A Favorite of Fortune

A Favorite of Fortune

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting a fashionably dressed woman in turquoise, gold, green and red clothing. There is a typewriter in the top right corner of the card. Printed on the card, " A Favorite of Fortune, Judged by the dress of some typewriting maids, Typewriting must be quite the best of all trades." Handwritten on the card, "Walk fast your machine is ill. A boy from the P.C.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Feb 13, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Man Making Shoes

Man Making Shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an unknown man making shoes. He is sawing a small shoe and he is also wearing a open finger glove on his left hand.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Window Display for Texas Industrial Week

Window Display for Texas Industrial Week

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a display window featuring Texas Industrial Week. There are signs, clothing, and shoes in the window in front of a curtain.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1891]

[Letter from Dinkie and Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, May 10, 1891]

Date: May 10, 1891
Creator: McGee, Dinkie & McGee, Birdie
Description: Letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on the health of family members, the weather, and the crops. She informs them that Ethel Campbell has died. Birdie writes to Linnet that her grandmother's feet hurt; her visit with Charlie Hoffman and his baby Altie B.; the dress she wore to a show; and her work on her quilt.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore]

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore]

Date: unknown
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles Moore in which she describes how cold it is. She writes about what her family has been doing and the people they have visited with. She says she received shoes for Christmas. She requests a letter from Linnet.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Linnet and C. B.  Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, Noveber 7, 1893]

[Letter from Linnet and C. B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, Noveber 7, 1893]

Date: November 7, 1897
Creator: Moore, Linnet & Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Moore, and her cousin Birdie McGee. Linnet writes about the trip she made with her father to by a cape, some shoes, and some flour. She gives the details of the party she threw and a list of the individuals who attended. She expects the house to be done by next week. Mary Kennedy and her mother are moving to Dallas. She said she was invited on a trip with friends, but could not go as it would require an overnight stay. Charles B. Moore wrote to Mary Moore that the house is ready for the shingles. He updates Mary on the crops; the health of family and friends; her flowers
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Ladies shoes

Ladies shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Bronzed kid leather women's shoes; extremely fine handstitching; grosgrain bound and grosgrain ties, "3" inscribed in ink on inner side of both sides; leather at heel and sole joint is stretched out (worn by someone whose heels were too wide)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Wooden clogs

Wooden clogs

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of wooden clogs with pointed toes and cut nail holes around front
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods]

[Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods]

Date: [1900..1920]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the loading area of Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods in Mesquite, Texas. Two men and two girls are standing on the dock, next to a shipment of shoes.
Contributing Partner: Mesquite Public Library
Ladies shoes

Ladies shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of ladies leather shoes with wooden French heel; tie closure with one eyelet on each side of shoe; circular opening over top of foot; top edge trimmed with light grayish brown material; inside both shoes on side, "4 1/2 B 129"
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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