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The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1911

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1911
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Partner: Texas Woman's University

A City Plan for Dallas

Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Farmer's Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large metal building with water tower to the right and a wind mill to the rear. Bales of cotton are on the loading deck with men two men standing behind the bales. Label on photo states: "Farmers Cotton Gin, Poth , Texas - 1911, The first bales of cotton ginned".
Date: 1911
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Farmers Cotton Gin

Description: Photograph of large gin building. Baling equipment and three men are in the front of loading dock. Several men are standing on the loading dock. A water tower can be seen on the right side of the building and a windmill is visible in the background.
Date: [1911]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Students at Fairview School]

Description: Photograph of the Fairview School students of the 1911-1912 school year in front of a building in Cleveland, Texas. Several of them are identified as Jim Ray, Lloyd Rawls, Fletchard Bell, Burton Hill, principal Wynne Seale, Ella Bell, Earl Morse, Ester Phillips, teacher Bessie Burris, Pearl English, Pansy Henson, Clarabel McKenzie, Agnes Hill, Stella Hearn, Isabel Phillips, Lucille Gentry, Iley Ray, Violet Henson, and Betty Wright.
Date: 1911
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Lawrence Family]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Charles W. Lawrence and his grandson, W. Lawrence Rogers. The family members are riding in a car with their dog, Rastus, near Bodie Park in Longview, Texas. Part of City Hall is visible to the right of the photograph, and the Texas and Pacific Passenger and Freight Depot is pictured on the left side of the photograph. The Confederate Monument is pictured directly behind the car.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview High School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1910-1911 graduating class of Longview High School in Longview, Texas. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: Lewis Hurst, Frank Brown, Laurence Rogers Preston Allison, Kennard Mottley. Second row: Everett Bussey, Gus Smith, Clarence Oden, Ingram Bruce, Elizabeth Kennard, Nannie Smith, unknown, Maurine Stuart, Trulah Christian, Maud Hart, Rosa Moore, Alice Mae Nicholson. Third row: Russell Hurst, Edwin Booth, Joe Kuntz, Howard Henderson, Rob Roy Stegall. Bottom row: unknown, unknown, June Bivins, Harold Copeland, Ild Berry, Lenore Young, Maggie Lynn Brown, Marie Johnson, Lorena Howe, Sadie Melton, Sally Jarrett, unknown.
Date: 1911
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview School Fourth Graders]

Description: Photograph of the fourth grade students at Longview School in Longview, Texas. The unidentified students are pictured with their teacher, Miss Jessie Northcutt, outside of a brick building. Miss Northcutt is standing in the center of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard.
Date: 1911~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Emancipation Day for the Mules]

Description: Photograph of "Emancipation Day for the Mules" in Longview, Texas, as noted on the trolley banner on the front of the photograph. O. H. Methvin, one of Longview's biggest supporters, emancipated his mules in 1911 to make way for the electric trolley. There are men, women and children gathered in and around one of the trolley cars.
Date: 1911
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Citizens National Bank]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Citizens National Bank in Longview, Texas. There are three men standing inside the bank lobby, and there is one man standing behind the teller's window.
Date: 1911
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Mule-drawn Trolley]

Description: Photograph of O. W. Methvin's mule-drawn trolley in Longview, Texas. The trolley system was Longview's earliest public transportation until the introduction of the electric trolley in 1911.
Date: 1911
Partner: Longview Public Library