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[Commencement Events Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1929]
List of the 1929, commencement events printed in black ink on card stock paper.
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 27, 1929]
Commencement program for the 1929, Baccalaureate class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of service and list of graduates.
[South Reading Room, Library, North Texas State Teachers College, 1929]
Photograph of the North Texas State Teachers College Library in the spring of 1929. Seen in the photo is a large room with long tables at which are seated a variety of young men and women looking at various books. Along the back wall can be seen shelves of books. To the left can be seen sculptures. The photographic image is affixed to a pale gray mount with line borders. At lower right front corner is embossed photographer's mark: "Shaw / Denton, Texas". On the reverse of the mount are handwritten the following notes: "This picture was made in the spring of 1929, soon after the few books on the wall were moved from the stacks to this room (South Reading Room in old Library Building - now Historical Building). It represents the beginning of the Reference Dept. - L. Brashears." and "For Miss Brashears Compliments of the Shaw Studio." The photograph shows the Library Building (built 1912-1913) the first library building on the NT campus, which later would be called the Historical Building, and is presently the O.J. Curry Building ("Curry Hall"). Lottie Brashears started at NT in 1921 as Assistant Librarian, and worked at various positions within the NT Library until her retirement in 1958. She was one of the first heads of the Reference Department.
[Horse drawn cart and car]
Photograph of a city street scene taken from a rooftop. A horse drawn cart and automobile travel along the same street while a man and woman cross the street.
[Houston skyline]
Photograph of the Houston skyline. The Esperson building is the tallest building on the right and the Gulf Building is the tall building located to its left.
[North Texas Football Team at Denton Depot, 1929]
Photograph of North Texas football team and fans returning to Denton in 1929 after an out of town game. They are walking back to campus from the Denton T&P railroad Depot.
[Students hazing during Hell Week in 1929]
Photograph of students hazing during "Hell Week" in 1929.
The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's College, 1929
Yearbook for North Texas State Teacher's College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
[Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Membership Records: 314-415]
Compiled membership records for the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution from November 26, 1928 through March 23, 1935 (member numbers 314 through 415 The materials include original applications and supporting documentation that accompanied the paperwork.
[Pipeline Construction in a Field]
Photograph of pipeline installation and construction in a field, August 7th, 1928.
[Commencement Announcement for North Texas State Teachers College, August 15,1928]
Graduation announcement for the summer commencement ceremony at North Texas State Teachers College in 1928. The announcement is a plain sheet of cardstock; in the center, there is a raised image of the school's seal above the text, which reads: "The Faculty and Senior Class of North Texas State Teachers College announce the Commencement Exercises Wednesday evening, August fifteenth nineteen hundred twenty-eight at eight o'clock College Auditorium Denton, Texas."
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 15, 1928]
Commencement program for the 1928, class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of service and list of graduates.
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 28, 1928]
Commencement program for the 1928, Baccalaureate class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of service and list of graduates.
[Cuellar Cafe interior with frame]
Photograph of family members inside the Cuellar Café restaurant located in Kaufman, Texas. Two men and two women stand behind the counter. A woman stands next to the counter stools in front of the restaurant tables and chairs. Written on back of the photograph: "Cuellar Cafe, Kaufman, TX 1928 - Carolina (sister), Frank Cuellar Sr., Julia Cuellar, Isabel, Amos (brother). This place originated in June 7, 1928".
[Minnie Cuellar and her friends posing]
Photograph of Minnie Cuellar and her friends posing in fur winter coats in Maehigan. Written on back: "Minnie and friends in Maehigan - 1928".
[North Texas Green Jacket Pledges, 1928]
Photograph of the North Texas Green Jacket pledges for 1928. The Green Jackets are a spirit and service organization at North Texas.
[Panhandle Boys monument]
Photograph of a monument in honor of the "Panhandle Boys" standing outside of The Amarillo Municipal Auditorium. The text on the base of the monument reads, "IN HONOR OF THE PANHANDLE BOYS OF THE WORLD WAR. ERECTED BY LLANO ESTACADO CHAPTER, DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. DEDICATED ARMISTICE DAY 1928." The statue has since been relocated to Ellwood Park in Amarillo, TX.
[Science Building and gazebo at North Texas State Teachers College]
Photograph of gazebo (on left) and Science Building (on right) on the campus of North Texas State Teachers College. People are visible in the photograph, on the paved walkways between and around the gazebo and Science Building. There are people visible under the gazebo, which shelters a fountain, as well as in the Science Building with its windows open. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read, "Science bldg. + Gazebo" and "campus, inner, undated, 1930s?".
[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]
Typescript of undated speech by Sarah T. Hughes discussing her experiences and people's expectations of her as a woman in the legal profession while practicing in Dallas. She gives her views on different aspects of the legal profession, including specialization, civil and criminal practice, winning and losing cases, and her enjoyment of appellate work and research in preparing cases on appeal. Before concluding the speech, Ms. Hughes describes her enjoyment of political participation via the legal profession. She also expresses her interest in campaigning for public office and entering politics in the future.
