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[Gay Urban Truth Squad Button]

Description: Square, black button on a small plastic stand. There is a pink triangle near the top, with a purple "stamp" that says "G*U*T*S" and the words "Gay Urban Truth Squad" written at the bottom. The Gay Urban Truth Squad (GUTS) was a side project of the Dallas Gay Alliance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Monroe, Bruce
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Uncle Frank Vesey]

Description: Portrait of Frank Vesey, visible from the waist up, wearing a dark-colored three-piece suit with a bar accessory on his waistcoat. A handwritten note on the back identifies him as "Uncle Frank Vesey."
Date: unknown
Creator: Jackson & Knight
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Etta Lois Wood]

Description: Photograph of Etta Lois Wood, sitting on an intricately designed wicker chair. In her right hand she holds an open fan, and in her left hand she has a closed umbrella propped against her leg. She wears a checkered long sleeved dress with puffy sleeves and collar, hat, and belt. A hand written note on the back reads, "Etta Lois Wood, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Eddie C. Kunzie]

Description: Portrait of Eddie C. Kunzie, visible from the chest up, wearing a lace top, earrings, and a pearl and pendant necklace. A hand written note on the photograph identifies her as "Eddie C. Kunzie."
Date: unknown
Creator: Jackson, W. D.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Irene Cole Roberson]

Description: Portrait of Irene Cole Roberson, visible from the chest up, wearing a diaphanous light-colored dress with a pearl necklace. Held against her chest are two roses. A hand written note on the back identifies her as "Irene Cole Roberson."
Date: unknown
Creator: Urbanovsky
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Ann Harris Wright Barcus]

Description: Photograph of Ann Harris Wright Barcus, standing with a small clutch purse in her left hand, wearing a polka dot dress with a matching sweater. She also wears gloves, a shawl around her shoulders, a brimmed hat, and eyeglasses. Dense foliage and shrubbery can be seen behind her and one the ground; in the upper right hand corner of the photograph, the roof of a building can be seen. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Ann Harris Wright Barcus (Mrs. W. J. Barcus)."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Dutchover Family

Description: Information about two portraits of the Dutchover family used in a researcher paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Dutchovers. The author also includes a few comments on the origin of the name "Dutchover" and the style and dress of ladies during the time period when these pictures were taken.
Date: 1964
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Portrait of Dorothy]

Description: Portrait of Dorothy, visible from the chest up, wearing a dress with a lace flower design and a jeweled necklace. A handwritten note on the bottom right corner of the photograph reads, "To the dearest one in all the world. Dorothy."
Date: unknown
Creator: Thompson, W. B.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[News Script: News Briefs -- Ties]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a necktie auction held to raise funds for the Civitan Club of Fort Worth.
Date: January 5, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fashions for men]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a display of the latest men's fashions at the annual Southwestern Men's Apparel Market in Dallas.
Date: January 10, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Loud tie contest held by civitans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a contest held by the Fort Worth Civitan Club to determine the member with the ugliest necktie. The ties are later auctioned for charity.
Date: February 15, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Trousers-Guard

Description: Patent for a metal guard worn around the ankle. The guard maintains the shape of the trousers when worn and keeps the material from coming in contact with the wearer's legs.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Hardy, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Newspaper Clipping: Belles of 1918]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the Abilene Christian College students who will be featured in the song "A City Set on a Hill" to be presented at the university's Anniversary Celebration. Includes a photograph of six young ladies all wearing the same polka dot graduation garments, holding their purses up at chest height with both hands.
Date: 1956
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of Woman with Cameo Around Her Neck]

Description: Portrait of a woman in a dark dress with a white lace collar. She has a cameo with a portrait of a man around her neck. She has a barrette in her hair. A printed note on the back reads, "Giers Art Gallery 45 Union Street, Nashville, Tenn. W.E. Armstrong, Proprietor. Negative No. 41631, Duplicates can be had at any time."
Date: unknown
Creator: Giers Art Gallery
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of a Woman with Cameo]

Description: Portrait of a woman wearing a dark dress with white buttons and a white lace collar. She has a cameo around her neck with a portrait of a man wearing a dark suit, white shirt, dark bow tie, and he has a mustache. She is looking towards her left. The back of the frame is pink and has an ornate stencil design.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 28 - May 4, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. The letters are dated April 28, 1899 and May 1, 1899. In these first two letters, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: a discussion about her wrapper and hat, a dialogue about going riding with the White's and Lorena, and details about going to visit the Taylor family. She closes the letter by stating that she needs to read her lesson for the Club meeting and will tell her the remainder of the news soon. In Lula's next letter, dated May 3, 1899, she continues to detail the goings-on in her life and in the community. She discusses their trip to the Taylor's and notes their return trip was pleasant, notes that she stayed with Mrs. White that night because she was sick, and mentions the sewing projects she is working on at present. She closes the letter by stating that she has not yet received a letter from Linnet and hope she is not ill. Lula sends lots of love to Linnet and wishes her sweet dreams. She begins another letter on Thursday May, 4, 1899. In this brief letter, she notes that she has still not received word from Linnet and is feeling anxious about her well-being. She updates Linnet on her sewing projects and mentions that school will be out soon. She wishes that Linnet were there to go to the commencement with her. She closes the letter by sending lots of love and hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: April 28, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections