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Souvenir Book of Favorite Recipes from El Paso, Texas

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church of El Paso, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as extensive household hints and reference materials. Table of contents (for recipes): Appetizers, Pickles, Relish; Soups, Salads, Dressings, Sauces; Main Dishes -- Meat, Seafood Poultry; Main Dishes -- Egg, Cheese, Spaghetti, Casserole; Vegetables, Bread, Rolls, Pies, Pastry; Cakes, Cookies, Icings; Desserts; Candy, Jelly, Jam, Preserves, Beverages, Miscellaneous. Index starts on page A.
Date: unknown
Creator: Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard of Paso Del Norte Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a nine story brown building with white accents, described on the back as "Pas Del Norte Hotel In The Heart of the "International City" El Paso, Texas - Juarez, Mexico Downtown 300 Rooms - 3 Restaurants Climatized - Tour Headquarters." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 1968
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard of Princess Victoria - Smallest Woman in the World]

Description: Postcard of a small woman standing near a car looking up towards a much taller man wearing a top hat. The picture adds, " "Princess Victoria." Smallest Woman in the World. "In her special Cole 40 Automobile." " The back adds, "World's smallest Little Lady, Born at Melbourne, Australia. Age 23 Years. Weight 19 3/4 Lbs. Height 25 1/2 Inches. The smallest entertainer the world has ever known." "Wish you were here," is written below on the back with several initials. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Mrs. N. M. McFee, El Paso, Texas, Hotel Paso del Norte."
Date: November 17, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Photo Album of Mamie McFaddin]

Description: Photograph album containing a number of images pasted on the pages, some with handwritten annotations. A note on the inside cover says "Mamie Louis McFadden, 1906 McFaddin [...], Beaumont, Texas -- Given to me with all Mexican pictures by Frank Pickrell at El Paso, Texas."
Date: 1906~
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Texas

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Partner: UNT Libraries