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[Tarver Family Christmas Card, 1961]

Description: Christmas postcard from the Tarver family including a photo of the children in the center. There are black-and-white illustrations on either side including two lit candles in a candelabrum on the left and a stained glass window depicting baby Jesus and Mary on the right; the words "Peace on Earth" are at the top of the postcard. In the photograph, the children are seated in a line on the hearth next to a fireplace. They are, from left to right: Byron Lee, Carol Lynn, and John Arthur. A handwritten note under the photograph says, "Wendell, Janie, Arthur, Byron & Lynn."
Date: December 1961
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Locklear scrapbook page]

Description: Photograph of a scrapbook page. Text on the page read: "Milton Elliot,-Ormer Locklear & Shirley Short. Elliot & Short the pilots who flew the airplanes when Ormer Locklear jumped from one airplane to another in mid-air. Ormer Locklear "King of the Dare-divils" [sic] Ormer Loclear [sic], and Milton Elliot. was killed Aug 2, 1920 in Hollywood Calf. [sic] while doing a 'spin' for a movie scene which Loclear [sic] was the star."
Date: 1961~
Creator: Stathis, Louis
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Three unidentified men laughing in a shop by a lathe]

Description: Three men are laughing in the shop while standing beside a metal lathe. Two of the men are wearing overalls, and the other is wearing a coat. Two of them are wearing caps as well. In the background, a sheet metal press, a mill, and various other machinery are visible. A 1960 or 1961 Chevrolet pickup truck is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Eric Sevareid]

Description: Head-shot of CBS newsman Eric Sevareid. Mr. Sevareid is wearing a suit with a dark tie and a dark pocket-square. He is sitting in front of a light-colored background. On the back of the photograph are a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address and handwritten notes, including one that reads, "12/15/61."
Date: December 15, 1961
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[CBC 135 and Canal Barge Co.]

Description: Photograph of a large chemical barge labeled "CBC 135." Behind the barge is a boat with a sign "Canal Barge Co." A Levingston Shipbuilding sign is visible in the background. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "Chemical Barge, Built for Canal Barge Co., Inc., Completed 5-16-61, 123'x50'x14'-6"."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Drilling Rig in Open Water]

Description: Photograph of an oil rig stationed in open water. There is a tugboat named "Swaps" as well as several other rigs, barges, and boats surrounding the main oil rig. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "Mobile drilling platform, Built for Placid Oil Co., Completed 5-3-58."
Date: unknown
Creator: Levingston Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Drilling Rig in Open Water]

Description: Photograph of an oil rig stationed in open water. There is a tugboat named "Swaps" as well as several other rigs, barges, and boats surrounding the main oil rig. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "LSC Hull No. 554, Mobile drilling platform, Built for Placid Oil Co., Completed 5-3-58, 'Petrel' (Levco Hull 554) Front, 'Louisiana 3' (Louisiana Delta) Rear."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga in 1961]

Description: Photographic card depicting the Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga, Bishop of Corpus Christi. Printed on the back, "In Remembrance of the Golden Socerdotal Jubilee and Silver Episcopal Jubilee of The Most Reverend Mariano S. Garriga, D.D. LL.D.; Bishop of Corpus Christi; Corpus Christi, Texas; May 8, 1961; Ordained: July 2, 1911; Consecrated: September 21, 1936; Pray for Me!"
Date: May 8, 1961
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[A Little Boy]

Description: Photograph of a young boy taken for Gardner Advertising Company in Scotland. The boy has bangs and freckles, and he wears a coat. He is pictured from the chest up. A poem titled "A Little Boy" is typed to the left of the picture on the mat.
Date: November 5, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Scottish Boy]

Description: Photograph of a boy wearing a hat and kilt. He stands in front of a passing car and a row of houses. This photograph was taken in Scotland for Gardner Advertising Company.
Date: June 9, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Scottish Boy]

Description: Photograph of a boy wearing a hat and kilt. He stands in front of a passing car and a row of houses. This photograph was taken in Scotland for Gardner Advertising Company.
Date: June 9, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Slingshot John Milligan Scrambling an Egg resting on Joe Clark's Hand (5)]

Description: Photograph of slingshot expert John Milligan shooting an egg balanced on Joe Clark's fingers. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Put two talented, daring and creative people together and what do you get... something very unique and incredible. Preparing for a photograph Joe visualized of a John "scrambling an egg as it dropped into a fry pan by a waitress" Joe had John scramble three dozen eggs off of the back of his hand. No Photoshop, no fancy laser or sound triggering systems... Plain and simple "Hillbilly Ingenuity," nerves of steel and steady hands. 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: 8001-57
Date: January 17, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Financial Information Tables]

Description: Typed reproductions of data tables: "Differences Between Actual and "Expected" Expenditure Per Capita for Southwestern State and Local Governments," and "Per Cent of Federal Cash Revenue Burden and Expenditure Incidence for Southwestern States," both taken from National Tax Journal articles.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Southern University

[News Script: Casa stars]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a production of the musical comedy "Pajama Game," at Casa Mañana located within the Texas Hotel in Fort Worth.
Date: June 12, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections