[Buttons promoting a national holiday in honor of Cesar Chavez]

[Buttons promoting a national holiday in honor of Cesar Chavez]

Date: March 24, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Button promoting a national holiday in honor of Cesar Chavez are on display at the Cesar Chavez School in Fort Worth, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Main sanctuary, Beth-El, ca. late 1920's or mid-1930's]

[Main sanctuary, Beth-El, ca. late 1920's or mid-1930's]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Children celebrating the holidays of Succot and Simchat Torah in the main sanctuary of the Beth-El Congregation, 207 W. Broadway, taken in the late 1920s or mid-1930s. This rare photo is among the few that show the original interior of the temple sanctuary, which featured a choir loft and a pipe organ.
Contributing Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives
[George Washington]

[George Washington]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard with a portrait of George Washington in an oval frame topped with red, white, and blue ribbons. Below the picture is written, "Here's to the Birthday we now celebrate." Correspondence on the back reads, "Lookout tomorrow, mailed on the 12.40 Train for a 'ery vay ersonal pay' etter lay. #9 -Lovingly, Rosa Edna has a new girl."
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]

[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]

Date: 1942/1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Two photographs of the same image of the Duus family, which were used as a holiday greeting card and have been placed together with the aid of a small piece of adhesive on the back of the right photograph. The portrait of the family positions Pastor Vagn Duus on the leftmost side, holding a young a boy. The pastor's wife, identified as Gerda Duus, is in the middle, holding a baby in front of her and Sybil Duus on the right. The two boys have not been properly identified, although names have been provided in accompanying information (Verner and Erling). Text beneath the portrait says, "Season's Greetings from Our House to Your House" and has a simple line drawing of a landscape beneath it.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Holiday of Succot, ca. 1949-1950]

[Holiday of Succot, ca. 1949-1950]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Students of the Beth-El Congregation celebrate the Holiday of Succot around 1949-1950. They built a succah, a tabernacle or booth covered with seasonal greens and fruits, on the altar of the synagogue at 207 W. Broadway Ave., Fort Worth.
Contributing Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives
May Pole Dance

May Pole Dance

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a large group of people at a Field Day celebration in Abilene. Three groups of people are doing a May Pole dance and a large crowd is watching. George H. Hill is pictured. There are buildings and vehicles in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
College Students Planting Tree

College Students Planting Tree

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of graduates at Simmons College gathered around a newly planted tree on Arbor Day in the early 1920's.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two women who appear to be talking to each other. The woman on the right is wearing gloves, a dress with buttons, and a small purse. There are women in the background who are also formally dressed and appear to talking amongst themselves.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, July 13, 1900]

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, July 13, 1900]

Date: July 13, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore in which Lula describes her illness and lists all the social gatherings that she has missed. She updates Linnet about her friends and family's activities. Lula plans to visit Linnet "next summer." She remarks on Linnet's plans to tell Tom she can't love him. Lula is reading "Prisoners of Hope."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from J. W. Bounds to Charles B. Moore, February 22, 1900]

[Letter from J. W. Bounds to Charles B. Moore, February 22, 1900]

Date: February 22, 1900
Creator: Bounds, J. W.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written to Charles B. Moore from J. W. Bounds. In this letter, Bounds informs Moore of the goings-on in Nashville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about Washington's birthday, details about his Christmas vacations and Lila Franklin, a dialogue about the smallpox outbreak in his area, details not to tell his parents about his close encounter with smallpox, a discussion about graduating, and a weather update. He closes the letter by sending his regard to all of the Moore family. The envelope is included with the letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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