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Basketball Game

Description: Copy negative of a donkey mascot wearing a "Stamford" sheet at a basketball game at Simmons College. The donkey is the mascot for the Stamford College Mules of Stamford, Texas. There are spectators in the background.
Date: 1915
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Scrapbook Page: Military Scenes]

Description: Photographs of military activities. The top left photo is of a man sitting on a mule with a wagon and barracks in the background. The top right photo is of the 1st Cavalry marching through a street with buildings on one side. The middle photo is of a family in a horse-drawn wagon with dogs following the wagon. The bottom left photo is of Clerk Williams wearing a military uniform and standing in front of a large tree. The bottom right photo is of men bathing and washing clothes in a river, with a handwritten note that says "Prof. Evans."
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[Scrapbook Page: Mission, Texas]

Description: Photographs of Mission, Texas. The top left photo is of a man sitting on the railing of a porch, identified as "Kelly." The top middle photo is of trees and underbrush next to a dirt road. The top right photo is of a small town with a few buildings on a dirt road. The middle left photo is of a man riding a mule on a street in Mission, Texas. The bottom left photo is of a man standing with his arms crossed, identified as "Cupid" Woerner. The bottom middle photo is of men swimming in Lake Capote. The bottom right photo is of military men setting up tents in a large field.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[Scrapbook Page: Brownsville, Texas]

Description: Photographs of Brownsville, Texas. The top left photo is of the Brownsville Courthouse building with a man standing next to a fountain on the front sidewalk. The top right photo is of two men riding in a wagon pulled by a mule. The bottom left photo is of a train on tracks headed for Brownsville, with men standing around it. The bottom right photo is of a streetcar in front of city buildings in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

[News Script: Proxy Francis joins the Wacs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the film Francis Joins the WACS, a military movie about a talking mule who enlists in the Women's Army Corps, sending a stand-in mule, Frankie, to Dallas with a small company of WACS to promote the movie.
Date: October 15, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Old Mag]

Description: Narration by Junebug Clark: This photo is from the 1944 in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Old Mag is a mule. My grandfather, Wade Hampton Clark, Sr. kept him on his farm. I never met Old Mag, but my father, Joe Clark, HBSS was attached to him. This photo has appeared in magazines, posters and in one of my dad's book.
Date: 1944
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mule powered press in open field]

Description: Photograph of a boy using a shovel to dig out a pit for a sorghum molasses stir off in close proximity to a mule powered press. The pit will be used for fire as a large metal vat is placed on top to cook the sorghum juice.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Grinding cane]

Description: Photograph of a mean wearing tattered clothes as he kneels next to a mule powered press. The man feeds sorghum cane into the machine to extract the sweet sorghum juice used for sorghum molasses.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mule powered press]

Description: Photograph of a young boy feeding sorghum cane into a mule powered press that sits atop a hill. There are many tree covered hills and mountains visible in the background. There are also numerous others in the background of the photograph doing prep work for the upcoming sorghum molasses stir-off.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Preparing for the stir off]

Description: Photograph of a scenic view as preparations proceed for the upcoming stir off. In the foreground there is a boy shoveling dirt as well as a mule driven press being fed sorghum cane to extract its sweet juice. In the background of the photo there are mountains and hills covered with trees.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mule powered press and stir-off]

Description: Photograph of a mule powered press being fed sorghum cane to extract its sweet juice. On the left side of the photograph there is a group of people tending to a large metal vat as sorghum juice is beginning to be boiled down into molasses.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections