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The Proposal

Description: Transcription of a poem written by Olga Pazdral about her relationship with a man named Davy, and the rejection of his proposal.
Date: July 2, 2000
Creator: Pazdral, Olga
Partner: Private Collection of Thadious Polasek

[Childhoods Lovely Bowers, Poem]

Description: Poem with unknown author, entitled "Childhood's Lovely Bowers," handwritten on paper.
Date: unknown
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Mexican Border Poems]

Description: Text for three poems typed on Dallas Artillery Company letterhead, written by Sgt. Oliver Taft Hazelton during his service on the Mexican border (1914-1916). The poems relate to Hazelton's experiences during that time and include two titled poems and a song "to the tune of Steam Boat Bill."
Date: 1916~
Creator: Hazelton, Oliver Taft
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

Avenger Field

Description: Poem from the perspective of a WASP speaking to Avenger Field, written by Effie Pratt, class 43-W-8.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pratt, Effie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Handwritten Poem: Man of Many Moods]

Description: A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, addressing a man and warning him about the negative complications of ambiguity and fear.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Closing Lines from the Novel, "Eben Holden"

Description: Document with the closing lines from the book "Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller, published in 1900. A handwritten note is at the bottom of the document with the words, "To Sam Rayburn, with deep affection--Gene Worley 10/17/49 Washington, D.C." Francis Eugene Worley was a democratic U.S. Representative from Texas who served in the House of Representatives from 1941 to 1950. Sam Rayburn "saw himself" in these closing lines from the book "Eben Holden." The text is black, printed on cream colored paper.
Date: 1941/1950
Creator: Bacheller, Irving
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Poem by Grace Dupree Ridings

Description: Print of a bird on a fence with a poem by Grace Dupree Ridings. The poem, "Have You?", is as follows: "Have you ever / Seen new violets, / Have you heard / A robin sing, / When you can / Keep from thinking / It is Spring... / It is Spring?"
Date: unknown
Creator: Ridings, Grace Dupree
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

"In the Matter of Friendship" poem by Harry B. Hawes

Description: Print of a poem by Harry B. Hawes. Poem title: "In the Matter of Friendship." Printed on ivory colored paper in black ink. A facsimile of Hawe's signature is at the lower right of the printed poem. Hawes was a democrat from Missouri who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1921-1926. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1926-1933.
Date: 1869/1947
Creator: Harry B. Hawes
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Be Careful What You Say.]

Description: Clipping with a poem advising against speaking ill of others. Fragment of a drawing and article on the reverse side.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

La Inundacion de Houston en 1935

Description: Photograph of document, La Inundacioin de Houston en 1935, written by Jesus Golleges. This is a poem about the Great Houston Flood of 1935. Golleges was the father of Mario Golleges.
Date: 1935
Creator: Golleges, Jesus
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poem and Notes by C. B. Moore, 1901]

Description: An envelope containing handwritten notes as well as a short poem by C. B. Moore. The envelope contains a label reading, "Moore jan01 Chambersville Tex".
Date: 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Poetic verse

Description: Poetic verse.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Der liefe Drud von Deiner hand]

Description: Poem by an unknown author regarding the joys of love and marriage. Poem is printed on a torn piece of paper.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Recueil de Chansons Nationales]

Description: Lyric sheet for "The Flag of Austerlitz and Arcole" to the tune of "La Sentinelle" and "La Parisienne," the national march, by Casimir DeLavigne.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Lyndon Baines Johnson The Right Man

Description: Poem by Steven Feore of Houston, Texas, in support of Lyndon B. Johnson for President over Barry Goldwater.
Date: unknown
Creator: Feore, Steven
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poem addressed to John J. Herrera - 1966]

Description: Poem entitled "To My Critics" with a handwritten note of encouragement to John J. Herrera.
Date: 1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poem, signed "Doberman"]

Description: Short poem about spring. "Doberman" is handwritten at the bottom of the page.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

My Roommates

Description: A five-stanza poem by Gertrude Osterhout titled "My Roommates." In each stanza, Gertrude wrote about each of her roommates at her boarding school.
Date: 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

[Lyrics to WASP songs]

Description: The lyrics for four WASP training songs, "Gee Mom! I Want To Go Home", an unnamed song, "Wash Out Dirge", and "Just a Flying wreck".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Partial WASP Song Lyrics]

Description: Partial song lyrics to Women Airforce Service Pilots training songs.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum