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Bottle Collection of George and Galen McCallum

Description: Report by Galen McCallum about her collection of glass bottles.It gives a brief history of glass bottles, from individually blown glass bottles to manufactured bottles, descriptions of various bottles and some uses of glass bottles. Pages are included with descriptions of photos that were part of this report.
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: McCallum, Galen
Partner: Marfa Public Library

It's a Corker

Description: History Thesis by Carleen Pirtle about glass bottles, written in januyary 1971. The paper gives a brief history of different types of glass bottles: whiskeys, bitters, medicines, house-holds, and drink bottles - beer, wine, soda water. It discusses why these bottles are so interesting and how some of them were made. It also has six pages of hand-drawn examples of bottles. Note cards are included at the end that may have been used to describe specific bottles.
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: Pirtle, Carleen
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Punkin Flask; B. Regular Whiskey Flask; C. Picnic Flask; D. Habanero Whiskey; E. The Evans Chemical Company. Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Dr. J. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters; B. Winstead's Lax-fas; C. Liberty Juice Companay; D. Carlui The Woman's Tonic; E. Evans Daity Grade A Milk; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Hinds Honey and Almond Cream; B. Lee and Perrins Worshestershire Sauce; C. Hinds Honey and Almond Cream; D. Pa-Poose Hot Sauce; E. A.S. Hinds. Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. IB Soda; B. Mission Sparkling Dry; C. National Soda Works; D. Hires; E. Pioneer Soda Water; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Poison; B. Three in One Oil; C. Poison; D. Sperm Sewing Machine Oil; E. Paint Bottle. Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Hope's Soda Water; B. Star Soda Water; C. Marfa Bottling Works; D. Magnolia Soda Water; E. Lone Star Bottling Works; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Large Whiskey (handspun); B. Champagne; C. Horlicks Malted Milk; D. Large Whiskey (handspun); E. Pluto; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Burnett's Standard Flavoring; B. Barniz - Milk Glass; C. Dr. W.B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin; D. Barniz - Clear; E. Charles H. Fletchers Castoria; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Glass Bottles

Description: Photograph of glass bottles: A. Kerr-Mason; B. Ball Perfect Mason; C. Atlas E-Z Seal; D. Economy Trade Mark; E. Drey Perfect Mason; Part of a report by Galen McCallum for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 1973
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Wax Dolls]

Description: Photograph of six wax dolls from Teda W. Neill's collection in a wooden shadowbox on a wooden table. The dolls are unique in size and appearance and include an elderly couple, a woman holding a baby, and a man with a jug.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Ida Mae Pruett with Her Dolls]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Ida Mae Pruett with some of the dolls from her collection. One doll in a red dress stands on the far left, four dolls in the middle are sitting at a table, and a small doll in a yellow dress stands on the far right. More dolls can be seen in the background and below the clear counter on which the dolls are placed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Treasures of the Past - February 1966]

Description: Monthly publication containing an article about the hobby of collecting dolls used in a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about doll collections. The article, "Treasures of the Past" (18-19 p.), discusses the utilization of different materials in doll-making, briefly touches on historical aspects of doll-making, and features pictures of dolls from many different collectors.
Date: February 1966
Creator: Culley, Ann
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Teacher's Daily Lesson Plan Sheet about a Doll Collection]

Description: A teacher's daily lesson plan sheet used to formulate questions for a student to answer in order to clarify a research paper on a doll collection for a history class at Marfa High School, titled "Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama" by Rebecca Ann Espinosa. The page numbers to the left of the page corresponds to the page(s) of the "Dollarama" paper; under each page number are the subsequent corrections or concerns the teacher has with a specific point in Rebecca Espinosa's paper.
Date: 1974
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Grandmother's Doll Collection

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a doll collection comprised of three hundred dolls representing every era from 1400 C.E. to the 1970s. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture the author's grandmother uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from the author's collection.
Date: 1970
Creator: Brandon, Lindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of J. D. Kestner Doll]

Description: Photograph of a J. D. Kestner life-size baby doll from Teda W. Neill's doll collection. The doll is wearing a white gown and sitting in a wooden baby carriage which, according to the handwritten note on the back of the photo, is an antique from the 1860's.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library