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Oral History Interview with Lynette Giesecke, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Lynette Giesecke of Austin, Texas, who grew up with St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Lynette recalls memories of her younger years and as a student at Columbia University, the University of Houston, and the Diocese of Texas. She also recounts some details of the history of St. David's Episcopal Church and explains why she chose to attend the church.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Giesecke, Lynette
Item Type: Text
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Portrait of Reverend James Bethell]

Description: Portrait photograph of Reverend James Bethell of St. David's Church. He is wearing a black jacket and is looking towards the camera smiling.
Date: 1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Evelyn Carrington, August 15, 1980

Description: Interview with Dr. Evelyn Carrington of Austin, Texas, a professor at the University of Texas and a long-time member of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Dr. Carrington recalls memories of her productive younger years in school and during her career as a professor. She mentions some history about Saint David's Episcopal Church and her involvement.
Date: August 15, 1980
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Carrington, Evelyn
Item Type: Text
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Photograph of Jerry Foote Welding at Flag Pole Hill]

Description: Photograph of Jerry Foote, a park department employee, welding at Flag Pole Hill. In the background, four men are looking at the other end of the pole. Handwritten in pencil on the back is the employee's name and the date range.
Date: 1979/1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Akard Mall]

Description: Photograph of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Akard Mall. According to the information hand-written on the back, the show was part of a "Sidewalk Symphony" concert series in May, 1978. The concert series was sponsored by the City Arts Program division of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department and the Dallas Park Board. There were four free noontime concerts in May that attracted 2,500 to 3,000 people downtown.
Date: May 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Turtle Creek]

Description: Photograph of Turtle Creek, a river and park in Dallas. A family is walking along the river bank, and multiple groupings of people are scattered across the lawn.
Date: February 1977
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of a chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate. The metal light fixture is engraved with an intricate floral pattern, and the light is casting a shadow onto the ceiling. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of a chandelier at the DeGolyer Estate. The metal light fixture is engraved with an intricate floral pattern; an inscription is written in Latin around the middle of the chandelier. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a DeGolyer Estate Window]

Description: Photograph of a bay window at the DeGolyer Estate. The five-sided window has multiple panes that reflect the backyard. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Chandeliers at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of two chandeliers at the DeGolyer Estate. The image was taken from another room to show not only the chandeliers but also the carved wooden doors. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of DeGolyer Estate at White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of the view of White Rock Lake at DeGolyer Estate. A grassy field and trees are in the foreground; the lake and opposite shore can be seen through the trees. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of DeGolyer Estate Back View]

Description: Photograph of the back view of DeGolyer Estate. The light-colored stone building has a stair case to the back yard. The yard has trimmed hedges and very tall trees. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of DeGolyer Estate Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance of DeGolyer Estate. The light-colored stone building has metal bars over the window and ivy above the front door. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Gates at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of a metal gate at the DeGolyer Estate. The gate seems to be made by hand due to the imperfections in the decorations. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Ceiling]

Description: Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate ceiling. The octagonal coffered ceiling is carved in an intricately designed pattern. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Garden]

Description: Photograph of the garden at the DeGolyer Estate. The garden and trees are in the foreground. A covered patio with a tile roof is on the left and a mission bell is in the background. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Garden]

Description: Photograph of the garden at the DeGolyer Estate. The trimmed hedges flank a grass clearing that leads to a round stone fireplace. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Garden and an Unidentified Man]

Description: Photograph of the garden at the DeGolyer Estate. The wooden pergola covered in ivy is above a grass walkway. An unidentified man is walking through the garden. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Porch]

Description: Photograph of the porch at the DeGolyer Estate. The light-colored stone arches face a grass backyard with trees providing shade. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the Oak Room at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of the oak room at the DeGolyer Estate. The room has floor-to-ceiling wooden bookshelves on all of the walls. The carpet has an intricate pattern, as well as the fireplace. A light-colored sofa is still present in the empty room. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

The History and Treasures of St. David's Church

Description: This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas and various important members, in two parts. According to the summary on the book flap: "Part I, a detailed account of the Church's founders and its clergy, is enlivened by incidents both tragic and humorous....Part II gives a description and analysis of most of the Church's treasures, including its quaint stained glass windows."
Date: 1976
Creator: Tanner, Daisy Barrett
Item Type: Book
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Dora Geneva Clement

Description: Interview with Dora Geneva (Clement) Talkington (1886-1976) discussing how her family came to Texas and about growing up on her parents' farm, as well as other events including Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Waco when he was campaigning to be president.
Date: 1974~
Creator: McAmis, Odessa True Talkington & Talkington, Dora Geneva Clement
Item Type: Sound
Partner: Talkington Clement Family Archives

[Ambulance facility]

Description: Photograph of two men standing next to an ambulance outside of an ambulance facility. They are identified as Ray Cozad and Bobby Jack Watson. The facility has a three-car garage with two other vehicles inside of it.
Date: October 25, 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of the eldest residents of the City of Cleveland, for the 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes the names of the individuals, their birthdays, their age, and the color for their Senior Birthday Certificates.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society