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Straight Texas

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Date: 1966
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank
Partner: UNT Press
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[News Clip: Smokey Wilson]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: October 12, 1964
Duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Drug raid]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: December 18, 1971, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Smokey Wilson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Smokey Wilson, who travels the country with his wife and son in a covered wagon collecting and selling antiques.
Date: October 12, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Bandera]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: February 15, 1952
Duration: 31 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Straight Texas

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank
Partner: UNT Press
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[News Script: Bandera]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an annual western celebration in the small town of Bandera, Texas.
Date: April 27, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Box handbag

Description: Box handbag of blond colored wood with hand-painted green turtle design accented with green teardrop beads and white flower beads. Two green starbursts painted in top corners of lid; titled "poki" at bottom right and "ec" designer initial and copyright symbol at bottom left. Brass hinged lid with gold ball flip clip closure; single white arched handle with gold tips. Interior top contains mirror; unfinished wood on interior. Designer's stamp inside reads: "Copyright / Enid Collins" Measurements: Width: 8 1/2" Height: 4" , without handle Height: 9 1/4", with handle Depth: 1 3/4"
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Collins, Enid
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"You are my type" handbag

Description: Wooden box handbag with lid of box in hand-painted black and white bold type design titled "you are just my type". Designer's initials "ec" and copyright symbol at bottom left of lid. Brass hinged lid with gold ball flip clip closure; single arched black handle with gold tips. Top interior of box contains mirror; interior wood is unstained. Designer's stamp inside reads: Enid Collins' Original Box Bag / by Collins / of Texas Measurements: Width: 8 1/2" Height:8 3/4" , without handle Height: 4 1/8", with handle Depth: 2 1/4"
Date: 1955/1969
Creator: Collins, Enid
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Box handbag

Description: Wooden box purse with white vinyl loop handles secured with brass/gold plated studs. Front of box with painted design of seven various colored birds on a branch. Titled in painting: "for the birds . . . ". Signed in painting: "ec / [copyright symbol]". Hinged lid painted with single bird on a branch. Interior of box with evidence of now missing oval mirror.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Collins, Enid
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Flowerpot handbag

Description: Handbag of ivory leather covered in ivory and green woven fabric with front in flower basket motif in beads with painted green background and three brass bee details. Title "flower basket" at right side of handbag and designer initials "ec" and copyright symbol on left side. Beading in predominantly orange, green, yellow, and white. Back leather strap detail runs down center back with five gold studs; folds across top forming strap to turn lock closure. Double leather handles. Top and bottom of bag bound in white leather; bottom of handbag in rectangular dark stained wood with rounded corners. Interior pouch with patch and zipper pockets. Designer stamp: Collins / of Texas Measurements: Width: 9 3/4" Height: 8 1/2", without handle Height; 13 1/2", with handle Depth: 4"
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Collins, Enid
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hummingbird handbag

Description: Wooden box purse hand-painted on lid with a view of two hummingbirds in green, white, red, and black, feeding off of trumpet vine flowers in red/orange with green leaves; all outlined in black. Titled "Humdingers" and labeled "Bristow" with "ec" initials in lower left hand corner. Brass hinged lid with black leather strap and twist lock closure. Arched white vinyl handle with brass caps. Inside of box with mounted circular mirror. Inner label: "Enid Collins' / Original Box / Bag by / Collins / of Texas" Measurements: 7 15/16" wide x 2 3/8" deep x 6" high (box), 11" high with handle.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Collins, Enid
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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