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[August 1971 calendar page]

Description: Calendar page for the month of August 1971. Two days have Xs marked on them; another two have been annotated with "VAC." Image printed on the back of this page, "Chief Takes Toll," would have accompanied the view of the September 1971 calendar page. Calendar belonged to Kenith L. Ballard.
Date: 1971
Creator: Kemper Insurance

[Bumper sticker for Jimmy Carter for President]

Description: Bumper sticker supporting President Carter. The text is white on a dark green background. Fine print states that this bumper sticker was not authorized by the 1976 Democratic Presidential Campaign Committee and that it is available from Futura Press in Austin.
Date: 1976

[Bumper sticker for John Connally for Governor]

Description: Bumper sticker endorsing John B. Connally for Governor. "John" is written inside a star on a blue background with a check-mark under his name. The overall color scheme is red, white, and blue.
Date: unknown

Burnham Executive van (with or without power tailgates)

Description: Design of a 22 foot executive van featuring: With and without 4000 lb power tailgates ; Tire size - 900 x 20 ; Aero-Logistic tie-offs in walls and floors ; nylon strapping - 3500 lb test; cubic capacity - 1300 cu. ft. All the drawings have indicated the exact measurements in height, length and width.
Date: unknown
Creator: Burnham

[Christmas card sent by Esther - 1932]

Description: Christmas card sent by Esther from Houston dated Christmas Eve, 1932. The printed text of the card reads: "To wish you all happiness / at Christmas and throughout / the coming year."
Date: December 24, 1932

[July 1971 calendar page]

Description: Calendar page for July 1971 with no added annotations. Image printed on the back of this page, "Herd Quitter," would have accompanied the view of the August 1971 calendar page. Calendar belonged to Kenith L. Ballard.
Date: 1971
Creator: Kemper Insurance