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[Three Girls]

Description: Photograph of three young girls standing together, possibly in Lynchburg or Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. The girl in the center is identified as Eloise Cline, and the other girls are Patricia Cline (back) and Christine Hill (front).
Date: October 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[State Fair of Texas Exhibitor's Ticket for Nora Gibbs]

Description: Exhibitor's ticket for the State Fair of Texas. The blue ticket bears the signature and photograph of Nora Gibbs. In the photo, Gibbs wears a dark blouse and stands in front of a painted woodland scene. Squares on the top of the ticket are filled with numbers from seven to twenty-two. The letters "SFT" have been punched into the card and a red stamp pressed into its back.
Date: 1950
Creator: State Fair of Texas
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[State Fair of Texas Exhibitor's Ticket for Rosa Fleetwood]

Description: Exhibitor's ticket for the State Fair of Texas. The blue ticket bears the signature and photograph of Rosa Fleetwood. In the photo, Fleetwood wears a dark blouse and eyeglasses and stands in front of a painted lake scene. Squares on the top of the ticket are filled with numbers from seven to twenty-two. The letters "SFT" have been punched into the card and a red stamp pressed into its back.
Date: 1950
Creator: State Fair of Texas
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Side View of Tex-Mex Dormitory]

Description: Photograph of the side of a student dormitory building. The building is two floors and is made of alternating stripes of light colored brick and medium colored brick. There is a small ridge at the top of the stripes of light brick. The shuttered windows are placed equally along the walls in pairs, except for the last two windows at the end of the building on the left. A single electricity pole and shrubs can be seen far behind the building in the background. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Tex-Mex. Institute A+12 10/9/50 New dormitory. Dedicated 10/10/50".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[School Buildings on Tex-Mex Campus]

Description: Photograph of school buildings on a Tex-Mex campus. The campus grounds is a dirt clearing with a few trees and shrubs visible. On the right side of the image in the foreground, part of the front of a building facing to the left can be seen. Another small building is visible on the left in the background behind a row of shrubs. This building has a dominant triangle tapered roof. On the righthand side of the image, there is a row of three long buildings with coupled windows. They are made of alternating lines of light colored brick and darker colored brick. The door at the end of the first and foremost building of the three is open. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Tex-Mex Inst. A-14 Dormitories at the left ; dining hall right."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Tex-Mex Student Dormitory Building]

Description: Photograph of the side of a two-story student dormitory building. The brick building starts on the left side of the image, and then from there continues diagonally across the image until it cuts off at the edge on the right. Windows with shutters run along the building in pairs. There is a closed door with a small landing and stairs leading up to it at the end of the building on the left. Parts of two other buildings can are visible in the background on the lefthand side. Handwriting on the back of the photo reads, "Tex-Mex Institute A-11 Dormitory dedicated 10/10/50".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[The John Milligan Special - Slingshot]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of a "John Milligan Special" slingshot. It lies on a table with four steel ball bearings, used for precise target shooting, beside it. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: October 21, 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Scouting, Volume 38, Number 8, October 1950

Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. A table of contents appears on page 1.
Date: October 1950
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Portrait of a Young Girl, Ruby Beth Allenson]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young girl seated on a chair that is situated on the lawn outside of a building whose wood siding is partially visible. Directly behind the girl is a large, leafy bush. The girl is identified as Ruby Beth Allenson. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a white bib collar; she is also wearing a bow on top of her hair. Her feet are clad in socks and shiny black shoes.
Date: October 6, 1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Family group

Description: Photograph of a woman posing with four children. The woman is seated with one young child on her lap and two boys and a girl standing around her. They appear to be in a living room.
Date: October 4, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Funeral Program for Donna Ellis, December 17, 2004]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Donna R. (Don) Ellis, born October 25, 1950 and died December 9, 2004. The funeral was held December 17, 2004 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. Robert L. Jemerson. The funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: December 17, 2004
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Victoria Elaine King, November 3, 2004]

Description: Funeral program for Sister Victoria Elaine King, born October 11, 1950 and died October 24, 2004. The funeral was held Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Robert L. Jemerson. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and she was buried in Southern Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 3, 2004
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Pan American Recreation Center Halloween]

Description: Photograph of three women and five children pose for a photo. One boy wears a Halloween mask he likely made himself. Another mischevious boy lands a kick to another boy's hip. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Date: October 31, 1950
Creator: Parks and Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children at a Congregation]

Description: Group of young girls standing at the pews of a church during a congregation. Some of the girls are looking at the camera, however many are looking in different directions. The girls are all dressed in light patterned dresses. There is a woman sitting and holding a young boy and another young girl. There are several adults standing at the pews in the background and reading from small bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown. Latin-American congregation meeting in 1st. Presby. Church".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Three Hispanic Girls Visiting at a Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of three Hispanic girls standing together and visiting in front of a grocery store. The girls are all wearing printed bell dresses. One girl is standing across from the other two with her hands held above her head. The dark brick grocery store behind her has shrubs and bushes in front of it. There are also several slabs of glass bottles piled on top of each other. A small brick building is visible directly behind the store in the background. The window on the side of a lightly-colored wood building is cut off on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Sinton - Pres-Mex. girls inviting children to attend S.S. in Sinton. 10/15/50"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Hispanic People Facing Each Other]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman in a floral-printed dress and a Hispanic man wearing a suit and tie standing on a wooden platform and facing each other. There is a wood-slatted wall with a large framed window behind the woman on the left-hand side of the image. A small building with one window is clearly visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sinton. Miss Beatríz Fernández and Rev. Palmer Deloteus talk over plans for extensión work in Sinton. Taken in front of small building used for mission work. 10/15/50".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Six Hispanic Children Standing on the Side of a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of six young children standing together in a row at the edge of a raised porch. The porch is attached to a wood-slatted building with a large, framed window on the right-hand side of the image. Leaning against the building there is a young boy wearing a light collared shirt. Standing next to him on the right-hand side of the image is a slightly taller boy, three younger boys, and an older girl. All of the children are holding pieces of paper. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Sinton. 10/15/50 Beginnings of a new work in Sinton, operated by Pres. Mex. students"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Couple and their Baby at a Presbyterian Congregation]

Description: Photograph of a couple holding a young child and standing at the pews at a church congregation. Both of the people are facing toward the right-hand side of the image. Across the aisle from them on the right, more people are standing the same way and holding open bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Funeral Program for Marion Kay Johnson, October 26, 1996]

Description: Funeral program for Marion Kay Johnson, born October 31, 1950 and died October 21, 1996. The funeral was held Saturday, October 26, 1996 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Capote Cemetery in Seguin, Texas.
Date: October 26, 1996
Partner: San Antonio Public Library