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[Images from the book "Heidi"]

Description: Illustration for the book "Heidi" with two panels. The left image, labeled as page 14, depicts a young girl interacting with an older man who is seated on a bench outside a home. The panel to the right is a title page, with an image of a young boy and a woman climbing a hill with goats alongside them.
Date: 1932
Creator: Petersham, Maud & Petersham, Miska
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Outlines of Lessons in Botany open on book cradle]

Description: Photograph of "Outlines of Lessons in Botany: For the use of Teachers, or Mothers Studying with their Children" held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Weaver Juvenile Collection. It is the first of two volumes to teach children about plants and their uses. The book is open to pages with questions about beans and peas on one and an illustrated germination cycle for the plants on the other.
Date: October 3, 2014
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Appendix in "Outlines of Lessons in Botany"]

Description: Photographs of "Outlines of Lessons in Botany: For the use of Teachers, or Mothers Studying with their Children" held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Weaver Juvenile Collection. It is the first of two volumes to teach children about plants and their uses. The book is open to the appendix and is resting on a plastic book cradle with weighted strings holding the pages down.
Date: October 3, 2014
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Illustration in "Outlines of Lessons in Botany"]

Description: Photograph of "Outlines of Lessons in Botany: For the use of Teachers, or Mothers Studying with their Children" held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Weaver Juvenile Collection. It is the first of two volumes to teach children about plants and their uses. The book is open to a page with an illustrated germination cycle for the plants.
Date: October 3, 2014
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Tommy and Dobbin

Description: Set of 11 wooden blocks, hand-painted, which make up the bodies of Tommy the soldier and his horse Dobbin. Contained in wooden box with sliding lid, lid with colored illustration of the blocks and title; underside of lid with colored illustration showing 5 different ways the blocks can be arranged to make Tommy & Dobbin in different poses. Affixed to inside bottom of case is a second colored illustration showing 6 more poses.
Date: [1890..1900]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Vanity.

Description: Moralizing tale about Little Betsey Green. Constantly told how pretty she is, she becomes vain and prideful.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Signs.

Description: Moralizing tale which reflects that how children act is a signal of their future character. Story is followed by "The substance of the Ten Commandments."
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The runaway

Description: Little Julia, resident of New York City, is taken to see her uncle's farm. Exposed to fields, animals, and the open spaces, she regrets having to return to the city. Back home, she wants to run away and return to her uncle's farm. Against her mother's orders, she does run away one day, but is found and brought home, and learns never to disobey her mother again.
Date: 1857~
Creator: Committee of Publication of the American Sunday School Union.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The new bonnet.

Description: Moralizing tale where Miss Amelia F. Johnson learns that the pretty new bonnet she wants to wear to church is not as important as learning to serve God. The story is followed by the poem "The child's prayer."
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The home-made boy.

Description: Moralizing tale of the differences between two boys in the Sunday school, Arthur and Lewis, which are "chiefly made at home!"
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Harvest close upon seed time.

Description: Moralizing tale of the youth who starts by missing just a few minutes of Sunday school, slides into sin, skips class, joins a fire company, and eventually lands in prison in Maryland with a 15 year term for robbery.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The grocery ruined him.

Description: Little Robert would not heed the advice of his Sunday school teacher and avoid the men at the grocery store who kept trying to get him to drink rum. By the age of 13, Robert becomes a drunkard.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections