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1937 Schreiner Institute Glee Club in Uniform

Description: Photograph of the Glee Club in uniform. Twenty five cadets and club director John A. Guinn pictured. Caption from 1937 Recall yearbook page lists members from left to right as follows; "BACK ROW: Wiley; Vaughn; Hadden; Davis, C.; Terrell; Brown, S.; Pressler; Houy; Hagood; Simmons; McCord; Jenkins, K.; Guinn, director. FRONT ROW: Staples; Palacios; Browning; Wendtland; Jarvis, L.; Jaeggli; Haggard; Jenkins, R.; Newton, F.; Bush; White, M.; Woollett." Club officers are identified as Frank Newton (President) and Leslie Jarvis (Secretary). Club activities included appearances at the Kerrville Rotary Club and Schreiner Institute concerts as well as competition in the junior college men’s division voice contests held at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas on April 3, 1937 where the chorus won first place in its division and cadet Richard Jenkins was awarded top honor in the men’s solo contest.
Date: 1937
Partner: Schreiner University

Portrait of Fletcher Walker

Description: Photograph of cadet and Company A Captain, Fletcher Walker. This photograph appears in the 1937 Recall Yearbook. The subject is misidentified on the back as LaRue Haralson who also attended Schreiner Institute in the 1930s.
Date: 1937
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

[Postcard to Harry Redeffer, January 15, 1937]

Description: Postcard to Harry Redeffer. The sender writes that she's able to stay another 3 weeks and discusses the state of the weather. The front of the postcard features a perspective view photograph of Main Street, Boerne, Texas. On either side of the street are trees and shopfronts. Electrical poles line the left side as well. The name of the street is printed at the bottom of the postcard.
Date: January 15, 1937
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Senior Portrait of Schreiner Institute Cadet Dayton Stockton

Description: Schreiner Institute Cadet Dayton "Shorty" Stockton as a student was Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander for the Schreiner Cadet Corps. He was named "Most Military Cadet", Secretary-Treasurer of the Officer's Club and Schreiner Institute Senior Class President according to the 1937 Recall Yearbook. Stockton would go on to serve Schreiner as Assistant Commandant and Commandant of the Cadet Corps in the 1940s.
Date: 1937
Creator: Scheriner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

Sheriff George Boothe, 1937-1938

Description: Portrait of George Boothe, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, standing out-of-doors in front of an unidentified building. He is wearing a light-colored uniform with a dark tie as well as a hat and utility belt holding bullets. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Sheriff Boot[he"]. George Boothe, 1937 to 1938, Mrs. Geo. Boothe was appointed sherrif [sic] in May 1939 due to the death of her husband." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherriff [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, 1990."
Date: 1937/1938
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society