspaper clipping describing a tradition practiced by members of the German navy. The clipping also lists a poem about the war between Germany and England.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Other Bills] (open access)

[Clipping: Other Bills]

Newspaper clipping of the "Other Bills" section of the San Antonio Light, listing the status of bills in the most recent session of the state legislature with a brief discussion of each bills' contents. The passed bills include recognizing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, insurance reform, and oil spill response.
Date: May 28, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Passage of King Holiday] (open access)

[Clipping: Passage of King Holiday]

Newspaper clippings of the article, "Passage of King Holiday," from the San Antonio Register discussing the reactions of the Hispanic and Italian American communities to the state legislature's decision to replace Columbus Day with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a paid holiday for state employees. There is a photo of Mario Salas, Joe Scott, Rick Greene, W. B. Johnson, Mr. Byrd, and John Saunders standing in front of the statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 30, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: King holiday wins initial House vote] (open access)

[Clipping: King holiday wins initial House vote]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "King holiday wins initial House vote," in San Antonio Express-News discussing the Texas Senate bill to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day an official paid holiday for state employees.
Date: May 23, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: S. African blacks must fight oppression, ANC member says] (open access)

[Clipping: S. African blacks must fight oppression, ANC member says]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "S. African blacks must fight oppression, ANC member says," in the San Antonio Express-News discussing Lyndall Shope-Mafole's speech at a Sunday evening service celebrating Nelson Mandela's release from prison. The cited attendance number, "over 200" is underlined in blue ink and has an arrow from it to a handwritten note reading, "700."
Date: July 23, 1990
Creator: Garcia, Victor J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Civil Rights Activists Calls for MKL Holiday] (open access)

[Clipping: Civil Rights Activists Calls for MKL Holiday]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "Civil Rights Activists Calls for MKL Holiday" in NOKOA - The Observer, discussing Mario Marcel Salas' address to the Texas State Senate Public Affairs Committee in support of a bill to officially recognized Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a paid state holiday.
Date: March 22, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: King's name was disgraced by inappropriate protest] (open access)

[Clipping: King's name was disgraced by inappropriate protest]

Newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor written by Richard Sanchez discussing a protest organized to urge the VIA Metropolitan Transit to boycott an Arizona transit conference.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sanchez, Richard
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: S. A. lawmakers push for King's own holiday] (open access)

[Clipping: S. A. lawmakers push for King's own holiday]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "S. A. lawmakers push for King's own holiday" in the San Antonio Express-News discussing the bills introduced by Frank Tejada and Karyne Conley to the Texas Senate to recognize Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as an official state holiday. The article also includes quotes from Mario Salas and Rev. R. A. Callies regarding the holiday.
Date: March 24, 1991
Creator: Smith, Richard
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Article Regarding San Antonio Opinions on Martin Luther King, Jr.] (open access)

[Article Regarding San Antonio Opinions on Martin Luther King, Jr.]

Newspaper clippings of the article, "S. A. lawmakers push for[..]" in the San Antonio Express-News discussing two bills in the Texas State Legislature to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day an officially recognized state holiday.
Date: March 24, 1991
Creator: Smith, Richard
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Class hears militants from SNCC speak on 400 year Negro suffering] (open access)

[Clipping: Class hears militants from SNCC speak on 400 year Negro suffering]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "Class hears militants from SNCC speak on 400 year Negro suffering," discussing a visit by members of the Student National Coordinating Committee to Clyde Bullion's sociology class. The article is illegible in places and there is a handwritten note, "Tex. State University 1969" at the bottom of the article.
Date: 1969
Creator: Smisek, Pam
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Weigh option on King holiday] (open access)

[Clipping: Weigh option on King holiday]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "Weigh option on King holiday," in the Waco Tribune-Herald discussing the status of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Texas, the possibly ramifications for Houston's Super Bowl bid, and the efforts of Mario Salas, Ron Wilson, and Frank Tejada to elevate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to a paid holiday for state employees.
Date: March 30, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: S. Africa benefit set for today] (open access)

