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A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries

Celeste Williams

Description: This article is a short biography of Celeste Williams, the first female sports editor for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, based on an oral history discussing her education and career.
Date: November 13, 2014
Creator: Copeland, Alex; Gutierrez, Tony & O'Hanlon, Adrian
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Celeste Williams, November 13, 2014

Description: Interview with Celeste Williams, the first female sports editor for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The interview includes discussion of her days as sports editor of her eighth-grade yearbook, working for several different newspapers in different cities, and finally ending up at the Star-Telegram.
Date: November 13, 2014
Creator: Copeland, Alex; Gutierrez, Tony; O'Hanlon, Adrian & Williams, Celeste
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

An Experimental Investigation of the Value of Music Workbooks in Junior High Music Classes

Description: This study is an experimental investigation of two groups of junior high school students in an effort to evaluate the advantages of workbooks in their music classes. The comparison was made with two classes composed of thirty-two students each from the two junior high schools in the Beaumont Independent School District. One class used the workbooks in conjunction with the regular singing and appreciation work, but the other class did not use formal workbooks. They discussed the theory and notation of the music in relation to the work they were doing.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Milam, Lena
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Dallas Eagles]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the start of spring training for the Dallas Eagles baseball team in Port Arthur.
Date: March 12, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Tornado]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about tornadoes in Orange and the surrounding area destroying hundreds of buildings and leaving three Texans dead.
Date: November 8, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cowboy riding home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about cowboy Ken Hendren riding from Beaumont, Texas to his home town of Kooskia, Idaho on horseback.
Date: June 30, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Oil well on college campus]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont giving up their baseball field to Stanolind oil company for drilling.
Date: July 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Economic History of the Development of the Oil Industry in Southeast Texas

Description: The main body of this thesis is composed of four chapters: Chapter II is concerned with the development of the oil industry in Texas prior to the discovery of Spindletop; Chapter III deals with Spindletop; Chapter IV sets forth the later developments of the oil industry in Southeast Texas or Railroad Commission District No. 3; Chapter V is the concluding chapter, complete with summary, evaluation present status and future possibilities of the oil industry in Southeast Texas.
Date: January 1952
Creator: Kennedy, Emery L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Two Boys at Beaumont AQHA Show]

Description: Photograph of two boys at the Beaumont AQHA shows. The background is a purple and pink sunset, one boy sits atop a horse and a younger boy stands on the ground next to him, holding a trophy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Bulletin for Beginning Teachers

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine pertinent contents for a bulletin for beginning teachers in the public schools of Port Arthur, Texas. An effort is made to evaluate the findings and to make specific recommendations regarding the contents of such a bulletin.
Date: 1951
Creator: Mathews, Fronia
Partner: UNT Libraries

Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including stories about hunting, warfare, religion, Texas traditions, and other miscellaneous folk tales. The index begins on page 149.
Date: 1972
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 26, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara to give her information on where to send her letters to him. He also gives news on the categories of soldiers that are being granted furloughs. There is a note on the back, dated May 30, that gives an update on his health and news of the war.
Date: May 26, 1864
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, May 26, 1864]

Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife Clara to give her information on where to send her letters to him. He also gives news on the categories of soldiers that are being granted furloughs. There is a note on the back, dated May 30, that gives an update on his health and news of the war.
Date: 1864-05-26/1864-05-30
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Highland Park football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a football game between the Highland Park Scots and the Port Arthur Yellow Jackets to determine the 1957 high school football champion.
Date: December 22, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hurricane smashes gulf coast]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Hurricane Audrey striking the Texas Gulf Coast, doing severe damage in the Sabine Pass region and claiming at least 11 lives.
Date: June 27, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Texas League]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas League baseball organization debating whether to relocate the Beaumont baseball club or remain in the city. After residents pledge money to the team to encourage them, the League decides to keep the team in Beaumont.
Date: February 23, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections