[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

Date: [1928..1930]
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Description: Typescript of undated speech by Sarah T. Hughes discussing her experiences and people's expectations of her as a woman in the legal profession while practicing in Dallas. She gives her views on different aspects of the legal profession, including specialization, civil and criminal practice, winning and losing cases, and her enjoyment of appellate work and research in preparing cases on appeal. Before concluding the speech, Ms. Hughes describes her enjoyment of political participation via the legal profession. She also expresses her interest in campaigning for public office and entering politics in the future.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Texas Library and Historical Commission: First Biennial Report 1909-1910

Texas Library and Historical Commission: First Biennial Report 1909-1910

Date: 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Front cover of a Texas report.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Emma Long Meeting

Emma Long Meeting

Date: February 12, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Two men and councilwoman Emma Long shaking hands
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Billiard Hall & Judge Roy Bean]

[Billiard Hall & Judge Roy Bean]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean in front of the Jersey Lilly and Billiard Hall. The text, "Judge Roy Bean Notary Public, Justice of the Peace, Law west of the Pecos", is posted on the building.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Speech of Hon. Fritz G. Lanham]

[Speech of Hon. Fritz G. Lanham]

Date: April 20, 1938
Creator: Lanham, Fritz G.
Description: A booklet containing the speech of the Honorable Fritz G. Lanham of Texas in the House of Representatives on April 20, 1938, honoring the dead.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
The Bar as an Institution of the State

The Bar as an Institution of the State

Date: July 2, 1913
Creator: Texas Bar Association
Description: Transcription of the speech Phillips gave which discusses the role of lawyers and their obligations to the people that they serve.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Norris Arson Jury

Norris Arson Jury

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of 13 men of the Norris Arson Jury in 1914. There are two men in the front with arms crossed. All of the men are wearing hats
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Cherokee County History

Cherokee County History

Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
Independence of Texas

Independence of Texas

Date: February 18, 1837
Creator: United States. Congress. House.
Description: Report from Committee on Foreign Affairs stating that the U.S. government should recognize the independence of Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, Dec. 7, A. D. 1868, Vol. 2

Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, Dec. 7, A. D. 1868, Vol. 2

Date: 1870
Creator: Texas. Constitutional Convention, (1868-1869).
Description: Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. Index begins on page 539.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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