Texas Almanac, 1998-1999

Texas Almanac, 1998-1999

Date: 1997
Creator: Ramos, Mary G.
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 631.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
[Women's Church Choir on a Stage]

[Women's Church Choir on a Stage]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of women on a large stage singing from choral books. All of the women are dressed up in light, formal sundresses, and some are wearing wide-brimmed sun hats. In front of the line of singers, there is a table decorated with a light lace tablecloth and a vase of flowers. To the right of the table, there is a woman in a white dress playing a large piano. On top of the piano there is another vase of flowers. On the bottom of the photograph there is printed writing that reads, "May 1953 Studer S.A. TEXAS.
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Texas Almanac, 1996-1997

Texas Almanac, 1996-1997

Date: 1995
Creator: Ramos, Mary G.
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 631.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
[Musical Performance]

[Musical Performance]

Date: 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the trombone section at a musical performance in the auditorium at St. Philip's College. Two men are playing trombones with a music sheet stand in front of them. To their right, four people are visible from the audience. The middle row consists of J.B. Williams and Browning Samples.
Contributing Partner: St. Philips College
[Flyer: Tape Release Party of Grupo Silencio]

[Flyer: Tape Release Party of Grupo Silencio]

Date: December 13, 1990
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Flyer advertising a tape release party of Grupo Silencio held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on December 13th, 1990. Toqui Amaru, Chaski, and Edgar Rivera also performed at this event. The flyer includes a photograph of four people. The leftmost woman holds a guitar; the man second from the right holds a ukelele; the rightmost man holds a pan flute. At the bottom of the page these instruments, in addition to a flute and drum, are also depicted in cartoon form.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
Public Summer Band Class

Public Summer Band Class

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a public summer band class at Abilene High School. Children of various ages are posed with their instruments on the steps of a building, presumably Abilene High School. In the front row is a drum with a large letter "A" on it.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Brass bell

Brass bell

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cast brass bell with cast iron clapper; file marks are still extant and interior is unpolished.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Butcher Shop]

[Butcher Shop]

Date: unknown
Creator: Belcher, C.
Description: Humorous color postcard with a drawing depicting a woman standing in a butcher shop with a package in her hands. Music and lyrics at the bottom of the card read, "Take back the heart"
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 16, Number 02, Fall, 2004

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 16, Number 02, Fall, 2004

Date: 2004
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Arts and Entertainment in Dallas."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
[Valentine Post Card]

[Valentine Post Card]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Valentine postcard with a cupid upon a musical staff made of golden horizontal arrows with notes made of red hearts on ribbons. Text on the front of the card reads, "Yes-loving is a painful thrill, Ant not to love more painful still; But oh, it is the worst of pain. To love and not be loved again!" Correspondence on the back reads, "How is my precious 'Amnus'". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Chickasha, Okla. and is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 14, 1908.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
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