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    River Oaks Area Historical Society

    Summary: Mary Jones Earwood, president of the River Oaks Area Historical Society (ROAHS) in Fort Worth, Texas, donated material for subject files on behalf of the society. Most of the material relates to River Oaks area history. She also donated several issues of River Oaks News.

    River Oaks News, 2004 

    Pictured: Front cover of River Oaks News, 2004

    River Oaks News

    • July 3, 2003
    • November 27, 2003
    • December 11, 2003
    • December 18, 2003
    • January 22, 2004
    • February 12, 2004
    • February 26, 2004
    • June 24, 2004
    • July 8, 2004
    • July 15, 2004
    • July 29, 2004
    • August 5, 2004
    • August 12, 2004
    • August 19, 2004
    • October 7, 2004
    • October 14, 2004
    • October 21, 2004
    • October 28, 2004
    • February 17, 2005
    • March 3, 2005
    • May 19, 2005
    • June 23, 2005
    • June 30, 2005
    • July 14, 2005
    • August 4, 2005

    River Oaks State Bank

    • Letter from J. Frank Farlow, announcing the need to create River Oaks State Bank, photocopy, circa 1954
    • Seven newspaper clippings on the founding and closing of River Oaks State Bank, undated, 1954-1958
    • Rise and Fall of River Oaks State Bank, talk by Jack Farlow, July 1, 2002
    • Stockholders list, River Oaks State Bank, photocopy, undated

    Newspaper clippings

    • 13 pages of newspaper clippings relating to the Castleberry Home Demonstration Club, photocopies, circa 1925-1960
    • Newspaper photograph of Bob Schieffer, photocopy, November 12, 1959
    • "Town Celebrates 50 Years Saturday," by Shanan Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, photocopy, June 6, 1991
    • "Swimmin' Holes a Big Attraction," by Bill Fairley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, photocopy, September 11, 1991
    • "Remembering a Special Resident from the Past," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, January 18, 1996
    • "Development of the River Oaks Community," by Lola L. Walker, originally published in 1936, republished in March 6, 1997
    • Two newspaper clippings about Dr. William J. Sparks, by Jon McConal, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, photocopies, June 1998
    • "Castleberry Mafia Alive and Well!," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, June 3, 1999
    • "Dedication of Castleberry ISD Water Pump," by Jo Ann Dennis, River Oak News, photocopy, July 6, 2000
    • "Remembering Your Roots," by Linda Claridge, July 20, 2000
    • "River Oaks Area Historical Society Alive and Well," by Jo Ann Dennis, River Oaks News, July 27, 2000
    • "Historical Society Enlightened on 'Tater Hill' from Long-Time Resident," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, August 31, 2000
    • "Remembering Gangster Days," by Bill Fairley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, photocopy, September 6, 2000
    • "Historical Society Enjoys Yet Another Program from Northside 'History Buffs'," by Jo Ann Dennis, September 21, 2000
    • "Former Castleberry Choir Director Speaks for Historical Society," by Jo Ann Dennis, River Oak News, photocopy, October 26, 2000
    • "Esmond Scarborough Shares History of North Side," by Jo Ann Dennis, February 15, 2001
    • "Mitzi Lucas Riley Speaks at ROAHS Meeting," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, March 29, 2001
    • "R.O. Area Historical Society Members Enjoy Trip to Austin," by Jo Ann Dennis, May 17, 2001
    • "River Oaks Dedicates Monument Honoring Civil Defense Workers," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, June 14, 2001
    • "Former River Oaks Resident Recalls Boyhood Memories at Historical Society Meeting," by Jo Ann Dennis, July 5, 2001
    • "Mayflower Trunk Lands in River Oaks," by Jo Ann Dennis, July 12, 2001
    • "River Oaks Resident Gives Personal History at ROAHS," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, September 5, 2002
    • "Long Time Resident Shares his World War II Experiences with ROAHS," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, January 30, 2003
    • "Columbia Shuttle Part Lands in River Oaks," by Janie Loftin-Darwin, photocopy, February 13, 2003
    • "Speaker/Author/Professor Shares from his Latest Book," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, February 13, 2003
    • "River Oaks Elects New Mayor and Councilman," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, May 8, 2003
    • "ROAHS Hear Life of Nina Maria Korth Cole," by Jo Ann Dennis, photocopy, July 3, 2003
    • "90-Year-Old Resident Celebrates 90th Birthday," by Jo Ann Dennis, October 16, 2003
    • "Northwest Kiwanis Club 49th Installation of Officers," by Jo Ann Dennis, October 23, 2003
    • "Speaker Shares Mysteries of Mona Lisa with ROAHS," by Jo Ann Dennis, River Oak News, October 30, 2003
    • "Firecracker Hill," by Bill Fairley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, photocopy, undated
    • "River Oaks Resident of 58 Years Shares Memories," by Linda Claridge and Shirley Bloomfield, photocopy, undated
    • "Dan Gould Gave the Bowie Theater a Fantastic Start," by Bill Fairley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, photocopy, undated

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