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[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Photograph of Sarah T. Hughes and other United States District Court judges from Texas, with President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right: Judge James L. Noel, Jr.; Senator Ralph W. Yarborough (Texas); President Kennedy; Judge Sarah T. Hughes; Edmund O. Noel (in front), son of Judge Noel; Vice President Johnson; Judge Adrian A. Spears; Judge Leo Brewster. This particular photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by Kennedy's successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah Hughes with affection and high regard. Lyndon B. Johnson." On the back of the photograph, "B5212-1" is handwritten in ink.
Date: March 7, 1962
Creator: Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]

Description: Letter from United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes to Ms. Norma Payne, in response to a previous letter from Ms. Payne regarding bias against women in law school admission and in the legal profession in general. Judge Hughes describes her admission to and graduation from law school. She writes about the discrimination, or lack thereof, that she encountered as a woman in the law profession and in her later legislative and judicial career.
Date: February 23, 1982
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of 1952 College Station City Council]

Description: Photograph of 1952 city of College Station, Texas City Council meeting. The back contains handwritten text as follows: "_____. Bill Fitch, Marion Pugh, Joe Sorrels, Ernest Langford, Howard Badgett,Harry Boyer, N. M. McGinnis, Ran Boswell" Individual not named in obverse text is identified as J. Wheeler Barger. At time of photograph, Earnest Langford was Mayor and Ran Boswell was City Manager.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: City of College Station

Ira Cline - Disciple of Law

Description: This is a research paper written by Pablo Alvarado for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 13, 1972. It is a biography of Ira Cline, a man who worked in law enforcement most of his life in west Texas and Mexico.
Date: December 13, 1972
Creator: Alvarado, Pablo
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Bouldin Family Scrapbook]

Description: The first half of the scrapbook is composed of newspaper articles that have been pasted onto the pages and some that were inserted in between the book's pages. The articles are from Confederate states and contain news, poems, and stories centered around the Civil War and the time after. The second half of the book served as a ledger for the family to keep track of their expenses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Directory of Texas Industries from Official Sources

Description: The directory gives listings of businesses categorized by industry (including elected officials). The directory opens with a "Description of the State of Texas" which is a reprint of the report written by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Statistics and History for the Governor of Texas. The index begins on page 429.
Date: 1903
Creator: Walton & Walton
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[League City Official in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of Pat Hallisey, a League City official, riding atop a black convertible in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. She is wearing a festive red and white costume while waving. An unidentified man is driving the convertible. A sign posted on the driver-side door reads, "Pat Hallisey, Steering Committee Chairman, Executive Director Galveston County Beach, Park Board." A sizable crowd of spectators are visible in the background. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 until culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Journal of the Senate of the State of Texas, Regular Session, Volume 2, and First Called Session of the Sixtieth Legislature

Description: The Journal contains the proceedings of the Senate of Texas including legislation, reports, discussions, votes, and points-of-order. Some volumes also contain supplementary materials. The index to the regular session begins on page 2413 and on page 333 for the first called session.
Date: 1967
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of City Officials Planning an Easter Egg Hunt]

Description: Photograph of city officials planning an Easter Egg Hunt. The man in the foreground is seated at the desk and two men are looking over his shoulder at a bound notepad. Pasted on the back of the photograph is an information sheet from the Times Herald.
Date: April 1, 1958
Creator: The Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

George Herman Mahon monument

Description: Photograph of the George Herman Mahon monument. There is a bust of Mahon atop the monument. A plaque under the bust says "George Herman Mahon (1900-1985) reared in Mitchell County. First United States Congressman elected to 19th District (elected to 22 terms, 1934-1978). Chairman, appropriations committee (1964-1978). Mitchell County attorney (1926-1927). 32nd Judicial District Attorney (1927-1934). A Statesman."
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: UNT Libraries