Collection of printed documents and photographs belonging to Rose Sizemore.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The records in this collection document Rose Sizemore's talent for teaching young children, especially in the arts. The collection includes handwritten and printed materials that reflect her varied interests including: music, dance, drama, speech, poetry, education, and travel. Of particular note is the large collection of sheet music and an original tune about Shirley Temple which was copyrighted by Sizemore. The collection also contains photographs, primarily of Sizemore's students, and other visual materials gathered during her years as a teacher and traveller.
Collection Historical Note
Rose Sizemore was a North Texas educator and arts instructor who worked throughout the region from the 1920s to the 1960s. She taught school, served as a school principal, and operated dance studios for children in several towns including Denton, Cuero, Corsicana, and Lewisville. Sizemore received her undergraduate degree from North Texas State Teachers College in 1928 and a master's degree from Texas State College for Women in 1952. She was the sixth of thirteen children born to Margaret Etta Carr and Benjamin Franklin (B.F.) Sizemore, a prominent Baptist preacher who founded the Trinity Baptist Church in Denton, known today as the Highland Baptist Church.
This collection is not restricted.
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