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[Postcard of Tents and Mess Halls at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of rows of wooden buildings and canvas tents. A printed note under the photo describes it: "Tents and rear of mess halls, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Gertrude Odien in Detroit, Michigan and reads: "Dear Gertrude, Thank you so much for the cute [illegible]. I see you remembered my failing [illegible]. George came up to be married Xmas day. We all had a very nice time for 2 days. Nice and warm here now. Am very busy knitting yet."
Date: 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Christmas Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a Christmas parade float being towed by a car. The parade has the text "A Merry American Christmas," with a woman dressed as the Statue of Liberty and a man dressed as Uncle Sam standing on it. The float was sponsored by Guy Mitchell Cleaners, Pure Milk Co., and Blue Bird Ice Cream.
Date: 1949~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Campus Center Windows]

Description: A photograph of the stained glass windows from the interior of the chapel of the Shirley L. and Mildred Garrison United Methodist Campus Center at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, with pews, podiums, and a decorated Christmas tree also visible.
Date: unknown
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Partner: McMurry University Library

[Christmas Party]

Description: Photograph of people conversing at a Christmas party, with a man dressed as Santa standing next to a white Christmas tree in the background. Possibly at the Travis County Negro Extension Service building at 1154 Lydia Street, Austin, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Christmas Lunch on U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of food on a long table in a room with large bullets mounted on the wall. A note on the front of the photo says "Noon day meal in 5-inch case mate, December 25, 1924." Another handwritten note on the back of the photo says "This is one of crews sleeping, eating and loafing quarters. It contained one 5-inch rotating gun."
Date: December 25, 1924
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Treys Singing Group]

Description: Photograph of the Treys Singing Group, who visit Shreveport, Louisiana for a Christmas television program. They wear matching white blouses and skirts with a reindeer pattern, and they pose in front of a decorated Christmas tree.
Date: December 15, 1958
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections