Lita Mayberry Collection, 1912-1961 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

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ID: A/259

Primary Creator: Mayberry, Lita (1901-1995)

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/2009

Subjects: Angelina County (Tex.) -- Photograph collections, Angelina County (Tex.) -- Schools, Schools -- Texas -- Angelina County, Teachers -- Texas -- Angelina County

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes photographs collected during Mrs. Lita Mayberry's years as a school teacher and of her family life. Many of the earlier pictures are in the form of postcards. Subjects include students, family, and friends, many of whom are unnamed. Mayberry taught at least at Centerville, Hudson Grade, Hudson Elementary, Herty School, East Ward School, and Kurth Elementary School. In looking at the series of photographs, one sees the progression of time in clothing, quality of pictures, and background. This collection demonstrates the changes East Texas schools and people made between 1912 and 1961 (earliest and latest documented dates).

Collection Historical Note

Lita Mayberry was a school teacher born on July 7, 1901 and died on September 24, 1995 while living in Huntington, Angelina County, Texas. ("Individual Record." [Accessed Saturday, June 20 12:56:43 US/Central 2009].)

Subject/Index Terms

Angelina County (Tex.) -- Photograph collections
Angelina County (Tex.) -- Schools
Schools -- Texas -- Angelina County
Teachers -- Texas -- Angelina County

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: School Photographs, August 1936Add to your cart.
pictures include oil rigs and class group pictures
Folder 2: School Photographs, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
"School Days 1940- '41; Centerville."; Individuals
Folder 3: School Photographs, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
"School Days 1943-'44; Hudson Grade."; Individuals
Folder 4: School Photographs, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
"School Days 1946-'47; Hudson Elem."; Individuals
Folder 5: School Photographs, 1947-1948Add to your cart.
Individuals
Folder 6: School Photographs, 1948-1950, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
"School Days 1949-'50," "School Days 1952-'53."; Individuals: 1948-'49, 1949-'50
Folder 7: School Photographs, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
"Herty School, Mrs. Mayberry, C#9 R#18 J.B.R." Individuals. "School Days 1950-1951."
Folder 8: School Photographs, 1951-1952Add to your cart.
East Ward School, Lita Mayberry's 4th Grade
Folder 9: School Photographs, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Kurth Elementary School; Pictures include faculty, Mayberry's 3rd Grade Class, and individuals
Folder 10: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Individuals
Folder 11: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Individuals
Folder 12: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Individual and group pictures, outside and of Hepty School Building
Folder 13: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Class and faculty pictures, years and schools unknown
Folder 14: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Taken at a train station, multiple classes [?]
Folder 15: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Individual and classes. Pictures include Lufkin ISD school bus, Kurth Elementary School building, Mayberry's 3rd grade class of 1957 [?], and a 1941 graduate
Folder 16: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Mrs. Lita Mayberry, dates and schools unknown
Folder 17: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Class pictures, outside
Folder 18: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Individual pictures, various schools and years
Folder 19: School PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Class pictures, outside school building
Folder 20: School Photographs, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Class pictures, some outside the KSFA Radio Station and school building
Folder 21: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Individuals, group, and oil and lumber related postcards and photos. Earliest date, 1912. Class picture of Lita Mayberry, 1920s [?]
Folder 22: Personal Photographs, 1942-1959Add to your cart.
Family pictures (mostly children)
Folder 23: Personal Photographs, November 1951Add to your cart.
Family pictures w/ children and adults
Folder 24: Personal Photographs, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Family pictures
Folder 25: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Mayberry's Lufkin home, family & dogs, school building
Folder 26: Personal Photographs, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Family pictures w/ children and adults, posed in front of house [?] and outdoors
Folder 27: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Falls Dist. No. 31 School Building, cemetery, and structure.
Folder 28: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
"10 Scenic Views, Lake Arrowhead" and mailing envelope
Folder 29: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Picture of a woman in "Lufkin Photo Studio, Lufkin, Tex." photo folder
Folder 30: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Picture of a baby in "The Angelina Studio, Lufkin, Texas" photo folder
Folder 31: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Picture of a baby and a photo folder
Folder 32: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Picture of a woman and a photo folder from the Schlueter Studio.

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