By Amanda Montgomery
|Title:||Harbert Family Papers, 1943-1946|
|Primary Creator:||Wayne Allan Harbert (1928-2009)|
|Arrangement:||The collection is arranged into folders divided into the categories of documents, photographs, and publications.|
Scope and Contents of the Materials
A collection that records the student lives of Wayne Harbert and his younger sister Vada Harbert. The bulk of the collection documents Wayne Harbert's senior year at the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School in 1944. Vada Harber's senior year is documented in the student newspaper, "The Q.M".
Wayne Allan Harbert, a native of Denton, Texas was born January 27, 1928. He lived in Rancho Cordova, California for the last fifty years of his life and died in 2009. His sister Vada Marie Harbert Pickle was born November 13, 1930 and died on August 8, 1977.
The collection contains materials such as photographs, a program of the Demonstration School Senior Banquet of May 12, 1944, a High School Textbook Card for Wayne Harbert for grade 11, a diploma from the North Texas State Teachers College for the Demonstration High School, a 1944 NTSTC High School Ring, and two issues of "The Q.M., Semi Monthly Publication of the Student of the Teachers College High School at Denton Texas".
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|Acquisition Source:||Drucilla Harbert Dumas|
|Preferred Citation:||Harbert Family Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections|
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The program gives the menu, the program with the names of the speakers and two poems. Signatures of the seniors are on the four interior pages.
The high school textbook card for Wayne Harbert, grade 11, Demonstration School.
Diploma from the North Texas State Teachers College for the Demonstration High School, awarded to Wayne A. Harbert.
Materials from folder 4 have been moved to a oversize box (#3024)
The first photograph shows Daisy Wade Harbert (mother), Wayne Harbert, and Susie Wade Nix (aunt), 1945 and the second photograph shows Wayne Harbert, United States Navy (age 17), Susie Wade Nix (aunt).
The "Q.M.", was a semi publication of the Student of the Teachers College High School at Denton, Texas. The oversize box # 3024 contains volume 7 numbers 4 and 9 of the semi publication. Number 4, January 25, 1946, notes Wayne Harbert was home on leave. Number 9, May 24,1946, notes Wayne Harbert's sister, Vada Harbert, is the third woman from the left on the front row (sitting down) in the photograph at the bottom of the front page.