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Camouflage by Al Moore

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, a black-haired woman lays seductively on a leopard-skin wearing a matching top and bottom with red lipstick and nail polish. The description discusses the leopard in regards to women's fashion and behavior throughout history. On the facing page, a woman in a black riding habit and boots lays sprawled on the ground in shock holding her riding crop in her right hand.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Moore, Al & Baz, Ben-Hur
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Concentration by Joe de Mers

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, no. 52, a blonde woman sits cross-legged on the floor surrounded by tea and sewing supplies. She is following a magazine to embellish a straw garden hat with flowers, which she is holding up to examine intently. On the facing page, a dialogue between a model wearing a swimsuit and a man wearing a tan suit is taking place on a photo shoot set. The two individuals are surrounded by lights, chairs, and film cameras.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: De Mers, Joe & Willis, Fritz
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Expectation by Fritz Willis

Description: Pages from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, is Expectation by Fritz Willis, depicting blonde starlet daydreaming on set. On facing page, same actress engaged in conversation with film crew.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Willis, Fritz & De Mers, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Ornament by Bob Cassell

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, No.39, a curvaceous blonde Christmas chorus girl poses in a peppermint stripe costume. The outfit includes a large red hat, ruffled bustle, tights, and prop umbrella. On the facing page, a petite blonde poses in a short sheer and lace black dress with pink accents and coordinating pink slippers.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Cassell, Bob & Cooper, Mario
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Pastoral by Joe De Mers

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, No. 47, a blonde gardener with wavy hair collects colorful daisies using her skirt and wheelbarrow. She is wearing a sun hat, a pink and blue dress, and work gloves. The image also includes a watering can and pruners in the foreground. The facing page, No. 48, shows a masked fencer in a yellow and white uniform. The model's blonde hair is tied back away from her face and she is holding a practice foil to her right side
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: De Mers, Joe & Willis, Fritz
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Promise by Euclid Shook

Description: Pages from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. on the first page, a blonde woman reclining against lace pillows with pins in her mouth and a comb by her side. On facing page, a lone auburn-haired woman holding a green dress with flowers up seductively.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Shook, Euclid & Varady, Fredric
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Recapitulation by Euclid Shook

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, No. 50, a smiling blonde woman with her hair in two braids stands next to a burning fireplace revealing her legs to warm herself. The description immediately below makes reference to the vestal virgins of Rome, the goddess Hestia, and women's connection to pagan traditions. On the facing page, a self-assured woman wearing a black evening gown and pink gloves walks upstairs side eying away from the viewer. The description wonders about the idea of calm and reserved women.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Shook, Euclid & Hall, Tom
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Speculation by Al Buell

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, a kneeling blonde woman thoughtfully brushes her hair in front of a floor mirror with a peach in the foreground. On the facing page, a woman with black hair kneels to cut and style her long hair in front of a mirror following a magazine's instructions.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Buell, Al & Utz, Thornton
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Versatility by Ren Wicks

Description: Page from Esquire magazine featuring illustrations of women and descriptive text. On the first page, no. 57, a blonde woman considers her knitting project, which she holds up to her waist with the excess yarn around her chest. She stands in front of a chair that has her clothes on it and next to her knitting bag. Description references Ralph Waldo Emerson and the virtue of young women doing older woman's hobbies. On the facing page, an actress prepares her makeup for a show. She is seen kneeling on a chair in front of a lit mirror and vanity in purple underwear and tights.
Date: [1940..1980]
Creator: Wicks, Ren & Shook, Euclid
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Circle of Friends: Constitution and By-Laws

Description: Constitution and by-laws of the Circle of Friends, a group organized "to establish and promote communication, understanding and harmony between the homophile community and the general public, to better the common welfare and secure the blessing of equality and justice to all" (para. 1). The document outlines the various governing articles of the organization.
Date: [1965..1974]
Creator: Circle of Friends
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Charles C. Francis' Eagle Scout Certificate]

Description: Scan of a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout certificate that was granted to Charles C. Francis, of Post 72, on August 27, 1968. It is signed by the then Honorary President, President, and Chief Scout Executive of the association and has a gold seal on it with the group's emblem and motto "Be Prepared".
Date: August 27, 1968
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photo of Charlie Francis holding a folder]

Description: Photograph of Charles Inge Francis, the great uncle of Charles C. Francis and NTSU regent, standing in an office space with a Gothic cathedral painting on the wall behind him and a folder or papers in his hand. On the back is a handwritten note that reads "To J. R. Harris my nephew, Sincerely, Charles I. Francis 2-24-69". Beneath that note is a long three paragraph biography of Charles Inge Francis.
Date: February 24, 1969
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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