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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

1941: Texas Goes to War

Description: This book is a collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II. It examines both the Texas soldiers fighting in the European and Pacific theaters as well as the Texans on the Homefront. The essays describe both the military and social aspects of the war. Index starts on page 241.
Date: 1991
Creator: Lee, James Ward; Barnes, Carolyn N.; Bowman, Kent A. & Crow, Laura
Partner: UNT Press

[1955 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 34th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 13 to 24, 1955, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1955-06-13/1955-06-24
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

1957 Travis County Rural Directory

Description: Directory and classified buyers guide for Travis County, Texas. Included is an alphabetical listing of the names of Travis County residents and business concerns, a listing of house numbers by road, an alphabetical listing of farms by type of farming done, and a classified advertisement section and buyers guide.
Date: 1957
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

[1966 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 45th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 6 to 17, 1967, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1966-06-06/1966-06-17
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1967 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 46th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 5 to 16, 1967, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1967-06-05/1967-06-16
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1973 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 49th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of July 23 to 27, 1973, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1973-07-23/1973-07-27
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

1986 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1986 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "More Denton County Trivia" at the end.
Date: 1985
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

1987 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1987 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton County Trivia III" at the end.
Date: 1986
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

1988 Historical Calendar: Mayors of Denton

Description: Calendar for 1988 containing photographs of Denton, Texas mayors and historical facts about the city, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton Mayors" at the end.
Date: 1987
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

20th Century Burials in Hutchinson County, Texas from 1901-1999

Description: Alphabetical listing of 20th century burials in the seven cemeteries of Hutchinson County, Texas. Includes Highland Park, Holt, Leib, Sanford, Sunset, Westlawn, and Plemons Cemeteries along with burials on ranches and at Adobe Walls. Each entry consists of surname, given name, birth date, death date, and any known miscellaneous information.
Date: 2000
Creator: Morrison, Cleo McGraw & Morrison, R. D.
Partner: Hutchinson County Genealogical Society

[5th and 6th Grade Class Photo]

Description: Copy negative of the 5th and 6th grade class of an unidentified school in League City. The students are arranged in three rows the first row is sitting cross-legged while the second row kneels and the third row stands. The building behind them is made of brick and has windows with glass panels. Handwritten notes on the photo read, "5th and 6th grades of 1929 & 1930." The initials of each of the students are written in ink below each of their faces.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library