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[LeTourneau College]

Description: Aerial view photograph of the grounds of LeTourneau College in Longview, Texas. Robert G. LeTourneau and his wife Evelyn founded the college, and the college grounds were constructed where Harmon Hospital used to reside.
Date: July 1966
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Fort Worth and the billion dollar circle

Description: Promotional brochure for Fort Worth and the surrounding area. Includes statistical tables.
Date: c. 1919
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Ten Years Younger

Description: This picture displays the title page of a booklet about Mineral Wells, Texas health resorts, and how they could make people feel ten years younger.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

City Directory of Mesquite, Texas

Description: City directory for the city of Mesquite listing residents, business firms, and the Dallas classifieds section.
Date: May 1, 1948
Creator: Mesquite Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

McCulloch County, Texas : dots show producing wells and wells drilling the Lohn Shallow Field, derricks show deep tests.

Description: Map shows boundaries and holders of oil leases, locations of wells, landowners, towns, railroads, roads, and course of the San Saba and Colorado Rivers and their tributaries. Scale not given. Text on the back of the map discusses oil drilling in McCulloch County, Texas and the geology of the area.
Date: [1910..1930]
Creator: Brady Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Austin, "The Friendly City"

Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol. The photograph appeared on the front of a card given out by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. The back of the card reads as follows, "This Card Certifies that Geo. A. Newgent representing A. J. Maloney Co is a member in good standing of the Austin Chamber of Commerce". The card is signed by the president and the manager of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and states that it will expire Dec. 31, 1949.
Date: 1949
Creator: Austin Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Hotel Guide, Highway Guide and Where to Go in Mineral Wells

Description: The cover page of a guide to the town of Mineral Wells, with information about the different types of water available, recreation activities, sanatoriums, and hotels is shown here. The clothes of the"Dyspeptic" illustrated at the bottom left suggest the late 1920's. Please note the gammadion (swastika) ribbons above and below the doggerel on the left side of the picture. The guide appears to have been printed considerably before the rise of the Nazis in Germany.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mineral Wells Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

This is Arlington Brochure

Description: Brochure about Arlington, Texas. It includes information about the town's history, lodging and dining options, civic facilities, education, communications, economy, transportation, parks and camping, industry, and entertainment. The front side of the brochure is green and has art work on the front panel. The back side is tan.
Date: 197?
Creator: Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Coryell County Centennial

Description: Program containing historical photographs of businesses and people in Coyrell County, Texas. It also includes advertisements from the area's businesses.
Date: 1954
Creator: Gatesville Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Man with a Pig]

Description: Photograph of a man showing a pig in the to a crowd of people formed into a circle.
Date: June 8, 1944
Creator: Austin Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Canyon : the educational home of northwest Texas

Description: Pamphlet featuring images of West Texas State Teachers College; Canyon, Texas schools, homes, and businesses; and outdoor scenes, including Palo Duro Canyon.
Date: [1928~]
Creator: Canyon Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[City of Denton Promotional Film]

Description: This promotional film features Phyllis George speaking of the virtues of the City of Denton. The film is primarily composed of still photographs and is set to the music of the musical recording, "Dynamic Denton: In Sound and Music."
Date: 1970~
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Chamber of Commerce Recordings - UNTA_AR0845-004-006

Description: Sound recording of actor Hans Conried talking about Denton, Texas and his part in the Dynamic Denton advertising campaign as well as audio of two unidentified men having a discussion.
Date: 196u
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections