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Henicke Family Collection (Ms. 77)

Description:

Material collected by Oscar and Josephine (Miculka) Henicke, including some school material from Columbus, Weimar, and Shaws Bend, and considerable material dealing with St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus.

 

Content: 

Shaws Bend School, report card of Oscar Henicke, 1922-1923 (1-1)
Shaws Bend School, text book card of Oscar Henicke, 1923-1924 (1-1)

Weimar High School, memory book of Josephine Miculka, 1930-1931 (1-2)

Columbus High School, Future Farmers of America Father-Son Banquet program, 1952 (1-3)

Columbus High School, band concert program, 1954 (1-3)

Columbus High School, program for U. S. Marine Band concert, 1955 (1-3)

Columbus High School, program for senior play, “House for Sale,” 1964 (1-3)

Columbus Elementary School, diploma and graduation program, 1950 (1-4)

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Columbus:

            The Lutheran Caller, church publication, January 1946 (1-5)

The Lutheran Caller, church publication, July 1947 (1-5)

The Lutheran Caller, church publication, April 1952 (1-5)

The Lutheran Caller, church publication, May 1955 (1-5)

The Lutheran Caller, church publication, August 1962 (1-5)

The Lutheran Caller, church publication, June 1963 (1-5)

Letter of Elsie Hillmer Bolton discussing the end of her tenure as church organist, October 15, 1947 (1-6)

Mary Martha Society Yearbook, 1939-1940 (1-7)

Mary Martha Society Yearbook, 1958 (1-8)

Program for ordination of Bill Willms, 1967 (1-9)

Program for dedication of new church, 1968 (1-10)

 

Notebook of Joseph Heiland, in German, inscribed on the first page, “Aufzeigungsbuch für Joseph Heiland in Wirtzenzell,” including remarks about his emigration to America, 1872 (1-11)

Letter of Terry J. Balhorn to Gustav Henicke regarding registration for the military draft, May 25, 1917 (1-12)

Lee Nesbitt to Oscar and Josephine Henicke, postcard from Paris, June 8, 1953 (1-13)

World War II ration coupon book (1-13)

Oscar Henicke notary public records, 1937-1942 (1-14)

Schobel Truck and Tractor advertising booklet, 1950 (1-15)

Henicke family photo with names (1-16)

Shaw’s Bend School photo, 1925, and souvenir books (1-17)

House plans for Charles Henicke home, undated (1-18)

House plans for Arthur Leyendecker home, undated (1-19)

Gus Henicke bank book and receipt (1-20)

Mrs. Thomas Peterson’s exemption from paying poll tax, 1942 (1-21)

Brune Cemetery listing, Shaws Bend, 1890 (1-22)

Temporary Teacher’s Certificate, Miss Lydia Henicke, 1925 (1-23)

Gus Henicke house plans, undated (1-24)

Business record books 1926, 1928, 1931 and 1944 (1-25)

Leon Hale article on Zumwalt’s Pharmacy in Columbus, undated (1-26)

Houston Post Office Host National Convention, 1939, Mrs. Walter Killman delegate medal (1-27)

Alley family history, 1821 (1-28)

 

Items from Ann Fleming Henicke, wife of Oscar Henicke:

R.J. Flemming’s U.S. Thrift Card, 1922 and Boy’s Savings Bank Certificate, 1920 (1-29)

Ann Flemming Henicke’s Southwest Texas Teacher’s College graduation announcement, undated, father’s obituary, and Stone Mountain Post Card, 1942 (1-30)

Elizabeth Flemming’s WWII Ration Books (1-31)

Marine Band Program from visit to Columbus (1-32)

R.J. Flemming Revenue Bond to construct baseball field in Columbus, 1949 (1-33)

150th anniversary 1822-1972 First United Methodist Church, Columbus, Yearbook Directory (1-34)

Bylaws of Colorado County Historical Commission, 1976 (1-35)

Sesquicentennial Celebration in Columbus Program 1973 and article in Texas Highways Magazine (1-36)

History of D Square Club, 1977 (1-37)

Invitation to L.B. Johnson’s Inauguration to Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Flemming, 1965 (1-38)

Colorado County Savings and Loan Association 34 years, 1969 (1-39)

Friends of Jazz Party invitation 2005 (1-40)

Letter from Houston Wade to Miss Ruth Nation regarding assistance with old age pension for Mr. Smith Roche, 1947 (1-41)

Columbus Study Club Annual Guest Day Musical and poem by Clara Dugan Madison, 1962 (1-42)

 

 

 

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