Houston Daily Post 1 January 1908

Houston Daily Post 1 January 1908

Date: January 1, 1908
Creator: Looscan, M.
Description: Obituary of the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
The Corral, Volume 1, Number 4, January, 1908

The Corral, Volume 1, Number 4, January, 1908

Date: January 1908
Creator: Simmons College
Description: The Corral literary journal of Simmons College includes editorials and notes regarding societies and happenings within the school as well as original creative fiction, poetry, and jokes.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church]

[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of the entrance of a wood-slatted church. The group of people span the entire image. There is a row of seven children and a baby pram in the front of the rest of the group, which consists of men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats, and more children. The building in the background has a front door visible and three windows along the left-hand side. The front of the roof has a decorative trim at the edge, and there is decorative paint along the front of the building above the door. The photograph is mounted on a dark board with masking tape. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "(illegible) of the San Antonio Mex. church and Society of C.E. Jauy. 1908"
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church 2]

[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church 2]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of the entrance of a wood-slatted church. The group of people span the entire image. There is a row of seven children and a baby pram in the front of the rest of the group, which consists of men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats, and more children. The building in the background has a front door visible and three windows along the left-hand side. The front of the roof has a decorative trim at the edge, and there is decorative paint along the front of the building above the door.
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

Date: July 24, 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the first boat to move through the new canal in Port Arthur, Texas. The center of the photo shows the lengthy vessel "Sabine" carrying lumber and several men and women in dark formal clothing, a United States flag raised fore and aft. There is a boat behind the "Sabine" and another boat with its nameplate partially hidden is over to the right. To the left is a smaller vessel covered with lumber and tools and a single man in the rear. Land runs across the left side and in the right background. On the reverse side of the photograph is a description of the photo, the date, and an incomplete list of visible people.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Funeral Program for Benjamin L. Brown, November 3, 1994]

[Funeral Program for Benjamin L. Brown, November 3, 1994]

Date: November 3, 1994
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Deacon Benjamin L. Brown, born January 16, 1908 and died October 30, 1994. The funeral was held November 3, 1994 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Robert L. Jemerson, Pastor. Funeral arrangements were made through Porter Loring and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Funeral Program for Harvey Clay, February 23, 1987]

[Funeral Program for Harvey Clay, February 23, 1987]

Date: February 23, 1987
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Mr. Harvey Clay, born January 23, 1908 and died February 1987. The funeral was held February 23, 1987 at West End Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. Bedford. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Funeral Program for Tilmon Jones, Jr., march 29, 1994]

[Funeral Program for Tilmon Jones, Jr., march 29, 1994]

Date: March 29, 1994
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Mr. Tilmon Jones, Jr., born January 12, 1908. The funeral was held Tuesday, March 29, 1994 at Sutton's Paradise Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. J. V. Winter. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Shipyard in Beaumont]

[Shipyard in Beaumont]

Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Description: Postcard of a shipyard in Beaumont in the early 1900s, likely the Beaumont Shipyard Company. Seen on the left of the postcard is a ship with at least four men on and around the ship. On the ship appears to be written "...Beaumont." Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Ship Yard, Beaumont, Tex." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "122771." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Mary Lou - What are you all doing today - am sending you mama's slippers. had to wait for letter - did not have any things in small - we are all having a fine time - am exfectin a letter from you all ." The card is addressed to Miss Mary Lou Ginndy Goldthwaite, Tex.
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library