The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's College, 1928
Yearbook for North Texas State Teacher's College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
[Commencement Events Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927]
Commencement events program for the 1927, Baccalaureate class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of service and list of events.
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927]
Commencement events program for the 1927, Home-coming and Baccalaureate class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of services.
[Commencement Program Invitation for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927 ]
Invitation for the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the First Commencement and the Homecoming of students who have attended the institution through a period of thirty-seven years.
[Freshman parade]
Photograph of students dressed in costume for the Freshman parade in 1927. One student holds up a sign, which reads "South Seas."
Item 2: World War I (4)
This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, troops playing with a lion cub, milking a goat, dressing as women and dancing, and gambling entertainment.
Item 3: World War I (5)
Film footage of the 5th of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The film begins with the American forces receiving supplies, repairing roads and clearing them for artillery, and digging trenches. The footage continues with five bi-planes taking off with some footage from the air, then firing artillery and fighting during an October offensive, building a bridge and crossing the Meuse, troops and a Renault tank moving through a shelled out town, and talking with villagers. The film ends with troops celebrating news of the November 11 cease-fire, Joffre, Foch, Pershing, French, and other generals shake hands.
Item 4: World War I (1)
This film is the 1st of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage features the sinking of a ship from the vantage point of a German U-Boat, Woodrow Wilson signing letters and addressing Congress, British and French troops firing and being fired on, and Italian troops scaling mountains and firing guns in the snow. Halfway through the video the focus turns to the American effort with cantonments, guns, and ships being built, then draft numbers being picked out of a bowel by Secretary Baker, Theodore Roosevelt watching a parade of draftees, draftees leaving on a train and being examined by doctors, soldiers being trained near Liberty Island, naval drills, King George of England welcoming the American Navy, Pershing and Foch paying a visit to Lafayette's tomb, and trench warfare training in France. Also, interspersed in the footage are cartoons by "Wally" the famous A.E.F. artist.
Item 5: World War I (3)
This film is the 3rd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage opens with radio operators working in the trenches, various scenes of battle planning, artillery firing, wounded soldiers being removed from a battlefield and the dead left behind. The film then moves to the American forces move toward Soissons, crossing the Marne, and taking Chateau Thierry. The American troops are seen eating, washing, getting haircuts, and welcoming more troops and supplies from ships from the United States. Footage shows the city of supplies at Gievres, an industrial cooking demonstration, and General Pershing writing commands. The film then moves into the opening of the Saint-Mihiel Offensive of 12 Sep 1918 with many artillery scenes, Renault tanks, soldiers cutting barbed wire at dawn, and troops running out of bunkers to fight. An airplane dogfight is captured on film from this battle, ending with the German pilot being shot down and taken prisoner. Troops are then shown digging in Howitzers, crossing enemy lines, surveying the German dead, helping wounded American troops off the field, resting, then going back the next day. In the German fortifications they find a dog used for sending messages. Troops are seen eating, feeding villagers, and marching German prisoners through the streets. The footage then moves to show the American and Australian troops marching through the Hindenburg line together. The footage ends showing the St. Quentin Canal Tunnel, and King Albert and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium watch the American troops marching.
Item 6: World War I (2)
This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, and a German plane being shot down.
[Item 3A: Legion in Paris and Battle Scenes]
This Kodak-produced news reel, "Ten Years After," concerns France ten years after the end of WWI. The film begins with a 1927 parade down the streets of Paris by the American Legion with representation from Connecticut, Massachusettes, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and California. Featured are General Gouraud (France), Mayor James J. Walker of New York, and General Pershing. The film also contains shots of war-damaged buildings, memorials and statues, and empty battlefields.
The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's College, 1927
Yearbook for North Texas State Teacher's College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 17, 1926]
Commencement program for the 1926, class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of service and list of graduates.
[Audience in Auditorium, Administration Building, ca. 1926]
Photograph of a large audience seated in the Auditorium, Administration Building, ca. 1926. Seen from the stage, the people in the very front sit on folding chairs while the crowd fills the main floor and balcony area. Photograph is a photograph of a photograph. Constructed in 1923-24, the Administration Building was renamed the Auditorium Building in 1957 after the construction of what is now called the Hurley Administration Building.
[Audience in Auditorium, Administration Building, ca. 1926]
Photograph of a large audience seated in the Auditorium, Administration Building, ca. 1926. Seen from the stage, the people in the very front sit on folding chairs while the crowd fills the main floor and balcony area. Photograph is a photograph of a photograph. Constructed in 1923-24, the Administration Building was renamed the Auditorium Building in 1957 after the construction of what is now called the Hurley Administration Building.
