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[Diploma from Rusk Junior College]

Description: Copy negative of a diploma from Rusk Junior College awarded to John T. Jenkins, and signed by: M. W. Robinson, President of College; Hattie Seale Joplin, Dean; M. C. Parish, President of the Board of Trustees; G. S. Houston, Secretary of the Board of Trustees. It is dated June 1921.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Three Men Receiving Honorary Doctorates at Graduation

Description: Copy negative of three men identified as Dean Tanner, Bill Tippin, and Elwin Skiles participating in a graduation ceremony at Hardin-Simmons University. They are all wearing graduation gowns and hats. The man on the left has his hand raised in the air above the man in the center. The man on the right is standing behind a podium, has a piece of paper in his hands, and is facing the two other men. In the background, there are other men in graduation gowns sitting down.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Elementary School Certificate, 1937]

Description: Elementary school certificate presented to Lidia Lerma Lyles for completing her elementary school education. The certificate is signed by J. E. Gregg, superintendent; F. A. Jordan, president; Jesse Blackwell, principal; and John E. MacDonald, secretary.
Date: May 21, 1937
Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family

[Inez Evans North Texas State Normal College diploma]

Description: Diploma from North Texas State Normal College certifying that Inez Evans has completed the necessary coursework to earn a degree of Bachelor of Arts. At the top of the document is an illustration of the Texas Coat of Arms; a star of five points, encircled by a wreath of olive and live oak branches The Certificate is signed by President William Herschel Bruce and President of the Board of Regents M. O. Flowers. At the bottom of the diploma it is embossed with the North Texas State Normal College seal.
Date: August 25, 1922
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Nettie Williams North Texas Normal College diploma]

Description: Diploma from North Texas Normal College certifying that Nettie Williams has completed the necessary coursework in English to achieve certification. At the top of the document is an illustration of the Normal Building, which was the only school building at the time. At the bottom of the diploma it is embossed with the North Texas Normal College seal. The Certificate is signed by President of Faculty Menter Bradley Terrill, President of Trustees William A. Ponder, President of the Board of Regents Colonel Thomas Walter Abney, Secretary of Faculty J.A. Sanders, Secretary of the Board of Trustees H. F. Schweer, and the Secretary of the Board of Regents Honorable Alvin Clark Owsley.
Date: June 3, 1897
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Honorary degree]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Texas Christian University in Fort Worth awarding an honorary doctorate to Texas Railroad Commissioner Lt. Gen. Ernest O. Thompson.
Date: February 6, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Girls Industrial College Diploma]

Description: Diploma certifying that Beulah Kincaid completed the Commercial Arts Course and graduated from the Girls Industrial College of Texas. Certificate is signed by the President of the Board of Regents and the President of the College.
Date: June 8, 1904
Partner: Texas Woman's University

[News Script: Dr. White honored at TCU]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about fall convocation ceremonies at Texas Christian University, with an honorary degree awarded to speaker Dr. W. T. White of Dallas, superintendent of Dallas public schools for nearly a decade.
Date: unknown
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Commencement Ceremony, 1942]

Description: Photograph of a commencement ceremony in 1942. In the image a female graduate is walking across the stage to receive her diploma while two more are walking to their seats. The graduates stand and sit in the front rows of the auditorium with the watching crowd sitting behind them. Distinguished faculty and members for the ceremony are on stage; a piano sits behind them. The stage is decorated lightly with flowers with the state and national flag on either side of the walkway.
Date: 1942
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections