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[Edie Adams entering room at social event at North Texas State Teachers College]

Description: Photograph of female student Edie Adams entering a room at a social event or formal dance at North Texas State Teachers College. Adams is in the left of the photograph, wearing a dress and carrying a corsage. Stairs behind her lead up to a hallway. The entryway and stair railing are decorated with ivy as well as some flowers. In the right of the photograph, another female student wearing a dress is speaking at a microphone.
Date: 194u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Miss Jessie Acker and female student at social event at North Texas State College]

Description: Photograph of Miss Jessie Acker, professor of home economics (on right), and a female student (on left) at a formal dance or social event at North Texas State College. The two women are seated on a lounge couch or sofa in the corner of a room, near a window with closed blinds. The female student is wearing a formal dance dress with a corsage.
Date: 195u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Students in Howdy Room of Memorial Union Building at North Texas State College]

Description: Photograph of male and female students gathered in the Howdy Room inside the Memorial Union Building at North Texas State College. In this image, students are seated in chairs and standing on the wooden floor, around a piano being played by a male student. The piano player's back is to the camera. On the back of the photograph, there is an ink stamp that reads "News Service, North Texas State College, Denton, Texas". A typed label on the back reads "Howdy Room"; handwritten notes read "Union (1948/49) Interior" and "Union 1950s".
Date: 195u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Group of Four at a Formal Dinner]

Description: Photograph of three men sitting at a table, and a woman standing behind them, smiling and displaying a peace gesture with her right hand. All are dressed in formal attire, and the front table and surrounding tables are covered with wine glasses and dishes, surrounded by attendees socializing.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Chet Flake and Barbara Foster]

Description: Photograph of Chet Flake and Barbara Foster, longtime volunteers of the Dallas Resource Center. Chet is on the left with his arms around Barbara, who is smiling. Reverse of the photo has a yellow sticker that reads: TOAST TO LIFE.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Men Around a Dinner Table

Description: Photograph of several men around a dinner table, laughing and smiling. All of the men are wearing suits with neckties. One man third from the left side of the frame is standing, smiling and wearing glasses. The two men on the left side of the frame are smoking cigarettes. In the background is a painted cinderblock wall, a lamp and a server with a tray.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Group of Men at Dinner

Description: Photograph of several men in suits and neckties sitting around a dinner table after a meal. On the table is a tablecloth, napkins, glasses, ashtrays, and cutlery. In the background is a server in a white jacket holding a tray, an open door, and an open window with women behind it. The man on the left side of the frame is wearing glasses and the young man next to him is wearing a naval uniform.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Men at Dinner Party

Description: Photograph of several men in suits and neckties sittting around a dinner table. The table is covered with a tablecloth, napkins, glasses, cutlery and a salt shaker. The man sitting in the bottom left-hand side of the frame is wearing and glasses, and the man third from the left is standing. In the background is a cinderblock wall, open doors and a kithen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Ten Men Around a Dinner Table

Description: Photograph of ten men around a dinner table. All of the men are wearing suits with neckties, some wear pins on their lapels and some have wedding rings. The man in the bottom right-hand corner of the frame is holding a cigarette. The man at the head of the table is standing and laughing while another man is standing with his arms around some of the seated men. On the table are glasses, ashtrays, cutlery and a salt shaker. In the background are more men, a door and a wallpapered wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 6, 1881]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. Gertrude wrote her mother to update her about her time at school. Among other news, she mentioned a funeral she attended, what the others were up to, and requested that her mother send her some things. Gertrude also told her mother how her brother, Paul, lied and snuck out to a dance.
Date: February 6, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 20, 1881]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, about her life at school. She mentioned a sociable she was getting ready to attend and how the other girls were worrying about what to wear. A music event was being held by the college and she had a new outfit made for the occasion. The letter appears to have ended abruptly.
Date: February 20, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 14, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to inform her mother about life at school. She mentioned the poor weather they'd be having and the provisions the other girls had been receiving from home. Gertrude's teaching exercise was received well by the children she taught it to and she wrote of how the girls were upset they were not allowed to go to parties outside the boarding house. She told her mother she would see her Christmas time.
Date: November 14, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 4, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to update her father on her life at school. Gertrude informed him of her report of her grades and the two demerits she received for mistakes in housekeeping. She mentioned an incident where the girls scared a new boarder and another where the other girls were not allowed to go to a nearby party, so they lit firecrackers to attract the boys.
Date: November 4, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from Jennie to Bettie Wade discussing a party that she recently attended, making clothes, and other recent news of family and friends. Jennie addresses Bettie as Sister. The letter was written in June, but the year is not given.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center