[Charles and Irene Biffle Williams]
Photograph of Charles Robert Williams, sitting with his mother, Irene Biffle Williams, outside on a bench.
[Family outing]
Photograph of a Cuellar family outing with three men and two women at an unidentified lake. Frank Sr. is seen in the middle of the group next to Julia (right side). The family is sitting on a boat laid on the ground in front of a lake. All three men are wearing a white button-up shirt with dark-colored trousers and two of them are wearing hats. The man on the right corner is holding a parasol. Both women are wearing flapper dresses and holding parasols but the woman on the left is also holding a ukulele. A field with another family picnicking are seen behind the lake. Written on back: "Frank Cuellar - Family outing."
[North Texas Green Jackets at Athletic Event, 1926]
Photograph of the North Texas Green Jackets at an athletic event in 1926. Beulah Harriss, founder of the organization is on the left, speaking to a gentleman. The Green Jackets are a spirit and service organization at North Texas.
The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's College, 1926
Yearbook for North Texas State Teacher's College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 20, 1925]
Commencement program for the 1925, North Texas State Teachers College twenty-fourth annual commencement. The program is printed on card stock paper and black ink, with information such as the date, time and place. The program contains a list of graduates and the order of service.
[Commencement Events for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1925]
A list of commencement events for the 1925, North Texas State Teachers College. It is printed in black ink on card stock paper. It states: "North Texas State Teachers College. Commencement Event, 1925. Tuesday, May 19, 8:15 P.M. - Joint Recital, Women's Glee Club, College Orchestra. Wednesday, May 20, 8:15 P.M. - Recital, Miss Ruby Carlton Walker, Reading Department assisted by Mr. Homer E. Richey, Violin Department. Friday, May 22, 8:15 P.M. - Pageant, College, Miss Coralee Garrison, Director. Saturday, May 23, 8:00 A.M. - Mary Arden Breakfast at the Lodge, 3:30 P.M. -Reception, Current Literature Club at the Home of Miss Morley, 8:15 P.M. Senior and Alumni Banquet. Sunday, May 24, 11:00 A.M. - Baccalaureate Service, 8:15 P.M. - Inauguration of President Marquis. Monday, May 25, 10:00 A.M. - Commencement. Band Concerts on Campus Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6:30 P.M."
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 24, 1925]
Commencement program for the 1925, North Texas Teachers College Baccalaureate Service. The pamphlet is printed in black ink and contains the order of service for the ceremony. The cover reads "The North Texas Teachers College. The Baccalaureate Service. 1925. Sunday Morning May the 24th at seven o'clock. The Auditorium."
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 25, 1925]
Commencement program for the 1925, North Texas State Teachers College Twenty-fourth Annual Commencement. The program is printed on card stock paper in black ink and contains the list of graduates with the order of the service. The cover states "North Texas State Teachers College. Twenty-fourth Annual Commencement. Nineteen hundred and twenty-five. Monday morning. May the twenty-fifth, at ten o'clock. The Auditorium."
[Invitation for the Inauguration of Robert Lincoln Marquis, May 24, 1925]
Invitation for the inauguration of Robert Lincoln Marquis as President of the North Texas State Teachers College. The invitation is printed on card stock paper in black ink and states "The Regents and the Faculty of the North Texas State Teachers College have the honor to invite you to be present or to be represented at the inauguration of Robert Lincoln Marquis as President of the North Texas State Teachers College Sunday evening, May the twenty fourth nineteen hundred and twenty-five eight o'clock. It is requested that a reply is sent to Dean W.J. McConnell Teachers College Station Denton, Texas."
[Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Membership Records: 233-313]
Compiled membership records for the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution from April 1, 1925 through June 30, 1927 (member numbers 233 through 313 The materials include original applications and supporting documentation that accompanied the paperwork.
[Receipt for furniture from the Byrd Williams Jr. scrapbook]
Receipt from the Poindexter Furniture and Carpet Co., written to Edna McDaniel.
[Commencement Note Card for North Texas State Teachers College, 1925]
A cardstock piece of paper. Printed on the piece is the text, "North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, TX. R.L. Marquis, President."
[Elisa, Chabela, and Julia Cuellar at a ranch]
Photograph of three women posing in front of a field at El Rancho Amarillo. Written on the back are the names of the three women as seen in the photograph (starting from left to right): "Elisa, Chabela, and Julia Cuellar - El Rancho Amarillo".
[Gonzales brothers orchestra]
Photograph of a festival with musicians, Gonzales Brothers Orchestra, on a stage with children wearing a sash. A man holding the Mexican flag stands on the left side of the photograph while the American Flag is on the right side. Decorations and portraits of historical figures are displayed on the background.
[North Texas Football Game, 1925]
Photograph of a North Texas State Teachers College football game in 1925.
[North Texas Football Game, around 1925]
Photograph of a tackle during a North Texas State Teachers College football game in 1925. Children in the background sit on bales of hay.