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Closing Lines from the Novel, "Eben Holden"

Description: Document with the closing lines from the book "Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller, published in 1900. A handwritten note is at the bottom of the document with the words, "To Sam Rayburn, with deep affection--Gene Worley 10/17/49 Washington, D.C." Francis Eugene Worley was a democratic U.S. Representative from Texas who served in the House of Representatives from 1941 to 1950. Sam Rayburn "saw himself" in these closing lines from the book "Eben Holden." The text is black, printed on cream colored paper.
Date: 1941/1950
Creator: Bacheller, Irving
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[WASP Training Song Lyrics]

Description: The lyrics for two WASP training songs, "We Hate To See You Leave Us" and "Auld Lang Syne To W-5".
Date: unknown
Creator: Carmody, Nelle & Lowell-Wallace, Scotty
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Training Song Lyrics #2]

Description: The lyrics for two WASP training songs, "We Hate To See You Leave Us" and "Auld Lang Syne To W-5".
Date: unknown
Creator: Carmody, Nelle & Lowell-Wallace, Scotty
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Poem: Abilene Texas...]

Description: Poem written about the city of Abilene, Texas published in The Southern Pharmaceutical Journal and Drug Price Review, with a portion of an article about frontier medicine printed on the other side.
Date: October 1936
Creator: Cousins, Walt
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Poem: Rest]

Description: Poem written about rest after a hard day and published in The Southern Pharmaceutical Journal and Drug Price Review, with an advertisement for Vitalis on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cousins, Walt
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon Baines Johnson The Right Man

Description: Poem by Steven Feore of Houston, Texas, in support of Lyndon B. Johnson for President over Barry Goldwater.
Date: unknown
Creator: Feore, Steven
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

La Inundacion de Houston en 1935

Description: Photograph of document, La Inundacioin de Houston en 1935, written by Jesus Golleges. This is a poem about the Great Houston Flood of 1935. Golleges was the father of Mario Golleges.
Date: 1935
Creator: Golleges, Jesus
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

"In the Matter of Friendship" poem by Harry B. Hawes

Description: Print of a poem by Harry B. Hawes. Poem title: "In the Matter of Friendship." Printed on ivory colored paper in black ink. A facsimile of Hawe's signature is at the lower right of the printed poem. Hawes was a democrat from Missouri who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1921-1926. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1926-1933.
Date: 1869/1947
Creator: Harry B. Hawes
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Mexican Border Poems]

Description: Text for three poems typed on Dallas Artillery Company letterhead, written by Sgt. Oliver Taft Hazelton during his service on the Mexican border (1914-1916). The poems relate to Hazelton's experiences during that time and include two titled poems and a song "to the tune of Steam Boat Bill."
Date: 1916~
Creator: Hazelton, Oliver Taft
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Poem]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an undated poem. The author is unidentified, but the handwriting appears to belong to Charles B. Moore. In this poem, the poet details his deep-seated affection for living in the prairie lands of Texas, but realizes he has given up much of his ties to family and friends because of his home in the country. He describes what he and his family would see as they traveled the prairie together; all the flora and fauna of the Texas pastureland.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem and Notes by C. B. Moore, 1901]

Description: An envelope containing handwritten notes as well as a short poem by C. B. Moore. The envelope contains a label reading, "Moore jan01 Chambersville Tex".
Date: 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem by Charles B. Moore]

Description: A poem by Charles Moore about soldiering during the Mexican-American War.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

O. Henry

Description: Poem in honor of O Henry's death, first published by Mr. Christopher Morley in the "New York Evening Post", June 5, 1915.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morley, Christopher
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

My Roommates

Description: A five-stanza poem by Gertrude Osterhout titled "My Roommates." In each stanza, Gertrude wrote about each of her roommates at her boarding school.
Date: 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

The Proposal

Description: Transcription of a poem written by Olga Pazdral about her relationship with a man named Davy, and the rejection of his proposal.
Date: July 2, 2000
Creator: Pazdral, Olga
Partner: Private Collection of Thadious Polasek

Avenger Field

Description: Poem from the perspective of a WASP speaking to Avenger Field, written by Effie Pratt, class 43-W-8.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pratt, Effie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Poem]

Description: Handwritten patriotic poem from H. K. Redway's personal papers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Poem by Grace Dupree Ridings

Description: Print of a bird on a fence with a poem by Grace Dupree Ridings. The poem, "Have You?", is as follows: "Have you ever / Seen new violets, / Have you heard / A robin sing, / When you can / Keep from thinking / It is Spring... / It is Spring?"
Date: unknown
Creator: Ridings, Grace Dupree
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Poem: The Passing of the Backhouse]

Description: Poem about simple life in a small mountain cottage. The poem is forwarded by an introduction by an unknown author that discusses heeding the message of the poem.
Date: unknown
Creator: Riley, James Whitcomb
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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

Daddy's Holiday Lament...

Description: Poem entitled "Daddy's Holiday Lament" by David A. Stallman about the pain of children growing up and moving away from their parents.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stallman, David A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Poem: An Old Cowhand's Prayer]

Description: Poem about praying to be a better cowboy during the war. At the end is typed, "To my friend John Bryan, From Bill Tolleson."
Date: unknown
Creator: Tolleson, Bill
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library