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[Librarian Showing Off a Book Display]

Description: Photograph of Susan Seidensticker, a librarian at League City Public Library before it became Helen Hall Library. She is standing behind a table upon which is a book display of "New J Books," or young adults' literature. Behind her tall bookshelves line the walls.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Rear View of "Childhood's Great Adventure"]

Description: Photograph of the sculpture "Childhood's Great Adventure," viewed from the back, showing three children in a canoe sprouting from an open book, facing the front of the canoe. The sculpture is located in Everman Park in Abilene, Texas, and several buildings are visible in the background of the photo. It is based on the book Santa Calls, by Abilene author and illustrator William Joyce.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Wide View of "Childhood's Great Adventure"]

Description: Photograph of the sculpture "Childhood's Great Adventure," from the side, showing three children in a canoe sprouting from an open book. One of them is pointing forwards, and another stares in that direction with an open mouth. The sculpture is located in a paved area at Everman Park in Abilene, Texas; a stone fence and shrubberies are visible behind the sculpture. It is based on the book Santa Calls, by Abilene author and illustrator William Joyce.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

["Childhood's Great Adventure": side view]

Description: Photograph of the sculpture "Childhood's Great Adventure," viewed from the side, showing three children in a canoe sprouting from an open book. One of them is pointing forwards, and another stares in that direction with an open mouth. The sculpture is located in Everman Park in Abilene, Texas and is based on the book Santa Calls, by Abilene author and illustrator William Joyce.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Front View of "Childhood's Great Adventure"]

Description: Photograph of the sculpture "Childhood's Great Adventure," located in Everman Park in Abilene, Texas. It shows three children in a canoe sprouting from an open book. One of them is pointing forwards, and another stares in that direction with an open mouth. The sculpture is based on the book Santa Calls, by Abilene author and illustrator William Joyce.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Helen Hall Library Children's Section]

Description: Photograph of the children's section within Helen Hall Library. Low bookshelves line the wall, which is covered in yellow pieces of paper and a Texas-shaped mural made up of more pieces of paper and numerous photographs. Nearby the shelves are a round table with chairs and a few beanbag chairs set on the floor. To the left are more books on a rotating shelf and an office desk.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

The Child's Book of Birds

Description: This document includes the front and back covers of "The Child's Book of Birds"; the back cover is a listing of "Popular Games, Toy Books, &c. For Young Children" which were published by the same company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Little Red Riding Hood

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Little Red Riding Hood" from "Father Tucks 'Nursery Friends' Series."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Cover of Child's Primer]

Description: Images of the front and back covers of a child's verse book. The text and illustrations of the cover are mostly disintegrated, but the word 'Primer' appears to be on the front. A handwritten note in the top, left-hand corner of the front cover says, "Josie May Lance, Born 1869 - her book."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Dame Trot and her Comical Cat

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Dame Trot and her Comical Cat." from the "Pleasewell Series."
Date: 1890
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Game Animals

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Game Animals" from the "Bird and Animal Series."
Date: 1886
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

More Fun For Everyone

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "More Fun for Everyone."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cock Robin

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Cock Robin." from the "Cock Robin Series."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

More About the Three Little Kittens

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "More About the Three Little Kittens." from "Father Tuck's Little Pets Series."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ali-Baba or the Forty Thieves

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Ali Baba or the Forty Thieves." from the "Wonder-Story Series."
Date: 1889
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Puss in Boots

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Puss in Boots." from the "Little Folks Series."
Date: 1888
Creator: André, R.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Robin's Christmas Eve

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "The Robin's Christmas Eve." from the "Snowflake Series."
Date: 1889
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Old Woman and Her Pig

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "The Old Woman and Her Pig." from the "Pleasewell Series."
Date: 1890
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Little Frog and Pretty Mouse

Description: Front cover and page of text from a book titled "Little Front and the Pretty Mouse." The page of text has the title "The Hungry Spider." at the top and is written in verse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Three Little Kittens

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "The 3 Little Kittens." from the "Pleasewell Series"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum