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[Snowball Fight in front of Administration Building]

Description: Photograph of four men throwing snowballs over a snow-covered car during winter on the North Texas State University Campus. A line of parked cars lead up to the The Hurley Administration building in the background. Farthest to the left of the frame, a man looks on. Snow covers the surrounding ground and trees.
Date: 1963
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Children's washtub band at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]

Description: Photograph of a washtub band consisting of at least nine young adults performing in a barn at Pioneer Farms. They wear homemade t-shirts that read "I'm a Singing Spark." Instruments consist of: three guitars, guitarron, banjo, washtub bass, and at least one tambourine. In 1852, Frederick and Harriet B. Jourdan settled on the site near Walnut Creek with their children. In 1956, grandchildren Laura and Eugene Giles, donated the core of their grandparents' property to the Heritage Society of Austin, in order to preserve the pioneer experience. The site and its museum operated under the auspices of the Austin Natural Science Association and later by the Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Austin until it was transferred back to the Heritage Society of Austin in 2003. Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms operates multiple sites today. Pioneer Farms is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Living History Farms and Museums, the American Association for State and Local History, the Texas Association of Museums and the Austin Museum Partnership.Pioneer Farms is a registered Austin Historic Landmark and a designated Heritage Tourism Destination Site. Our Pioneer School is community-education partner with the Austin Community College.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: John Bone Photographic Services
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: Lavon Dam]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication of the Lavon Dam in Collin County.
Date: October 28, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bruce Monroe and Another Man in Front of a Banner at a Memorial Service for Terry Tebedo]

Description: Photograph of two men, both in jeans and tennis shoes, standing in a dark outdoor area in front of a banner that reads "Never Forget : Dallas Gay Alliance" (partially obscured by the man on the left). The man on the left is Bruce Monroe. Large floral arrangements and wreaths sit under the banner. Photograph taken at the memorial service honoring Terry Tebedo, who died of AIDS complications in 1988. Members of the Dallas Gay Alliance are present, as well as members of Gay Urban Truth Squad (GUTS), a sub-organization of the Alliance.
Date: 1988
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Flag Dedication at Autumn Hills Nursing Facility

Description: Photograph of a group of people -- including Chief Batiste of the Alabama Coushatta Indians, the Mayor of Cleveland, and the administrator of the facility -- participating in a flag dedication ceremony at the Autumn Hills Nursing Home. There is a young girl in a historic costume and holding a flag, seated in a rocking chair on the far left of the image; the other participants are standing to her left. Behind them, there is a stone entryway with a decorative metal grating and several U.S. flags on stands.
Date: 1975
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Smith family]

Description: Photograph of the Smith family gathered in a room in their home. Many of the family members have musical instruments. Ruby Smith is in the center of the photograph with a guitar. Cora Smith is seated on the right, also with a guitar. From Junebug Clark: Family gatherings with singing and playing guitars was a form of family fun, gatherings, evening entertainment for all ages in the hills of Tennessee. Joe spent many a evening with his family as a boy gathering with friends and family. It was a time that everyone lived close to and took care of each other.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Walk home]

Description: Photograph of a young man and young woman walking along a rocky path illuminated by a gas lamp at night. The envelope containing the negative is annotated "stir-off".
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections