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[Newspaper Clipping from Haslet's Carnival]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a photograph of two children in fake crowns; the caption on the bottom reads: "Haslet's Carnival king and queen, Pam Lewallen and Danny Tollett were crowned Saturday night during the annual PTO Halloween Carnival."
Date: October 27, 1973
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping with Two Articles from February 4, 1971]

Description: Newspaper clipping with two articles one entitled "Haslet Has First Garbage Service" and the other "U.S. Messes Up Haslet Census." The article on the left discusses the implementation of Haslet's first garbage collection service; the article on the right says that the "U.S. Census Bureau announced in Washington that Haslet's population is 2,276."
Date: February 4, 1971
Item Type: Clipping

[Letter from the Texas State Department of Health to B. L. Nelson & Associates, Inc., August 17, 1970]

Description: Letter from the Texas State Department of Health to B. L. Nelson & Associates, Inc. in regards to their "revised plans and specifications" for the sewage treatment plant and lines proposal. The letter expresses approval of the plan and deems it worth to be sent to the Federal Water Quality Administration "for their review and subsequent approval."
Date: August 17, 1970
Creator: McCoy, Chandler J.
Item Type: Letter

[Haslet High School Baccalaureate Service]

Description: 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.
Date: {1941,1942}
Item Type: Text


Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph


Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Historians' Report of 1963 to 1964]

Description: Historians' report from 1963 to 1964 concerning the Haslet PTA meetings that took place over the last year. The report says the meetings took place "regularly at 2:00 P. M. the second Wednesday of each month." The report also details its officers and chairmen as well as the projects sponsored by the PTA for that year: "Halloween Carnival with a profit of: $598.60," and a talent show.
Date: {1963..1964}
Creator: Godbey, Thelma
Item Type: Report

[Newspaper Article Describing Dr. J. H. Gammill's Tax Aid]

Description: 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."
Date: 194u
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping of an Article in the Star-Telegram]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, written by Diane Wolfe. The article discusses one of the stories behind the way Haslet, Texas received its name: "When he gave Santa Fe workers the good word, one turned to another and said, "Mahoney has let the railroad come through," thus naming the farming community." The second clipping tells of Roger Cloud's opinions of the growing development in Haslet: "Development is creeping up on Haslet." Finally, the third clipping goes into more detail about the city's expansion and the opinions against the growth: "You really don't worry about it (growth) but you know it will change."
Date: 198u
Creator: Wolfe, Diane
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping Showing Haslet City Officials in Austin]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a photograph of some of the Haslet city officials visiting the Texas House of Representatives in Austin, Texas. The caption below the photograph says that the group "flew to the capitol Thursday morning, observed the legislature, and had lunch in the Speaker's apartment with Lewis and his wife." Below this the names of the people are listed from left to right.
Date: 198u
Item Type: Clipping

[Photograph of a Classroom at Haslet Elementary School]

Description: Photograph taken inside a classroom at Haslet Elementary School in Haslet, Texas. This picture shows all of the children sitting at their desks looking over their left shoulders back at the camera; the teacher is standing at the front of the room holding a large book in her hands.
Date: {1966..1967}
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of an Eighth Grade Basketball Team]

Description: 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."
Date: {1934..1935}
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Children in Class]

Description: Photograph of a classroom full of kids at Haslet School in Haslet, Texas. All of the kids are sitting in their desks and looking over their shoulders at the camera, the teacher is sitting at her desk in the front of the room.
Date: {1964..1965}
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Elementary Students by a School]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Hanes Filling Station]

Description: 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.
Date: 192u
Item Type: Photograph

[Report Created by Mrs. Scott Wilson]

Description: Report created by Mrs. Scott Wilson describing the PTA meetings that took place in Haslet from 1965 to 1966. This report says that the group met "regularly at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday night of each month," as well as listing the officers and committee chairmen of the association. At the bottom she lists out the "money making projects" that include: "Sock Hop, Thanksgiving Dinner, Basketball Tournament."
Date: {1965..1966}
Creator: Wilson, Mrs. Scott
Item Type: Report

[Report Detailing Haslet PTA Meetings from 1962 to 1963]

Description: Report compiled for the PTA meetings in Haslet from 1962 to 1963, describing the officers of the meeting, chairmen, and projects undertaken in order to make money: "The one money making projects sponsored by the PTA was: the Halloween carnival."
Date: {1962..1963}
Creator: Branam, Mrs. J. W.
Item Type: Photograph