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[Gladys Wallace]

Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Gladys is wearing a long dress accessorized with gloves, a purse, and a hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Dot Dodd]

Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Dot Dodd is wearing a dress made of pampass grass and red roses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Watt Matthews and John Bennett Sitting at a Table]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews and John Bennet sitting at a table laden with Coke bottles and pitchers. Signs sit behind the table advertising percentages off of a jumbo product. The Matthews is holding a Coke brand paper cut. John Bennett holds a crumpled bit of aluminum foil with his left hand and points with his right.
Date: December 25, 1951
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Slingshot hunter with rabbit]

Description: Photograph of a hunter holding up a rabbit he bagged with his slingshot. In the image, the hunter wearing winter hunting gear is holding a rabbit in one arm and his sling shot in the other as he goes through snow covered bushes. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6280-44
Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (2)]

Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan is being backlight causing his body to be silhouetted while he stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was made at the AnnualMichigan Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. Slingshots always won and with Slingshot Milligan on hand victory was assured. 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. Clark PhotoFile: 6280-15
Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (1)]

Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan is being backlight causing his body to be silhouetted while he stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was made at the AnnualMichigan Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. Slingshots always won and with Slingshot Milligan on hand victory was assured. 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. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 6280-15
Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting]

Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Photo was made during the Michigan Annual Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. 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. Clark PhotoFile: 0000-0003-8
Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bandit surrenders]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 19 year old Lloyd Besherse turning himself in to Sheriff Bill Decker after a string of robberies and burglaries.
Date: December 28, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hydraulic shear snips big trees]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hydraulic sheer developed by the Specialized Machinery Corporation of Austin being used to fell trees up to ten inches in diameter.
Date: December 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Veterans Administration Letter]

Description: Letter from R. N. Fish of the Veterans Administration to Justin L. Bible, informing him that he is not eligible for additional educational benefits because he did not initiate his training on or before July 25, 1951.
Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Fish, R. N.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Scouting, Volume 39, Number 10, December 1951

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. An index of volume 39 begins on page 39.
Date: December 1951
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Men in Vaught Hardware Store]

Description: Photograph of three men in front of a Crosley radio display in Vaught Hardware store. On the left, a contest winner receives a check and certificate from two men in the center and on the right for participation in a Crosley Radio contest. Behind the men are a selection of Crosley radios and a sign that reads "Crosley...In all Radio. No finer performance. No greater beauty."
Date: December 15, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Funeral Program for Yvonne Exzetta Nelson Winn, March 25, 1978]

Description: Funeral program for Yvonne Exzetta Nelson Winn, born December 12, 1951 and died March 21, 1978. The funeral was held March 25, 1978 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. James. Funeral arrangements were made by the Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, and she was buried in the Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 25, 1978
Partner: San Antonio Public Library