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Photograph of a rural class and teacher. There are 21 students and a teacher standing in front of a building. A sign on the building in the left background includes the words, "County Free Library." There are two visible windows and a set of doors in the background. Six students have no shoes on. Class names are as follows. Front row: Julia McNair, Reba Dot Kilpatrick, Billie Ann Kelly, D.L. Williams, Calvin Powell, Maxie Overstreet, Jack Fowler, Wayne Blevins. Second row: Lamoyne Shelton, Versie McKee, Guy Bell Jr., Coy Tucker, Pauline Stogsdill, Wanda Faye Ottinger, Wildin Elkins, Mamie Jewel Franks. ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. [1920?].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Haslet Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 78 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Haslet Public Library

Haslet Public Library features photographs of farms, schools, and churches that track the development of Haslet, Texas. The area was settled around 1883, when the tracks of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway were extended through the area. The community was named for the Michigan hometown of the railroad's contractor. In 1896 the community had a school with twenty-one students and one teacher. During the 1920s Haslet had three grocery stores as well as a hardware store, dry goods store, and cotton gin.

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Photograph of a rural class and teacher. There are 21 students and a teacher standing in front of a building. A sign on the building in the left background includes the words, "County Free Library." There are two visible windows and a set of doors in the background. Six students have no shoes on. Class names are as follows. Front row: Julia McNair, Reba Dot Kilpatrick, Billie Ann Kelly, D.L. Williams, Calvin Powell, Maxie Overstreet, Jack Fowler, Wayne Blevins. Second row: Lamoyne Shelton, Versie McKee, Guy Bell Jr., Coy Tucker, Pauline Stogsdill, Wanda Faye Ottinger, Wildin Elkins, Mamie Jewel Franks. Third row: J.B. Fowler, Charlie Stogsdill, Dewey Melear, Pauline Fowler, Joyce Hudnall. Fourth row: Mamie Ruth Willis, Teacher.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • [1920?]

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  • May 28, 2010, 6:03 p.m.

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  • Oct. 14, 2010, 4:06 p.m.

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[County Free Library], photograph, [1920?]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91013/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Haslet Public Library.