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Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Portrait of Rev. W. H. Call]

Description: Portrait of Reverend W. H. Call, a Methodist minister, visible from the chest up, wearing a dark-colored suit. A hand written note on the back reads, "Rev. W. H. Call, Purchased at Charles Call, DDS estate sale in Waco."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dodson, J. M
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Cpt. Edward Drew to Mickey McLernon, August 20, 1945]

Description: Letter from Captain Edward Drew to Mickey McLernon about the Army requiring its personnel to state whether they will continue their service after the war, a brief experience with a couple of women off-base, a small party he attended, his reaction to alcohol, remembering civilian life, and reflecting on his time in the military.
Date: August 20, 1945
Creator: Drew, Edward Allen
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, March 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, a 94 year old former teacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Schmerbeck discusses being brought up by her grandparents in Dallas, her education, her teaching career, and meeting her husband, Garrett Schmerbeck.
Date: March 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer & Schmerbeck, Marium Frances Hood
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Description: Volume of essays about African-American folklore, including reminiscences of African-American folk culture in Texas, studies of specific genres of folklore, information about Texas-African food-ways, studies of specific performers, information about songs and other folklore. The index begins on page 353.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Description: Volume of essays about African-American folklore, including reminiscences of African-American folk culture in Texas, studies of specific genres of folklore, information about Texas-African food-ways, studies of specific performers, information about songs and other folklore. The index begins on page 353.
Date: 1996
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[Portrait of Pendleton King]

Description: Full-length photograph of Pendleton King, dressed in a sailor suit. The boy is standing behind a fence with a stone façade and a wooden gate. A hand written note on the back reads, "Pendleton King: Age 7 years, 1897.”
Date: 1897
Creator: Lindsey's Art Parlors
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Oral History Interview with Louis Belk, April 22, 2003

Description: Interview with Louis Belk, a B-17 Waist Gunner who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps (Air Force) in World War II from San Antonio, Texas. Belk describes his time training in Texas and experiences serving in England. He also talks about what it was like returning home to the United States from the war.
Date: December 19, 2004
Creator: Heath, Amanda & Belk, Louis
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Louis Belk, April 22, 2003

Description: Interview with Louis Belk, a B-17 Waist Gunner who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps (Air Force) in World War II from San Antonio, Texas. Belk describes his time training in Texas and experiences serving in England. He also talks about what it was like returning home to the United States from the war.
Date: April 22, 2003
Creator: Heath, Amanda & Belk, Louis
Partner: Lee College

[Clipping: Woman soared as WWII flier]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about Elizabeth "Kit" MacKethan Magid, a WASP , and her experiences serving in WWII. On the back of the clipping, there is a listing for a Health Fair at different colleges and public schools.
Date: April 11, 2004
Creator: Martin, Claire
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Frances Rohrer Sargent

Description: Information about WASP Frances Rohrer Sargent. Topics include her growing up, her stations while a WASP, and her life after the WASP disbanded. There is also a picture of Sargent about halfway down the page on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Helen Wyatt Snapp in Her Own Words

Description: A document about Helen Snapp in her own words. She describes growing up, and her inspiration to become a pilot. She also mentions her stations while enlisted and her life after the WASP disbanded. There is also a picture of Snapp about halfway down the page on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum