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[Sam Myres can recall the real west]

Description: Newspaper clipping detailing Sam Myres and his legacy as one of the last to be able to recall the real wild west. The article goes on to talk about how Myres was friends with "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Pawnee Bill, Will Rogers, and Pancho Villa. It also talks about how he started becoming involved in the saddle trade, learning the skill and then opening up his own shop at a mere twenty-two years of age. Myres also talks about his disdain for western films due to the fact that he feels they are not very accurate - especially the inclusion of "two-gun men" which he never encountered.
Date: May 16, 1948
Creator: Myres, Sam
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Railroad Magazine's Locomotives of the Texas & Pacific]

Description: Clipping of Railroad Magazine's Locomotives of the Texas & Pacific. There are three trains pictured on the clipping, #'s 493, 810, and 909, as well as a large table of stats to the left. Written underneath the clipping is "-Railroad Magazine Oct 1948 pg 126-27."
Date: October 1948
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Newspaper Clipping: Dr. May Owen Will Head Cancer Society]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article announcing the selection of Dr. May Owen to head the Tarrant County Unit of the American Cancer Society, succeeding Edwin T. Phillips, Jr. The article also lists other officers who were elected to serve alongside Dr. Owen.
Date: February 19, 1948
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Newspaper Clipping: Louisiana G. P.]

Description: Newspaper clipping entitled "Louisiana G. P." and discusses the creation of the American Academy of General Practice. According to the clipping, delegates chose Dr. Jason Poland Sanders to get the A.A.G.P started; Louisiana's chapter was the first to hold a scientific meeting.
Date: April 12, 1948
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Dr. John J. Pendergrass Obituary]

Description: Clipping from Dr. John J. Pendergrass' obituary, who passed on January 17, 1948. The text gives a biographical account of the doctor's education, family background, and retirement to Wharton county. It continues on the second page with anecdotes of his charity work. It ends with a small list of his surviving family, including his wife, two children, a sister, a brother, and five grandchildren.
Date: 1948
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Tin Types

Description: Clipping of heading only for monthly newsletter, Tin Types. This issue is volume IV, number 8.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Tin Processing Corporation
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Cortez new Lulac President

Description: Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing Raoul A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions.
Date: June 14, 1948
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Clipping: Funeral Set Friday for Mrs. Bryan]

Description: Newspaper clipping detailing the funeral date of Mrs. W. J. Bryan and describing some of her life. Partial articles are visible on the reverse side of the clipping.
Date: 1948
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Clipping: Other Abilene Days]

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring an article filled with excerpts from the Abilene Reporter-News twenty-five and fifty years prior under the section head, "Old Lang Syne". Other articles are partially visible on the reverse side about a mayoral race, railroad re-laying, an auto agency opening, a Dallas speaker, and student honor roll.
Date: February 29, 1948
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Clipping: Mrs. Bryan, Pioneer of Abilene, Dies]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Martha Chaplain Dashiell, wife of senator W. J. Bryan, along with the clipped newspaper header. Partial ads and articles are on the reverse side.
Date: July 28, 1948
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library