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[August 1971 calendar page]

Description: Calendar page for the month of August 1971. Two days have Xs marked on them; another two have been annotated with "VAC." Image printed on the back of this page, "Chief Takes Toll," would have accompanied the view of the September 1971 calendar page. Calendar belonged to Kenith L. Ballard.
Date: 1971
Creator: Kemper Insurance
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bumper sticker for Jimmy Carter for President]

Description: Bumper sticker supporting President Carter. The text is white on a dark green background. Fine print states that this bumper sticker was not authorized by the 1976 Democratic Presidential Campaign Committee and that it is available from Futura Press in Austin.
Date: 1976
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bumper sticker for John Connally for Governor]

Description: Bumper sticker endorsing John B. Connally for Governor. "John" is written inside a star on a blue background with a check-mark under his name. The overall color scheme is red, white, and blue.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bumper sticker for the re-election of Senator Ralph Yarborough]

Description: Bumper sticker with red and white text on dark blue background supporting a second term for Ralph Yarborough in the U.S. Senate. The top line reads, "Vote Texan - Vote Democratic - Vote Ralph."
Date: 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Burnham Executive van (with or without power tailgates)

Description: Design of a 22 foot executive van featuring: With and without 4000 lb power tailgates ; Tire size - 900 x 20 ; Aero-Logistic tie-offs in walls and floors ; nylon strapping - 3500 lb test; cubic capacity - 1300 cu. ft. All the drawings have indicated the exact measurements in height, length and width.
Date: unknown
Creator: Burnham
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Christmas card sent by Esther - 1932]

Description: Christmas card sent by Esther from Houston dated Christmas Eve, 1932. The printed text of the card reads: "To wish you all happiness / at Christmas and throughout / the coming year."
Date: December 24, 1932
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Flyer: Fat Animal Fest, 1989]

Description: Flyer that advertises an event sponsored by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Fat Animal Fest". The front of the flyer features illustrations of four animals that are framed with geometric designs. At the bottom is information about the benefit for Mexic-Arte that the flyer is advertising. There is also a schedule, sponsors listed and ticket prices.
Date: 1989
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[July 1971 calendar page]

Description: Calendar page for July 1971 with no added annotations. Image printed on the back of this page, "Herd Quitter," would have accompanied the view of the August 1971 calendar page. Calendar belonged to Kenith L. Ballard.
Date: 1971
Creator: Kemper Insurance
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Palm Leaf Puppets]

Description: Information regarding palm leaf puppets crafted in the jungles of Orissa, India is accompanied by a photograph of two women and a puppet. The puppet is purple and silver in color and is fashioned onto a stick.
Date: 1996~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Photograph of a Diagram of a Lab Tool]

Description: A black and white photograph of a diagram of a lab instrument that includes the use of dry cell batteries.
Date: unknown
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Photograph of a Lab Tool]

Description: Black and white photograph of a lab tool set upon a lab worktable.
Date: unknown
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Sticker for William A. Blakley - 1962]

Description: Sticker reads in all-capital red letters on a dark blue background: BLAKLEY, referring to William A. Blakley.
Date: 1962
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Viva Johnson-Humphrey bumper sticker]

Description: Sticker promoting Lyndon B. Johnson & Hubert Humphrey for the 1964 campaign.
Date: 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library