[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Mita Holsapple Hall]

Description:

Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Mita Holsapple Hall (1885-1965) in Sherman, Texas. Text: Born near Fair Dealing, Kentucky, Mita Holsapple moved with her family to Sherman as a child and graduated from Mary Nash College. Wed to Hugh E. Hall in 1919, she organized the first Camp Fire Girls group in Sherman two years later. For the next 44 years, her commitment to the Camp Fire movement endeared her to the young women of Sherman and led to local, district and national leadership positions and honors in the organization. In addition to numerous other civic and cultural activities, she co-authored a history of Grayson County for the Texas Centennial in 1936.

Creator(s): West, Carolyn Effie
Location(s): United States - Texas - Grayson County - Sherman
Creation Date: 2011-12/2012-03  
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 19
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
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Date(s):
  • Creation: 2011-12/2012-03
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Grayson County - Sherman
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
From 1885 to 2012
Description:

Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Mita Holsapple Hall (1885-1965) in Sherman, Texas. Text: Born near Fair Dealing, Kentucky, Mita Holsapple moved with her family to Sherman as a child and graduated from Mary Nash College. Wed to Hugh E. Hall in 1919, she organized the first Camp Fire Girls group in Sherman two years later. For the next 44 years, her commitment to the Camp Fire movement endeared her to the young women of Sherman and led to local, district and national leadership positions and honors in the organization. In addition to numerous other civic and cultural activities, she co-authored a history of Grayson County for the Texas Centennial in 1936.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 1622 x 1582 px.

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Keyword(s): THC | plaques | historic markers
Partner:
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Relation (References): [Photograph of the Grave of Mita and Hugh Hall]
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: mita1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth256854
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image