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Annie Wilson Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
The items were kept in their arrangement in the scrapbook. Items that had fallen out or been removed were placed in folders.
Miss Annie Wilson's scapbook holds clippings, photographs, programs, and correspondence concerning her high school graduation, her graduation from the North Texas Normal College and two of her places of employment as a teacher in Corsicana and Dallas, Texas. The dates range from 1898 to 1938 with the bulk of the materials in 1913.
A scrapbook with a grey and blue cover decorated with roses with the words "My Commencement" in gold on the cover. The front cover has separated from the inside pages. The contents of the the scrapbook are not glued or otherwise permanently fixed to the pages.
A small rectanglular card with "Mrs. Laura B. Wilson" printed on it.
A woman stands in a fenced yard with the Main Building in the background. The woman appears to be Edith Lanier Clark, a professor of literature.
A small rectangular card with "Mr. T. Fulton Wilson" printed on it.
An image of President William Hersches Bruce and his wife Lillie. They stand in front of a house with a porch decorated with a railing.
Harry M. Snow, a professor of music, is photographed standing by the fence that surrounded the early UNT campus. Houses are seen in the background.
P. E. McDonald, a professor of Latin, is photographed on campus wearing a suit and bow tie. The fence that surrounded the campus can be seen in the background with large white houses beyond that.
The photograph of a man walking on a sidewalk on campus. He carries a small suitcase with reinfored corners and is wearing a suit, a hat and glasses. The campus fence and houses can be seen in the background.
A photograph of a woman wearing a long suit dress, a tie with fringe on the ends, a hat and gloves. She stands by a carved stove fence marker with a metal pole and wire fence. A three story house can be seen in the background. This could be an image of Miss Margaret Walker Price.
A white, rectangular card with "Miss Margaret Walker Price" printed on it.
The sister of Annie Wilson, Cora Belle Wilson, a professor of mathematics and history, is pictured in a long skirted suit dress. Cora Belle Wilson is holding books in her left hand.
Photograph of a man standing in front of a house. He wears a three piece suit and tie and has his hands behind his back. This man could be E. D. Criddle, a professor of history.
A photograph of a man, dressed in a suit with a bow tie, with his arms crossed in front of his chest. He stands in front of a brick wall and looks away from the camera. It is possible that this man is J. W. Smith.
A clipping dated June 10, 1909, from an unidentified newspaper, that focuses on a graduation ceremonly. Judge H. W. Wells, of the 10th Judicial Circut, handed out the diplomas.
A booklet that covers the activities of the Current Literature Club on the campus of UNT during the school year 1915-1916.
"Concert by Choral Club of the North Texas State Normal College, December 20, 1915"
"Program, April 12, 1913, 8:15 P. M., Normal Auditorium". The evening's entertainment included music performances and a debate, "Resolved, That in our Tariff System Raw Material should be placed on the Free List."
A graduation program for the "Monticello Graded School, First Grade" graduation. Arpatia Wilson was the teacher. A list of the students, including Annie Wilson, is on the second page. The program is made up of two cards held together with pink string.
"Commencement Calendar, North Texas State Teachers College, Spring 1938"
A clipping titled "Hineman University School" that says that Miss Annie Wilson, of Monticello, Arkansas, provided the invitation to the graduation exercises of the Hineman University School.
Pressed and dried small flowers and leaves kept between the pages of the scrapbook.
The following names are printed on small cards: Mrs. John Butler Wilson, James Brice Wilson, Miss Annie Wilson, Miss Laura Wilson.
Two white pieces of ribbon and two faded violet pieces of ribbon are held together with a straight pin.
"C. L. C." "Come all ye who are wearied with study and strife Out to the campus Where frolic is rife We'll walk and we'll talk and we'll sing and we'll play, And while 'way the hours At the close of the day. Saturday, May 24 6:30 - 7:30 P. M. "
A clipping which describes a graduation ceremony at UNT.
"Bertha Burt, Mountain Home Idaho"
A portait of a young woman wearing a white dress with a lace cover over the dress. Her hair is wavy and pulled back into a bun. The print is ripped in the top right corner.
"The Ladies of Central Presbyterian Church request the pleasure of your company on the evening of Friday, the seventh of February 9-10,to meet Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Caldwell, 118 West Oak Street"
"The Sunday Program of The Home Coming Exercises" for the College of Industrial Arts (now known as Texas Woman's University).
"Annual Concert by Musical Organizations of the North Texas State Normal"
"Inter-Society Debate, May 23, 1913"
"Program, Saturday, May 24, 1913" The program included music and an address by J. N. Fulcher.
A program for a Sunday service held on May 25, 1913 at the Normal College.
"Senior Class Play: 'The Rivals' by Richard Brinsley Sheridan". The music was provided by the Normal Orchestra.
A program for the commencement exercises held on May 27, 1913.
A clipping concerning "The Rivals" that was produced by the graduating class of the North Texas State Normal College. The clipping lists the names of the actors.
This folder contains an envelope, addressed to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wilson of Monticello, Arkansas, a name card for Miss Annie Wilson, and the invitation to the May 1913 commencement.
A note and an envelope, with no name or address on it, are in this folder. The note reads, "Kaytherine Clayton brought this by - gave her 1.50 for it - Said she bought it for you from an old home in Oak Cliff."
A letter, dated June 18, 1912, that accompanied the contract sent to Annie Wilson for her employment with the Odd Fellows Widows and Orphans Home in Corsicana, Texas.
This folder contains: an envelope addressed to Annie Wilson of Monticello, Arkansas, from the Board of Education, Dallas Texas; a photograph of students and teachers posing in front of a brick building; a post card that shows the Massacre Monument, Boston, Massachusetts; a post card that shows a painted scene of residences in Glen Iris Park, Birmingham, Alabama; a letter from Annie Wilson to C. M. Moore accepting a teaching position in Dallas, Texas for the 1917-1918 school year; a letter from the Dallas Public Schools informing Annie Wilson that she has been hired by the Dallas Public Schools.
This folder includes: a list of the graduates in 1913 and a program for "Exhibition Day" for the College of Industrial Arts (now known as Texas Woman's University).
A clipping reporting on the baccalaureate events at the North Texas Normal College.
A group photograph of female students standing and sitting in front of a brick building; postcards, and a letter of acceptance for a teaching position from the Dallas Board of Education to Ms. Wilson and from Ms. Wilson to the Dallas Board of Education agreeing to accept the offered position.