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[Avondale School]
Photograph of husband and wife rural school teachers standing in front of a school building. Their 44 students are lined up in between them. There are partial views of five windows. Class names are as follows. First row (bottom front): Junior Lasater, Ernest Allmon, unidentified first name Wilson, unidentified first name Whitaker, unidentified first name Whitaker, Billie Lasater. Second row (first middle): Woodrow Wilson, Leonard Wilson, J.C. Shirley, Woody Singleton, Noble Lee Rust, J.C. Thompson, unidentified first name Rust, Harold Easley, Ray Rust, J.G. Harris. Third row (second middle): Margarete Harris, unidentified, Edith Hall, Onedia Hall, Pauline Graham, unidentified first name Brown, Sarah Jane Waldrop, Lois Browder, Virginia Reynolds, Dorothy Bledsoe, unidentified first name Harris, Alice Brown. Fourth row (top): Mr. Clark, Mattie Bonner, Bill Waldrop, Marie Haney, Bill Robinson, Agnes Lasater, Louise Butler, Louise Lasater, Stella Brown, Georgia Rust. Fifth row (top back): Earl Singleton, J.W. Hearn, Olin Wilson, George Brown, Ed Davis, Mrs. Clark, Tennie Thompson.
[Avondale School]
Photograph of a building surrounded by shrubbery. The building was built in 1916 and was the Avondale School when built. At the time of the photograph the building had become the private home of Hardy Tadlock and his family.
[Blue Mound School]
Photograph of a teacher standing in front of a rural school door. The class of 20 students stands in front of her. A school window is visible on the right hand side of the photograph. Building was located on Hicks Road, west of Highway 156. Student and teacher names are as follows. Teacher: Miss Cantrell. Students: Cloie Hudnall, Marion Thompson, Pearl Hudnall, Ethel Laird, May Hair, Viola Laird, Lucile Laird, Loy Hudnall, Lee Watts, Howard Thompson, Frank Laird, Evie Thompson, Buster McDaniel, Ermie Laird, Nora McDaniel, Louie Thompson, Ruby McDaniel, Carl McDaniel, Floral Hair, Nona Hair.
[Class Photograph of Students at the School in Haslet, Texas]
Photograph of a group of elementary students at the school in Haslet, Texas. The students are arranged in four rows; the first row is seated on the ground, the second and third are seated on a small set of bleachers, and the fourth row is standing behind the first three. The text on the back of the photo describes two children that have appeared in other class photographs from different years.
[Class Roster for P. J. Gribble at Prairie View School]
Class roster for P. J. Gribble, a teacher at Prairie View School; the names of the children are listed on the second page, and are divided into three different columns.
[Community Church, Masonic Lodge No. 999, Haslet School]
Photograph of a rural building built in 1880 that served as the Community Church, Masonic Lodge and school. Of the two front doors, the right one is wide open. A chimney and outside stair case are visible. There is a second set of two doors and four windows visible in the photograph.
[Contract Between J. C. and Ella Willis and the Haslet State Bank Number 1]
Photocopy of a contract prepared between the Haslet State Bank and J. C. Willis and Ella Willis; this document outlines the dimensions of a piece of land establishing the borders of the land.
[Contract Between J. C. and Ella Willis and the Haslet State Bank Number 2]
Photocopy of a General Warranty Deed prepared for J. C. and Ella Willis and Haslet State Bank. This deed specifies the dimensions of a piece of land being sold to the bank and the payment of three hundred dollars to the couple for said land.
[County Free Library]
Photograph of a rural class and teacher. There are 21 students and a teacher standing in front of a building. A sign on the building in the left background includes the words, "County Free Library." There are two visible windows and a set of doors in the background. Six students have no shoes on. Class names are as follows. Front row: Julia McNair, Reba Dot Kilpatrick, Billie Ann Kelly, D.L. Williams, Calvin Powell, Maxie Overstreet, Jack Fowler, Wayne Blevins. Second row: Lamoyne Shelton, Versie McKee, Guy Bell Jr., Coy Tucker, Pauline Stogsdill, Wanda Faye Ottinger, Wildin Elkins, Mamie Jewel Franks. Third row: J.B. Fowler, Charlie Stogsdill, Dewey Melear, Pauline Fowler, Joyce Hudnall. Fourth row: Mamie Ruth Willis, Teacher.
[Haslet baby and street]
Photograph of a baby sitting on a blanket in a field across from Main Street in Haslet. Background includes in unidentified order the lumber yard, blacksmith shop, grocery story, Masonic Lodge, Elkin's Cafe, Doc and Ben Gammill General Store. Baby is Doris Shelton Marcum at 18 months old.
[Haslet Baptist Church]
Photograph of three buildings taken on March 25, 1923: a private home, barn and church are visible. The private home is far in the left background and was the four room home of Charles and Susan Maloney. The barn is closer in the right background. The church is the focal point and occupies most of the frame. The church chimney, porch, front doors and seven windows are visible.
[Haslet boys basketball team]
Photograph of a boys basketball team and their coach. There are six members of the team and the third boy from the left is holding a basketball that has writing on it that says "Haslet 1930-31." There is a wooden sign, building and automobile in the background. As appearing in the photograph, from left to right, these are the names and positions of each team member: Mr. Bridges (coach), Clifford Hall (guard), J.D. Thompson (forward), Clarence Frank (guard), Leo Stogsdill (center), Leslie Jackson (forward), and Loyd Jackson (guard).
[Haslet girls basketball team]
Photograph of a girls basketball team and their coach. There are ten members of the team and the third girl from the bottom left row is holding a basketball that has writing on it that says "Haslet 1930-31." A building and three automobiles are visible in the background. As appearing in the photo, top row, from left to right: Pauline Cherry (coach), Marguerite Butler, Irene Powell, Elva Murphy, Carmen Hanes, and Artie Veta Freeman. Bottom row, from left to right: Opal White, Lela Bell Hill, Nina Washington, Lila Mae Franks, and Leona Owens.
[Haslet High School Baccalaureate Service]
Program from the baccalaureate service for the Haslet High School class of 1941-42; this program outlines the order of events and the names of the people who will be performing each action. Names of the graduating class are listed on the reverse side of the program though not in the order that they walked in.
[Haslet Methodist Church]
Photograph of a large group of unidentified people in front of a rural church building that was built in 1910. Children are positioned on ground, women are positioned in the middle and men are positioned standing up. A portion of the roof and chimney are visible. There is a visible door on the left of the photograph and a set of visible doors on the right of the photograph. An outside light and two windows are visible in the photograph.
[Haslet public school]
Photograph of the original Haslet school. Two young girls are standing in front of the school building on a sidewalk that has the phrase "Public 97 School" affixed to it in big white letters. There are five visible windows. The girls are wearing blouses, skirts, socks and dress shoes. On the back of the photograph it is written "Original Haslet School, Built 1914."
[Haslet street and businesses]
Photograph of a street lined by six visible buildings. An automobile is visible on the left hand side of the photograph behind a rail road crossing sign. A second automobile is visible towards the middle of the photograph, to the left of a power line. The third building in from the right hand side of the photograph has a sign that includes this name: "Baltzelle Groceries".
[headstone]
Photograph of three visible headstones. The most prominent headstone reads: "Mother/ Martha Elizabeth Moon/ Apr. 20, 1867/ Feb. 2, 1934/ A sleep with Jesus." There are two shovels visible to the left of the central headstone. In the top right corner there is barely visible a fence and dirt road.
[headstone]
Photograph of three full visible headstones. There is a partial view of two headstones on the right hand side of the photograph. The prominent head stone is for Robert E. Moon and the dates listed on the headstone are November 4, 1863 and November 1, 1908. There are several trees in the background. In the foreground there is visible a bouquet of flowers and two shovels.
[Letter from J. B. Taylor to L. C. Hudnall, April 12, 1930]
Photocopy of a letter from J. B. Taylor of the Haslet Lodge, No. 999 to L. C. Hudnall requesting his presence at an upcoming meeting taking place on April 19, 1930. The letter says at the very end that this meeting was called by "Bro. Thos R. James."
[Lone Star School]
Photograph of two groups of people inside a rural school building. One group of people are facing forward and the other group are facing backward. There are four windows visible in the photograph. A hurricane lamp is visible towards the left middle of the frame. Women and girls are wearing dresses and hats. Men and boys are wearing coats and bow ties. A decoration at the top left hanging from the ceiling appears to say "Welcome."
