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Cadets Stand at Attention for Federal Inspection

Description: Photograph of a company of the Schreiner Institute cadet corps standing at attention for the annual federal inspection by officers from Fort Sam Houston. The Schreiner band and sponsors may be seen in the background as an officer inspects a cadet's rifle. The text on the back of the photograph identifies inspecting officer as Colonel Theodore K. Spencer who conducted the annual inspections from 1939 to 1941.
Date: 1936
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

Echoes from the Past

Description: Brochure containing historical information and stories about the Presbyterian church in the southern portion of the United States. It was presented at the 1936 Spring meeting of the Presbytery of Brazos in old First Church, Galveston.
Date: Spring 1936
Creator: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Brazos.
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Geography of Denton County

Description: This book discusses Denton County, Texas including the geography, geology, some agriculture and settlements as well as a chapter on ways that teachers can engage students in learning about the history of Denton County. Index starts on page 131.
Date: 1936
Creator: Cowling, Mary Jo
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Centennial Scrapbook

Description: Scrapbook documenting Texas history compiled for a contest in honor of the Texas centennial, including portraits of famous Texans; clippings from newspapers and magazines; and pamphlets for the centennial events in Dallas, Galveston, San Antonio, Del Rio and other regions in Texas.
Date: 1936
Creator: Levy, Doris Rae
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Texas Flag]

Description: Souvenir Texas state flag made of fabric with gold fringe trim, attached to a decorative plastic post that has long gold tassels. This flag was won by Doris Rae Levy for submitting the best scrapbook in her schoolroom to a Texas centennial contest.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives