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Speeches delivered by Pat M. Neff, Governor of Texas, discussing certain phases of contemplated legislation

Description: This book contains a collection of speeches delivered by Governor Pat M. Neff. The subjects of those speeches include: the Constitutional Convention, the supremacy of the law, the educational system of Texas, the penitentiary system of Texas, building highways, industrial development, revision of tax laws, conservation, and reclamation. Also includes the inaugural address.
Date: 1923
Creator: Neff, Pat M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas

Description: A book containing Gammel's rules for the courts of Texas. Some of the court rules included are: briefing rules, Texas Supreme Court rules, Civil Appeals Court rules, Criminal Appeals Court rules, District and County Court rules, and rules for being admitted to the Bar.
Date: 1922
Creator: Moffett, James William
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard of Pence Springs Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a three story building with a white porch and balcony, with two men standing on the roof, described as "Pence Springs Hotel, Pence Springs, W. Va. W. D. Paxton Manager." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: July 19, 1928
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Kahler 2]

Description: Postcard of a yellow 11-story hotel with three trees planted in the front, described on the back as "The Kahler Hotel 650 Rooms - Rochester, Minnesota Largest, Finest, and newest air-conditioned guest and public rooms - food and beverage service in the Elizabethan Room all day, service in the Coffee House - Unique Hemisphere Room cocktail lounge - many private dining rooms - exceptional shopping arcade on the subway system parking facilities." The message on the back reads, "Glad you two have gone to N. O. Hope you have a good time also have Carroll take an extra slice at S. A. for me - Will be drawn Saturday - pork casing for sale - being picked now Dr. Betirs - Practicing for an early Duck Season - don't bother about me it's my decision - think it'll help - not absolutely necessary - I'm fine and not worried in the least Love, Leah." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1928
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Library of Congress in Washington, D. C.]

Description: Postcard of a three story white stone building with a golden domed roof. The scene is described as "The Library of Congress, Washington, justly celebrated as the culmination of architectural achievement of the day, was completed in 1897 at a cost of 26,000,000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and lantern are finished in black copper, with panels gilded with a thick coating of gold leaf; and the cresting of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "M. P. H. McFaddin, Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 12, 1921
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grove Park Inn]

Description: Postcard of a three story stone building with an orange roof and trees in bloom on the hill the building is built on. The scene is described as " "Springtime," Grove Park Inn, Asheville, N. C." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: August 23, 1929
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Official Paved Road and Commercial Survey of the United States

Description: Road atlas of the United States illustrating paved roads with details of major cities followed by full page color maps of each state. Also includes a postal airway map, a highway mileage chart, logs of transcontinental federal highways, a transcontinental highway map, population information for U. S. cities based on the latest federal census data, and a descriptive gazetteer of states and territories.
Date: 1929
Creator: National Map Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas as it is today

Description: A book describing life in Texas around the year 1925. The book talks about many cities in Texas as well as interesting facts about Texas. The author wrote the book in an attempt to defeat internal and external stereotypes about Texas.
Date: 1925
Creator: Menn, Alfred E
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Photograph of Mechanical Drawing Class of 1923-1924]

Description: Photograph of students and their instructor standing and sitting at desks in a classroom. A note below the photograph indicates that the class is a Mechanical Drawing Class and identifies the people (with handwritten numbers on them) as 1. Ivan Kuykendall, 2. Carl Hicks, 3. Frank Hill Elmore, 4. Fay Cable, 5. Dave James, 6. Regan Smith, 7. Mr. C. E. Koen (Instructor), 8. Joe, 9. Myron Coleman, 10. Sidney Arnold, 11. Winifred Weisinger, 12. George, 13. Floyd Stewart, 14. Pat, 15. John, 16. Nilon, 17. Rufus Hoke, 18. Edward, and 19. George Lewis Anderson.
Date: [1923..1924]
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of Crockett and Houston Schools Faculties, 1929-1930]

Description: Photograph of the Crockett and Houston Schools faculty members of 1929-1930, standing outside of a brick building. A note below the photo identifies the individuals as (left to right): first row: Mrs. Birdie Pitts, Mrs. Leona Blackman, unknown, Agnes Hopkins, Lillian McGuire, Ethel Ross, Monte Timmons, Kathryn Koonce; second row: B. B. Rice, Mary Agnes Harritt, Eddie Burgess, Marvin Mimms, unknown, Garnett Evans, Ruth Cable, unknown; and third row: Floyd Blackman, unknown, Clara Knight, Ella Earthman, Hulon Anderson, Mittylene Matthews, Ercelle Knight, Monetta Rollo, unknown.
Date: [1929..1930]
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of Conroe Public Schools Faculty, 1923-1924]

Description: Photograph of the 1923-1924 Conroe Public Schools Faculty sitting and standing outside of a building. A note below the photo identifies the people as (left to right) bottom row: Lillian McGuire, Janie Smyth, Maude Gilmore (Bell), Ethel Ross, Hulon N. Anderson, Beth Parrish, Agnes Hopson, Mary Alice Beazley (Hunt), Auline Baker (Roy Phinney); top row: Emory Anderson, Eddie Burgess, Kathleen McCall, Esther May Morris (Creighton), Ila Rice (Hummel), Edgar Koen, R. W. Runyan, Mattie Bess Anderson (Simonton), Mary Agnes Wahrenberger (Harritt), Birdie Uzzell (Pitts), Mittylene, Matthews, Elizabeth Turney, and Clara Knight.
Date: [1923..1924]
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. The previous volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). Index starts on page 1803.
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1922: In Two Volumes and a Supplemental Volume, Volume 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers for 1922, "belonging to the years 1828-1834," published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. It includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "the documents here published continue...to shed much light on the conditions and motives which led to emigration from the United States to Texas" (p. vii). Index starts on page 1177.
Date: 1928
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 1

Description: This text contains the first portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. This volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v).
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Partner: UNT Libraries