AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
On November 22 the Association held two meetings in Fort
Worth in connection with the Texas State Teachers Association.
The morning meeting for the Junior Historians was at 9 o'clock
in the lecture room of the Fort Worth Public Library. Miss
Llerena Friend, sponsor of the Wichita Falls chapter, presided.
Brief reports of activities were made by representatives or
sponsors from Anson, Forest Avenue of Dallas, North Side and
Paschal of Fort Worth, Woodrow Wilson of Dallas and Wichita
Falls. Dr. Rebecca Smith gave the principal address, entitled
"Home-Made History." Mr. H. B. Carroll explained the nature
of the proposed historical tours and spoke briefly of the forth-
coming publication, The Junior Historian.
The evening meeting was held at 10 p. m. in the Longhorn
Room of the Texas Hotel with about 150 people in attendance.
Mr. Harry McGown of Fort Worth presided. Mr. David Dono-
ghue discussed the function of the non-professional historian.
Mrs. Mary Daggett Lake illustrated Mr. Donoghue's thesis with
a delightful paper on Tarrant County under the title "As We
Relive Our History." Miss Mary Reid's paintings of early
Texas costumes were on exhibition. Reports of the excellent
work being done in regional history were made by Mr. Rupert N.
Richardson of Hardin-Simmons, Mr. L. F. Sheffy of Canyon
and Mr. J. L. Clark of Huntsville.
After the program ended refreshments were served with Miss
Marion Mullins and Dr. Rebecca Smith presiding over the punch
and coffee. All arrangements were in charge of a Fort Worth
committee under the direction of Miss Ruby Mixon and Miss
Regional meetings are in prospect during the coming year
at Temple, College Station, Brownwood, and Hillsboro, and pos-
sibly at Houston. The annual meeting and book auction will
be held as usual in Austin during the month of April.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 44, July 1940 - April, 1941. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146052/. Accessed December 11, 2013.