University of Texas Arlington

Howard and Elizabeth Broyles Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Broyles, Howard ǂq (Howard Madison) ǂd 1872-1934 and Broyles, Elizabeth ǂq (Elizabeth Frances Jones) ǂd 1886-1952.
Title: Howard and Elizabeth Broyles Collection
Dates: 1921-1926
Abstract: Howard Broyles and his wife, Elizabeth, were active members of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local 53, of Dallas, Texas and its Ladies Auxiliary 1, respectively. This collection contains a photograph, badge and ribbon, working card, letter, and a page from a souvenir program.
Identification: AR171
Extent: 3 folders (0.03 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Biographical Note

Howard Broyles was an active member of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local 53, Dallas, Texas. His wife, Elizabeth Broyles, was a member of the local's Ladies Auxiliary 1.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph, badge and ribbon, working card, letter, and a page from a souvenir program. The photograph depicts the Ladies Auxiliary Labor Day parade float, 1921. The badge and ribbon is Mrs. Broyle's from the Twelfth General Assembly of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers, 1921. A quarterly working card from the Dallas Building Trades Council and a page from a souvenir program with seven portraits, including one of Mr. Broyles, from the Twelfth General Assembly of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America is also present. The letter is from Angelica Didier, Superintendent of the Hella Temple Children's Hospital in Dallas, and includes an information sheet and application for the Hella Temple Scottish Rite Masonic Hospital for Crippled Children, 1926.


Organization

Materials are arranged according to document type in 3 Folders.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Broyles, Howard (Howard Madison),1872-1934--Archives.
Broyles, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Frances Jones), 1886-1952--Archives.
Organizations
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America--Miscellanea.
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America. Local 53 (Dallas, Tex.) Ladies Auxiliary #1--Miscellanea.
Hella Temple Children's Hospital (Dallas, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Building Trades Council (Dallas, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Dallas--History--Sources.
Children--Hospitals--Texas--Dallas--History--Sources.
Places
Dallas (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Howard and Elizabeth Broyles Collection, AR171, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1973.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Page from Souvenir Program- International Convention, Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Dallas, Texas; Quarterly Working Card, Dallas, Texas and Vicinity Building Trades Council- Howard Broyles, Sept. 5-16, 1921.
2 Letter, 4-30-26, from Miss Angelica Didier, Superintendent, Hella Temple Children's Hospital, to Mrs. Howard Broyles; Information Sheet, Hella Temple-Scottish Rite-Masonic Hospital for Crippled Children, Dallas; Convention Badge and Ribbon, Twelfth General Assembly, Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Dallas; Mrs. Howard Broyles, Ladies Auxiliary #1 to Local 53, Dallas, September 5-16, 1921.
3 Photograph, Ladies' Auxiliary to Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local 53, Dallas. 1921