Daisy Lauretta Smith was born in Kansas in 1893. She was a student of Sam Houston Normal Institute, class of 1919. She earned her B.S. degree from SHNI in 1922 and the M.A. from Peabody in 1934. Daisy L. Smith went on to teach for over 43 years for Houston Independent School District. She died in Houston, Texas in June 1979.
The Daisy Smith writings on Sam Houston (1922; one file folder) contain reminisces of General Sam Houston gathered from the citizens of Huntsville, Texas in February 1922. The writings consist of 34 handwritten pages by Daisy Smith.
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Daisy Smith Writings on Sam Houston, 1922
Picture of 143rd. Infantry Co.F 36th. Div. Huntsville Texas
The World War I artifact collection (1909-2005; 75 items) consists of materials and ephemera collected and on display relating to Texas and the United States during World War I. The items in the World War I collection include soldier sketches by John W. Thomason, photographs and certificates owned by Walker County residents, United States bonds and recruitment advertisements, and souvenir postcards. Many items in the display relate to the numerous World War I books belonging to the Thomason Room’s main collection.
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