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[Style Show]

Description: Photograph of two girls standing on a stage at a style show wearing fancy white dresses. A sign on the curtain behind them reads, "There's magic in the right know how." A woman sits at a table with a microphone at the back of the stage.
Date: June 1954
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Style Show]

Description: Photograph of a girl walking on stage during a style show wearing a floral print dress. A sign on the curtain behind her reads "There's magic in the right know how."
Date: June 1954
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Style Show]

Description: Photograph of two girls modeling dresses on a stage with a small floral arrangement. A sign on the curtain behind them reads, "There's magic in the right know how."
Date: June 1954
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group Portrait of Girls on Stage]

Description: Photograph of a large group of girls in dresses standing on a stage. A big basket of flowers is in front of them and a painted backdrop of a forest is behind them. A banner hanging from the stage is partially visible and reads, "Tour T---."
Date: 19uu
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[4-H Club Style Show]

Description: Photograph of a girl walking across a stage wearing a dress. A sign hangs below the stage and reads "Tour Topics." A string of flags hangs above the stage and each has the 4-H logo and says "4-H Clubs."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Belle of the Ball

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a fictitious story explaining scenes, people, and events a young woman in the early 1900s might have experienced.
Date: January 21, 1971
Creator: Newton, Larue
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Portraits of a Woman and Two Babies]

Description: Photograph of 3 people. This image is of two portraits of a woman and two babies. The photograph's envelope says Dovie Lee Harris, but does not indicate the significance to the photograph. The first portrait is of the woman sitting in a chair holding a baby in her lap with each of her arms. The second portrait is of the woman seated with one baby in her lap and the other baby seated on the arm of the chair and with his hand on the woman's shoulder. The woman is wearing a dress with a scarf collar. The two babies are both wearing overalls. They are all looking slightly above the camera in the first portrait and the woman and the baby in her lap are looking above the camera and the other baby is looking directly at the camera in the second portrait.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Letter from Birdie McGee to the Moore family, February 4, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee and is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Linnet Moore, and Aunt Mollie. In this letter, McGee informs the Moore family and Aunt Mollie of the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The News includes: a confirmation about receiving the most current letter written by the Moore's, a weather update, details about the smallpox outbreak and how everyone is getting their vaccinations, a discussion about going to town to get a vaccination and details that Alice is sock from hers, news about community deaths, a dialogue about social events some family members attended and what happened at the events, health updates on Matilda Dodd and on the family members who have been vaccinated, and a discussion about clothing. She closes the letter by noting that the family should write to her soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 4, 1900
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William and Matilda Dodd to C. B. and May Moore, October 31, 1875]

Description: The author received her sister's letter a while back but hadn't had time to write back. Dinky and Sirrie have the chills along with a lot of other people. They have had relatively good cool weather until it frosted. Wilson is going to Texas and Henry won't make it. Bettie moved in with her mother until Wilson gets back. Henry is trying to buy the Moody place. They are going to have a good crop of corn. Malissa came and visited. Sallie Elliot was sick with brain fever but has recovered. Tobe has been married several times and Mrs. Sporer will tell his sister the rest of the news. They went to town and bought some dresses and Bettie made a comforter. They harvested their sweet potatoes and irish potatoes. She has been milking the cows and making butter. They will send sweets through the Josporers and ask for any news. William mentions that he has planted rye.
Date: October 31, 1875
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections