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[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 1]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1965 to 1972. This volume includes maps of Alpine, Texas and the surrounding towns, documents from Sul Ross St. University, along with photographs from the school; there are an abundance of newspaper clippings included as well. Also included are documents from her candidacy prior to being elected the first woman city council member and Mayor of Alpine.
Date: 1972~
Item Type: Book

[Map of the Lower Part of Brewster County, Texas 1916-1930]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map of part of Brewster County, Texas in the Big Bend region. It includes several annotations and identifies families and ranches in lower Brewster County Texas between 1916 and 1930, WWI quicksilver mines, and provides information on the Glenn Springs Raid of 1916.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Item Type: Map

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 2]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1970 to 1971. This volume includes letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, and maps of the Alpine, Texas area. Some of the correspondence comes from Sul Ross State University, some from Congress members, and various ones from members of local committees. There is a great deal of information concerning water issues such as flooding, and water wells.
Date: {1970..1971}
Item Type: Book

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 3]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1971 to 1972. This volume includes mostly newspaper clippings discussing various issues and topics, and both typed and handwritten correspondence from W. E. Lockhart.
Date: {1971..1972}
Item Type: Book

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 4]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1972 to 1973. This volume includes newspaper clippings concerning gas, road work, and an increase in utility rates; information cards, correspondence from W. E. Lockhart, and various resolutions from the Alpine City Council and various photographs are included as well.
Date: {1972..1973}
Item Type: Book

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 5]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1973 to 1974. This volume includes newspaper clippings, various photographs, and correspondence from a number of political personnel. The colored photographs show aircraft, and people on horseback while the black and white photos show events in town.
Date: {1973..1974}
Item Type: Book

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 6]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1974 to 1975. This volume includes newspaper clippings, photographs, and various correspondence from other political figures, W. E. Lockhart, and others. Most of the newspaper clippings deal with policy matters, or city council dealings.
Date: {1974..1975}
Item Type: Book

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 7]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1975 to 1976 and from 1979 to 2006. This volume includes newspaper clippings detailing political developments and the passing of resolutions. Also included are correspondence from various individuals, including other political figures, and pieces of legislation; there are a few photographs at the end of the book showing the George W. Baines Memorial Park dedication, along with a program from the event. There is a long note created by Dorothy detailing events that she will remember from her time as council member and mayor.
Date: {1975..1976, 1979..2006}
Item Type: Book