University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Gillespie County (Tex.) Collection, 1942-1952



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gillespie County (Tex.)
Title: Gillespie County (Tex.) collection
Dates: 1942-1952
Abstract: Comprising programs, advertisements, and posters, the Gillespie County (Tex.) Collection, 1942-1952, undated, documents public events and advertising in Gillespie County, Texas. Programs promote two horseracing events at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds and two games of the Fredericksburg High School Hillbillies football team, while cards advertise Shiner beer and the Basse Express Company. Posters promote a rodeo in Harper, a livestock show and sale, and a semi-pro baseball game featuring the Fredericksburg Giants.
Accession No.: 93-001
Extent: 9 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Comprising programs, advertisements, and posters, the Gillespie County (Tex.) Collection, 1942-1952, undated, documents public events and advertising in Gillespie County, Texas. Programs promote two horseracing events at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds and two games of the Fredericksburg High School Hillbillies football team, while cards advertise Shiner beer and the Basse Express Company. Posters promote a rodeo in Harper, a livestock show and sale, and a semi-pro baseball game featuring the Fredericksburg Giants.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects
Advertising -- Texas -- Gillespie County.
Places
Gillespie County (Tex.) -- Archives.
Gillespie County (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gillespie County (Tex.) Collection, 1942-1952, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3B32 Programs
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2.325/D36a Posters and advertisements