By Rachael Zipperer
|Title:||J.V. McReynolds Photograph of North Texas Normal College First Graduating Class, 1891, 2020|
|Primary Creator:||McReynolds, John Virgil (1870-1936)|
|Date Acquired:||09/00/2020. More info below under Accruals.|
|Forms of Material:||Card photographs (photographs)|
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection contains a card-mounted photograph of the first graduating class of North Texas Normal College taken in 1891 and biographical information about the owner of the photograph, J.V. McReynolds, who was a member of the first graduating class. Each of the 15 men pictured in the photograph is labeled with a number and named by first and middle initials and last name on the back of the photograph. Of the men pictured, 3 (J.H. Alexander, S.W. LaFavor, and J.A. McKinney) are identified as "Creek Indian," and J.A. Sanders is identified as a professor. The back of the photograph also reads “This picture property of J.V. McReynolds 1251 East Morphy St. Fort Worth Texas, Class 1891.”
Biographical information about McReynolds compiled by his granddaughter Marilyn Showalter is also included. This information includes photocopies of family photographs, photocopies of clippings about McReynolds, typed biographical information about McReynolds and other family members, including his two daughters who also attended college at North Texas, and typed information about the Railway Mail Service.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
Accession number: 2020-052
No further accruals are expected.
|Acquisition Source:||Marilyn Showalter|
|Preferred Citation:||J.V. McReynolds Photograph of North Texas Normal College First Graduating Class, University of North Texas Special Collections|