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Map showing location of the original King's Highway from Sabine River to Rio Grande River, marked by DAR of Texas.

Description: Map of the original King's Highway (now the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail) from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande River, surveyed on the behalf of the Texas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The map also includes county/parish lines, bodies of water, and major towns. No scale indicated.
Date: 1918?
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the Butterfield Trail, Through Taylor County, Texas

Description: Map of the Butterfield Trail mail route in Taylor County, Texas, in service between September 1858 and 1861, from St. Louis, Missouri, to San Fransisco, California. Map includes water bodies, blocks of land, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:82,368
Date: November 1924
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Certificate Awarded to Hester Beck Willis]

Description: Certificate awarded to Hester Beck Willis upon her entry into the Daughters of the American Revolution. It reads: "This certifies that Hester Mae Beck is a regularly approved member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Henry Downs Chapter, having been admitted by the National Board of Management by virtue of her descent from Daniel Allen who with unfailing loyalty rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence as Private during the Revolutionary War. Given under our hands and the seal of the National Society this first day of February 1950." It is signed by the President General, the Recording Secretary General, and the Registrar General.
Date: February 1, 1950
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[News Script: DAR]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about preparations for the 62nd annual conference of the Texas Daughters of the American Revolution in Dallas.
Date: February 15, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Kippy Jagoe Elected CAR Honorary State President

Description: Photograph of Kippy Jagoe, recently elected Honorary State President of the Children of the American Revolution, and several female members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The women are wearing dresses and cloches. Some of the women have medals pinned to their dresses. A newspaper clipping describing recent events of Children of the American Revolution and a caption identifying those photographed are included.
Date: 1962-04-06?
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Henry Sleur - October 7, 1954]

Description: Postcard written to Mrs. Henry Sleur in Belton, Texas. The letter says "Dear Bessie- Will you give me your mother's numbers as a D.A.R. Was she listed as one, in Austin? I was told to write to Washington for the D.A.R. lineage as I want to trace it beyond 1776. Thank you. Odetta."
Date: October 7, 1954
Partner: Lena Armstrong Public Library

[News Script: Flag Day Ceremonies]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 179th anniversary of adopting the flag of the United States in Fort Worth's Botanic gardens and in Dallas's A. Harris Shopping Center in Oak Cliff. The event was hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Girl Scouts.
Date: June 14, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

Description: Announcement for the reception when the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Date: May 21, 2006
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[C. U. Hogan at a Pioneer Memorial]

Description: C. U. Hogan standing next to a Denton County Pioneers memorial headstone while saluting. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat in is right hand. The memorial reads: "1851 1857 Dedicated to the Memory of the Denton County Pioneers Who Founded Alton By the Benjamin Lyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1930." The writing in white ink reads, "To my good friend Mr. Will Williams a useful and lovable citizen of Denton With my best wishes, C. A.[Hogan?] Aug. 17, 1953" (text not entirely readable, Hogan is a guess on the name in the dedication).
Date: August 17, 1953
Partner: Denton Public Library