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[Letter from Miss Frankie Waits to Miss Glenda Sartain, November 25, 1953]

Description: Letter from Miss Frankie Waits to Miss Glenda Sartain, discussing Miss Sartain's request for clippings about her school, L. V. Stockard Middle School, from the Daily Times Herald's records. She suggests Miss Sartain come to the Times Herald Building to look through the clippings personally, and asks her to call ahead. The letter is folded inside an official Daily Times Herald envelope, that has been torn open along the top edge.
Date: November 25, 1953
Creator: Waits, Frankie
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[State Fair of Texas Admission Ticket]

Description: A ticket to the State Fair of Texas, for one high school teacher, valid on Friday, October 22, 1954. The ticket is signed by the president and executive vice president of the fair. The ticket has a tear down the middle, and the ticket is held together by tape.
Date: 1954
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Invitation: Desmond's Service Grocery Opening]

Description: Invitation to the grand opening of Desmond's Service Grocery, held on Saturday, July 11 of an unknown year. The flyer text says there will music, dancing, refreshments, and souvenirs available.The flyer also says customers can purchase groceries by telephone. On the back of the flyer is an advertisement for the Dallas Railway Co.
Date: 192u
Creator: Desmond's Service Grocery
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[US Post Office Department Honorary Recognition of Thomas F. Forrest]

Description: Certificate of honorary recognition accorded to Thomas F. Forrest by the United States Post Office Department for meritorious accomplishment and devotion to duty. The certificate says Mr. Forrest is receiving this award on the occasion of his retirement from the postal service. The certificate is signed by the postmaster and postmaster general, and was issued in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1956-10~
Creator: United States. Post Office Department
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[US Post Office Department Honorary Recognition of Thomas F. Forrest]

Description: Certificate of honorary recognition accorded to Thomas F. Forrest by the United States Post Office Department for devotion to duty. The certificate says Mr. Forrest is receiving this award on the occasion of his retirement from the postal service. The certificate is signed by the postmaster general, and was issued in Washington D.C.
Date: 1956-10~
Creator: United States. Post Office Department
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Letter from W. B. Hudson to Thomas F. Forrest, November 6, 1956]

Description: Letter from W. B. Hudson to Thomas F. Forrest discussing the replacement of a temporary certificate of honorary recognition with a permanent one. He explains that he had sent Mr. Forrest the temporary one because the certificate from the postmaster general in Washington had not arrived yet. He writes that he has enclosed it with his letter, along with a commendatory letter from the postmaster general.
Date: November 6, 1956
Creator: Hudson, W. B.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Program: Musical Recital featuring John McCormack]

Description: Program for a musical performance, featuring singer John McCormack, with assistance from Lauri Kennedy (cellist) and Edwin Schneider (pianist), presented by D. L. Whittle, held on a February 1st, at 8:15 p.m., at Fair Park Auditorium in Dallas. Also includes advertisements for upcoming events at Fair Park Auditorium.
Date: 1920~/1939~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Program: Gatesville, Texas Chamber of Commerce Banquet, March 6, 1947]

Description: Program for the Gatesville Chamber of Commerce's tenth annual banquet, held on March 6, 1947, at 7:00 p.m., in the Gatesville High School gymnasium. Includes a menu for the banquet, a list of the evening's events, a list of the officers and directors for 1947, and the chamber of commerce's annual report (covering March 1, 1946 to March 1, 1947).
Date: 1947-03~
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Program: Gatesville High School Football Banquet, December 16, 1947]

Description: Program for the Gatesville High School Football Banquet, sponsored by the Gatesville Lions Club, held on December 16, 1947, at the Gatesville High School Gymnasium. Includes a picture of the Cowbell trophy the Gatesville Hornets won at the Gatesville vs. Hamilton annual game, a menu for the banquet, and a list of the evening's events - as well as a list of the football players, coaches, managers, and yell leaders.
Date: 1947-12~
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Invitation: Inauguration of Governor John Connally and Lieutenant Governor Preston Smith, January 15, 1963]

Description: Invitation to the inauguration of Texas Governor John Connally and Lieutenant Governor Preston Smith, held by the Austin Inaugural Committee, on January 15, 1963, at 8 a.m., in Austin, Texas. Includes a program of events, a list of the Austin Inaugural Committee members, and signed pictures of the inaugurates.
Date: 1963~
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell