Then Came the Indians

Then Came the Indians

Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Story time at Emily Fowler Public Library]

[Story time at Emily Fowler Public Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several unidentified and a woman at story time in Emily Fowler Public Library in Denton, Texas. One boy is wearing a firefighter's helmet.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
The Farmer's Tale

The Farmer's Tale

Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Donna Ingham Telling a Story]

[Donna Ingham Telling a Story]

Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Description: Photograph of Donna Ingham, a storyteller, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is holding a microphone and standing on a stage in front of a painted backdrop depicting a tree with a "Story [Telling]" sign. Other equipment and the roof of the tent are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Gwendolyn Quezaire the Storyteller]

[Gwendolyn Quezaire the Storyteller]

Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Gwendolyn Quezaire, a storyteller, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a microphone and a backdrop with a painted tree is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Blue Corn the Native-American Storyteller]

[Blue Corn the Native-American Storyteller]

Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Blue Corn, the Native-American storyteller, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing behind a microphone on a stand and a backdrop with a painted tree and a "Story tellers" sign is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Emma Ortega the Storyteller]

[Emma Ortega the Storyteller]

Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Emma Ortega, a storyteller, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is holding a microphone and a backdrop with a painted tree is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

Date: 1964
Creator: Bentley, Mary Helen
Description: This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to Frank J. Heck - October 18, 1939]

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to Frank J. Heck - October 18, 1939]

Date: October 18, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. Frank J. Heck, who is from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The letter, which is dated October 18, 1939, discloses the account of a mother and her young boy who was diagnosed with leukemia. Dr. Bodansky explains that he is trying to help the mother, who insists on going to a known "charlatan" physician, who falsely claims that the boy has malaria. Dr. Bodansky describes some of the boy's blood tests and informs Dr. Heck that he has enclosed two smears with the letter to examine. Dr. Bodansky requests that Dr. Heck feel free to comment or advise on the issue.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
Black Gold, Volume 3, Number 1, 1976

Black Gold, Volume 3, Number 1, 1976

Date: 1976
Creator: Panola College. Dept. of Communications.
Description: Black Gold is a compilation of interviews about life in African American communities in the Panola County area. The narratives discuss area history, customs, and events from various perspectives.
Contributing Partner: Panola College
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