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Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Train Engine #537 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #537, viewed from the front. "537" is visible on the front of the engine. Smoke billows up from the front chimney. Electrical poles line the snow-covered hills on either side of the tracks. Buildings are visible in the distance and along the right. Handwritten text below the image says, "Little Rock, Arkansas 1943-44 Photo taken from 12th St. Bridge and shows train coming up Little Rock Hill A .08% Grade."
Date: 1943/1944
Creator: Gray, Johnnie M.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Summary and Reflection of an Interview with Herman Felts Hart]

Description: Summary and reflection of an interview with Herman Felts Hart, a United States Army veteran of World War II. This summary highlights his being raised in Arkansas, followed by his enlistment into the Army during WWII; Hart served in Germany during the last few months of the war. Angie Troutman adds a reflection at the end of the summary stating her gratitude for the ability to interview her grandfather.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Troutman, Angie & Hart, Herman Felts
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Herman Felts Hart

Description: Interview with Herman Felts Hart, a United States Army veteran of World War II. This interview highlights his being raised in Arkansas, followed by his enlistment into the Army during WWII; Hart served in Germany during the last few months of the war, and the conditions he was met with once he arrived.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Troutman, Angie & Hart, Herman Felts
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with John Andrews, March 26, 2004

Description: Interview with John Andrews, a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps from Kentwood, Louisiana. The transcript includes a list of questions regarding Andrews's training and service in World War II as a B-29 command pilot and flight instructor throughout the United States.
Date: May 17, 2005
Creator: Coy, Larisa L. & Andrews, John
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Robert Bean, November 15, 2004

Description: Interview with Robert Bean, a veteran who was wounded in action during World War II from Kirbyville, Texas. The transcript includes a list of questions, which focus on Bean's service with the 12th Armored Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in France and Germany, including his injuries and experience liberating two concentration camps.
Date: June 20, 2005
Creator: Gammon, Robert & Bean, Robert
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Robert Bean, November 15, 2004

Description: Interview with Robert Bean, a veteran who was wounded in action during World War II from Kirbyville, Texas. The transcript includes a list of questions, which focus on Bean's service with the 12th Armored Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in France and Germany, including his injuries and experience liberating two concentration camps.
Date: June 20, 2005
Creator: Gammon, Robert & Bean, Robert
Partner: Lee College

WASP Reunion '76

Description: A schedule for the WASP Reunion in 1976 at Velda Rose Tower. It covers two days, and is signed by the members of the WASP reunion committee.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Geni Baskin to Blanche Perry]

Description: Letter from Geni Baskin (Mrs. Hugh Baskin) to Blanche Perry thanking Perry for the baptistry painting and describing the sermon Brother Smithson preached based on Perry's interpretation of the painting.
Date: November 19, 1940
Creator: Baskin, Geni
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Patty Brown, March 1891]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore to Patty Brown. In the letter, Charles discusses the Annie Laura story and gives Brown a brief, yet detailed family history. Highlighting major life events, he notes how he was born in Gallatin, moved to Texas, and moved away from Texas during the war. He also details his work with mills,how he changed career paths, and when he was married. This letter is dated March 1891.
Date: March 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections