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[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 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

[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 Clipping of a Buffalo Killing at Staley Place]

Description: 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."
Date: January 14, 1929
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping Referencing Bill Courington]

Description: Newspaper clipping concerning the recent hiring of Bill Courington as pastor of Haslet Baptist Church. Courington is a "graduate of Mississippi College, and will enroll to work toward a BD at Southwestern Seminary."
Date: 1961
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Headline for a Soldier Receiving a Medal]

Description: 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.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Clipping

[Notice of Election for Haslet, Texas]

Description: Notice of Election for the city of Haslet, Texas, acknowledging the accuracy of an article published in Quad Town Community News: "a true and correct copy of said published notice."
Date: February 25, 1965
Creator: Sheppard, Wallace
Item Type: Text

[Photograph from the Godbey 50th Wedding Anniversary]

Description: 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.
Date: April 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Buffalo Killing]

Description: 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."
Date: December 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Buffalo Killing at Staley Place]

Description: 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.
Date: December 18, 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Children's Play]

Description: Photograph of a children's play taking place on stage; there is a girl being crowned on the stage and a large staircase place at the center of the stage.
Date: October 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[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