[Beulah Harriss scrapbook]

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Scrapbook of photographs belonging to Beulah Harriss, a 1914 graduate of the University of Nebraska, who came to Denton to teach at the North Texas State Normal College. She was the first woman to be hired into the athletics department of the school, coaching women's basketball among other sports. Harriss also organized the first Denton Girl Scouts troop in 1919, founded the Green Jackets Club in 1926, and was one of 13 professors from North Texas State Teachers College who started the Denton County Teachers Federal Credit Union (DATCU) in 1936. The scrapbook contains 11 loose photos which have been ... continued below

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25 scrapbook pages ; 29 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 19uu.

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Description

Scrapbook of photographs belonging to Beulah Harriss, a 1914 graduate of the University of Nebraska, who came to Denton to teach at the North Texas State Normal College. She was the first woman to be hired into the athletics department of the school, coaching women's basketball among other sports. Harriss also organized the first Denton Girl Scouts troop in 1919, founded the Green Jackets Club in 1926, and was one of 13 professors from North Texas State Teachers College who started the Denton County Teachers Federal Credit Union (DATCU) in 1936. The scrapbook contains 11 loose photos which have been scanned and ordered after the pages of the book. More information about the contents of the photographs can be found in the finding aid for the Historical Collection, found at http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=779.

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25 scrapbook pages ; 29 cm.

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Scrapbook contains 11 loose photos which have been scanned and ordered after the pages of the book.

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  • Preferred Citation: Historical Collection, (U0663), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University of North Texas Archives

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  • 19uu

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  • March 1, 2017, 12:03 a.m.

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  • June 13, 2017, 6:17 p.m.

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[Beulah Harriss scrapbook], book, 19uu; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc957554/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.