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    • Bus trip

    • Travel; Buses; Bus travel; Hats
    • A group of young adults sitting in a bus. In the foreground there is an older gentleman in a white cowboy hat. Directly behind him are two women in pinstriped clothes (possibly a uniform). Luggage can be seen on the overhead shelves.
    • I.D. Henderson Scrapbook 2

    • Scrapbooks; African Americans; Political activity; Politics & government; County government; Calendars
    • I.D. Henderson was the first African American elected to the position of county commissioner in Angelina County, Texas, a position he held for twenty years. This scrapbook includes materials that detail and represent his activities and achievements...
    • Corrigan women

    • Women; Education; Clothing & dress; Teachers; Lumber industry; Lumber camps; Lumberyards; Music;
    • Images of Emma Edens, Myrtis Sirman, Roberta Sirman, 1945 Corrigan school teacher, 1970's School children, Corrigan Saloon,
    • Student Elections, September 1971

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Political elections; Student movements; Students; Political participation; Political activity; Political campaigns; Political posters; Politics & government
    • Signs on SFA campus urging students to vote in an upcoming student congress election, September 1971.
    • Vietnam War Protest

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Student movements; Protest movements; Protest posters; Students; Freedom of speech; Vietnam War
    • A group of students on Stephen F. Austin State University campus protesting the Vietnam War, 1969 or 1970.
    • Flood Aftermath, February 1975

    • Floods; Rain; Disaster victims; Disasters
    • On January 31, 1975, the City of Nacogdoches experienced 7.54 inches of rain in a 24 hour period causing the Banita and LaNana Creeks to flood. Most of the rain fell between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm causing over 5.5 million dollars in damage and...
    • Flood Aftermath, February 1975

    • Floods; Rain; Disasters; Disaster victims
    • On January 31, 1975, the City of Nacogdoches experienced 7.54 inches of rain in a 24 hour period causing the Banita and LaNana Creeks to flood. Most of the rain fell between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm causing over 5.5 million dollars in damage and...
    • Flood Aftermath, February 1975

    • Floods; Rain; Disaster victims; Disasters
    • On January 31, 1975, the City of Nacogdoches experienced 7.54 inches of rain in a 24 hour period causing the Banita and LaNana Creeks to flood. Most of the rain fell between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm causing over 5.5 million dollars in damage and...
    • Homecoming Float

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Floats (Parades); Universities & colleges;
    • Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming float that resembles the "Yellow Submarine."
    • Homecoming Duchess and Escort

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Student organizations; Universities & colleges;
    • Rubye Walker, Afro-American Students Association Duchess and her escort, Eddie Gene Upshaw at Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming.
    • Homecoming Game

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Crowds; Fraternities & sororities; Universities & colleges;
    • Crowd watching football game at Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming game at Memorial Stadium on campus.
    • Homecoming Game

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Football; Sports; Universities & colleges;
    • Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming game played at Memorial Stadium on campus.
    • Homecoming Parade

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Universities & colleges;
    • Hattie Hamill Wilfong, Class of 1946, in Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming Parade.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Soldiers; Military officers; War profiteering; Military service;
    • Bob to his parents about being back in the field. He writes about the hot weather which will be getting worse because the monsoon season is ending. He writes about a suicidal solider and complains about pro war politicians and business men. He...
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Drug abuse; Military service; Soldiers; Military life;
    • Bob to his parents concerning upcoming leave, how he likes getting mail, and asks about his family. He tells his parents he is saving money and staying off drugs.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; War destruction & pillage; War casualties; Military life; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents about a recent 16 day mission and how miserable conditions are in Vietnam and the jungle. He also writes that he learned a man can take more then he thinks.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; Soldiers
    • Bob responding to parents about what he wants for Christmas. He writes that he is saving money. He also reassures his father that there are more than just the working class fighting in Vietnam.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; Soldiers
    • Bob to his parents about running into a friend, Cecil Bettevy from home and asks them to tell Cecil's parents he looks great. He also asks his parents to make his siblings write more.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Drug abuse; Military service; Soldiers; Military rations; Military cookery;
    • Bob to his parents about getting a package they sent, the dehydrated food they eat, drug and alcohol use, and being homesick.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; War casualties; War damage; Reporters; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his family about his time in Vietnam. He addresses issues about Walter Cronkite and news reports. He mentions Tet, a recent ambush, and how he is homesick.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; War profiteering; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents. He is on patrol in the jungles of Vietnam. He writes about meeting someone from home, the horrors of the jungle, and the weather. He asks about his family and Christmas.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Soldiers; War casualties; Military service; Drug abuse;
    • Bob to his parents thanking them for the letters and care package that included a radio. He got a Christmas tree which they put up and decorated. He writes about his time left and mentions his 21st birthday.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; War casualties; War damage; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents about his time in Vietnam. He writes about not having a permanent address, a recent patrol, and what some soliders do when they have a "confirmed kill".
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; Soldiers
    • Bob to his parents about his time in Vietnam. He writes about a recent march and tells his mom he needs a watch for guard duty.
    • Homecoming Parade

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Universities & colleges; Mascots; Students
    • SFASU's mascot, the Lumberjack, with his dog in a Homecoming parade on Main Street in Downtown Nacogdoches. There is a crowd of people lined up on the side of the street watching the parade.
    • Middle East Trip, Sinai, 1973

    • Battlefields; Travel; Helicopters; Convoys;
    • On November 20, 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett spent the day visiting the Sinai battlefront by Israel Defense Forces helicopter. Gen Ariel (Arik) Sharon accompanied the...
    • Middle East Trip, Suez, 1973

    • Travel; Visiting; People; Convoys; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military occupations;
    • On November 20, 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, Wolf, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett were accompanied by Gen Arik Sharon to the city of Suez in Egypt. The group received briefing from Israeli battalion...
    • Middle East Trip, Tel Aviv, 1973

    • Travel; Buildings; Beaches; Water;
    • In November of 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett visited Israel for official business. Wilson arrived in Tel Aviv November 18, 1973 and left November 25.
    • Middle East Trip, Israel, 1973

    • Travel; Visiting; Immigrants; Arms & armament; Cannons; Confiscations; Equipment & supplies; Politicians; Political activity;
    • On November 21, 1973, Representatives Charlie Wilson and Rosenthal visited a immigration absorption center at Mikhmoret in Israel then viewed Soviet equipment captured by Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
    • Middle East Trip, Golan, 1973

    • Travel; Visiting; Construction equipment; Building construction; Animals; Mountains; Vehicles; Tanks (Military science);
    • In November of 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, Wolf, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett took a trip to the Middle East and visited many cities during their week long stay.
    • Middle East Trip, 1973

    • Travel; Visiting; Buildings; Historic sites; Churches;
    • In November of 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, Wolf, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett took a trip to the Middle East and visited many cities during their week long stay.
    • Middle East Trip, 1973

    • Travel; Mountains; Animals; Land; Children; People; Water;
    • In November of 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, Wolf, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett took a trip to the Middle East and visited many cities during their week long stay.
    • Middle East Trip, 1973

    • People; Travel; Camels; Buildings; Pyramids;
    • In November of 1973 Representatives Benjamin S. Rosenthal, Charlie Wilson, Ray Taylor, Wolf, and staff consultant Clifford Hackett took a trip to the Middle East and visited many cities during their week long stay.
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Music; Guitars; String quartets (Musical groups); Musicians
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy of the SFA English Department playing guitar as a member of the East Texas String Ensemble
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Music; Guitars; String quartets (Musical groups); Musicians
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy of the SFA English Department playing guitar as a member of the East Texas String Ensemble
    • Student Streakers

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Students; Student movements; Nudes
    • Students streaking on campus in March of 1974. Four students outside a building. At the time, streaking was becoming more popular at colleges around the country.
    • Student streakers

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Students; Student movements; Nudes
    • Students streaking on the SFA campus in March of 1974. Shows several students streaking with clothed students watching from the side. At the time, streaking had become more popular across colleges around the country.
    • William J. Brophy

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Theater audiences; Actors; Men
    • Dr. William J. Brophy of the SFA History Department at the Lamp-Lite community theatre play in Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Legislative Report, 1978-12 (Dec) Supplement

    • Legislative bodies; Laws; Legislation; Law & legal affairs; Legislative hearings; Political organizations
    • The Democratic Study Group formed in 1959 making it the oldest legislative service organization in Congress. The group provides detailed information about legislation and policy issues on the House's upcoming agenda....
    • DSG legislative report, 1979-12 (Dec)

    • Legislative bodies; Laws; Legislation; Law & legal affairs; Legislative hearings; Political organizations
    • The Democratic Study Group formed in 1959 making it the oldest legislative service organization in Congress. The group provides detailed information about legislation and policy issues on the House's upcoming agenda....
    • William R. Johnson

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents;
    • Dr. William R. Johnson was named the fourth President of Stephen F. Austin State University on July 1, 1976. He was president from July 1976-July 15, 1990.
    • Gibbs Hall (Hall 8)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • The Girl's Dormitory construction started on September 6, 1938. Residents moved into Gibbs Hall, the first all female residence hall on campus. The $200,000 building located on Clark Boulevard was constructed with Public Works Administration funds....
    • Todd Hall (Hall 4)

    • Stadiums; Sports & recreation facilities; Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • Todd Hall (Hall 4) was located on the west side of Memorial Stadium on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. The dormitory was built in 1959 and housed 64 male student athletes. In 1973, Memorial Stadium along with Todd Hall was torn...
    • Griffith Hall (Hall 15)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • Construction began in the summer of 1964 of this five story building. Griffith Hall opened for the Fall 1965 Semester as an all female residence hall. The building was constructed on the Griffith Park, which had been owned by the City of...
    • Hall 14

