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[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

[Newspaper Clipping Entitled "Airport site neighbors surprised"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article written by Mark S. Leach concerning the placement of a new airport near Haslet, Texas. The article discusses the opposition to the proposed airport: "Keller Mayor Nick Powell said the proposal "magnifies our concerns of air safety and noise"."
Date: May 1997
Creator: Leach, Mark S.
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 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 from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, December 9, 1985]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article discussing the expansion of an Arlington six-lane road; the road would disrupt Al Taub's "stone house - complete with outside fountains, waterfalls, curved bridges and Japanese fish." The article on the reverse side deals with the aid collected by the population of Haslet, Texas: "Directly and indirectly, the people of Haslet have raised $65,000 for a 3-year-old girl who needs a costly liver transplant."
Date: December 9, 1985
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping from the North County Messenger, June 25, 1981]

Description: Newspaper clippings from the North County Messenger with a photograph of Betty Young standing in front of "Haslet's new Community Center." The note below the photograph says the center had been funded through federal funds which also funded road construction nearby. There is another photograph on the reverse side showing a woman pointing something out to three children. The second clipping has an article entitled "Multi-purpose Community Center" describing the newly built community center in Haslet, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1981
Item Type: Clipping