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Memories of Martha Elizabeth Gibson Anglin

Description: A transcript of a 1963 oral history with Martha Elizabeth Anglin (née Gibson), recalling her childhood in Alabama, her family's move to Texas in 1895, and her marriage and life on a farm in Commerce, Texas. Footnotes are provided to add context to the narrative.
Date: 20uu
Creator: Anglin, Michael W.; Anglin, Reba; Barnett, Robert & Barnett, Patricia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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 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

Map of Texas with Parts of the Adjoining States.

Description: Map of Texas and parts of Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma (Indian Territory), showing land grants, property lines, and ownership. The map also includes towns, forts, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevations. Includes notes on various geological features as well as a note written and signed by the General Land Office Commissioner, complete with an official General Land Office seal. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas, Part of New Mexico &c.

Description: Atlas map of Texas and New Mexico as well as parts of Oklahoma (Indian Territory), northern Mexico, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Shows counties, towns, military posts, areas of American Indian habitation, American Indian reservations, roads, railroads, and geological features.
Date: 1856
Creator: Bartholomew, J.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Registry Receipt, August 26, 1896]

Description: A registry receipt from the Chambersville, Texas post office for registered letter number 18, received of C. B. Moore on August 26, 1896, and addressed to George Sypert in Arkansas.
Date: August 26, 1896
Creator: Chambersville Post Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, August 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, a former middle school secretary from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Lidiak talks about growing up in Kerrville, her family, and her work at various businesses and the Veterans Administration hospital. She also discusses her husband's education, his service in World War II, and the auto companies he worked at. The interview transcript includes photos of Mrs. Lidiak and her family, on pages 23-28.
Date: August 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Sutton, Jeanne Schumacher & Lidiak, Jean Mathis
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Map of Texas shewing [sic.] the grants in possession of the Colorado & Red River Land Compy.

Description: Map shows settlements, major roads, mining activity, former and contemporary land empresarios and companies and their boundaries; overlapping boundaries for Mexican states of Coahuila and Tamaulipas; adjacent Missouri Territory, Arkansas Territory, and Louisiana. Includes population statistics, acreage, and notes. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:2,740,000].
Date: 1835
Creator: Colorado and Red River Land Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with John Andrews, March 26, 2004

Description: Interview with John Andrews, a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps from Kentwood, Louisiana. The transcript includes a list of questions regarding Andrews's training and service in World War II as a B-29 command pilot and flight instructor throughout the United States.
Date: May 17, 2005
Creator: Coy, Larisa L. & Andrews, John
Partner: Lee College