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[Ground Floor of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the ground floor interior of Helen Hall Library. There is a seating area near two shelves of periodicals and a book carousel. Ceiling-to-floor windows provide light.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Window Display

Description: Copy negative of a window display during the Texas Industrial Week. There are several signs and boxes in the window, including a sign that reads, "US Time" and a Life Magazine.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Movie Stars Dancing

Description: Copy negative of a magazine clipping of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing. She is wearing a black evening gown and he is wearing a black tuxedo. Beside the photograph is printed, "1936 1937" and above it text reads, "Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Throwing the golden loot of a string of victories into the show of their dreams ...A lavish, tingling love tilt...rolling in fun and, as with all their successes, Pandro S. Berman, producer, will have melodies composed by a great name in music."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Actor

Description: Copy negative of a magazine clipping featuring the actor George O'Brien. Featured is a portrait of Mr. O'Brien wearing a suit and tie next to an image of three men dressed as cowboys on horseback. Above that image is text that reads, "George O'Brien, Ace star of the rugged outdoors... hard hitting he man with the box-office kick of a bucking bronc. In SIX action dramas staged on the frontiers of adventure. Produced by George Hirliman."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson and three other men sitting at a table conversing during Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene. There is a stack of magazines on the table. One of the men is holding a camera. There are two men sitting in chairs in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man in Home

Description: Copy negative of John Berry seated in a rocking chair, reading a magazine. Mr. Berry has a pipe in his mouth and is wearing cowboy boots.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Verda Laubhan Harper

Description: Photograph of a smiling Verda Laubhan Harper. She is sitting on a leather and metal couch holding a framed painting. The painting depicts a country home and wagon with a young girl feeding ducks and chickens. Ms. Harper wears a white blouse and hair is short. Behind her are bookshelves with books and magazines on them. There is a framed painting in the upper right-hand corner of the frame.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Seating Area Inside Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the seating area near the periodicals on the ground floor of the Helen Hall Library. Book carousels sit on the small tables positioned between the chairs.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Letter from Our Texas Magazine to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from someone at Our Texas Magazine to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Presumably, a copy of a publication was sent to Houston. It asks if Houston knows of a church with a statue of St. Martin. Though it has been signed at the bottom, the name is difficult to read with certainty.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston - August 15, 1997]

Description: Letter from Nancy de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from France, where business operations for Omero magazine have moved. Her position at the publication remains unclear, but it appears that an interview with Houston over one of his plays, the Modernization of Sainthood, has remained unpublished due to its controversial content. Nancy wishes to publish something less controversial.
Date: August 15, 1997
Creator: de Mattia, Nancy
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Kjersti Sweger to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from Kjersti Sweger, copy editor of The Trinitonian - campus newspaper of Trinity University - to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to thank him for his photos, which were used in a story published by the newspaper.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sweger, Kjersti
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Otis F. Richardson to Sterling Houston - February 24, 2003]

Description: Letter from Otis F. Richardson to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes as an old friend, and sends photocopied pages of a magazine article in THING, in which Houston was profiled. A fourth page shows some of Richardson's work as an illustrator. He discloses to Houston that he would like to start a line of gay and lesbian greeting cards. He has included three of these mock-ups in the letter as well.
Date: February 24, 2003
Creator: Richardson, Otis F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dr. Enrique Perez-Rodriguez to The Advocate - March 28, 2004]

Description: Letter from Dr. Enrique Perez-Rodriguez to The Advocate, an American magazine for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender interests. Dr. Perez-Rodriguez sends lengthy commentary on the state of American healthcare; particularly, his many grievances concerning what he believes to be a poor and hypocritical treatment of HIV and indigent patients by politicians and lawmakers.
Date: March 28, 2004
Creator: Perez-Rodriguez, Enrique
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Evan Smith to Sterling Houston - August 24, 2000]

Description: Letter from Evan Smith of Texas Monthly magazine to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes at the suggestion of Sandra Cisneros, who gave Houston's name to Smith as a possible contributor to the magazine. He hopes that the two can meet in the future.
Date: August 24, 2000
Creator: Smith, Evan
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[A Bottle-shaped Souvenir Booklet]

Description: Two pages of a souvenir booklet touting the benefits of Mineral Wells, Texas are illustrated here. The shape suggests a bottle of mineral water. Dr. Dan Cupid has abandoned his bow and arrow in favor of mineral water to treat heart conditions. Among his stock of waters prescribed are bottles from the Crazy, Carlsbad, Gibson, and Lamar Wells. There are other pages of this booklet elsewhere in this collection. They could perhaps be placed together in a file at some time in the future.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Jacqueline Kennedy greeting the crowd at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Jacqueline Kennedy, followed by Hugh Sidey of Time Magazine, greeting the crowd at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Letter from George I. Sánchez to Alonso S. Perales - 1951-12-05]

Description: Letter from George I. Sánchez to Alonso S. Perales, refuting Perales's views on the article "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grand Valley of Texas".
Date: December 5, 1951
Creator: Sánchez, George Isidore, 1906-1972
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston - June 22, 1995]

Description: Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from the Italian-based magazine Omero, which is in various stages of publishing Le Griffon, a play by Houston. She also wonders if perhaps she should take her own play out of Houston's production company, the Jump-Start Performance Company, due to setbacks in funding and delays.
Date: June 22, 1995
Creator: de Mattia, Sally
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Marcus Goodyear to Sterling Houston - July 18, 2003]

Description: Letter from Marcus Goodyear, English teacher at Sandra Day O'Connor High School, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to send word of a student literary magazine called Limestone. At the bottom of the letter, he has hand-written a personal note to Sterling thanking him for a writing workshop.
Date: July 18, 2003
Creator: Goodyear, Marcus
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio