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1986 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1986 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "More Denton County Trivia" at the end.
Date: 1985
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

1987 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1987 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton County Trivia III" at the end.
Date: 1986
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

1988 Historical Calendar: Mayors of Denton

Description: Calendar for 1988 containing photographs of Denton, Texas mayors and historical facts about the city, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton Mayors" at the end.
Date: 1987
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Artist Statement: Art from the Ruins]

Description: Artist statement describing the pieces in the "Art from the Ruins" exhibit at the Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Ricketts, Doug
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Austin Silk Plantation and Manufacturing Company

Description: This pamphlet describes the processes of silk production and compares it to raising cotton.
Date: 1917
Creator: The Austin Silk Plantation and Manufacturing Company
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[E. B. Sutherlin Envelope]

Description: Envelope for E. B. Sutherlin's jewelry store, with notes written by him. The envelope reads: "Name: Mrs. O. R. Williams, 719 - Procter St. No.: 6-8-27. Charges $--. E. B. Sutherlin, Jewelry & Watchmaker, 436 Procter St., Port Arthur, Texas. Instructions: don't string too tight."
Date: June 8, 1927
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[E. B. Sutherlin Envelope]

Description: Envelope from E. B. Sutherlin's jewelry store. It reads: "Name -- Address -- Phone -- No. -- Charge $ --. E. B. Sutherlin, Jeweler and Watchmaker. Musical Instruments -- Sheet Music and Luggage. 520 Procter Street. Phone 5-5221. Port Arthur, Texas, U. S. A. Instructions."
Date: 195u
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

The Black Churches in Wheelock, Robertson County, Texas

Description: History of churches that served the African-American community in Wheelock, Texas, including: Triumph/Trump Baptist Church, Old New Hope Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Sharon Chapel African Methodist Church, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, and the Church of God in Christ.
Date: August 2015
Creator: Adams, Estelle Mitchell
Partner: Private Collection of E. M. Adams

Black Texans in the Texas Supreme Court, 1840-1907

Description: Spreadsheet compiled from various court report documentation that lists all Texas Supreme Court cases between 1840 and 1907 that involved free, enslaved, and formerly-enslaved black Texans. Information for each entry includes the case title and justice, year, type of case, names, county and judge, and the decision or opinion.
Date: February 10, 2014
Creator: Hudson, Linda Sybert
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Brief History of The Austin Avenue United Methodist Church of Waco, Texas

Description: Text describing the history of The Austin Avenue United Methodist Church in Waco, Texas, including information about its establishment, staff members, congregation, and historic significance of the building located on Austin Avenue near 13th Street.
Date: 1991
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Caddo Indian documents, 1841-1856]

Description: Documents detailing some relations with the Caddo Indians. The first document is a certified copy stating that Jose Maria is Chief of the Anadacos and attests to his good conduct, signed by Jesse Stern, March 27, 1852. The second document certifies that the foregoing page is a true copy and translation. The third document, dated May 11, 1841, is the commission of Col. Coyote signed by Gen. Mariano Arista placing Coyote in charge of Caddo troops against the "ursurpers of Texas." The fourth document is dated September 26, 1853 by G.W. Hill, Special Agent for Texas Indians, appointing Ti-nah Chief of the Caddo. The fifth document, dated June 29, 1856, affirms the good conduct of Ti-nah.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[The Cattleman Description]

Description: Artist statement describing the background of the creation of a story cabinet titled "The Cattleman" and the history of the reclaimed materials that were used to make it.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Ricketts, Doug
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Congregation Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Certificate, 1934]

Description: A certificate of confirmation presented to Fay Rosenthal of the 1934 confirmation class at Congregation Ahavath Sholom. The certificate is signed by congregation Vice President L. F. Shanblum, Secretary Irving Klotzman, and Rabbi Philip Graubart. The confirmation class motto reads, "An Exalted Jewish Womanhood." The certificate has a gold seal with blue and white ribbons on it. At the top of the certificate, there is a picture of the Ten Commandments tablets.
Date: 1934
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Cowpuncher or Cook Description]

Description: Artist statement describing the background of the creation of a story cabinet titled "Cowpuncher or Cook" and the history of the reclaimed materials that were used to make it.
Date: 2009~
Creator: Ricketts, Doug
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Death certificate of Carolyn Street Scott]

Description: Death certificate for Carolyn Street Scott. She died August 31, 1973, and was 92 years old.
Date: July 7, 1973
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Documents relating to the Texas Cherokees]

Description: Certified copy of a Cherokee Indian Treaty obtained for legal action in the late nineteenth century. The first document is a certified copy of the 1835 treaty obtained by Sam Houston and John Forbes. Also included are various power of attorneys from W.P. Adair, C.N. Vann, J. Elliot Condict, and John C. Fremont. There is also a signed power of attorney executed by the Chief representatives of the Cherokee Indian Nation in Indian Territory.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Dr. T. L. Hunter, Marshall Dentist]

Description: Dr. Thomas L. Hunter was a dentist who came to Marshall in 1917 and practiced there more than 50 years. Born around 1884 in Navasota, Texas, he was educated at Prairie View College and Meharry Medical College. He was active in church, charitable, and civic organizations. He was honored by Meharry, the National Dental Association, and Wiley College for his contributions to dentistry and to education. He died November 14, 1969, and was buried in the Rose Hill Garden Cemetery.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library