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PALOCADE Palo Pinto County

Description: Palo Pinto County celebrated 100 years of existence in 1957. Shown here is a picture of the cover of the official program of the pageant that commemorated this milestone in the county's history. Palo Pinto County began with its formation by act of the Texas legislature in 1856, and its subsequent organization in 1857. As part of the year-long centennial observance, a pageant noting significant events in the county's past was presented at the local football stadium. The program itself contains 28 pages of tidbits of history about people, places and events in the county's heritage, along with a schedule of events organized by the official Centennial Committee.
Date: 1957
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

R.A. Long Building, Kansas City, Mo.

Description: Color postcard advertising for the Hydraulic-Press Brick Co. of Kansas City, Missouri. The picture on the card is one of their buildings, the R.A. Long Building in Kansas City. It is 15 stories tall with columns at the front entrance. There is no correspondence on the card.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Cast in a Play]

Description: Photograph of the cast of a play in the Marfa - Alpine region of Texas. They are wearing their costumes. Advertising is seen around the stage area. A backdrop has a scene with ships and buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Newspaper Clipping: Tribute Paid Mr. Sam; 1/2-Million Stamps Sold]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the release of the Sam Rayburn commemorative stamp. Includes a photo of members of Sam Rayburn's family buying some of the first sheets of the commemorative stamps. Also includes a photo of Congressman Ray Roberts introducing the Vice President for his principal address of the stamp ceremonies. On the back of the clipping is the newspaper publishing information, short articles about local events, and a few advertisements.
Date: September 17, 1962
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Denton Community Theater presents "Bus Stop"]

Description: The program for "Bus Stop" presented by the Denton Community Theater contains advertisements for Denton area businesses including banks, grocers, pharmacies, auto dealers, insurance agencies, general stores. The program also lists the cast, a synopsis of the scenes, special credits, board of directors, patrons, and the production and business staff.
Date: 1973-11~
Creator: Inge, William
Partner: Denton Public Library

[A Bottle-Shaped Mineral Water Advertisement]

Description: A picture of a mineral water advertisement, probably the cover of a flier is shown here. This is an example of the exaggerated claims made about mineral water. It advertises an "Unscientific mixture of water, bottled in bond in Mineral Wells by Pleasant Memory, and marketed as 'Donkaione.' " For the (probable) interior of the flier see [Bottle-Shaped Map of Attractions]. See also [Bottle-Shaped Romantic Mineral Water Advertisement].
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Van Houten's Cocoa]

Description: Color advertisement with an image of two Japanese women sitting and lying on the floor as they smoke a pipe. The woman lying on the floor has a baby sitting next to her. The text on the back of the advertisement reads, "ENERGY and ENDURANCE depend largely on the food and drink you use. If you would keep yourself healthy and energetic, DRINK Van Houten's Cocoa It is not only a delicious and stimulating beverage; it is a food in its most appetising and digestible form."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Hyde Park Advertisement]

Description: Photograph of an advertisement for Hyde Park by M.K. & T. Land and Town Co. Underneath a photograph of a streetcar outside the neighborhood, a caption reads "Hyde Park is exclusively for white people."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Newspaper Clipping: Rayburn Library]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an architect's drawing of the proposed Sam Rayburn Library. Underneath the image is a brief description, which also discusses the appreciation fund drive to raise money for the building. On the back of the clipping is a portion of an advertisement for the movie, "Carmen Jones."
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Newspaper Clipping: Leads Tribute To Speaker Rayburn]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a black and white photo. In the photo, Treasury Secretary Robert B. Anderson delivering the main address at the Sam Rayburn Library dedication, while Senator Lyndon Johnson, former President Harry S. Truman, Mrs. Truman, Sam Rayburn, and Mrs. Anderson look on. On the back of the clipping is an article for men's suits.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Middle Triptych Panel "iPod"]

Description: Photograph of a large "iPod" advertisement hung on the side of a building. There is a parking lot in front of the building, with a sidewalk visible in the foreground. Part of the street and other buildings are visible on the background, on the right side of the image. This image is the center panel of a set of three color photographs for a triptych titled "iPod."
Date: 2005
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Left Triptych Panel "iPod"]

Description: Photograph of a large "iPod" advertisement hung on the side of a building depicting the silhouette of a man wearing headphones. There is a parking lot in front of the building, with a sidewalk visible in the foreground. Buildings are visible on the background, on the left side of the image. This image is the leftmost panel of a set of three color photographs for a triptych titled "iPod."
Date: 2005
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising]

Description: Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising. "As your MESSENGERS TO These Influential and Civic-Working Voters, Use The Houston Times With 81 Separate Local Newspapers Each One Edited by the Reader's Own Pastor." The advertisement also boasts, "ONLY 3 1/2 Cents Per Paper"; "LEAD Your Race from the Start."
Date: 1954
Creator: Houston Times All-Church Press
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Libby's Bookmark]

Description: Colorful bookmark advertising Libby's food products. The front pictures a girl standing on the shoreline squeezing water from her bathing suit, which looks like a sailor dress. She has a red scarf on her head. Blue flowers decorate the bookmark on the front and a list of their food products is listed on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Advertising Clock

Description: Patent for an advertising clock. This invention is designed to display advertisement at regular intervals. Illustration included.
Date: March 2, 1909
Creator: Barnett, John Beverly & Turner, W. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a card, showing a picture of the Hotel Hefner in Sweetwater, Texas. The card has the address, rates, and a description of the services provided by Doctors Hefner and Brown, who are located at the hotel.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library