History of Armstrong County, Volume 1

History of Armstrong County, Volume 1

Date: 1939
Creator: The Woman's Development Club
Description: The Armstrong County Histories are a compilation of biographical stories about the Armstrong County pioneers prior to 1900. According to the foreward: "Information supplied by members of these families make stories rich in romance, tragedy and humor, revealing the sturdy character of those who built our county. The book is made up of these family histories supplemented by ranch and community histories, articles of civic interest, church and cemetery stories, 'tall tales' by old timers."
Contributing Partner: Armstrong County Museum
History of Armstrong County, Volume 2

History of Armstrong County, Volume 2

Date: 1939
Creator: The Woman's Development Club
Description: The Armstrong County Histories are a compilation of biographical stories about the Armstrong County pioneers prior to 1900. According to the foreward in Volume I: "Information supplied by members of these families make stories rich in romance, tragedy and humor, revealing the sturdy character of those who built our county. The book is made up of these family histories supplemented by ranch and community histories, articles of civic interest, church and cemetery stories, 'tall tales' by old timers."
Contributing Partner: Armstrong County Museum
Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.

Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.

Date: 1906
Creator: Wallace, Ed. R.
Description: This book describes the life of Methodist preacher named Parson Hanks, including his journeys, courtship and marriage, experiences at conferences, religious service and other frontier experiences.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas

Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas

Date: May 2, 1964
Creator: Barnett, Sammy
Description: This is a research paper written by Sammy Barnett for an American History Class at Marfa High School on May 2, 1964. It describes the early settlers in West Texas, how they arrived and the hardships they faced.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portion of Narratives of the Early Settlers of the South-West containing the frontier accounts of Colonel Brown, John Shelby, John Rains, and John Carr. Many pages are partially or entirely missing.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Davis

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Davis

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Sam R. Davis and his wife Ora Elizabeth McKinney Davis. They were early pioneers in Denton County. Photograph of the Davis Ranch House circa 1956. Three newspaper clippings regarding Mrs. Davis's death and funeral services, their wedding, and a picnic in Little Elm, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[Peter "Bachelor Pete" Petersen in Front of his Home]

[Peter "Bachelor Pete" Petersen in Front of his Home]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Peter "Bachelor Pete" J. A. Petersen, standing before his home in Danevang, Texas. He is dressed in formal attire in a three piece suit. A small tree, a few windows, and the house's shingles can be seen in the back. There is hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph which reads, "Lester reproduced this from another picture. Thought you might want one." It then names the subject of the picture, "Batchelor Pete Petersen [sic]".
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Peter J. A. Petersen in his Home]

[Peter J. A. Petersen in his Home]

Date: 1940~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Peter A. J. Petersen, sitting in his home at Danevang, Texas. He is on the left side of the photograph, seated in a wooden chair, smoking a pipe, and reading off of a piece of paper. A window to the left is letting in large amounts of light. There is a wooden table in front of the man with a floral centerpiece and an array of papers surrounding it. Behind him, there is a desk with several items stacked inside it. Photographs, bottles, and different types of decor are resting on top. A large wooden door is to the right, and farther right, another chair. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph that has been crossed out and reworded.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 13, Number 01, Spring, 2001

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 13, Number 01, Spring, 2001

Date: 2001
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."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
East Texas Family Records, Volume 07, Number 03, Fall 1983

East Texas Family Records, Volume 07, Number 03, Fall 1983

Date: 1983
Creator: East Texas Genealogical Society
Description: Quarterly publication containing genealogical information about families in East Texas including fifth generation charts, family histories, and lists of records (births, deaths, etc.). Name index begins on page 53.
Contributing Partner: East Texas Genealogical Society
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