[Clipping: S. Africa benefit set for today]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "S. Africa benefit set for today," the San Antonio Light discussing the San Antonio Mandela Project's benefit to raise funds to buy food, medicine, and clothes for displaced South Africans.
Date: July 22, 1990
Creator: Delgado, Luz
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Part II: Plan for Retirement Now] (open access)

[Clipping: Part II: Plan for Retirement Now]

Newspaper clipping of the from the San Antonio Register, including the nameplate of the newspaper and a portion of the article, "Part II: Plan for Retirement Now." The article discusses the downsides of relying on social security and employers' pension plans and urges readers to begin saving independently.
Date: June 28, 1990
Creator: Glosson, Jacqueline
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Council [sc]raps VIA meeting] (open access)

[Clipping: Council [sc]raps VIA meeting]

Newspaper clippings of the article, "Council [sc]raps VIA meeting" in the San Antonio Express-News discussing a non-binding resolution passed by the San Antonio City Council urging VIA staffers not to attend a training conference in Tempe, Arizona because of Arizona's vote against a Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The article also states the purpose and costs of attending the conference.
Date: January 4, 1991
Creator: Gonzalez, Susie Phillips
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: East Side leaders slam candidates] (open access)

[Clipping: East Side leaders slam candidates]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "East Side leaders slam candidates," in the San Antonio Express-News discussing the Organizations United for East Side Development non-endorsement of either candidates for president, Ronald Reagan and President Carter, or the democratic incumbent for Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector, Ben Shaw. The article includes details of Easter L. Clausen's firings from Shaw's office and the other discrimination suits filed against Shaw.
Date: October 26, 1980
Creator: Bersano, Bob
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: New law creates state holiday honoring MLK] (open access)

[Clipping: New law creates state holiday honoring MLK]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "New law creates state holiday honoring MLK," in the Austin American-Statesman, announcing that Governor Ann Richards has signed into law the bill creating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a state holiday.
Date: June 13, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Senate approves day honoring King] (open access)

[Clipping: Senate approves day honoring King]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "Senate approves day honoring King," announcing the passage of the bill to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day an official state holiday in the State Senate. The article includes details on several other bills which were also passed recently.
Date: April 12, 1991
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Italian-Americans, Hispanics irked by holiday change] (open access)

[Clipping: Italian-Americans, Hispanics irked by holiday change]

Newspaper clipping of the article, "Italian-Americans, Hispanics irked by holiday change" in San Antonio Light, discussing the reactions of the Italian-American and Hispanic communities to replacement of Columbus Day with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as an official paid holiday for state employees.
Date: May 28, 1991
Creator: San Antonio Light
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Small Ad for Smith & Barnes Pianos] (open access)

[Small Ad for Smith & Barnes Pianos]

A small ad for Smith & Barnes Pianos. On the front is a colored image of Beethoven surrounded by lilac flowers. On the back is information about the Smith & Barnes pianos.
Date: unknown
Creator: W. A. Leyhe Piano Co.
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Life Termer Makes Escape From Prison] (open access)

[Clipping: Life Termer Makes Escape From Prison]

Newspaper clipping discussing the details of the prison escape of murder convict George W. Caveder. The clipping also briefly describes the details of the crime he committed which led to his conviction.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: Freedom fighter eludes definition] (open access)

[Clipping: Freedom fighter eludes definition]

Newspaper clipping of the editorial, "Freedom fighter eludes definition" in the San Antonio Light discussing America's involvement in violent revolutions in Nicaragua and Afghanistan and who is considered a freedom fighter by the American public. Cavazos also discusses the American general public's discomfort with Nelson Mandela's ties to Arafat, Castro, and Gadhafi and his refusal to disavow violence as an option in the fight to end apartheid in South Africa.
Date: July 22, 1990
Creator: Cavazos, R. Daniel
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Clipping: VIA pressed to bypass Arizona meet] (open access)

[Clipping: VIA pressed to bypass Arizona meet]

Newspaper clippings of the article, "VIA pressed to bypass Arizona meet," in the San Antonio Light discussing community efforts urging VIA Metropolitan Transit to boycott an Arizona transit conference due to Arizona's rejection of adopting Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as an official holiday.
Date: January 4, 1991
Creator: Hagerty, Vaugn & McAuliffe, Suzanne
System: The Portal to Texas History