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[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

[Unidentified farm]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified farm. In the photo there is a white fence, farm home and barn. There is visible a chimney, windows, doors and a tree.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Reagan Brown to All County Extension Agents, May 27, 1969]

Description: Letter from Reagan Brown to all of the county extension agents of the Texas counties involved in the Texas Community Improvement Program. The letter says that the contest has come to a close and the winners were "Crawford, McClennan County- $550, Gober, Fannin County - $450, Quitaque, Briscoe County - $350, and Haslet, Tarrant County - $250." He finishes by congratulating all of the contestants and encourages all to "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Brown, Reagan
Item Type: Letter

[Newspaper Clipping Entitled "Haslet to Honor Prodding Grandma for Contest Help"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a an article entitled "Haslet to Honor Prodding Grandma for Contest Help." The author of this article, Jim W. Jones, says that the grandma will be honored for "prodding that town into taking first in the district and fourth in the state in a community self-betterment contest." The woman's name is Lallie Lewis and she is receiving her own appreciation day.
Date: May 26, 1969
Creator: Jones, Jim W.
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Article Saying Haslet was Buying a Pumper Truck]

Description: Newspaper article saying Haslet, Texas was buying a new pumper truck; there are three photographs on the paper that depict the volunteers of the department, the hose brigade, and the Haslet Fire Hall. The text in the article describes the formation of the department and a short paragraph about the Newark Volunteer Fire Department.
Date: May 15, 1969
Item Type: Clipping

[Photograph of a Crowd at a Community Meeting]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd sitting in a room; this crowd is full of men and women and even a few younger boys. According to the note on the back of the picture, this was "part of crowd at one meeting, Community Improvement Program."
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Haslet Improved Group Wins Second Place"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled: "Haslet Improvement Group Wins Second Place." This article describes the placements of different groups in Haslet in the community improvement contest: "Graves presented a plaque to the president in commemoration of our achievement of being second place winner in the district." The article on the reverse side is entitled "Watauga Acts to Seek Larger Line" and discusses the city's attempt to "install a larger trunk line as part of the city's water supply."
Date: June 20, 1968
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Friday April 25 Big Day for Haslet"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Friday April 25 Big Day for Haslet" printed in bold print. This article talks about the contest that the town entered sponsored by the Texas Electric Company and that April 25, 1968 is the day when the judges come to town and judge the winners of the contest. Later, the article describes the improvements made throughout the town during the span of time it was involved.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Haslet Puts On Sunday Best"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Haslet Puts On Sunday Best." The article goes on to explain the judging taking place in Haslet, Texas as part of the Texas Community Improvement Program: "Haslet is one of four finalists of 303 entries in the program sponsored by the Texas Agricultural Extension Service." The photograph in the corner shows Mrs. Maud Anna Ritchey presenting flowers to the three judges of the competition.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Tarrant's Own Podunk (Haslet Among Top 4 in Improvement"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Tarrant's Own Podunk (Haslet) Among Top 4 in Improvements." This article goes through the improvements that Haslet made during the competition different communities entered into to see who could improve their towns the most. Mrs. E. R. Lewis is the main spokeswoman in this article and she says that "families are starting to move back to Haslet," after the community got smaller due to Fort Worth's growth.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Clipping

[Two Newspaper Clippings Regarding Haslet, Texas]

Description: Two newspaper clippings discussing recent events in Haslet, Texas during 1968; the photograph on the first clipping shows Mrs. E. R. Lewis and Harry King checking "the new marker identifying Haslet in the Texas Community Improvement Program." The longer clipping discusses the event, and explains the contest at hand: "They entered the Texas Community Improvement Program, and were busy preparing to accept judges who will take a look Friday at progress..." According to a later paragraph, Haslet was the only "organized community in Tarrant County" involved in the program.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Clipping