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A Book Lover in Texas

Description: This autobiographical text discusses Evelyn Oppenheimer's role as a reader and book reviewer in Texas. The book discusses both her life and opinions regarding books and various topics. A selection of her poetry and one of her short stories ("The Green Conscience") are also included. Index starts on page 153.
Date: 1995
Creator: Oppenheimer, Evelyn, 1907-
Partner: UNT Press

The History of Wonder

Description: A poem about a dog named Wonder who had an insatiable appetite and was killed for stealing food. The poem has twelve stanzas, each consisting of six lines.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sampson, Neal; Hornsby, Nat & George, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Literature: an illustrated Weekly Magazine, Volume 1, Number 31, September 22, 1888

Description: Weekly literary magazine that contains articles and excerpts on various topics as well as advertisements; according the to the cover, it includes "Criticism, Biography, News, [and] Selected Readings." Contents for this issue: Paul Hamilton Hayne. With portrait; Poems by Paul H. Hayne: The Solitary Lake, Krishna and His Three Handmaidens, Lyric of Action, Hopes and Memories, The Spirea, Bryant Dead, The Supreme Hour, The Woodland Phases, Soul-Advances, The Poet's Mind; Davidson's "Poetry of the Future"; Longfellow's "Hiawatha"; and About Rhythm.
Date: September 22, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man and Woman Holding hands]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a man and woman, sitting in an outdoor setting and holding hands. She is wearing a large hat with roses on it. He has a hat and cane by his side. A poem beneath them reads, "Be thou my guiding light. My guide by day and night." A four-leaf clover decorates the top right corner of the card.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Cover of Child's Primer]

Description: Images of the front and back covers of a child's verse book. The text and illustrations of the cover are mostly disintegrated, but the word 'Primer' appears to be on the front. A handwritten note in the top, left-hand corner of the front cover says, "Josie May Lance, Born 1869 - her book."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Carnations]

Description: Gold colored postcard with three pink carnations on the front. Printed below them is a short poem, "The world is filled with flowers. The flowers are filed with dew The dew is filled with love For you, and you, and you."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 02, Number 01, Spring, 1990

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on music and art.
Date: 1990
Creator: Dallas County Heritage Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 89, July 1985 - April, 1986

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 575.
Date: 1985/1986
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Joe Clark, HBSS Relaxing in a Hammock (1)]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of Joe Clark lying in a hammock at his home in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He is holding a rope to help rock the hammock. A poem titled "If You Want to Catch a Fish" is typed to the right of the image on a mat. Photo by Bernice Clark. Clark PhotoFile: 8054-0001-31
Date: July 12, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections