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[County Free Library]

Description: 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.
Date: [1920?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Haslet baby and street]

Description: 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.
Date: [1923]
Item Type: Photograph

[Haslet Baptist Church]

Description: 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.
Date: [1923]
Item Type: Photograph

[Haslet boys basketball team]

Description: 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).
Date: 1930-1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Haslet girls basketball team]

Description: 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.
Date: 1930-1931
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Haslet Methodist Church]

Description: 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.
Date: [1945]
Item Type: Photograph

[Haslet public school]

Description: 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."
Date: [1930?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Haslet street and businesses]

Description: 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".
Date: 1900?
Item Type: Photograph

[headstone]

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

[headstone]

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

[Letter from J. B. Taylor to L. C. Hudnall, April 12, 1930]

Description: 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."
Date: April 12, 1930
Creator: Taylor, J. B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Margaret B. Guy to Tom Ringo, June 16, 1965]

Description: Letter from Margaret B. Guy to Tom Ringo saying that "for the first time incorporated communities up to 500 population can participate in the Community Improvement Program of the Texas Agricultural Service." The letter says that Reagan Brown "can make a group believe they can do anything."
Date: June 16, 1965
Creator: Guy, Margaret B.
Item Type: Letter

[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

[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

[Lone Star School]

Description: 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."
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph

[Lone Star School]

Description: 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.
Date: 1910?
Item Type: Photograph

[Man and two woman]

Description: 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)."
Date: [1930?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man walking by porch]

Description: 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."
Date: [1930?]
Item Type: Photograph

[The News-Tribune Newspaper Clipping from July 30, 1976]

Description: Newspaper clipping from The News-Tribune with an article written by Mrs. H. W. Godbey; on the reverse side there is a sports article written by Jack Murphy. Godbey's article describes the history of Haslet, Texas and says the last cotton gin in town had been sold and how the state of the town had worsened since 1936 when it had "two grocery stores, one notion store, two or three cafes, two filling stations, two cotton gins, three churches, one drug store and a high school." Murphy's article talks mostly about statistics in the National Football League.
Date: July 30, 1976
Creator: Murphy, Jack & Godbey, Mrs. H. W.
Item Type: Clipping