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[Auction Announcement for Sutherlin Jewelers]

Description: News clipping announcing an auction at Sutherlin Jewelers. It includes a small article on Edgar B. Sutherlin's retirement, and lays out all items that are for sale.
Date: February 25, 1954
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Faithful Clock Again Operating]

Description: Article about the successful operation of an old clock. Edgar B. Sutherlin explains why the clock had ceased to function.
Date: 1937
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Forced Sale!]

Description: Newspaper clipping advertising a forced sale at Sutherlin Jewelers due to renovations. It lists the items up for sale, and the other services offered.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Hackberry Oil Test Comes In]

Description: Newspaper clipping concerning the drilling of an oil well near Port Arthur, Texas. As a stockholder, Edgar B. Sutherlin speaks about the production of the well.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Plates renew memories of early PA, E.B. Sutherlin]

Description: Newspaper article about plates presented to the Port Arthur Historical Museum by James E. Sutherlin, Maureen McElroy, and Waneta Bowman. The article goes on to talk about Edgar B. Sutherlin's practice of exchanging foreign money for American dollars for sailors who came in to Port Arthur, as well as his tendency to buy them meals. The clipping is mounted on a piece of blue paper and laminated.
Date: October 25, 1981
Creator: Reeburgh, Helen
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Port Arthur Has Big Town Clock]

Description: Newspaper clipping concerning a clock that is being built by Edgar B. Sutherlin at his place of business.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Street Clock Soon To Be Constructed]

Description: Newspaper clipping concerning a street clock built by the Sutherlin Jewelers company, owned and operated by Edgar B. Sutherlin and his brother.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Sutherlin Funeral Set Sunday at 3]

Description: Newspaper clipping announcing of the funeral of Edgar Brown Sutherlin, including address, officiator, pallbearers, and place of burial.
Date: December 1960
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clipping: Sutherlin Moves to New Quarters]

Description: Newspaper clipping concerning the moving of Edgar B. Sutherlin's jeweler's store to larger quarters, as well as the street clock Sutherlin had installed at his place of business.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Clippings for Sutherlin Jewelers]

Description: Newspaper clippings pertaining to Edgar B. Sutherlin's jewelry store, including an announcement of an imminent move, an announcement about new stock, and a Christmas advertisement.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[News Clippings: Deaths of Mrs. Edwards and Mrs. Dodd]

Description: Two news clippings concerning the deaths of women of the Sutherlin family. The clipping on the left concerns the death of Mrs. Lydia J. Edwards, who was asphyxiated due to gas fumes in 1920. The second clipping gives an overview of the death and funeral services of Mrs. Christie Dodd in 1902.
Date: {1902, 1920-11-12}
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Newspaper Clippings Relating to Jett Falls Death]

Description: A collection of five newspaper clippings relating to the death of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls. The leftmost clipping describes his enlistment in the armed forces and his subsequent assignment to the 359th Infantry division, during which he was killed in action. The middle two clippings feature a poem written "In Memorium" for Jett Falls and a "Card of Thanks" written by his parents to those who attended his funeral. The rightmost clippings describe Jett Falls and his funeral in detail. The bottom clipping was removed from "The Globe and Commercial Advertiser" of New York on Tuesday, December 17, 1918 and features a list of the names of Corporals who were recently killed. Jett Falls appears sixth from the top on the list, with a small black "x" drawn to the right of his name.
Date: unknown
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Officials Announce Challenge Grant for New Library]

Description: Supporters of a new library for Marshall, Texas announced the offer of a challenge grant from the Andrew Norman Foundation. Shown are Mrs. Audrey Kariel and Kenneth Abney. The sign overhead marks the site of the old Marshall Public Library at the corner of West Austin and Franklin streets.
Date: 1983
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Retirement Announcement]

Description: Advertisement announcing that Edgar B. Sutherlin is retiring, and that Southerlin Jewelers is closing. It reads: "Believe it or not... it's true - Two old men are going out of Business, John says, he will continue with his watchwork. "After 41 years in Port Arthur, I have been advised by the Doctors to rest, as I have had three strokes." Everything must be sold at 50% and All Music and Luggage at 25% and Less. Watches and Diamonds at Half Price! Even the fixtures are for sale as arranged ... Everything must go by March 31st, as I must give possession of this room by that date. E. B. Sutherlin. Southerlin Jewelers, 520 Procter. Dial 5-5221."
Date: February 16, 1955
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

Site brings historic newspapers into modern age

Description: Newspaper article about the digitization efforts by the UNT Libraries' digital newspaper unit resulting in over one million Texas newspaper pages available freely online at the Portal to Texas History. There is a photograph of Trista Barker in the upper-right corner of the article holding a roll of microfilm in front of her face with a computer, monitor, and Mekel Mach V Microfilm Scanner behind her. There is a partial article on the back of the clipping.
Date: March 17, 2013
Creator: Smith, Diane & Faulkner, Max
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit