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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

[Advertisement for Dr. T. L. Hunter]

Description: Photograph of an advertisement for Dr. T. L. Hunter, detailing his office location and hours. There is a photo of him at the top, and he is sitting, wearing a dark-colored suit, and visible from the chest up.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[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

[Certificate of Presentation: 1931 Boerne Gesang Verein Flag]

Description: Certificate of presentation of a 1931 Boerne Gesang Verein flag to the city of Boerne, Texas. Includes details of the history of the flag and the German immigrants who made it. The certificate is signed by Betty Thomas and Patrick Heath, president of the Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society and mayor of Boerne, respectively.
Date: November 16, 1994
Creator: Thomas, Betty & Heath, Patrick
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[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

[Description of Treue Der Union Civil War Monument]

Description: Typewritten description of the Treue der Union monument in Comfort, Texas, for the Kendall County Historical Marker sign. The description includes a brief history behind the monument, and the German Union soldiers who honored their fallen comrades by burying them at the site. The description also provides a translation of the monument's name to "Loyalty to the Union." Three photographs also accompany the typewritten description.
Date: 1968
Creator: Texas Historical Survey Committee
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library