[Lone Star School]
Photograph of a rural class and teacher. Class stands in front of school building. Two doors are visible on building. Girls are wearing hair bows and dresses. Teacher and most of the boys are wearing coats and ties. One boy is wearing overalls and one boy is wearing a buttoned, collared shirt with neck tie. Class names are identified as best as possible by Jack Britain. Top row, from left to right: Lennie Underwood, Mona B. Britain, Virgie Morgan, Rosana Francisco, Gene Allen (Teacher), Gracie Morgan, Bertha Francisco, Margaret Francisco, Evie Mosaly. Second row (girls from left): Ola Clower, Emma Clower, Fern Francisco, Mattie Combs, Bernice Combs, Norma (Noma) Bremman. Second row (boys to right): Johnny Mosaly, Walter Combs, Claude Francisco, Walter Francisco, Charlie Green, Bill Mosaly. Bottom row: Eunice Britain, unidentified first name Francisco, Tinny Frisbie, Earl Combs, Jack Britain, Herschel Green, Roy Haley, Henry Haley.
[Man and two woman]
Photograph of two women and one man. There is a partial view of a vehicle and signs behind them. One sign reads "Mill Dry Goods & Groc" and the other sign is a partial view of a Coca-Cola sign. The women are wearing dresses and the woman on the left is holding an unidentifiable object. The man is standing between the two women and has his arms around them. He is wearing spectacles, a white collared shirt and tie with vest. On the back of the photograph it is written "Haslet Drug Store, 102 Main, Hellen Frank, Olalee Holt, Forace Frank, Haslet Post Master)."
[Man walking by porch]
Photograph of a man walking by a porch. There is a white house and shrubbery in the background. A porch roof and floor and wooden fold-out chair are visible. The man is wearing black pants, belt, buttoned shirt and cowboy hat. His hat hides his entire face. Written on the back of the photograph is "Noble Lee Rust."
[Newspaper Article Concerning the First Bale of Cotton in 1949]
Newspaper clipping of an article entitled: "Bell May Get First Bale of 1949 Cotton." This article discusses the first bale of cotton being picked in Tarrant County by Guy Bell, Jr. of Saginaw; the rest of the article discusses his father winning the award in the past and the far that he operates on. The prize for the previous year's winner was "a championship belt buckle, $105 in cash and $25 in merchandise."
[Newspaper Article Concerning the Turkey Situation]
Newspaper clipping with an article detailing the "turkey situation" for Thanksgiving 1949. This article talks about Mrs. Joe Lindsey of Avondale and her preparations for her turkey; the photograph shows her in her kitchen standing over her barbecued turkey.
[Newspaper Article Describing Dr. J. H. Gammill's Tax Aid]
Newspaper clipping of an article describing the helpful actions of Dr. J. H. Gammill; he says that taxes "are a solemn obligation." Dr. Gammill had done a lot for Haslet and the people in it, one story in the article says that he occasionally "pays a neighbor's tax bill himself."
[Newspaper Clipping Advertising the Haslet High School Homecoming]
Newspaper clipping of an article advertising a homecoming celebration for all "former graduates and teachers of Haslet High School." The last sentence says that the following school year "the school will become part of a consolidated district with Justin and Rhome."
[Newspaper Clipping for Dealous Witt Moon, Jr.'s Funeral Services]
Newspaper clipping of an article entitled: "Rites Today for Boy Car Victim." The article describes the accident that took place along the highway where Dealous Witt Moon Jr. was killed by a swerving car.
[Newspaper Clipping of a Buffalo Killing at Staley Place]
Newspaper clipping showing the buffalo killings that took place at Staley Place near Haslet, Texas. The article is entitled "It Takes Real Cowboys for This" and has a large photo of the men working with one of the buffalo carcasses as well as a picture of the "bull of the herd, photographed after he had given his handlers a tough battle in the ranch's corral."
[Newspaper Headline for a Soldier Receiving a Medal]
Newspaper clipping of an article entitled: "Bronze Star is Awarded to Vet for War Exploits." The article says that Hewitt C. Laird won the Bronze Star for "heroic achievement" during World War II in Germany. The photograph shows Captain John R. Beneventi attaching the medal to Laird's chest.
[Photograph from a 1954 Organizational Meeting for the Haslet Fire Department]
Photograph taken from a 1954 organizational meeting that organized the Haslet Fire Department. The men in this picture are seated at a long table, most of them smoking, and discussing matters.
[Photograph of a 1954 Meeting to Create the Haslet Fire Department]
Photograph of a group of men at a 1954 meeting to organize the Haslet Fire Department; the men at this table are eating and drinking coffee out of small cups.
[Photograph of a Buffalo Killing]
Photograph of a buffalo killing taking place at Staley Place; the buffalo is lying under three large poles and some of the men are working on it with tools. The text on the back of the photo reads: "Buffalo killing at Staley Place Dec 1928 W. S. Burnett center right facing camera."
[Photograph of a Buffalo Killing at Staley Place]
Photograph of a group of people standing behind a building at Staley Place while ranch workers work on skinning a buffalo. According to the back of the photograph the group is standing behind the "pump house and smoke house." There are a number of children in the group, though most in attendance are adults but all are wearing heavy coats.
[Photograph of a Group of People at Staley Place]
Photograph of a group of people lined up at Staley Place to watch a buffalo killing; the text on the back of the photo reads: "Peopl at buffalo killing at Staley Place Dec 1928 W. S. Burnett and Dr. Reed of Keller in center."
[Photograph of a Group of Young Students]
Class photograph of young students at the school in Haslet, Texas; these students are arranged in three rows, two are seated and those in the third are standing in the back on either side of the teacher. The text on the reverse side of the photograph talks about one of the boys in this picture who may have appeared in another class photograph around the same year.
[Photograph of a Meeting for the Haslet Fire Department]
Photograph taken at a 1954 organizational meeting in which the Haslet Fire Department was created; the men in this photograph are seated at a table discussing its creation.
[Photograph of a Meeting to Create the Haslet Fire Department]
Photograph of a 1954 meeting to "organize the first "fire dept." in Haslet." In this photograph Judge Brown is seen seated and wearing a suit, he has a female seated to his left and another man standing to his right.
[Photograph of an Eighth Grade Basketball Team]
Photograph of an eighth grade basketball team in Haslet, Texas; according to the note on the back of the photograph this was T. J. Elkins' team and his second year playing basketball. The players are lined up behind the coach kneeling down and holding a basketball with "HHS 1934-35" written on the front. The names on the back are of the players and are listed in order from left to right: "T. J. Wilkins, Vernon Tucker, Vernon Erwin, Denzil Meyers, Carlton Cash, Herschel Elkins, Joe Willis, Wayne Gray, W. J. Frank" and the coach "J. R. Williams."
[Photograph of Buffalo at Goodnight Buffalo Ranch]
Photograph of buffalo roaming across an open field at Goodnight Buffalo Ranch with Staley Place in the background.
[Photograph of Children at a School in Haslet, Texas]
Photograph showing a group of elementary school students in Haslet, Texas. This group is arranged into three rows, the first two are seated and the third is standing up behind them; the teacher of the class is seated on the far right in the second row.
[Photograph of Clarence Frank and Horce Franks]
Photograph of Clarence Frank and Horce Franks standing with each other; both men are wearing nice shirts and ties. The man on the left is wearing a lightly colored shirt while the one on the right is wearing a darker shade pair of pants and jacket as well as a hat.
[Photograph of Eight Athletes in Letter Jackets]
Photograph of eight athletes wearing letter jackets with one of the school's teachers in the middle. The boys' names are listed on the reverse side of the card: "Vernon Tucker, Herschel Elkins, Noble Rust, T. J. Elkins, Vernon Erwin, Pete Gray" and "Minie Tindle Cole" the teacher.
[Photograph of Elementary Students by a School]
Photograph of four rows of students standing outside of a school with the teacher and superintendent standing behind them. All four rows of children are standing and most of the boys are wearing overalls while most of the girls are wearing dresses.
[Photograph of Eleventh and Twelfth Grade Students]
Photograph of the eleventh and twelfth grade students at Haslet High School; the majority of the students are female, most of the boys are positioned on the outside and in the very back of the group.
[Photograph of First and Second Grade Students]
Photograph of the first and second grade students at an elementary school in Haslet, Texas. There are five rows of children in the picture and the teacher is standing behind them; the names of some of the students are written on the back of the picture along with the names of the teacher, janitor, and superintendent.
[Photograph of First and Second Grade Students in 1945]
Photograph of first and second grade students at the Haslet school; most of the boys are wearing overalls while the girls are wearing dresses.
[Photograph of Handlers with a Buffalo]
Photograph of handlers dealing with a buffalo in a large pen; the back of the photograph has a description that reads: "probably Staley Place - similar photos of "Buffalo Killing"."
[Photograph of Hazel Haney and Jerry McCormick]
Photograph of Hazel Haney and Jerry McCormick standing near the side of FM 156 underneath a car port; this car port has advertisements for Dr. Pepper and Coca Cola.