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[Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, 1901-1902]

Description: Photograph of members and advisors of the Kendall-Bruce Literary Society, North Texas State Normal College, 1901-2. The photograph shows 29 men seated and standing in rows on the front steps of the Normal Building, facing the camera. At the front is a framed sign which reads in part "Kendall-Bruce Society". Seated in the first row at far left is Professor Kendall, and seated at far right of 1st row is Dr. Bruce. Photographic print mounted on dark card mount. Reverse with transfer from another photograph, and handwritten notes: "The first picture ever made of the Kendall-Bruce Literary Society - Spring of 1902" and "St.7.96-4" The Kendall-Bruce Literary Society was founded September 30, 1901, and named after Joel Sutton Kendall and William H. Bruce, who would each serve as President of North Texas State Normal College, and had been "beloved teachers". In 1908/9, the society was renamed the Robert E. Lee Literary Society, at the request of then President Bruce.
Date: 1902
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[Members of the Spring Oratorical Contest, Spring 1902]

Description: Photograph of the members and teacher of the Spring Oratorical Contest, Spring 1902, North Texas State Normal College. The 10 student members - one female and 9 male - are seen sitting and standing in rows facing the camera, while their teacher sits at far right. Photographic print mounted on gray card mount. At lower right is photographer's embossed stamp: "Williams Art Company". Handwritten note on reverse identifying the sitters: "Members of the Spring Oratorical Contest with Miss Blocker - teacher of Expression 1902. Made up of representative of each class. Front row - .......?, Lee Pool, Miss Blocker - teacher, Middle row, Alf Morris, ----- Armstrong, ----- Moore, J.L. Gragg, Back row - Jesse Legett, Byron Bruce, ----- Ramsdell, H.L. Davis." and "St. 7. 96-7"
Date: Spring 1902