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DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

Description: Announcement for the reception when the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Date: May 21, 2006
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Maximum daily temperatures for the first half of July, 1913

Description: Compares the temperatures for July 1-15, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska, Topeka, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, and Brownsville, Texas as taken from the Government Climatological Summary.
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American

Maximum daily temperatures for the last half of July, 1913

Description: Compares the temperatures for July 16-31, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska, Topeka, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, and Brownsville, Texas as taken from the Government Climatological Summary.
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American

Testimony from W. B. Hinckly

Description: Testimony of a farmer concerning the opportunities in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Date: 1912 - 1919
Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American

[Wedding Invitation for Shirley Townsend and Mr. Murray Courtney Howell]

Description: Invitation to the wedding of Shirley Jeannine Townsend to Murray Courtney Howell. (Handwriting on the front of the invitation) Courtney was my godson. I baptised his elder Bro while Vicar of Escondido, California. in 1924-25 - Wm. Blackshear. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: July 14, 1951
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Confederate States Loan]

Description: A bond dated July 1872, guaranteeing "the sum of Fifty Dollars with Interest to be paid the the bearer of this bond, at the seat of government or such place of deposit as may be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury". It has John H. Reagan, Postmaster General of the Confederacy's photograph on it.
Date: July 1872
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Card dated 1885 acknowledging receipt of an order]

Description: Card dated November 9, 1885 acknowledging receipt of an order. Sent to an address in Laredo, Texas from H. O'Neill & Company in New York City.
Date: November 9, 1885
Creator: H. O'Neill & Co.
Partner: Laredo Public Library