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Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Texian Stomping Grounds

Description: Collection containing sketches of post-war life in East Texas, including descriptions of early recreations and games, stories about Southern food and cooking, religious anecdotes, Negro folk tales, a first-hand account of a Negro folk play about the life of Christ, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 159.
Date: 1941
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

From Hell to Breakfast

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 1944
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Texarkana Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1942
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texarkana Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1942
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Woman and Baby]

Description: Photograph of an older woman sitting down in a yard next to a baby in a stroller, with a house in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo identifies it as "Mirtle and Linda, first grandchild."
Date: November 13, 1942
Creator: Caddo Photo Co.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Postcard of Sebastian County Courthouse and City Hall]

Description: Postcard of the Sebastian County Courthouse and City Hall in Fort Smith, Arkansas. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Hello All- Trip is going swell- 520 miles first day. Stayed all nite on west side of Springfield, Ohio. Should make about same distance today. Weather is swell & quite warm- no heater. Snacks are good. Above is new address."
Date: December 2, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of the Arkansas Ozarks]

Description: Postcard with photos of several different scenes, and text that says "Greetings from Arkansas Ozarks." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Chaffee says "Dear Helen and all- Quite chilly today and looks like snow. Hope that it doesn't snow or the [?] will be an ice cake as we have no antifreeze. Alcohol seems to be all we can get may get some this pm. We worked today again. Am enjoying our [?] very much. How do you like this card? Cannot state how long we will be here - unknown yet. Bro Woodrow."
Date: November 7, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Terra-Cotta Tourist Court and Hotel, Arkadelphia, Arkansas]

Description: Postcard of a row of white buildings next to a road, with text that says "Terra-Cota Tourist Court and Hotel, At Junction of U.S. 67 and State No. 7, 4 Miles North of Arkadelphia, Ark." A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen & all- Arrived safely at 2/38 3 July, had a nice trip. The weather we relatively cool and had on partial flap - a small nail. Drove 133 miles the first day- Woodrow."
Date: July 4, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Letter from Geni Baskin to Blanche Perry]

Description: Letter from Geni Baskin (Mrs. Hugh Baskin) to Blanche Perry thanking Perry for the baptistry painting and describing the sermon Brother Smithson preached based on Perry's interpretation of the painting.
Date: November 19, 1940
Creator: Baskin, Geni
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Train Engine #537 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #537, viewed from the front. "537" is visible on the front of the engine. Smoke billows up from the front chimney. Electrical poles line the snow-covered hills on either side of the tracks. Buildings are visible in the distance and along the right. Handwritten text below the image says, "Little Rock, Arkansas 1943-44 Photo taken from 12th St. Bridge and shows train coming up Little Rock Hill A .08% Grade."
Date: 1943/1944
Creator: Gray, Johnnie M.
Partner: The Grace Museum