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[Baird Residence, Oxford, England]

Description: Chez and Miss Margaret A. Baird Residence. Belbrongton Street, Oxford, England. 1927. Where William Blackshear roomed while attending Oxford. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Building at Oxford University]

Description: Postcard of Oxford University. Wm. S. Blackshear was taking work under Dr. Kirsock Lake, the great English Professor of New Testament Greek (but his Eng. Course in N. Testament History) 1922-23 Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William S. Blackshear]

Description: (back of photo) W.S.B. at Oxford University, England. Belbroughlin St. 1927 - My Matriculation costume. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William Blackshear and Mrs. C. B. Myers]

Description: Photograph of William S. Blackshear and Mrs. C. B. Myers standing with a dog. They are posing outside a building and the dog is perched on a window sill.
Date: December 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William Blackshear and Mrs. C. B. Myers]

Description: Photograph of William S. Blackshear and Mrs. C. B. Myers standing with a dog. They are posing outside a building and the dog is perched on a window sill.
Date: December 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Port Mahon Ale House in Oxford, England]

Description: The Port Mahon Ale House in Oxford England, located at 82 St. Clements Street. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr. and Eight Other Men]

Description: Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr. and eight other men posing for a group picture. Five men are sitting and four are standing behind them. Clay is seated on the far left of the group and wearing a white tank top. Other soldier are seated on the hill behind this group and holding sticks.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Photograph of Soldiers Playing Games Overseas]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers playing games overseas. The description on the back of the photo reads: " Sports at Oxford 1917." One soldier is reading a small book, possibly the rules of the game being played. Some of the soldier around the scene are holding sticks in their hands.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother regarding his current status and condition while overseas in England. Clay says there is a good chance that he will be sent back to the United States to be an instructor and that he spent a few days being sick but thanks to Monsterat Health Salts he didn't suffer too bad.
Date: 1917?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr. and Companions]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of Henry Clay, Jr. drinking with a group of his companions in England. The back of the photo reads: "Drinking on the Thames; How we spent our time at Oxford." The photo notes that Clay is the one wearing the campaign hat and standing up. There is a total of ten men in the picture and they are named on the back from left to right.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter From Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, on September 19]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home concerning his stay in Oxford, England. He tells about the weather changing to Autumn, bringing cold and dampness; Clay also says that he might be going to Egypt to begin flying there.
Date: 1917-09-19?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Text
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter From Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, September 28]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family concerning his time spent in Oxford, England. He has visited many old buildings and churches but must prepare for his test on Vickers machine guns the next day.
Date: 1917?-09-28
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother and Family, September 22, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother and family back home in Texas describing his studies and adventures in England. He has learned a lot about plane engines and has been to numerous locations throughout Great Britain.
Date: September 22, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 19, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother in Fort Worth, Texas in which he mentions that he transferred money to the bank in Fort Worth. The main part of this letter concerns the items that Clay has bought and payments he has received.
Date: October 19, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Folks, October 2, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his "folks" back home considering his current condition in England. Not much had happened since the previous letter but it is getting colder; Clay says that Captain Cousins told them they might become captains soon, and he feels that America is getting its act together rapidly.
Date: October 2, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 4, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother regarding his near payment for his time since he left Austin. Some of the money needs to go to his friend after having been lent some; he wishes for his mother to send him food while describing the food he eats overseas.
Date: October 4, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 16, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother regarding the receiving of letters back and forth. Clay asks about people back home including Jack who took a physical per joining the military; in England Clay had just been ordered to get a tailored suit. Finally he asks again to not worry about him while he is away.
Date: October 16, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, October 13, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother back home regarding the recent letter that he received from her and his flying training that he will soon be starting. Part of his letter also concerns the well-being of others back home and the recent "discord in the family."
Date: October 13, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Letter From Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, October 29, 1917]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home primarily concerning America's involvement in the war. According to Clay, their involvement in the war has changed everything and hopefully it will be over by Christmas 1918.
Date: October 29, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas