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[Theatre Royal Playbill]

Description: One-page announcement of plays to be performed January 25, 1798 at the Drury Lane Theatre, London. The first advertisement reads: "Never Acted. Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. This present Thursday January 25, 1798, Their Majesties Servants will perform a New Comedy in Five acts called Knave or Not" (followed by a list of actors), "To which will be added (8th time) a new Grand Dramatick Romance called Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations, entirely new." (followed by a list of additional actors, composers, and other contributors). A note at the bottom of the page says, "From the most unbounded and universal approbation, with which the new Dramatick Romance of Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! is receiv-ed, the fame will be repeated every evening till further notice. Ladies and Gentlemen who have been disappointed of Places for the New Drama of The Castle-Spectre, are respectfully informed, that the same will be repeated for the 23rd. time on Monday next."
Date: 1798
Creator: Drury Lane Theatre.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911]

Description: A photographic reproduction of a campaign poster for the first city elections for the city of Texas City, held on Saturday, September 16, 1911. The poster reads as follows " Vote for W. P. Tarpey for mayor H. M. Coats and F. B. Davison for commissioners for a greater Texas City and a square deal for all Election Saturday, September 16th, 1911". At the bottom of the poster is printed "Fred F. Hunter, Printer, Galveston." The poster has no graphic decoration or color, and is printed in black and white letters.
Date: September 16, 1911
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Marianne and soldier collect for the Red Cross]

Description: A female figure representing Marianne is accompanied by a wounded soldier. They collect for the Red Cross. Marianne is dressed in a style to suggest the French Revolution, wearing a blue, white, and red skirt, a uniform jacket worn as a cape, and a long blue and red cap. She holds a Red Cross collecting tin in one hand and a small blue, white, and red keg under her other arm. She guides a wounded soldier, his head bandaged. He has one arm on Marianne’s shoulder, and the other holds a cane. The soldier wears a medal pinned to his coat, a cap with an inscribed band, and is smoking.
Date: 1916
Creator: Willette, Adolphe Léon, 1857-1926.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Buy bonds : Third Liberty Loan

Description: Window decal advertising the Third Liberty Loan.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Publicity Bureau.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[United War-Work Campaign]

Description: Poster encouraging the public to aid the United States Army.
Date: 1917/1919
Creator: Salvation Army
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

American Library Association, Library War Service

Description: Poster showing numerous scenes of activities sponsored by the American Library Association Library War Service, including interiors and exteriors of facilities, and military personnel reading and studying.
Date: 1918
Creator: American Library Association.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds

Description: Poster depicts a German solider with blood-stained fingers and bayonet.
Date: 1918
Creator: Strothmann, F. (Frederick), b. 1872.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wear your honor button, 4th Liberty Loan bonds

Description: Poster showing the 4th Liberty Loan button, featuring the red bordered flag with four vertical blue stripes.
Date: 1918
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Publicity Bureau.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement of a baseball game, Alamos versus Magnolia Park]

Description: Baseball game to be played between "Alamos" (formerly Leones of Houston) vs. "Magnolia Park" on Sunday, March 29, 1931 at 3 p.m. at Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas. No entrance fee.
Date: March 21, 1921
Creator: El Tecolote
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Churches of Christ Missionary Portraiture]

Description: Black and white poster of Church of Christ missionary workers, showing the portraits of 60 men, women and children, arranged in a 12x5 patter. Each person is identified with notes on where and when his or her missionary work was done. A series of testimonials from the missionaries are located at the bottom on the poster.
Date: December 30, 1926
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Ellington Field and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement of a baseball game, Ellington Field vs. Southern Select, to be played at the Cleveland Diamond field, on Sunday April 19, 1942 at 2:30 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown in the poster. The poster also contains advertisements.
Date: April 19, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for two baseball games to be played between Seguin Apaches and Southern Select at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas on Sunday, July 26, 1942 starting at 3 p.m. The names of the players of each team are shown on the poster. Entrance fee: Men: 35 cents ; Women: 20 cents plus taxes.
Date: July 26, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Advertisement of a baseball game between Prison All Stars and Southern Select]

Description: Advertisement for a baseball game between the Prison All stars (a team selected from the best players of the Texas Prison system) and Southern Select (All Mexican team of Houston) at the Prison Stadium in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, August 9, 1942. Entertainment by Prison Military Band. The game starts at 2:00 p.m. General admission is 25 cents (federal tax included). At head of poster, "Double-Header".
Date: August 9, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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