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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
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
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society