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Corners of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Richardson School Picnic

Description: Photograph of three young women and two young men at a Richardson School picnic. The men are wearing ribbons with long streamers on their lapels, and the women are wearing bonnets. In the background, there is a horse-drawn vehicle. Text below the image says "Richardson School Picnic 1906."
Date: 1906
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Woman with Dog]

Description: Photograph of a woman, wearing a dark bonnet, seated on a dark rug by a black and white dog. The two are seated in front of a backdrop of draping fabric over a wall with paintings and a flowerpot.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[People at Pond]

Description: Photograph of four people (3 women and 1 man) near a small pond in the country. Two of the women are standing in the pond, carrying a small pail. The man is sitting on the side of the cement pond walls smoking a pipe.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Portrait of Annie Shaw]

Description: Photograph of a young girl identified as Annie Shaw. She is resting her head on her hands, wearing a large light-colored bonnet and dotted blouse, and looking towards the right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Outdoor Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people posing outdoors in front of a fence. There are three young girls wearing white dresses; two of them are wearing bonnets and the other is wearing a hat. There are three women standing between the children, and two men behind them. Large trees are in the background. The back of the photograph has a handwritten date and note (that is not entirely legible) about the day it was taken.
Date: July 5, 1906
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Family Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a family group identified as the Carr family taken on July 5, 1906. There are three women, two men, and three young girls. The woman in the front is holding the hand of one of the girls wearing a white dress and bonnet. One woman is seated on the left, behind another young girl. The two men are in the very back. There is a handwritten date and note (partially illegible) on the back of the photograph.
Date: July 5, 1906
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, February 20-23, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore. The letter begins on Monday night February 20, 1899 and continue until Lula's last letter which was written on Thursday night February 23, 1899. She also has written a brief letter on Friday before she has mailed the letter. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. Lula expresses her sincere longing for Linnet who has left home to go on a trip to Colorado with her father, Charles B. Moore. She updates Linnet on the latest news which includes daily events, friends who are planning trips,details about her own trip to Llano, a dialogue about a green waist she is making, and a discussion about possibly accompanying Aunt Mattie to Colorado to meet Linnet. She notes that she understands why Linnet was so ill with headaches and pains because she has slept on Linnet's side of the bed when the latest "norther" passed through Burnet and the draft made it impossible to sleep comfortably. She mentioned that she had to build the first fire since Linnet's departure. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 20, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the hard rain they had recently, looking at new hats and bonnets with Jennie, and other news. She says that she would like a new hat, but she cannot afford one, and their father is trying to save up for a new suit.
Date: 186u-04-07
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Photograph of Picnic on a Creek]

Description: Photograph of sixteen men and sixteen women standing on the bank of a creek. One couple at the top of the bank has an umbrella over their heads. The women wear dresses and the men wear button-up shirts, some with ties, vests, and suspenders. Two men are swimming in the creek. One man in the lower left hand corner of the frame is in the water up to his knees. Everybody wears hats except for the men in the water. There are plants on the bank and trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Moon Ranch in 1897]

Description: Group photograph on the Moon Ranch in the Davis Mountains of west Texas. They are, L-R: Mrs. Ed Callier of Dallas (Lena Evans), Glen Walker, Jim Gray, Mrs. Dick Wynne, Mrs. Guy Pitner (Virgile Paddock). In front: Mrs. J.D. Collett Bock, Mrs. Ernest Stephens.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Slat bonnet

Description: Slat bonnet, cotton, medium blue with white dotted pattern, 12 cardboard slats, 5 sets of ties: 1 under chin, 3 inside bonnet at back of slats, 1 outside bonnet over curtain
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Group Picture in a Field]

Description: This photograph shows a large group of people, of all ages, standing in a field of short grass. All of the people are fairly dressed up - the men are wearing suits and ties, the women are wearing blouses and skirts. All of the people are wearing hats or bonnets. In front of the people there are several long logs laying on the ground; a young boy is sitting on one of them in the left side of the photograph. There are some tall grasses or other plants visible behind the people. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "About 1902. Sun bonnets. Lee Evans."
Date: 1902~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Five Women in Bonnets with Man

Description: Copy negative of 5 women, Willie Hardie Walker and 4 unknown, sitting with one man, Jesse E. Walker. The women are sitting next to each other as Jesse lays on his side on the ground in front of them. All of the women are wearing bonnets and dresses, while the man wears a suit and a hat. They all sit on grass and several trees are in the vicinity.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Movie Poster, Silent Screen Star

Description: Copy negative of a section of a movie poster with various silent screen stars, this one being May Murray. She is wearing a large bonnet and holding a lace fan to her face. Her eyes are half open. There is text written on the image.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library