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Cotton Calculator

Description: Pamphlet with printed tables used to calculate prices of cotton. According to the title page, "Showing the results of any multiplications of all quantities from 300 to 600, at rates beginning with 1-20c or 5 points, and advancing in five points, one-sixteenth, one-eighth and one-quarter of a cent, and by cents from one to thirty." The title page also includes examples to show how to use the tables for calculations.
Date: 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries

Harris, Thomas Newton, Family, Richardson, Texas

Description: Informal family group photograph, standing and seated on a side porch of a house. The porch extends around the corner of the building to the right. Visible on the right are fences and another building. Standing on the porch are three women, the first only partially visible, with a girl standing in front, one man in a three-piece suit, one young woman, a woman in profile, and two elderly women (7 women, one girl, one man). Seated in front, on the edge of the porch, is a moustached man in a suit and dark hat, and a younger man in military uniform with hat and leg gaiters. Additional information: Left to right, standing: possibly Evelyn HARRIS (hidden) Mattie E Strait HARRIS (1874-25 Sep 1971) Noma HARRIS [in front of mother Mattie] (15 Feb 1910 - 20 Jan 1987) married Leonard Allen HUFFHINES (8 Oct 1911 - 16 Sep 1988) Grace FOX Robert K. (Bob) HARRIS possibly Evelyn HARRIS Katherine Paulina L. HARRIS (1849-1928) widow of Samuel P. Harris (1831-1914) Emma Dooley Seated: Thomas Newton HARRIS (31 Oct 1870 - 27 Jun 1952) Joe HARRIS [?P. G. Harris?]
Date: 1917/1918
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Little Green School: First Grade Class]

Description: Postcard featuring on the front a class portrait of the 1917 first grade class of the Little Green School in League City. They are arranged in three rows outside of the school building; the first two rows are seated while the third row is standing. According to writing on the back of the postcard, the little girl on the first row in the dark sweater is Flora Atkinson. The information also state that the first grade teacher was Miss Labuzan.
Date: 1917
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard from E. Lucas to Lucy Dodge, October 28, 1917]

Description: Postcard from E. Lucas to Lucy Dodge, discussing the safety of a boxy Lucy sent her, her own illness, and the city of Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph, colored in with ink, of a driveway along the side of a tall sloping hill and the surrounding area. Further down the winding dirt drive, there is a suspension bridge across the road. The environment has lots of scrub brush and small, bushy trees.
Date: October 28, 1917
Creator: Lucas, E.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, August 9, 1917]

Description: Postcard Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, thanking her for her card, saying she's having a wonderful time, and writing that she will be home on Sunday. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a man standing in a boat on a small lake. On the shore behind the man, a group of people and tall trees line a concrete ledge, looking out over the water. Behind the trees, a large field is just visible.
Date: August 9, 1917
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Mistletoe and Berries]

Description: Postcard of mistletoe with red and white berries. "Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year" is written below. On the back, a message reads, "Love and best wishes for a merry Xmas and a happy New Year - Helen R. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Proceedings of Investigation Committee, House of Representatives Thirty-Fifth Legislature: Charges Against Governor James E. Ferguson Together with Findings of Committee and Action of House with Prefatory Statement and Index to Proceedings

Description: This publication documents the investigation of Governor Ferguson conducted by the Investigation Committee including transcripts of interviews, relevant documents, and the findings of the Committee. Index starts on page 531.
Date: March 1917
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Investigation Committee.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library