    • Universities & colleges; Dormitories;
    • Hall 14 was constructed in 1964 on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. The residence hall was originally all male and housed 439 students. Today, Hall 14 is used a co-ed residence hall. Former residents of Hall 14 refer to is as "the...
    • Wilson Hall (Hall 13)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • Wilson Hall (Dorm 13) is a residence hall built in 1963 to house 247 student residents on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. Wilson Hall was named for Walte F. Wilson the individual who originally owned the property.
    • The Units

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • The Units were built at the corner of East College and Raguet on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. The first unit was constructed in 1955, the second in 1956, and the third was completed in 1959. In all the units housed 110...
    • Ferguson Hall

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing; Educational facilities; Police stations;
    • Construction on Ferguson Hall began in March of 1948 and was opened in September of the same year. It was the second residence hall for men and known as the "New Men's Dormitory". The hall housed 154 men in 78 rooms and included a small kitchen....
    • Mays Hall

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • The foundation of Mays Hall, originally known as the Senior Women's Dormitory, was laid in August 1950. The $280,000 dormitory was dedicated on September 29, 1951. It contained a dining facility that also served Gibbs Hall. The building originally...
    • Garner Apartments (Hall 19)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing; Apartments
    • Garner Hall construction began in the summer of 1968. The 14 story structure housed 532 students and originally was not designated as either male or female. As construction continued it appeared it would be a male hall but finally but finally was...
    • Todd Hall (Hall 7)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • Todd Hall (Hall 7) was built in 1963 as a female residence hall with room for 109 residents.
    • Steen Hall (Hall 17)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • Gladys E. Steen Hall was built in 1968 on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. The "twin towers" housed 764 female residence and was named in honor of the first lady of Stephen F. Austin, who died during the buildings construction. The...
    • Campus Map

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Maps; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Streets
    • Map of SFASU campus with name and location of buildings and streets.
    • Ferguson Hall

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing; Educational facilities; Police stations;
    • Construction on Ferguson Hall began in March of 1948 and was opened in September of the same year. It was the second residence hall for men and known as the "New Men's Dormitory". The hall housed 154 men in 78 rooms and included a small kitchen....
    • Home Management House

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Home economics; Educational facilities; Student housing
    • This two story brick structure built in 1936 was located on Starr Avenue next to the president's residence. It housed six senior girls who had completed two or more years in the home economics program and was used as a laboratory for the "Household...
    • Ferguson Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • Construction of the Liberal Arts Building began in June of 1968. The five-story, 75,000 square foot building would house the Departments of English, History, Sociology, Geography, Modern Languages, and Political Science. The building was dedicated...
    • Kerr Hall (Hall 18)

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • Kerr Hall is a residence facility built in 1968 on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus. The building houses 538 female residence and is the sister structure to neighboring Martha T. Griffith Hall. The hall was named in honor of S. A....
    • Miller Science Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities; Science;
    • The universities health center was added in 1959. The building originally housed 108 residence until 1963 when the first floor was renovated which raised the total number of residence to 175 students.
    • Kennedy Auditorium

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities; Science;
    • Part of a $4 million building project that included the Science Building, the Auditorium started in September of 1966. The Auditorium, which was part of the first third of the construction, contained 500 seats and an array of A/V aids . The...
    • New Faculty Apartments

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing; Apartments
    • The New Faculty Apartments were built on Clark Boulevard in response to the need for faculty housing. The apartments consisted of 16 units housing a total of 32 individuals. In the 1980s, the apartments became student housing and renamed Clark...
    • Art Studio

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • The Art Studio building was opened for use in 1972. The building contains offices, and facilities for the fine arts.
    • Griffith Fine Arts Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities;
    • Construction of the L.E. Griffith Jr. Fine Arts Building began in July of 1958 after Temple Associates of Diboll were awarded the construction contract for the $1.5 million auditorium and fine arts building. The Board of Regents accepted the...
    • Military Science Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities
    • Construction of the first Military building began in the summer of 1968. The facility, along with alterations to the Boynton Library, were part of $136,957 contract with Franklin Pigg of Center. The ROTC moved to is current location in 1977 and its...
    • The Stone Fort Dedication

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Building dedications
    • The Old Stone Fort was rebuilt on the SFA campus in 1936. A dedication ceremony was held on Oct. 15, 1936 and was attended by a number of well know Texans. The ceremony a six episode play that chronicled the development of Texas from Native...
    • Gibbs Hall

    • Universities & colleges; Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Dorms; Student housing
    • The Girl's Dormitory construction started on September 6, 1938. Residents moved into Gibbs Hall, the first all female residence hall on campus. The $200,000 building located on Clark Boulevard was constructed with Public Works Administration funds....

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