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Ernestine Thompson receiving community service award from D.A.R.

Description: The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)representative, Nancy Tanner, honors 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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

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?
Item Type: Map
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
Item Type: Map
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

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?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton--Benjamin Lyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Description: The Benjamin Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wrote a brief summary of their organizing meeting and seven regular meetings. The document includes a list of members and pledges.
Date: December 19, 1928
Creator: Benjamin Lyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library