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[Newspaper Article Concerning the Construction of a New School]
Newspaper article concerning the plans for the construction of a new high school near Justin, Texas, specifically a "mile west of the intersection of State Highway 114 and Farm Road 156." There is already a "deep water well which will give the school an abundant supply," and there will be the latest technology in the science rooms and home economics classes.
[School Photograph of Howard Rust]
School picture of Howard Rust in a collared shirt and sweater.
[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."
[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.
[Photograph of Third and Fourth Grade Students]
Photograph of the third and fourth grade students at the school in Haslet, Texas; they are arranged into three rows, each standing on the step above the one in front.
[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."
[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.
[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.
[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 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 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 Dr. J. H. Gammill]
Photograph of Dr. J. H. Gammill standing on the side of a small road with a train passing by on the railroad tracks behind him.
[Report Card to Cloy Hudnall]
Report card sent to the parents of Cloy Hudnall that contains his grades for attendance, math, spelling, history, etc. The teacher, Mary Cantrell, signed the card on the line below the fold.
[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 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 W. D. McCoy Outside a Garage]
Photograph of W. D. McCoy standing outside a garage with an automobile parked inside; McCoy is wearing a hat, long sleeve shirt, and pants in this picture.
[Photograph of Three Boys Playing on the Side of a Road]
Photograph of James Wade Hasater, Sonny Man Frank, and Jerry McCormick playing on the side of FM 156 and in front of McCoy's Car Wash; the boys are playing with dogs as well.
[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.
[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 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 Jerry McCormick and Paul Moon]
Photograph of Jerry McCormick (right) and Paul Moon (left) standing on the side of FM 156 in front of a building with Dr. Pepper and Coca Cola advertisements. There is a car parked behind them and a row of buildings lining the road; according to the back of the photograph the bank is visible in the distant background.
[Photograph of Jerry McCormick and Jack Moon]
Photograph of Jerry McCormick and Jack Moon standing on the side of FM 156 in front of a line of buildings along the road. Haslet State Bank can be seen in the distant background as the last building in the line.
[Photograph of Bess Wittman with her Grandchildren]
Photograph of Bess Wittmann holding her two grandchildren, Sherry Jean Fisher and Betty Sue Fisher. Both of the children are wearing only diapers and are being held by Wittmann in her arms.
[Photograph from the Godbey 50th Wedding Anniversary]
Photograph taken at the wedding anniversary party for the Godbey's who were celebrating their 50th anniversary. This photo shows the couple and three other adults lined up next to a wall, all wearing either suits or dresses for the occasion.
[Photograph of Meeting to Organize Haslet Fire Department]
Photograph of a 1954 meeting taking place in Haslet, Texas "to organize Haslet Fire Department" with Lallie Lewis serving coffee out of a coffee maker.
[Photograph of Jack Smith in a Firefighter's Uniform]
Photograph of Jack Smith, fire chief of the Haslet Fire Department for 20 years; Smith is posing in front of one of the fire trucks used by the department.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[Postcard from Odons L. Hudnalls to the Local War Department Board]
Postcard sent from Odons L. Hudnalls to the War Department with his classification filled out.
[Family Portrait of John and Victoria Singleton with their Children]
Family portrait of John B. and Victoria Singleton along with seven of their eleven children. John and Victoria are seated in the center and their children are positioned around them; the youngest children are positioned in the front while the older ones are in the back.
[Photograph of Hanes Filling Station]
Photograph of the old Hanes Filling Station with one car parked under the roof next to the gas pumps; there is a man standing against the tall gas pump on the right side of the building.
[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.
[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.
[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 Imogene, Mamie Ruth, and Kathryn]
Photograph of three women next to a building, all three are wearing heavy coats. The back of the photograph says that these women are "Imogene, Mamie Ruth, Kathryn" in order from back to front and that the picture was taken on Easter Sunday; another description on the back reads: "Picture made beside Willis Home. Baptist Church in background."
[Photograph of a Car at Hanes Filling Station]
Photograph of an automobile filling up with gas at Hanes Filling Station; this station is small and only has a few pumps available.
[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 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 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."
[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."
[Photograph of Marie Haney and Vita Freeman]
Photograph of Marie Haney standing with Vita Freeman on the side of a gravel road next to a large building.
[Photograph of Men Skinning a Buffalo]
Photograph of a group of men skinning a buffalo at Staley Place; most of the men are kneeling around the carcass working on the animal. There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "Buffalo Killing at Staley Place Dec 1928 Baskon Perkins facing camera."
[Photograph of the Ranch House at Staley Place]
Photograph of the ranch house located on Staley Place; this building has windows all along the right wall, four large windows on the second level wall, a car port on the far right side, and two chimneys sticking out from the roof. There is a note on the back of the photo that reads: "Brick Ranch House on Staley Place 1927 or 1928."
[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 Two Women on a Bridge]
Photograph of two women hugging while standing on a bridge; both women are wearing dresses and caps over their hair. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "going for a walk."
[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."