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Descriptive Summary

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Description of Series

General material:

Newspapers:

Photographs

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bess Black Papers, 1863-[ca. 1949]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Black, Bess.
Title: Bess Black Papers
Dates: 1863-[ca. 1949]
Abstract: Newspapers, photographs, and other material document the teaching career of Bess Black and her experiences at Giddings High School in Giddings, Lee County, Texas.
Extent: 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Newspapers, photographs, and other material in the Bess Black Papers, 1863-[ca. 1943], (6 in.) document the teaching career of Bess Black and her experiences at Giddings High School in Giddings, Lee County, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Black, Bess.
Subjects (Organizations)
Giddings High School (Giddings, Tex.)
Subjects
High school teachers--Texas.
Education--Texas.
Places
Giddings (Tex.)
Lee County (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bess Black Papers, 1863-[ca. 1949], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

General material:

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2L307 Teachers certificate, 1896
Catalogs for Giddings Public Schools, 1905-1906, 1913-1914, 1926-1927
Original script for 75th Anniversary Lee County Cavalcade staged 1949, [ca. 1949]

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Newspapers:

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2L307 Fall of Vicksburg, July 4, 1863
"Facts of [Bill] Longley Hanging Explained", from the Houston Post, [ca. 1878]
"History of Giddings students" from The Giddings News, undated
"Biographical sketch of S. L. Joekel", undated
"5th GHS Homecoming Held" in Giddings Star, undated
"Miss Bess Black is First Woman to Serve on Lee Jury Commission", undated
"GHS Exes Elect E. Biar to Head Association for a Year" in The Giddings News, undated
"The Houston-Austin Stagecoach Line" in Traveler (school paper), undated
"The Old San Antonio Road through Lee Co.", pages 2 and 3, undated
Giddings and Lee Co. History in newspaper clippings, collected by Mrs. Killen, undated
Letter from Bess Black to Mrs. Killen with newspaper clippings of school superintendent and school memorabilia, undated
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4N64L Harper's Weekly, undated
Civil War news, undated
"The Armistice with Germany" in The Illustrated London News, [ca. 1918]

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Photographs

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3S52 Class of 1894-1895, [Giddings High School?], 1894-1895
Giddings High School football team, 1919
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3S223 Giddings High School football team, 1926
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3S52 Lee Co. 75th anniversary celebration, 1949

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