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Lahser, Carl

Creator Abstract: Carl Lahser is a resident of San Antonio, Texas. He founded Pretense Press (San Antonio, Tex.) in 1994 and is its sole owner. He travels and writes about his trips. Lahser also writes poetry on a variety of topics.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of Carl Lahser's travel diaries, short stories and poetry collections.

Laurel Club (San Antonio, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: The Laurel Club was a women's bridge club in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: This collection includes minute books, yearbooks, correspondence and a member list.

Laxton, Rosalie Hollenbeck, 1928-

Creator Abstract: Rosalie Laxton worked for 31 years in civil service with the Air Force, Army, Navy and NASA. She was a member and president of the Federally Employed Women, an active member of her church, and more recently, an artist and docent and the River Art Group and New Braunfels Art League.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of Rosalie Laxton's activities with the Federally Employed Women and her attendance at the International Women's Year / Conference on Women (Mexico City, 1975).

League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area

Creator Abstract: The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area is a non-partisan organization promoting active and informed participation of citizens in government.
Content Abstract: The collection contains annual reports, meeting minutes, membership directories, newsletters, state convention materials, financial records, publications, statements of position, newspaper columns, Voter's Guide, newspaper clippings and photocopied scrapbook pages. Collectively the records document the organization's topics such as downtown revitalization, education, economic development, health, housing, environment, and issues in state and local government including revision of the Texas Constitution.

Lee, Harold, O.

Creator Abstract: Harold O. Lee enlisted in the armed forces after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He trained at Scott Field, Illinois, and later went to Europe and Africa to fight in World War II.
Content Abstract: Collection contains correspondence to and from Harold Lee, his parents, friends, and the War Department, as well as an autobiographical reminiscence, and a few photographs and newspaper clippings. The letters date from 1930 to 1990. The majority of the correspondence ranges from 1942 to 1945, consisting of Harold's letters to his parents chronicling his adventures and misadventures.

Links Foundation, Inc.

Creator Abstract: The San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc., is a volunteer service organization of African American women. The membership seeks to improve the quality of life for the greater community and its members through education, civic, and cultural activities. The San Antonio Chapter was the fifth Links chapter established in Texas, and is one of nearly 250 chapters nationwide
Content Abstract: Records of this African American service organization include minutes, correspondence, reports, yearbooks, financial records, convention materials, publications, photographs, and scrapbooks. These records document organizational structure, internal procedures, communications with the national headquarters and local chapters, membership, committee work, activities, and educational programs benefiting economically and culturally deprived children.

Lombardino, Frank, 1929-1992

Creator Abstract: Frank Lombardino (1929-1992), conservative Democrat and the self-proclaimed “father of the University of Texas at San Antonio,” served in the Texas State House of Representatives from 1967-1975 and in the Texas State Senate from 1975-1979.
Content Abstract: House and Senate bills supported or initiated by, or of interest to, Frank Lombardino are at the core of this collection. The bills are in many forms (engrossed, enrolled, etc.) and constitute the largest portion of the collection. Some folders contain only copies of bills or other legislative materials, but other folders include relevant non-legislative materials, such as correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, reports, magazine articles, and other printed materials.

Longwith, Jean, 1917-2003.

Creator Abstract: Jean Longwith helped establish the San Antonio Collection Radio, Television and Film program during her tenure at the college from 1964 to 1983. She initiated, designed and developed the curriculum and served as the general manager for the college radio station KSYM, 90.1 FM, the first community college radio station in Texas.
Content Abstract: The Jean Longwith Papers consist of correpondence, clippings, calendars, press release notes and a resource bibliography.

Loper, Christi.

Creator Abstract: Rancho Diana is a 1300-acre natural area owned by the City of San Antonio. The land was acquired through the 2005 (Prop. 1) voter-approved Edwards Aquifer Protection program and is part of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone. It is currently not open to the public, but the city plans are to expand and appropriately develop the Friedrich/Crownridge/Cedar Creek/Rancho Diana contiguous park properties into a natural area destination. Proposed capital improvement projects include the design and construction of a Natural Areas Visitors Center, rehabilitation to the existing structures, parking, access, interpretive features, trails, trailhead features, and other amenities following a master plan for the historic park
Content Abstract: The collection consists of photographs documenting Rancho Diana northwest of San Antonio, Texas.

López, Arcadia H., 1909-

Creator Abstract: Arcadia Hernandez Lopez was born December 21, 1909, and came to the West Side of San Antonio with her family as refugees from the Mexican Revolution. She overcame a language barrier and poverty to earn her Doctorate and become one of the first bilingual educators in Texas. She was the author of her own biography, Barrio Teacher. Lopez was married but had no children. She died at the age of 97 and upon her death she donated $700,000 to establish the UTSA Arcadia Lopez Endowed Scholarship fund for bilingual education.
Content Abstract: Boxes contain albums of photographs, clippings, and cards; a datebook; Margil yearbook from 1920 from Our Lady of the Lake University; scrapbooks documenting her life, travels and career, consist of photographs, clippings, certificates, and various cards; a distinguished service award; and Santitos.

Lopez, Victor and Cardona, Rudy

Creator Abstract: Rudy Cardona owned Texas Crown Productions which created and organized the Miss Corpus Christi America and related pageants in Corpus Chisti, Texas between the years of 1990 and 1996. Victor Lopez was the co-creator of and photographer for the pageant.
Content Abstract: The collection is comprised of prints and negatives of events organized and held by Texas Crown Productions between the years of 1990-1996. These included the Miss Corpus Christi America, Miss Corpus Christi Metroplex, Miss Nueces County, Miss Texas Riviera, and Mr. Corpus Christi pageants. Also in the collection are photographs from Houston Pride parades, 1983-1994 and the Houston Baile (formal dance) of 1994.

Loving Dozen

Creator Abstract: The Loving Dozen is a charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving the San Antonio, Texas community. The organization was founded in 1982 by Rudi R. Rodriguez to provide "at risk" children with social, nutritional, and educational development.
Content Abstract: Correspondence, auction item lists, financial reports, legal documents, marketing, publicity, agendas and meeting minutes, photographs, video cassette tapes, and donor lists created by the Loving Dozen organization between 1982 and 2001 make up the bulk of the collection. The Loving Dozen Records are arranged into three series: Administration, Projects, and Photographic/Video.