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1926 Schreiner Mountaineers Football Squad

Description: Photograph of the 1926 Schreiner Institute Football Squad and their coach H. C. Gilstrap. The players' names and positions are written on the image. The squad played an undefeated season of 10 games against opposing schools from all over Texas including Texas Tech, St. Mary's, Sul Ross and McMurray. Their team photograph and season record are featured in the 1927 Recall Yearbook.
Date: 1926
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Volume 4.

Description: Volume 4 of the Old Settlers Association includes minutes and newspaper clippings from 1926-1960. Highlights of the early history of the association can be found on pgs. 109-116. Biographies of the members of the Board of Trustees of the association start on page 117. .
Date: 1926/1960
Creator: Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.)
Partner: Old Settler's Association of Grayson County

[Postcard from Blanche S. to Mr. and Mrs. Jack M., September 4, 1926]

Description: Postcard from Blanche S. to Mr. and Mrs. Jack M., giving her best wishes and saying she'll be homes in a few days. The front of the postcard features a photograph of Ye Kendall Inn, in Boerne, a long, two-story plantation style house with porches on both stories and a screened-in sun room on the far left side. The gravel driveway that runs parallel to the house is lined with trees, and has two automobiles parked on it. The name of the house is printed at the bottom of the postcard.
Date: September 4, 1926
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

Description: This booklet gives an overview of the history of Buffalo Bayou and of the Houston Ship Channel from 1820-1926. The text gives background on how the area became developed and eventually became an "Industrial Waterway of National importance" (p. [3]). The second half of the text focuses on Commodore Charles Morgan and the shipping aspect of the Channel. Costs of building, lists of important council members, and text of letters are included to illustrate the history.
Date: 1926
Creator: Farrar, R. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas with at least seven African American men, a mule-drawn carriage, bags, rice, and machinery. On the right side of the postcard can be seen the threshing machine separating the grain from the stalks. Men are standing near the thresher as well as on and near a mule drawn cart between a pile of grain and bags. Another cart can be seen on the right side of the postcard. On the top right of the postcard is printed "Rice Threshing near Beaumont, Texas." Rice production is a key agricultural commodity for the area situated around Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1926
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

The Austin Papers: October 1834--January, 1837, Volume 3

Description: This text contains the third portion of the Austin Papers, which are documents covering October, 1834 to January, 1837. According to the preface, the documents include, "business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. iii). Index starts on page 489.
Date: 1926~
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Partner: UNT Libraries