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[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

[Newspaper Article Concerning the Construction of a New School]

Description: 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.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Article Concerning the First Bale of Cotton in 1949]

Description: 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."
Date: 1949
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Article Concerning the Turkey Situation]

Description: 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.
Date: 1949-11~
Item Type: Clipping

[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 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 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 "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

[Newspaper Article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, November 21, 1996]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Small country town keeps legends" printed above a large photograph of an old home built in "1880 from donations from local political candidates and was used as a church and Masonic lodge." The article itself details the history of the town itself, where it got its name, and general events that had taken place over the years. There are other articles on the reverse side of the clipping, one entitled "Police warn of 'inheritance' scam as Fort Worth retiree swindled" and another "Body of stabbing victim found in burning house."
Date: November 21, 1996
Creator: Virgil, Jo
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