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[South Reading Room, Library, North Texas State Teachers College, 1929]

Description: 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.
Date: Spring 1929
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[Houston skyline]

Description: 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.
Date: [1929..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
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[Commencement Announcement for North Texas State Teachers College, August 15,1928]

Description: 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."
Date: August 1928
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College

[Cuellar Cafe interior with frame]

Description: 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".
Date: 1928

[Panhandle Boys monument]

Description: 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.
Date: [1928..1966]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
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[Science Building and gazebo at North Texas State Teachers College]

Description: 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?".
Date: [1928..1961]
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[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

Description: 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.
Date: [1928..1930]
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985