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Group of Pioneers Outdoors

Description: Copy negative of two rows of pioneers sitting and standing outside surrounded by trees. The back grow is standing up and the first row is sitting down in chairs or on the ground with crossed legs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A History of Collin County, Texas

Description: This book gives an overview of Collin County, Texas. The text discusses the geography and prehistoric aspects of the county as well as the history of the people in the region (including Native American tribes and settlers). The book has a bibliography (starting on p. 279) and an index (starting on p. 283).
Date: 1958
Creator: Stambaugh, J. Lee, b. 1889; Stambaugh, Lillian J., b. 1888 & Carroll, H. Bailey
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Danish Ladies Aid]

Description: Photograph of a large group of women with the eldest sitting in the first row. Some of their names are Astrid Westerholm, Agnes Jensen, Agnes Hansen, Elizabeth Juhl, Abelone Wind, Marie Thaysen, Dora Wind, Gerda Frost, Sine Nygaard, Bine Andersen, and Ida N. Thyssen.
Date: 1940
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1939 Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade on Main Street in Hereford, TX in 1939. A long line of people dressed as pioneers walk behind a wagon drawn by two horses, as people line the streets and look on. On the far right of the picture, men stand on top of a building.
Date: 1939
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[News Script: Covered wagon]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a pioneering family in a covered wagon.
Date: April 28, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections


Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 1990
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 1939
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
Date: 1951
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries