TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Background

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Gold Star Mothers of Texas



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA98-6
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library1515 Young St Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Gold Star Mothers of Texas - Dallas Chapter
Title: Gold Star Mothers of Texas
Dates: 1919-1974
Quantity: .25 cubic feet
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Background

Gold Star Mothers is a club for mothers of sons and daughters killed in combat. The club comforts and provides assistance to mothers who have been notified of their child's death and performs various volunteer works, mostly in hospitals. The Dallas Chapter was founded during the World War I years.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains clippings concerning the club's activities, undated lists of Dallasites who were killed in combat, and a 1919 program from a memorial service held in Dallas for patriots "who gave their lives for world peace." The collection also contains member directories spanning from 1953 to 1974. There is also one photograph from a Mother's Day program held in May 1933.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Organizations:

Gold Star Mothers of Texas - Dallas Chapter

Places:

Dallas (Tex.)

Titles:

Gold Star Mothers of Texas - Dallas Chapter

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA98-6 Gold Star Mothers of Texas, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Sharon Perry Martin

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Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 Correspondence and Programs
2 Membership Directories
3 Photographs