Category: Other Ephemera

Found Ephemera: 1937-1938 Longview Texas High School Newspaper “The Lobo”

I got a call a couple of days ago from a man who helped to save a 1937 Longview Lobo Texas State Championship 8mm home movie saved. He had the film digitized and was going to sell copies to support the booster club.

I dug into my collection and found this 1937-1938 High School Newspaper. It has a students reporters point of view from the state championship. Sorry it was spiral bound and a couple words on the edges have been cut off.

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Found Ephemera: Abraham Lincoln in Kansas Territory December 1-7, 1859

When Lincoln made his one and only Kansas sojourn in 1859, however, he seemed like just another politician, aspiring to the nation’s highest office. His senatorial debates with Stephen A. Douglas the previous year had gained Lincoln a national reputation and a modest following, but most Kansas Republicans favored his better-known rival for the young party’s nomination, William H. Seward. Thus, Lincoln’s trip to Kansas Territory received only slight press coverage and was relatively brief. His message, nevertheless, was one of significance for the territory and nation at a pivotal moment in our country’s history.

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